Garmin nuvi 255T Reviews
Product Type: Garmin in GPS Navigation
Description:Model ID 010-00717-12 / Garmin nüvi 255T - GPS receiver - automotive / For peace of mind on the go, nüvi 255 leads the way with voice-prompted turn-by-turn and optional MSN Direct to get you there on time and keep you informed. It's packed with millions of destinations and maps for ... more
Garmin nuvi 255T ... North America or Europe. Like the rest of the compact nüvi 2x5-series, this portable navigator is priced right and ultra-easy to use.
nüvi 255 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator NT street maps, including a hefty points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. It even announces the name of exits and streets so you never have to take your eyes off the road. Simply touch the color screen to enter a destination, and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn voice directions, 2-D or 3-D maps and and smooth map updates as you navigate. Its digital elevation maps show you shaded contours at higher zoom levels, giving you a big picture of the surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 255 accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs. With HotFix satellite prediction, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
Like the rest of the nüvi 2x5-series, nüvi 255 sports a sleek, slim design and fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot. With its "Where Am I? " emergency locator, you always know your location. Simply tap the screen to get your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and fuel stations.
Newest Review: ... the Nuvi 255T displays this information in writing until you have left the roundabout, which I find extremely beneficial, ... more
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Customer Garmin nuvi 255T Reviews (1)
by - written on 26/01/10 (Very useful, 48 readings)
I bought this Sat Nav on the advice of the sales representative, who told me that Garmin Sat Navs are much faster at receiving a satellite signal and determining your location than other popular brands. Having used other brands, I think he may be right. But it seems that this is not the only thing to make this product an excellent choice. Whilst using a friend's Sat Nav, I noticed, for instance, that it would tell you verbally which exit to take at a roundabout, but it did not display the exit number on the screen, only a constantly moving picture of it. However, the Nuvi 255T displays this information in writing until you have left the roundabout, which I find extremely Read the complete review
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