Garmin nuvi 255W Automotive Mountable GPS Receiver
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Garmin nuvi 255W Automotive Mountable GPS Receiver

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  • User Interface: Touch Screen
  • System Type: Portable Fixed
  • Map Capabilities: Internal
  • Screen Size: 4.3"
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Garmin nuvi 255W Automotive Mountable GPS Receiver

Navigate in style with the sleek 4.3-inch widescreen Garmin nuvi 255W Automotive GPS Receiver. Access millions of preloaded North American and European maps on this Garmin navigator. This portable Garmin GPS receiver offers detailed instructions and photos in vivid colors on a screen resolution of 480x272 pixels. The Garmin nuvi 255W presents a horde of amazing features like City Navigator NT street maps and information of ATMs, restaurants, fuel and more. Garmin Connect Photos on this Garmin GPS receiver lets you download photos of your destination and Garmin Garage lets you customize your device. Voice navigation on this Garmin navigator means you can concentrate on the road while receiving voice instructions to safely reach your destination. The smart and stylish Garmin nuvi 255W also includes ecoRoute to guide you to fuel-efficient routes and an anti-theft feature-Garmin Lock.

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Pros
  • Easy to Use (43)
  • Compact (33)
  • Simple Setup (31)
  • Accurate (31)
  • Great Design (25)
  • Quality Construction (24)
  • Rich features (3)
  • Good Value (3)
  • One-hand operation (2)
  • Nice Screen (2)
Cons
  • none (22)
  • Inaccurate (10)
  • Short Battery Life (9)
  • Lacks features (7)
  • Acquires satellites slowly (3)
  • hard to mount (1)
  • Expensive (1)
  • Flimsy mounting (1)
  • Difficult to Use (1)
  • Sometimes a bit inaccurate (1)
Good For
  • Navigation (43)
  • Travel (37)
  • Cars (33)
  • Everyday Use (26)
  • Gifts (14)
  • Business (11)
  • Adventure (2)
  • Camping (2)
  • easily operational (2)
  • A must have when new to city (2)
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Consumer Reviews

1

Really bad,do not buy this

byuibomt Apr 5, 2013
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros none
Cons keypad
Recommended it? No

Although this is the first GPS device I brought,which can not campare this to others,there are still many things that I was quite disappointed.
For one thing the system allows you to enable avoidances but often ignores your selections. For instance, you can choose to avoid highways, but the... Read full review »

3

Great GPS for the money

bymonsterbuck79 Sep 28, 2011
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Ready to go out of the box.  Easy to use and understand.  
Cons Some roads are out of date and it expensive to by a lifetime update.
Recommended it? Yes

When I purchased this GPS, I based my decision off of other's reviews and I am not disappointed.  Is it the most technologically advanced GPS system out there... no.  But for what I needed it does the job.   Read full review »

1

The Future of Maps

byjg007kill Apr 24, 2011
15 Helpfuls 16 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros FeaturesCostLookSpeakerBluetoothRoutes
Cons Battery LifeKeyboard is kinda confusing
Recommended it? Yes

I got my Garmin Nuvi for Christmas of 2010. MY parents got it for me for less than $100 at best buy. The second I opened the box I was shocked at how slim the device was and at how stylish it looked. I mean no one wants to drive around with a weird looking GPS. After I charged it I programmed my... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features

Other Features

PC Interface USB
Brand Garmin
Antenna Type Built-in
Expansion Slot Type SD (Secure Digital) Card Slot

Dimensions

Width 4.8 in.
Depth 0.8 in.
Weight 0.33 lb.
Height 2.9 in.

Battery

Battery Life 4 Hours
Battery Type and Quantity Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery

PDA Features

Plug-in Interface Secure Digital (SD)
Compatible PDA OS Windows 2000
Compatible Devices Notebook

Technical Features

Included Software/Maps Europe Maps • North America Maps
Trip calculator Shortest distance • Route Recalculation • Shortest time • Points-of-Interest (POI) • Detour Feature
Audible Features Spoken Street Names
Features 3D Map View • JPEG Image Viewer • Calculator • Converter

Display

Display Type LCD TFT Display
Display Size 3.81 in. x 2.25 in.
Resolutions 480 x 272

Key Features

User Interface Touch Screen
System Type Portable • Fixed
Map Capabilities Internal
Screen Size 4.3"

Product Identifiers

MPN 010N071820
UPC 0753759077600

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