Garmin Nuvi 1690
Garmin Nuvi 1690
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Top specs, facts and figures

Garmin Nuvi 1690: 30 facts and highlights

1. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.3"
Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital: 7"

2. Has a currency converter

This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
16% have it

3. has an external memory slot

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.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
77% have it

4. weight

174.7g
Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g

5. Has a favorites menu

Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
57% have it

6. thickness

19mm
Becker Revo.2: 7mm

7. Has eco-routing

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
36% have it

8. Has route optimizer

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.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
49% have it

9. Has photo viewer

You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
31% have it

10. Has route avoidance

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 1690
75% have it

11. resolution

480 x 272px
TomTom VIA 1605 M: 800 x 600px

12. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
87% have it

13. has voice prompts

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
90% have it

14. Has lane guidance

This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
74% have it

15. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3h
Garmin eTrex 30x: 25h

16. width

125mm
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm

17. Has multi route capabilities

This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
57% have it

18. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
93% have it

19. Has an automatic rerouting feature

If you take a wrong turn or face heavy traffic ahead, the GPS will design a new route so that you will still arrive at your destination as quickly as possible.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
79% have it

20. Has speed alerts

The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
78% have it

21. Has hands free calling

Hands free is a crucial feature for road safety, allowing you to answer calls without taking your hands off the wheel.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
40% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
88% have it

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Garmin Nuvi 1690
95% have it

24. waypoints

Waypoints are locations or landmarks worth recording and storing in your GPS. These are locations you may later want to return to, for example favorite restaurants, bars etc.
1000
Garmin Rino 750: 10000

25. points of interest

A point of interest, or POI, is a specific location that someone may find useful or interesting, for example a famous museum or landmark.
6000000
Clarion NX302E: 12000000

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