Pros: Out of the box, it works just like it should. Garmin stands behind this device and honors their warrenty. Newegg got it to me fast and working, like they always do!
Cons: I read many bad reviews and after having several Garmins before I thought the reviewers were just unlucky, or didn't know how to operate this device corectly. Now I realize, every bad thing said about this Garmin was the truth! I have it all happen to me, twice! Within 90 days, it would go into computer mode every time the power cord was connected and would quit charging. Garmin sent me a brand new one, which I appreciate, but it only lasted 6 weeks and started doing ...
Summary: I bought my new 1490LMT on eBay. After registration and updates, there was a white dot line across the screen. A few days later, another dot line came out for no reason. My old GPSs have never given me this kind of problem, but Garmin did. Garmin never provide the warranty service if you bought on eBay. Their warranty does not cover eBay purchase. Another noticeable flaw is the internal memory is too small. Updated Jan.
Cons: Worked about 1 day. Started random re-boots, and then couldn't connect to a computer. Seems a big problem with this model from all the tech help on the same issue I've had to read after the fact.