Summary: I purchased this product after I was bored with TomTom GPS. The good thing about this product is that It has wide screen and light weight. Its initial set up is easy and it's ready to go right out of box. It has auto off function, which turns the unit off once you turn off the car.
Summary: This is good neat product. The maps update is available online for three months only. Some of the reduced speed limits are not updated even after latest map update. I like the auto shut off and night mode. Bluetoothe works with Iphone and very quick to setup.
Summary: Just a short preliminary review... I like the unit for the most part however the map coverage is terrible (I updated to the newest version.) My street is not listed in the program (street was put in and named about 1982).
Works when it feels like it--Very High Maintenance
Jay Jay, Amazon
2 December 2010
Summary: I don't really understand why this device is getting so many rave reviews. The maps and traffic are great, when they actually work. I've had a multitude of issues with the device. I have the version that has the life-time traffic , when it feels like it.
Summary: I bought this after hours of research but ultimately I picked this because it is a Garmin. Magellan's website was extremely unfriendly while tomtom seemed iffy (my friend had a basic one which... kinda sucked). So I bought this entry level wide screen with lifetime traffic and bluetooth.
Summary: I notice that discussion forums on this product are jammed with users concerned about whether their Garmin is really the 265WT or just a 265W. I got mine and started thinking the same thing--that it did not have the traffic feature because it was directing me INTO traffic jams.
Summary: I have no complaints as to the GPS, it works great. As to the free lifetime membership for traffic it leaves a lot to desire. Traffic 98% of the time is not accurate or lags behind a long time. Like i said the GPS is at least 4 stars, but the FM traffic receiver doesn't help at all.
Summary: This product works well, except for the Bluetooth feature. When you link up your cell to the GPS, it transfers your phone book. My phone book has a couple of hundred entries. This takes about 15 minutes. You can not disable this feature. While downloading, the phone can not be used.
Summary: I got this unit for Christmas, 2008. Although this is the first GPS that I've owned, I've been passenger on many trips with a friend who has Nuvi 350 so I was already familiar with Garmin. The unit I bought had the 2009 maps, and the firmware was fairly recent.
Summary: This Garmin sat-nav has more than a few failings; one of the most annoying being that it wont navigate to a city or large town unless you can enter a road/street and house number; if you don't have those forget it. If you do have those it probably won't recognise them.