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Nuvi 255, Preloaded City Navigator
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Garmin Nuvi 255, Preloaded City Navigator

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
For peace of mind on the go, n?vi 255 leads the way with voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions that speak street names and optional MSN Direct to get you there on time and keep you informed.


  • MSN Direct compatible: with Garmin's optional MSN Direct receiver (GDB 55), receive premium content such as traffic updates, weather, gas prices, enhanced movie listings, stock info, news, local events and a send-to-GPS feature for trip planning. This accessory will be available third quarter of 2008.
  • HotFix: nuvi will decrease satellite acquisition times by recording ephemeris data, then predicting satellite location for the areas and times recorded for up to three days
  • Garmin Connect Photos: associate your favorite images with saved locations and visit Garmin connect to download new images with included coordinates
  • Digital elevation maps show you shaded terrain contours at zoom levels of five miles and above
  • "Where Am I?" feature: find the closest hospitals, police stations, gas stations, nearest address and intersection. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates
  • Auto time zone: nuvi will automatically adjust your time zone while navigating
  • Sleek, ultra-slim design fits easily in pocket
  • Easy-to-use, touchscreen interface
  • Bright 3.5" diagonal color display; 320 x 240 pixels; QVGA TFT display, with white backlight
  • Includes detailed maps of U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico
  • High-sensitivity GPS receiver for improved performance and reception
  • Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more
  • Built-in travel kit includes features such as picture viewer, world clock, currency and measurement converters and calculator
  • MicroSD memory card expansion slot
  • Includes Garmin Lock anti-theft feature
  • Configurable vehicle icons - allows users to select a fun, customized car-shaped icon; users can download additional choice.
  • Offers a three-dimensional mapping perspective, or 2D overhead view
  • Built-in lithium-ion battery: lasts up to four hours depending on usage
  • Includes sturdy suction cup mount that allows for easy adjustment and quick release
  • Simplified PC connectivity, similar to a digital camera, using USB mass storage with access to either the MicroSD card slot or to the unit's internal memory directly from your PC desktop.
  • With the POI loader program, users can set up proximity alerts for school zones, safety cameras, create custom POIs and more.



Physical & Performance:

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 3.8"W x 2.8"H x .8"D (9.7 x 7.1 x 2 cm)
Display size, WxH: 2.8"W x 2.1"H (7.2 x 5.4 cm); 3.5" diag (8.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 320 x 240 pixels
Display type: QVGA color antiglare TFT with white backlight
Weight: 5.2 ounces (147.42 g)
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: microSD card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
Routes: 0


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.") : yes
Speech recognition (navigate with voice commands): no
3D map view: yes
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
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Hands-free calling with Bluetooth? wireless technology: no
FM traffic compatible: yes
XM? Navtraffic (includes basic weather)
& Radio for U.S. compatible:
MSN? Direct for U.S. compatible: yes
Where Am I? feature (find closest hospitals, police
& gas stations, nearest address & intersection):
Car locator feature
(marks position when removed from windshield mount):
MP3 player: no
Audio book player: no
Picture viewer: yes
Configurable vehicle icons
(select car-shaped icons for map navigation):
World travel clock, currency
& measurement converter, calculator:
Touchscreen: yes
Qwerty or ABC keyboard
(choose keyboard layout):
Remote control: no
FM transmitter: no
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
Dead reckoning: no
Garmin Lock? (anti-theft feature): yes
Motorcycle-friendly: no

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