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Garmin Nuvi 1490

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    8.1 8.1 from 9 reviewers
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    7.5 7.5 from 35 reviewers
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    7.1 7.1 from 40 reviewers
  • Display (15)
    8.2 8.2 from 15 reviewers
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Garmin Nuvi 1490T

The Garmin Nuvi 1490T is the latest high end model that is set to join Garmin’s nuvi GPS device range. It is targeted towards the high end market and is considered to be a behemoth according to Garmin’s standards.

Features

The Garmin Nuvi 1490T includes features such as a 5 inch touch screen display. Besides that, it also includes a Pedestrian GPS mode for pedestrian walkers. There are also free lifetime traffic updates which are a bonus feature for everyone. In addition to …

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Garmin Nuvi 1490T

The Garmin Nuvi 1490T is the latest high end model that is set to join Garmin’s nuvi GPS device range. It is targeted towards the high end market and is considered to be a behemoth according to Garmin’s standards.

Features

The Garmin Nuvi 1490T includes features such as a 5 inch touch screen display. Besides that, it also includes a Pedestrian GPS mode for pedestrian walkers. There are also free lifetime traffic updates which are a bonus feature for everyone. In addition to that, the Garmin Nuvi 1490T also includes a new feature called the Multi-route prediction with lane guidance that comes in handy especially in avoiding traffic jams. Other features also include ecoRoutes which show fuel-efficient journeys to help the environment as well as in fuel-saving. Besides that, the Garmin Nuvi 1490T also has Bluetooth connectivity.

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  • Traffic Map

    Any way to keep this always on, even when starting up with a new destination? I mean, who would not want this on?

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-12-08

  • Highway Service Roads

    My unit can't really tell when I am on a highway service road or on the actual highway itself. Can yours?

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-12-08

  • Power Off!!!

    Any way to keep the damn thing off when I restart the car when I turn the power off without pulling the charger plug from the outlet?

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-12-08

  • Points of Interest on the Driving Map while driving

    Is there any way to show points of interest on the driving (and traffic) map while diving? My old cheap Mio showed POI icons on the road I was driving as I was passing them. This was really handy.

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-12-08

  • Stuck Power Button

    I have returned the 1490T twice for a new one. The power button got stuck on both units. Has anyone else experienced this problem?

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-04-14

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