The Garmin nuvi 2699LMTHD is easy-to-use, advanced driving technology that does not rely on cellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones. nuvi 2699LMTHD features a 6.0 pinch to zoom dual-orientation display, maps of North America with lifetime (1) updates and free HD Digital Traffic, the best traffic avoidance solution available from Garmin. Voice-activated navigation lets you keep your hands on the wheel. Bluetooth technology allows hands-free calling. Send locations and addresses from your phone to your nuvi with the Smartphone Link (3) app. Navigate complex interchanges with ease. Spoken Garmin Real Directions guide like a friend using landmarks and traffic lights. Foursquare helps you find new and popular restaurants, shops and more. Direct Access simplifies navigating to select complex destinations, like malls and airports. nuvi 2699LMTHD displays current street, speed, speed limit and arrival time. Also gives school zone alerts.
- 6" pinch to zoom, dual-orientation display
- Preloaded with detailed maps of North America, plus free lifetime updates1
- Free HD Digital Traffic (2), the best traffic avoidance solution available from Garmin
- Garmin Real Directions guides like a friend using landmarks and traffic lights
- Does not rely on cellular signals; unaffected by cellular dead zones
- Find new and popular restaurants, shops and more with Foursquare
- Direct Access simplifies navigating to select complex destinations, like malls and airports
- Navigate complex interchanges with ease
- Bluetooth technology for hands-free calling
- Voice-activated navigation allows you to keep your hands on the wheel
- Send locations and addresses from your phone to your n?vi with the Smartphone Link (3) app
- Easily search addresses and millions of points of interest
- Turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names
- Displays current street, speed, speed limit and arrival time
- Easily find places Up Ahead, like food and gas stations, without leaving the map
- School zone alerts
- Map updates may require microSD card
nuvi 2699LMTHD has a bright 6-inch high resolution display with pinch-to-zoom capability, so you can quickly get a closer look at any onscreen information. Dual-orientation allows you to use nuvi 2699LMTHD either horizontally or vertically.
Detailed Maps with Free Updates
nuvi 2699LMTHD arrives loaded with detailed maps of North America. With free lifetime (1) map updates, your routes are sure to reflect the most up-to-date maps, points of interest (POI) and navigation information available. New maps are available for download for the useful life of your GPS device, with no fees.
Foursquare Adds Millions of New POIs
With so much data, nuvi 2699LMTHD makes it easy to find addresses and millions of POI - that is, businesses, stores, restaurants or other destinations. Our POI database also includes accurate, relevant information sourced from Foursquare. Now, when you search, the most relevant Foursquare result appears at the top of the list. It's an easy way to discover new and popular restaurants, shops and more.
When you use the Smartphone Link app with your nuvi 2699LMTHD, you can also check-in on Foursquare and access more detailed information about the POI, including ratings, price range and hours of service.
The Best of Our Traffic Solutions
HD Digital Traffic is the best traffic solution available from Garmin. HD Digital Traffic is fast and free (2) - no distracting advertising and no subscription fees, ever, for the useful life of your device. Plus, HD Digital Traffic has a great coverage area that includes interstates, highways and secondary roads.
HD Digital Traffic has the capacity to receive significantly more traffic messages - and it receives free HD Weather, including current temperature and 6-day forecasts (free software update may be required).That valuable information can help you decide whether to stay the course or find another route. HD Digital Traffic is dedicated traffic information and it's free - no distracting advertising and no subscription fees, ever.
On the nuvi 2699LMTHD, traffic alerts appear to the side of your map, so your driving map remains onscreen. Traffic messages are spoken, too. HD Digital Traffic is voice-activated, so it responds to spoken requests. It can give details about the situation, such as how many minutes of delay to expect and if there are any possible detours. HD Digital Traffic can even confirm whether or not you are on the fastest route. Plus, traffic information is delivered straight to your nuvi - no smartphone needed.
Garmin Real Directions
Drive with confidence, even when you're out of cell phone range. nuvi 2699LMTHD is dedicated automotive navigation that does not rely on cellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones.
nuvi 2699LMTHD redefines "spoken turn-by-turn directions" with Garmin Real Directions, easy-to-understand driving directions that guide like a friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. No more stress from trying to read street names. Instead, hear clearly spoken guidance, like "Turn left after the gas station."
Find Exactly Where You Need to Go
The Direct Access feature simplifies navigating to select complex destinations, like airports and shopping malls, by finding a place within a larger location. When navigating to the mall, Direct Access gives additional location information for specific retail stores inside. For example, "Arriving at Woodfield Mall. Anthropologie is inside, on the upper level." Direct Access even navigates through parking lots to find the entrance nearest your destination.
Easily Navigate Complex Interchanges
Active Lane Guidance with voice prompts prepares you to drive through an exit or interchange with confidence. As you approach, an animated model uses brightly colored arrows to indicate the proper lane needed for your route; a friendly voice offers additional help. Bird's Eye junction view offers a detailed view of interchanges, looking down as if from overhead. photoReal Junction View realistically displays junctions and interchanges along your route, including the surrounding landscape. Brightly colored arrows indicate the proper lane to drive. nuvi 2699LMTHD also depicts real road signs as they appear along your route.
Sync a Bluetooth-enabled device, such as your smartphone, to nuvi 2699LMTHD for hands-free calling through its integrated microphone and speaker. Stow your phone in your pocket, purse or console and still make and take calls.
The Power of Your Voice
nuvi 2699LMTHD has the luxury of voice-activated navigation. Speak, and your device intelligently responds; your hands can remain on the wheel. Of course, you can also navigate using the touchscreen interface.
Smartphone Link Compatible
Smartphone Link is a free mobile app that connects your nuvi 2699LMTHD with your iPhone? or Android smartphone. When paired, your nuvi can use your phone's existing data plan (3) to share information - such as where you parked, POIs and your destination. With the Smartphone Link app, you can conveniently send locations and addresses from your phone straight to your nuvi.
Smartphone Link also gives you access to Garmin Live Services (4), useful real-time information such as weather. Smartphone Link works with iPhone 4S or later and some Android devices.
More Information At a Glance
nuvi 2699LMTHD keeps your driving map onscreen at all times and additional information appears alongside. For details, simply touch the screen. As you drive your route, Up Ahead constantly informs you of nearby services, including food, fuel and ATMs.
nuvi 2699LMTHD displays speed limit, current speed and estimated time of arrival. With a quick glance, you can read the name of your current street. nuvi 2699LMTHD also provides school zone alerts.
Physical & Performance
- Physical dimensions: 6.6"W x 3.7"H x 0.76"D (16.8 x 9.4 x 1.9 cm)
- Display size, WxH: 5.4"W x 2.8"H (13.6 x 7.2 cm); 6.1" diag (15.4 cm)
- Display resolution, WxH: 800 x 480 pixels
- Display type: multi-touch, capacitive, manual dual-orientation, WVGA color TFT with white backlight
- Weight: 9.5 ounces (268.0 g)
- Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
- Battery life: up to 1 hour
- High-sensitivity receiver: Yes
Maps & Memory
- Preloaded street maps: Yes (North America)
- Includes lifetime map updates: Yes
- Built-in memory: internal solid state
- Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included)
- Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
- Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
- Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."): Yes (with Garmin Real Directions)
- Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands): Yes
- Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription): Yes (with HD Digital Traffic)
- Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates): Yes (Digital 3D traffic)
- Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation): Yes
- Junction view (displays junction signs): Yes
- Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): Yes
- Bluetooth wireless technology: Yes
- Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads): Yes
- View upcoming points of interest along route: Yes (with Up Ahead)
- Trip Planner: Yes
- Trip Log: Yes
- foursquare: Yes
- Direct Access: Yes
Receive live services via your compatible iPhone or Android smartphone with Smartphone Link.
This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows XP or newer and Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
(1) Lifetime Maps entitle you to receive map updates when and as such updates are made available by Garmin during the useful life of 1 compatible Garmin product or as long as Garmin receives map data from a third party supplier, whichever is shorter. For the meaning of a product's "useful life" and for other important terms and conditions.
(2)Lifetime traffic extends for the useful life of your Garmin traffic receiver or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its traffic supplier, whichever is shorter. A traffic receiver's "useful life" means the period during which the receiver (a) has the required technical capabilities to utilize current traffic data service and (b) is capable of operating as intended without major repairs. Traffic content not available in all areas
(3) User's data plan charges, if any, will apply. Contact your mobile service provider for more information about your service plan's data and roaming rates. Subscription may be required.