36points

Garmin Nuvi 1300

49points

Garmin Nuvi 1490T

Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
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Garmin Nuvi 1300 vs Garmin Nuvi 1490T

Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T

Why is Garmin Nuvi 1300 better than Garmin Nuvi 1490T?

  • 1h longer battery life - GPS
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    4hvs3h
  • 36.76% higher resolution
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    480 x 372pxvs480 x 272px
  • 59.5g lighter
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    161.6gvs221.1g
  • 1mm thinner
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    15mmvs16mm
  • 16mm narrower
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    121mmvs137mm
  • 10mm shorter
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    76mmvs86mm

Why is Garmin Nuvi 1490T better than Garmin Nuvi 1300?

  • 16.28% bigger screen size
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    5"vs4.3"
  • Has lifetime traffic updates
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  • Has route optimizer
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  • Has multi route capabilities
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  • Has hands free calling
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Price comparison

General info

1.screen size

4.3"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.battery life with GPS on

4h

3h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
4.resolution

480 x 372px

480 x 272px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
2.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
3.Has route optimizer
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
If the user has many destinations planned, for example a UPS driver, they can enter in all of the destinations and the GPS will calculate the most efficient route to take, saving time and reducing fuel costs.
4.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
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.
5.Has multi route capabilities
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
6.Has eco-routing
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
2.Has a currency converter
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
3.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
4.Has photo viewer
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.
5.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
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.
6.Has hands free calling
Garmin Nuvi 1300
Garmin Nuvi 1490T
Hands free is a crucial feature for road safety, allowing you to answer calls without taking your hands off the wheel.

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