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Garmin Nuvi 42

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Garmin Nuvi 50

Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
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23 facts in comparison

Garmin Nuvi 42 vs Garmin Nuvi 50

Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50

Why is Garmin Nuvi 42 better than Garmin Nuvi 50?

  • Has lifetime maps
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  • Has an automatic rerouting feature
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  • 27.9g lighter
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    149.3gvs177.2g
  • 14mm narrower
    ?

    126mmvs140mm
  • 8mm shorter
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    78mmvs86mm

Why is Garmin Nuvi 50 better than Garmin Nuvi 42?

  • 16.28% bigger screen size
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    5"vs4.3"
  • Has a favorites menu
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  • 1mm thinner
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    18mmvs19mm

Price comparison

Garmin Nuvi 50

Buy used:

$120.00

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive 50 USA LM GPS Navigator Sys...Garmin Drive 50 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, and Foursquare Data, (Renewed)
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$64.95
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive 50 USA + CAN LMT GPS Naviga...Garmin Drive 50 USA + CAN LMT GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps and Traffic, Driver Alerts, Direct Access, and Foursquare data (Renewed)
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$84.95
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Nuvi Vehicle Power Cable
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$18.99
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator Sys...Garmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data
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$89.14
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin DriveSmart 51 NA LMT-S with Lifet...Garmin DriveSmart 51 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, Foursquare
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$114.99
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive 52, GPS Navigator with 5” D...Garmin Drive 52, GPS Navigator with 5” Display, Simple On-Screen Menus and Easy-to-See Maps
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$79.99
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator Sys...Garmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data (Renewed)
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$66.98
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive-Smart 50LMT GPS Navigator 5...Garmin Drive-Smart 50LMT GPS Navigator 5-inch with Lifetime Traffic & Map Updates (Renewed)
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$94.95
Garmin Nuvi 50 AmazonGarmin Drive 50 USA + CAN LMT GPS Naviga...Garmin Drive 50 USA + CAN LMT GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps and Traffic, Driver Alerts, Direct Access, and Foursquare data (Renewed)
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$84.95

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 42
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

2h

2h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
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
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
3.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 42
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.
4.Has spoken street name feature
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
The device will tell you what street you arrive on.
5.Has lane guidance
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
6.waypoints

1000

1000

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.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 42
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 dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 42
Garmin Nuvi 50
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
3.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 42
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.

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