We are doing a comparison of Garmin Essential and TomTom START units here. The Garmin Essential GPS line includes the 42, 42LM, 44, 44LM, 52, 52LM, 54 and 54LM. The TomTom Start Series are the 45, 45M, 45TM, 55, 55M, and 55TM. The Essential and Start units are the lowest cost basic GPS that have [...]
The Garmin Montana 600 Hiking GPS is an impressive new product thanks to its versatility and premium features. Garmin have imbued it with some of the leading edge technologies available in mobile phones and media tablets. The Garmin Montana 600 is perfectly capable of being used for outdoors, on the water and road navigation. A key feature is the large, dual orientation 4 inch, color touchscreen which is sunlight-readable and has the high resolution to make TOPO and other detailed maps look good. Being able to switch from portrait to landscape mode makes the Montana much more usable for turn-by-turn car navigation. Ruggedized and waterproof, the Montana will take all the knocks and environmental exposure it will have to endure.
Garmin StreetPilot iPhone navigation app with comes with preloaded mapping and routing.
Garmin’s nuvi 2200 is and entry level GPS satellite navigation device with a 3.4 inch touch display and preloaded with maps of the US, Canada and Mexico. Other highlights are myTrends predictive routing and ecoRoute for fuel savings from optimized route calculations. Pedestrian navigation capabilities can be enhanced with the purchase of the optional cityXplorer maps for public transport information.
The Garmin nuvi 2350, 2350LT and 2350LMT are identical apart from the lifetime maps indicated by an M suffix and lifetime traffic by a T. These model’s have a wide 4.3 inch touchscreen providing a large display area for easier map and navigation instruction reading. The touchscreen is pressure sensitive rather than capacitive as with [...]
Garmin’s nuvi 2370LT model packs the majority of the advanced navigation features available from Garmin without the new capacitive multi-touch display of the 3700 series. The nuvi 2370LT comes with transatlantic maps, an FM traffic receiver and lifetime traffic updates. It has a widescreen 4.3 inch touch display for easy viewing of maps and navigation [...]
Garmin’s nuvi 3760LMT is one of Garmin’s next generation of portable navigation devices for automotive and pedestrian use. The pocket sized device has an attractive brushed aluminum finish casing with smooth, stylish chrome edges. The nuvi 3760LMT has a 4.3 inch capacitive touch display which brings with it the intuitive gesture control capability popular with [...]
Garmin’s GSC 10 Speed/Cadence Bike Sensor is designed to link with Garmin training aids like the Garmin Edge and Forerunner. The self-calibrating GSC 10 measures both cycle speed and cadence in pedaling strokes per minute. It provides training feedback to match against tracking data for improving performance.
Garmin’s nuvi 3750 is the entry level model in Garmin’s 3700 series which is characterized by its revolutionary change in Garmin’s portable navigation systems design which and has been recognized with a 2010 Red Dot Product Design Award. The nuvi 3750 is thinner (8.7 mm thick) and lighter (4 ounces) than previous Garmin models and is ideal for both vehicle and portable pedestrian navigation. The device has a stylish brushed aluminum finish casing with smooth, shiny chrome edges. A glass faced 4.3 inch capacitive display has replaced the old resistive display. The Garmin nuvi 3750 is identical to the recently reviewed flagship, 3700 series Garmin nuvi 3790T except for the absence of voice commands, 3D Terrain and Buildings, traffic or Bluetooth.
Garmin’s nuvi 3760T is a model in Garmin’s 3700 series which is recognized as an evolutionary jump in portable navigation systems design which has been recognized with a 2010 Red Dot Product Design Award. With a smaller form factor than previous models the nuvi 3760T is truly pocket sized (8.7 mm thick) and weighted (4 ounces) for pedestrian as well as automotive navigation.
Garmin’s nuvi 3790T is an evolutionary jump in portable navigation systems design which has been recognized for its appeal with a 2010 Red Dot Product Design Award. It is truly pocket sized (8.7 mm thick) and weighted (4 ounces) for pedestrian navigation. The traditional plastic case is gone replaced with a brushed aluminum finish casing with smooth, stylish chrome edges. The metal casing along with the glass faced 4.3 inch display gives the Garmin nuvi 3790T a much sturdier feel than plastic.
The Garmin nuvi 1370T automotive GPS navigator comes with an FM receiver for traffic data. For those who travel familiar routes often, the use of traffic warnings to plot avoidance routes can be the most useful feature of a GPS navigation device. The 1370T is an attractive looking GPS navigator being some 25% slimmer and lighter than previous nuvi models which also makes it more conducive to use in pedestrian mode. Other notable features of the 1370T include; a large 4.3 inch widescreen display, text-to-speech for street names, HotFix for quicker GPS satellite acquisition and shaded contour elevation maps.
Garmin’s nuvi 1390T automotive GPS navigator comes with the benefit of a FM receiver avoiding traffic problems on the roads. The 1390T comes with a 4.3 inch (diagonal) widesceen display, text-to-speech for pronouncement of street names, HotFix for quicker acquisition of GPS satellite locks, Bluetooth for hands free phone calls and shaded contour elevation maps for an understanding of the surrounding terrain.
The Garmin nuvi 1490T automotive GPS navigator comes with an FM receiver for traffic data. For those who travel familiar routes often, the use of traffic warnings to plot avoidance routes can be the most useful feature of a GPS navigation device. Other notable features of the 1490T include; a very large 5 inch (diagonal) display, text-to-speech for street names, HotFix for quicker GPS satellite acquisition and shaded contour elevation maps.