38points

Garmin Nuvi 255W

23points

Garmin Nuvi 50

Garmin Nuvi 255W
Comparison winner
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Garmin Nuvi 255W vs Garmin Nuvi 50

Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50

Why is Garmin Nuvi 255W better than Garmin Nuvi 50?

  • Has lifetime traffic updates
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  • 2h longer battery life - GPS
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    4hvs2h
  • Has eco-routing
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  • Has a currency converter
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  • Has photo viewer
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  • 1000000 more points of interest
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    6000000vs5000000
  • Has hands free calling
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  • Has an automatic rerouting feature
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Why is Garmin Nuvi 50 better than Garmin Nuvi 255W?

  • 16.28% bigger screen size
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    5"vs4.3"
  • Has lane guidance
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  • 2mm thinner
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    18mmvs20mm

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 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
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

4h

2h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
2.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
3.Has eco-routing
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
4.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
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 spoken street name feature
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
The device will tell you what street you arrive on.
6.Has lane guidance
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
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 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
3.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
4.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
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.
5.Has photo viewer
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.
6.Has hands free calling
Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 50
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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