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Garmin nüvi 1690

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Overall 8

Garmin Nuvi 1690

19 April 2014
  • Summary: By itself, the Garmin Nuvi 1690 is merely a solidly performing GPS device, but it earns its keep through the free NuLink service, giving users easy access to up-to-the-minute data for safety, convenience, and entertainment.
  • Cons: The move to microSD media renders all old Garmin SD cards obsolete. Touch screen exhibits weird flickering when the data connection is being accessed.
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Overall 9

Garmin nuvi 1690 Sat-Nav

Trusted Reviews
26 May 2011
  • Summary: Garmin's latest top of the range takes on TomTom's LIVE service with real-time traffic and POI updates.
  • Pros: Frequently updated database, Built-in mobile data connection, Year's free subscription
  • Cons: Not all features work abroad, Subscription costs
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Overall 10

Garmin nuvi 1690 review

31 January 2010
  • Summary: The nüvi 1690’s job seems clear: to take on TomTom’s Go 950 LIVE. That’s a tall order given that the nüvi is more expensive and lacks North American mapping. But then, it does come with a year’s free SIM card-powered nüLink services including traffic and safety camera warnings, Google Local Search and fuel price info. Over a year, it actually works out cheaper than the TomTom. TomTom or go?
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Overall 9
Design 9
Features 8
Ease of use 9

Expert Review

1 October 2010
  • Conclusion: Il Garmin nuvi 1690 è un navigatore di elevata qualità dotato di un grande schermo e di tante funzioni avanzate che assicurano al viaggiatore un percorso senza problemi. La funzione più innovativa è l’accesso al servizio nuLink, che offre informazioni su traffico, previsioni meteo e altro ancora. Sono presenti, poi, il Bluetooth per le chiamate in vivavoce, la sintesi vocale, gli autovelox europeo, la ricerca tramite Google Local, le mappe europee e una buona autonomia.
  • Pros: Vivavoce Bluetooth; Mappe di 42 paesi europei; Visualizzatore di immagini; Google Local; Connettività integrata; Servizio Ciao; Accesso a nuLink; City Explorer; Funzione EcoRoute; Sintesi vocale; Autovelox italiani ed europei
  • Cons: No lettore musicale
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Overall 10

Helposti verkossa

16 May 2010
  • Conclusion: Laitteen käyttöliittymä on pidetty korostetun yksinkertaisena, mikä kostautuu jossain määrin selvästi kilpailijoita heikompana mukautettavuutena eri tarpeisiin. Reititys on astetta yksinkertaisempi kuin Navigonissa ja TomTomissa, mutta tässäki ...
  • Pros: Helppokäyttöisyys, Selkeä opastus
  • Cons: Mukautettavuus, Ohjeiden ajoittainen katkeilu
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