Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 42
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Garmin Nuvi 42: 21 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 lifetime maps

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
Garmin Nuvi 42
63% 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 42
77% have it

4. thickness

19mm
Becker Revo.2: 7mm

5. resolution

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

6. weight

149.3g
Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g

7. 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 42
75% have it

8. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
2h
Garmin eTrex 30x: 25h

9. width

126mm
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm

10. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Garmin Nuvi 42
95% have it

11. 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 42
79% have it

12. 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

13. has voice prompts

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.
Garmin Nuvi 42
90% have it

14. Has spoken street name feature

The device will tell you what street you arrive on.
Garmin Nuvi 42
85% have it

16. Has lane guidance

This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
Garmin Nuvi 42
74% have it

17. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Nuvi 42
88% have it

18. Has speed alerts

The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
Garmin Nuvi 42
78% have it

19. 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 42
93% have it

20. height

78mm
Becker Ready 50 SE LMU: 19mm

21. Has a sensitive receiver

A sensitive receiver can deliver even more accurate estimations of your current position.
Garmin Nuvi 42
63% have it

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