53points

Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT

25points

Garmin Nuvi 40LM

Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
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Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT vs Garmin Nuvi 40LM

Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM

Why is Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT better than Garmin Nuvi 40LM?

  • 16.28% bigger screen size
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    5"vs4.3"
  • 1h longer battery life - GPS
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    3hvs2h
  • Has lifetime traffic updates
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  • Has eco-routing
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  • Has multi route capabilities
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  • Has route optimizer
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  • Has a currency converter
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  • 1000000 more points of interest
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Why is Garmin Nuvi 40LM better than Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT?

  • 73.1g lighter
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    148gvs221.1g
  • 13mm narrower
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    124mmvs137mm
  • 7mm shorter
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    79mmvs86mm

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General info

1.screen size

5"

4.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
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.resolution

480 x 272px

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.
4.battery life with GPS on

3h

2h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
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Garmin Nuvi 40LM
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
2.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
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Garmin Nuvi 40LM
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
3.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has eco-routing
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
5.Has multi route capabilities
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
6.Has route optimizer
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
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.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
2.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
3.Has a currency converter
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
4.Has photo viewer
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.
5.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
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 1490LMT
Garmin Nuvi 40LM
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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