Garmin nuvi 255W
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Garmin nuvi 255W Automotive Mountable

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Product description
  • 4.4-inch TFT touchscreen
  • Voice-prompted directions
  • Preloaded maps
  • Displays 2D-3D route maps
  • Disables the device in case of theft

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Description
Navigate in style with the sleek 4.3-inch widescreen Garmin nuvi 255W Automotive GPS Receiver. Access millions of preloaded North American and European maps on this Garmin navigator. This portable Garmin GPS receiver offers detailed instructions and photos in vivid colors on a screen resolution of 480x272 pixels. The Garmin nuvi 255W presents a horde of amazing features like City Navigator NT street maps and information of ATMs, restaurants, fuel and more. Garmin Connect Photos on this Garmin GPS receiver lets you download photos of your destination and Garmin Garage lets you customize your device. Voice navigation on this Garmin navigator means you can concentrate on the road while receiving voice instructions to safely reach your destination. The smart and stylish Garmin nuvi 255W also includes ecoRoute to guide you to fuel-efficient routes and an anti-theft feature-Garmin Lock.

Product Identifiers
BrandGarmin
Modelnuvi 255W
MPN010-00718-20, 010N071820, 100071820, 100071821, 100071825, 2837547, 2837555, 2837558, 32634, 96510, DHNUVI255, GARMINNUVI255WT, GARNUVI255WT1, GARNUVI255WT2, GARNUVI255WT3, NUVI200WNUVI250W, NUVI255DELUXE, NUVI255REFURB, NUVI255W, NUVI255WBDL, NUVI255WBUNDLE, NVI255W
UPC753759077600

Key Features
UsageAutomotive Mountable
System TypeFixed, Portable
Map CapabilitiesInternal
Screen Size4.3"
User InterfaceTouch Screen

Display
Display Size3.81 in. x 2.25 in.
Display TypeLCD TFT Display
Resolutions480 x 272

Technical Features
Features3D Map View, Calculator, Converter, JPEG Image Viewer
Audible FeaturesSpoken Street Names
Trip calculatorDetour Feature, Points-of-Interest (POI), Route Recalculation, Shortest distance, Shortest time
Included Software/MapsEurope Maps, North America Maps

PDA Features
Plug-in InterfaceSecure Digital (SD)
Compatible PDA OSWindows 2000
Compatible DevicesNotebook

Battery
Battery Type and QuantityRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life4 Hours

Dimensions
Height2.9 in.
Width4.8 in.
Depth0.8 in.
Weight0.33 lb.

Other Features
PC InterfaceUSB
Expansion Slot TypeSD (Secure Digital) Card Slot
Antenna TypeBuilt-in

eBay Product ID: EPID66325072

Reviews & Research

CNET Editors' reviewGood

  • THE GOOD

    "The Garmin Nuvi 255W features a large touch screen and an easy-to-understand interface. Start-up, destination entry, and trip routing and rerouting times are slightly faster than the competition. ""Where am I?"" feature is very useful for emergencies. Text-to-speech reads street and points of interest names aloud."

  • THE BAD

    The Nuvi 255W's feature set is rather limited. Mounting cradle is bulkier than competing models and not very portable.

  • THE BOTTOM LINE

    "As entry-level GPS navigators go, the Garmin Nuvi 255W is still one of the best choices available for anyone who wants speedy performance without breaking the bank."

  • (C) 2015 CBS Interactive., a CBS Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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Created: 01/26/10

Great, reliable GPS that does everything I need

This is a great, reliable GPS that does everything I need. You can get one of these for a great price on eBay now. If you are interested in an entry level GPS, you should seriously consider this one compared to the others. Garmin's feature set and routing capabilities are almost always better than the other brands.

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