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Garmin Nuvi 1490T

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Garmin Nuvi 1490T review: specs and price

Garmin Nuvi 1490T
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Garmin Nuvi 1490T

Why is Garmin Nuvi 1490T better than the average?

  • Screen size
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    5"vs4.83"
  • Battery life with GPS on
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    3hvs2.96h
  • Thickness
    16mmvs20.57mm
  • Height
    86mmvs87.38mm

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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"

5"

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

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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

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

3h

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

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6.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Navigation

1.Has multi route capabilities
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This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.

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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.

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3.Has eco-routing
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This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

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4.Has route optimizer
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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.

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5.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.

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6.Has lifetime traffic updates
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The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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4.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

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5.Has hands free calling
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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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6.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.

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