Garmin nuvi 1300LM Automotive Mountable GPS Receiver
Slim designed and light weight, the Garmin nuvi 1300LM is a great navigator that can be used while driving or walking. It comes with a wide variety of features, including pedestrian navigation, fuel optimization of routes, and audio street announcements. The wide 4.3-inch, backlit touchscreen TFT screen reads well in bright sunlight 480x272 WQVGA pixel resolution. With a database of almost 6 million points of interest that spread across the lower 48 states, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, this Garmin nuvi navigator comes real handy for travellers within North America. The Garmin nuvi 1300LM has a user-friendly interface that greets individuals with two helpful options - â€œWhere to?â€ and â€œView Mapâ€. While the â€œWhere to?â€ question helps the user instantly navigate to an address or point of interest the â€œView Mapâ€ option pulls up a detailed map listing of any address or locale. The Garmin nuvi 1300LM boasts advanced navigation features, including ecoRoute and turn-by-turn directions. The navigatorâ€™s EcoRoute programming calculates and renders the shortest possible routes thereby reducing travel time and fuel cost.<br><br> Users can easily navigate the touchscreen to look up addresses, points of interest, and local services, and then receive turn-by-turn voice-prompts that aid in driving without having to look off the road. If adjustments are needed, the Garmin nuvi 1300LM has an enhanced user interface that lets users quickly slide between screens for safe access to route details. Users who are traveling on foot will also get countless benefits out of this Garmin nuvi navigator. The unit offers enhanced pedestrian navigation features that include details on where to walk, how to catch public transportation, such as buses, subways, and trams, and time estimates of how long a walking trip will take. The GPS receiver even offers digital elevation details that show shaded contours when maps are viewed at higher zoom levels, giving pedestrians a better idea of the terrain ahead of them. Thanks to its slim, lightweight design, the Garmin nuvi navigator does not weight a user down, making it a great accessory for any pedestrian.<br><br> The Garmin nuvi 1300LM also features the â€œWhere am I?â€ emergency locator, which gives users instant details on their location, its nearest address or intersection, its precise latitude and longitude coordinates, and the nearest service locales, such as gas stations, hospitals, and police stations. Users never need worry again about getting lost and or of running out of gas in an unknown area. The â€œWhere am I?â€ feature on the GPS receiver fixes all those problems and more.<br><br> The optional cityXplorer feature adds yet another level to the travel experience, providing information on everything from businesses and tourist stops to family-oriented points of interests along with detailed maps for cities around the globe. The users can access locality details and maps for cities from regions around the world, including places in North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Australia/Oceania. For a small fee, users receive maps and direction details on everything from restaurants, tourist attractions, and locations of important business meetings.<br><br> Owners who wish to customize their Garmin experience can use their device to access the Garmin Garage, where they can find fun and inventive personalization options for their Garmin nuvi navigator, including a range of custom vehicles for the display, new voices for the turn-by-turn directions that even include fun voices from the world of entertainment and film, and additional dashboards that will make their city and street navigation an even more fun and exciting experience. With all these features and more, the Garmin nuvi 1300LM helps make exploring new places one of the easiest and most enjoyable experiences possible.