Garmin Nuvi 265 WT

Garmin, the portable navigation device manufacturing company, has announced launch of Garmin Nuvi 265WT. This compact device has modern but simple design. The device measures 4.8 inches in length, 2.9 inches breadth and 0.8 inches thick. It weighs 6.1 ounces. This device can be used with different cars without any discomfort.

It has WQVGA touch screen which measures 4.3 inch. It has a resolution of 480×272 pixels. The screen shows maps, icons and related information in an attractive way making the user feel better and even  more comfortable when  reading it. The brightness of the screen is adjustable. It has City Navigator NT Street-level maps of North America. These maps change its colour automatically according to the time of day.

The Garmin Nuvi 265 WT automatically gets connected to the satellite in no time and it can save and calculate the important information so that it will be able to get the next updates from the satellite quickly. This feature is called as Hot Fix. The functions of the device are unique but still are easy to understand for users. From the main menu/start page there are two main options which give basic function of any portable navigation device.

  1. Where to?
  2. View Map

The “Where am I?” feature gives you information of your current location, nearer police stations, hospitals, fuel stations. The “View Map” directly shows you the Map in any stage of your operation.

The touch screen is very sensitive  and can respond to you within a second. It has an onscreen keyboard available in both, the QWERTY and the ABC format. It has a feature of predictive text so one can find the required address by entering just the first few letters of the address. It has special number keys on the keyboard.

It has a SD card slot and a mini USB port for connecting a car charger. The power on button is on the top of the system and USB is on the back side of the device. The device comes with a car charger, traffic receiver, USB cable, a vehicle mount (windshield and dash) and other related accessories.

With this you can avoid toll roads, highways and if there are any disturbances like accidents, road blocks, etc. on your route, the map will warn you and will give information about the best alternate route to your destination. The device will also alert you if there is any road construction is going on. The FM traffic receiver provides this information. All this information for Garmin Nuvi 265 WT is provided by NavTeq traffic network. The maps are available in 2D and 3D types. The device also gives prompt voice commands. You can plan multidestination trip with this Garmin Nuvi 265 WT. It also has the a feature of text-to-speech function

For making it user friendly the company has divided points of interests [POI] into categories like restaurants according to cuisines, ATMs, business points and so on. By entering an address you can also find your POI. You can add your POI’s in this device.

The device has three route preferences

  1. Faster Time
  2. Shorter Distance
  3. Off Road

And three usage modes

  1. automobile
  2. bicycle
  3. pedestriansgarmin_nuvi_265wt

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