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Garmin nüvi 255 Widescreen

Garmin nüvi 255 Widescreen


Price: DISCONTINUED
 
Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-00718-21

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Features

Preloaded with Navteq map data. 

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Features

  • Latest MapSource® City Navigator NT 2008 (v10.0) preloaded
  • Map data includes: Ireland, UK and Europe
  • Large 4.3" diagonal, WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
  • Intuitive easy-to-use navigation - touchscreen, voice prompts
  • 2D/3D map display
  • Automatic re-routing
  • "Where Am I" function

Map Coverage

    nuvi 250 widescreen map coverage; Ireland, UK, Europe

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Package Includes

  • nüvi 255 widescreen
  • 12-24 volt vehicle power cable
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Dashboard disk
  • Owner's manual & quick reference guide
Technical Details

Physical & Performance:

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .8"D (12.2 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)
Display size, WxH: 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 480 x 272 pixels
Display type: WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight: 5.2 ounces (147.42 g)
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: up to 4 hours
Waterproof: no
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
RoHS version available: yes

Maps & Memory:

Basemap: yes
Preloaded maps: yes
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: internal solid state
Accepts data cards: SD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
Routes: 0

Features:

Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): yes (internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") : yes
Speech recognition (navigate with voice commands): no
3D map view: yes
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): no
Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation): yes
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road): yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Hands-free calling with Bluetooth® wireless technology: no
FM traffic compatible: yes
XM® Navtraffic (includes basic weather) & Radio for U.S. compatible: no
MSN® Direct for U.S. compatible: yes
Where Am I? feature (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): yes
Car locator feature (marks position when removed from windshield mount): no
MP3 player: no
Audio book player: no
Picture viewer: yes
Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation): yes
World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator: yes
Touchscreen: yes
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): yes
Remote control: no
FM transmitter: no
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
Dead reckoning: no
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature): yes
Motorcycle-friendly: no
Additional: This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® 2000 or later and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

Our Comment

Exclusive to mySatNav
We preload all Garmin sat-nav with 50,000 extra Irish locations (POIs). This offer is not available anywhere else!

Irish road safety cameras

Check out our nüvi 255W Deluxe Pack with Road Safety Cameras for Ireland

Verdict

The same specification as the Garmin nüvi 250w but comes with a large 4.3" widescreen.

Full detailed maps of Ireland, the UK, Western and Eastern Europe.

The GPS is a simple navigator - it does not come with Bluetooth®, a MP3 player or traffic information.  The screen size is 4.3" diagonal and it has an integrated high sensitivity GPS receiver.

Note that the GPS does not have an option to specify a vehicle type when calculating routes so it is not suitable for trucks and camper vans.

Unlike the nüvi 250, the nüvi 255 has two new features - "Where Am I" and HotFix.  The "Where Am I" function shows you your exact location and the nearest police station, petrol station and hospital.  The HotFix function helps acquire satellites quicker.

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