Title : Garmin nüvi 50 5-inch Portable GPS Navigator(US)
ASIN : B0057OCS9A
With a big 5″ (12.7 cm) touchscreen, more than 5 million points of interest (POIs) and spoken turn-by-turn directions, nüvi 50 makes driving fun again.
Get Turn-by-turn Directions
nüvi 50’s intuitive interface greets you with 2 simple choices: “Where To?” and “View Map.” Touch the screen to easily look up addresses and services and to be guided to your destination with voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names. It comes in 2 mapping versions and has preloaded maps for the lower 48 states plus Hawaii and Puerto Rico. nüvi 50’s speed limit indicator shows you how fast you can go on most major roads. With its “Where Am I?” emergency locator, you always know your location. It also comes preloaded with millions of POIs and offers the ability to add your own.
Know the Lane Before It’s Too Late
Now there’s no more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. Available in select metropolitan areas, lane assist with junction view guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.
What’s in the Box:
- nüvi 50
- City Navigator® NT data with preloaded street maps of the lower 48 states, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy and Jamaica
- Vehicle suction cup mount
- Vehicle power cable
- Quick start manual
- Lane assist with junction view
- Speed limit indicator
- Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more.
- Hear spoken street names
List Price : $139.99
Price : $124.88
Saved Price : $15.11
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Rating : 4.3
Review : A worthy upgrade
I upgraded from a Nuvi 205w, which Ive had for 3 years. The 205w has sure gotten a work out, I work for a large cable company, so I drive all day and the 205w has never failed me as it navigates 8 hours a day, 5 days a week for the past 3 years. The battery is at the end of its life as it holds a charge for a bit over an hour and the maps are outdated. As prices of GPS units are constantly dropping and being offered with lifetime map updates, I couldn’t justify updating the maps on the 3 year old unit when for a few dollars more I picked up a new one when it went on sale.
I didn’t need all of the bells and whistles like bluetooth, voice activation/voice commands, mp3 player etc. When shopping for a new unit I wasn’t convinced that I needed the 5″ screen as my old 4.3″ unit was mounted next to the rear view mirror and about 22″ from my face, and I could read the screen just fine. B*st B*y just happened to have the 50LM version on sale much cheaper than the smaller 40LM, so it…