Garmin Nuvi 255W Widescreen Satellite Navigation System with Full EU Mapping - £103.99 @ Amazon - HotUKDeals
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Product Features and Technical Details
Product Features
Street-level mapping for UK&ROI, Eastern and Western Europe (42 countries) with 60-Day n?s Guarantee
Built-in Cyclops speed camera database (includes fixed camera locations and mobile hot-spots)
EcoRoute optional download for fuel-efficient navigation to save fuel and money
Speed limit indicator unit displays speed limits for most major roads
4.3 inch wide touchscreen display, sleek design that easily fits easily in pocket.
Technical Details

Physical & Performance:
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .8"D (12.2 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)
Display size, WxH: 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 480 x 272 pixels
Display type: WQVGA colour antiglare TFT with white backlight
Weight: 172.93g (6.1 ounces)
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: up to 4 hours
Waterproof: no
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
RoHS version available: yes
Maps & Memory:
Basemap: yes
Preloaded maps: yes
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: internal solid state
Accepts data cards: SD card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
Routes: 0
Features:
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): yes (internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."): no
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands): no
Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation): no
3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D): no
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): no
Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation): yes
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road): yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): yes
Bluetooth® wireless technology (connect to your phone for hands-free calling): no
MSN® Direct compatible: yes
FM traffic compatible: yes
XM® Navtraffic & Radio for U.S. compatible: no
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads): yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): yes
Garmin Locate (marks position when removed from windshield mount): no
ecoRoute (calculates a more fuel-efficient route) : yes
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Garmin Garage vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device): yes
Garmin Garage voices compatible (download custom voices to your device): yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): yes
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator: yes
Picture viewer: yes
MP3 player: no
Audio book player: no
FM transmitter: no
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
Remote control: no
Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature): yes
Touchscreen: yes
Dead reckoning: no
Motorcycle-friendly: no
Trucking-friendly: no
Geocaching-friendly: no
Marine-friendly: no
Additional: This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® 2000 or later and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.
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#1
Ive had this for about 6 months now and I can honestly say it puts my old tomtom 700 to shame.
#2
does this one suffer from the problem of not being to lock on to a signal for ages?
#3
sunil1234
does this one suffer from the problem of not being to lock on to a signal for ages?


This doesnt seem to suffer from that - my old tomtom 700 sometimes took ages.
#4
Garmin uses Navteq maps which are more often updated than TeleAtlas (TomTom). I like the TomTom interface better because the buttons are big and simple, but I must say their maps are on the level of Google maps (latest updates, of course). Roads which have been here foe the last 10 years are not listed with TomTom. TomTom also sends me via a City road, which is restricted to Bus and Taxi (penalty is £50). I have both, TomTom and Garmin on a Windows CE 5 satnav, which is the best option, but you need to be a bit computer savvy. If you only want to buy a ready made one, I'd say Garmin is better than TomTom for acuracy, but the interface of the TomTom is better on the eye (imo).
#5
Just a little more at £104.60 from The Link, but Free Next Day Delivery (and 2.5% Quidco - £2.62).

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