37points

Garmin Nuvi 1200

21points

Garmin Nuvi 42

Garmin Nuvi 1200
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28 facts in comparison

Garmin Nuvi 1200 vs Garmin Nuvi 42

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
37
points
Garmin Nuvi 1200
21
points
Garmin Nuvi 42

Why is Garmin Nuvi 1200 better than Garmin Nuvi 42?

  • Has a favorites menu
    ?
  • Has eco-routing
    ?
  • 2h longer battery life - GPS
    ?

    4hvs2h
  • Has a currency converter
    ?
  • Has photo viewer
    ?
  • Has pedestrian mode
    ?
  • 35.9g lighter
    113.4gvs149.3g
  • 3mm thinner
    16mmvs19mm

Why is Garmin Nuvi 42 better than Garmin Nuvi 1200?

  • 22.86% bigger screen size
    ?

    4.3"vs3.5"
  • Has lifetime maps
    ?
  • 1.7x higher resolution
    ?

    480 x 272pxvs320 x 240px
  • Has speed alerts
    ?
  • Has lane guidance
    ?
  • Has an automatic rerouting feature
    ?

Price comparison

Garmin Nuvi 42

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Nuvi 42 AmazonCar Windshield Suction Cup Mount for Gar...Car Windshield Suction Cup Mount for Garmin Nuvi 42 42LM 44 44LM 52 52LM 54 54LM 55 55LM 55LMT 56 56LM 56LMT 2457LMT 2497LMT 2577LT 2597LM 2597LMT 2558LMTHD 2598LMTHD GPS
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$6.95
Garmin Nuvi 42 AmazonGarmin nüvi 42LM 4.3-Inch Portable Vehic...Garmin nüvi 42LM 4.3-Inch Portable Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps (US) (Certified Refurbished)
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$89.95
Garmin Nuvi 42 AmazonGarmin Nuvi Vehicle Power Cable
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$16.32
Garmin Nuvi 42 AmazonGarmin BC 40, Wireless Backup Camera, Wo...Garmin BC 40, Wireless Backup Camera, Works with Compatible Garmin Navigators
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$133.43

General info

1.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital

7"

3.5"

4.3"

2.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
3.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

TomTom VIA 1605 M

800 x 600px

320 x 240px

480 x 272px

4.battery life with GPS on
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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Garmin eTrex 30x

25h

4h

2h

5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
6.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
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Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
2.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
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The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
3.Has route avoidance
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The device can avoid certain routes depending on the user's preference. For example, if you wish to avoid expensive toll roads then the device can design an alternative route.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
4.Has eco-routing
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This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
5.Has spoken street name feature
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The device will tell you what street you arrive on.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
6.Has a sensitive receiver
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A sensitive receiver can deliver even more accurate estimations of your current position.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
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Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
2.Has a currency converter
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This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
3.Has photo viewer
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You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
4.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42
5.Has a dedicated smartphone app
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You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.

For example

Garmin Rino 750

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Garmin Nuvi 42

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