Garmin nuvi 260 Automotive Mountable
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Garmin nuvi 260 Automotive Mountable

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  • System Type: Portable Fixed
  • User Interface: Voice Command Touch Screen
  • Map Capabilities: Internal Map cartridges / Data cards
  • Screen Size: 3.5"
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Garmin nuvi 260 Automotive Mountable

The Garmin nuvi 260 is an automotive GPS receiver that tracks your location and helps you avoid traffic jams so that you can reach your destination on time. Featuring a 3.5-inch LCD screen, this Garmin GPS receiver allows for easy navigation through menus, maps, tools, and more. This Garmin GPS receiver sports a sleek look and fits comfortably in the pocket, which makes it easy to carry along. For purposes of security, the Garmin nuvi 260 GPS receiver includes the Garmin Lock feature. What’s more, a huge POI database in this Garmin GPS receiver lets you easily search for gas stations, hotels, ATMs, restaurants, and other destinations. With world travel clock with time zones, a measurement converter, a calculator, a currency converter, a JPEG picture viewer and more, this automotive GPS receiver is designed to make your travel smooth and easy.

Product Review Summary

Based on 49 user reviews
78% recommend this product
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  • Easy to Use (4)
  • Simple Setup (2)
  • Accurate (2)
  • Good Quality (2)
  • Long Battery Life (2)
  • Rich features (1)
  • Nice Screen (1)
  • Portable (1)
  • Inaccurate (2)
  • Unreliable (1)
  • Poor Quality (1)
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bySuburban Apr 12, 2009
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Perhaps better than being without GPS at all, sometimes.  Helps for unmarked streets.
Cons It's not very smart.  Map updates are expensive.
Recommended it? No

I've been using the Nuvi since last Christmas.  Having some serious issues with the Nuvi. 

Just checked the Garmin website for map updates.  The lifetime plan, up to 4 map updates per year, for the life of your device, is $120.  A one-time update is $80.  I'm not... Read full review »


Very easy to use Garmin nuvi 760 4.3-Inch Widescreen Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator

bywalkerpkw Mar 7, 2009
51 Helpfuls 52 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Most features I've seen in a GPS priced below $250 and getting cheaper each day.
Cons Discontinued. The hotdog sized 12v plug is a little on the long side, 4.5 inches.
Recommended it? Yes

If you have a list of "must have" features in a GPS this Garmin 760 should be very accommodating:

The Garmin 760 is being phased out soon if not already and the model 765T will take its place. The visual differences are noticeable and the added features are useful but are you ready to spend... Read full review »


Just What I Need - Another Back Seat Driver

bygamblin_man Jan 13, 2009
43 Helpfuls 44 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Small, light, efficient
Cons Not many
Recommended it? Yes

Over the years I have had a lot of experience with GPS and mapping software. My first mapping software was something called Taxi. You had to buy a package for each city you wanted to navigate. It was fun, and slow, to watch the software try every route until it finally found the best one. My first... Read full review »

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Garmin nüvi 260 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

High-Sensitivity GPS Receiver For Improved Performance & Reception 3.5-Inch Color Display, 320 X 240 Pixels Turn-By-Turn Directions With Spoken Street Names Sleek, Ultra-Slim Design Easy Touch-Screen Interface

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Product Details and Features

Other Features

PC Interface USB 2.0 • USB
Brand Garmin
Antenna Type Built-in
Expansion Slot Type SD (Secure Digital) Card Slot


Width 4.8 in.
Depth 0.8 in.
Weight 0.39 lb.
Height 3 in.


Battery Life 5 Hours
Battery Type and Quantity Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery

PDA Features

Compatible PDA OS Windows 2000
Compatible Devices Notebook

GPS System

Accuisition Time - Hot 1 sec
Accuisition Time - Cold 38 sec

Technical Features

Included Software/Maps Puerto Rico • USA Maps • City Navigation Maps • Canada Maps • North America Maps
Trip calculator Shortest distance • Route Recalculation • Avoid toll roads • Least use of freeways • Shortest time • Points-of-Interest (POI) • Detour Feature
Audible Features Spoken Street Names • Voice Navigation Instructions
Features 3D Map View • JPEG Image Viewer • MP3 Player • Calculator • Converter


Display Type 10 Level Grayscale LCD TFT Display
Display Size 2.8 in. x 2.1 in.
Resolutions 480 x 272

Key Features

System Type Portable • Fixed
User Interface Voice Command • Touch Screen
Map Capabilities Internal • Map cartridges / Data cards
Screen Size 3.5"

Product Identifiers

UPC 753759074777
MPN W0100062110

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