Excerpt: Each of the GPS manufacturers offers an almost dizzying array of products--each with just slightly different features. The key challenge in buying a GPS navigation device is to determine which features are must-haves and which ones would just be nice to have.
Conclusion: The pedestrian-friendly Garmin n?vi 1260T is thinner, sleeker, and more expensive than the 265T. Unless you plan to use the enhanced pedestrian mode and purchase optional maps, you're better off with the otherwise similar 265T.
Pros: Small form factor. Enhanced pedestrian mode. Subscription-free lifetime traffic.
Cons: Expensive. Pedestrian mode doesn't use moving maps if GPS signal is available. Public transportation routes with optional cityXplorer could be improved.
Excerpt: The Garmin nüvi 1260T is a mid-level unit in a line of Garmin GPS navigators introduced in 2009 (here is a list of more recent nuvi introductions ). All of the units in the 1200, 1300 and 1400 series come with customizable data fields and the ability to utilize the pedestrian and mass transit...