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2013 Garmin nüvi GPS line-up, features compared

There’s been a huge debate running for a while now in regards to stand alone sat-nav devices, as more and more consumers are opting to use map apps on their smartphones. However, this will still not deter the big GPS makers from bringing out new models, and the latest 2013 Garmin nüvi GPS line-up is proof that there is no slowdown. Garmin don’t seem to be put off, and if you don’t believe us then maybe the 16 new models will help persuade you?

The 16 new Garmin nüvi GPS devices are spread over three series’s, the Essential, Advanced and Prestige. The ESSENTIAL Series consist of the 42 and 52 with 8 models in the range and has the most basic of features. However, they still offer more than enough to get you where you need to go, such as a bright display, driver-friendly features, points of interest and two display sizes, 4.3 inches and 5 inches.

The ADVANCED series has three versions, the 2497, 2597 and the 2797, with a total of 7 models in the range. There are three size variants, 4.3 inches, 5 inches and the larger 7 inches, which certainly comes in handy. The Advanced Series from the Garmin nüvi range does offer intuitive guidance, traffic alerts, voice recognition, and also directions spoken to you with a more life-like voice system.

Finally there’s the top of the range PRESTIGE series, which consist of just one model, the 3597. This version comes in the one size, 5 inches, but is packed with some of the best GPS technology. There’s not only voice activated navigation, but also all of the features from above and also lifetime maps for North America, HD Digital traffic, and the ability to link the nüvi 3597LMTHD to your smartphone.

For more details about each model and 2013 Garmin nüvi GPS line-up pricing then please visit their official website.

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Written by Peter Chubb

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