Best Garmin GPS Devices

Best Garmin GPS Devices

Garmin makes a ton of different GPS devices. Here are 10 of the top Garmin models to check out.

1. Garmin nuvi 1450LMT ($188)

The 1450LMT comes with a 5 inch display and has free Lifetime Maps and Traffic (LMT), as well as lane assist, multi-point routing, and “junction view” to help guide you through complex highway interchanges. It also has pedestrian options and ecoRoute so you can take the most fuel-efficient route.

2. Garmin nuvi 1390T ($137)

The 1390T has a 4.3 inch screen and comes in a super-slim design with enhanced user interface. It also comes with ecoRoute and text-to-speech capabilities plus pedestrian navigation capability. The public transit mode helps you navigate using buses, trams, metro lines, and suburban rail lines.

3. Garmin nuvi 2350LMT ($213)

This 4.3 inch screen GPS navigator comes with Lifetime Traffic and Map updates. It’s easy to read in sunlight, with a backlit touchscreen display. It also comes with ecoRoute capability and “trafficTrends” historical traffic data to help you predict the best route.

4. Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld ($200)

This high sensitivity GPS receiver has a display that’s easy to read in sunlight and has color handheld mapping that’s great for outdoor and marine use. There’s also a 64MB microSD card so you can store additional map detail.

5. Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver With Heart Rate Monitor ($129)

This GPS receiver is worn like a watch and has exceptional signal reception for cross-country use in wooded areas and other areas where you need great signal reception. It gives athletes accurate distance, speed, and pace data.

6. Garmin nüvi 1260/1260T 3.5-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator with Traffic ($129)

A high-sensitivity GPS receiver with fast satellite lock, it comes with CityNavigator NT maps for North America. It also comes with ecoRoute technology for finding the most fuel-efficient route. Bluetooth technology allows hands-free calling with compatible phones.

7. Garmin nüvi 1690 4.3-Inch Portable Bluetooth Navigator with nüLink! Services ($190)

A super-slim GPS with a 4.3 inch touchscreen display and EDGE network connectivity, the 1690 is pre-loaded with City Navigator maps for North America and has Bluetooth technology for calling with compatible phones. You also get two years free access to nüLink! Services, including like weather forecasts, flight status and more.

8. Garmin nüvi 265W/265WT 4.3-Inch Widescreen Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator with Traffic ($97)

This sleek, slim device has a 4.3 inch touchscreen with backlight and comes with City Navigator North America maps. It also has Bluetooth functionality for calling (with compatible phones). The WT model includes a traffic receiver.

9. Garmin nüvi 3790T 4.3-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator with Traffic ($335)

This is only 9 mm thick and has a full glass 4.3 inch multi-touch display. You can use it either horizontally or vertically, and it has speech recognition so you can control it with your voice and keep your hands on the wheel. It’s also Bluetooth compatible.

10. Garmin nüvi 1350/1350T 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator with Traffic ($129)

With a 4.3 inch touchscreen, it’s preloaded with City Navigator NT maps and turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names. It also comes with pedestrian navigation CityXplorer maps and ecoRoute for finding the most fuel-friendly route. The “T” model includes the traffic receiver.

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