Summary: Bought this for the voice commands and bluetooth and it has been very good. It is very finicky about power so while I was able to run my older Garmin on a splitter off the DC port in the car, this one flaked out.
Summary: Pros: great interface, slick design Cons: -Can't play MP3s like previous high end models Detour option is pretty much non existent. When I went to Toronto and there was traffic it did not give me a simple big flashing detour button option like on my old Tom Tom, but instead it kept giving me written...
Summary: Be careful not to put any stress (traveling/packing) on the screen...became useless (black screen)...or buy a strong case. Touch screen, but It's not like your or as tough as your phone. Otherwise ok. Expensive lesson.
Summary: The Nuvi 3490 LMT is a mixed bag - when it works it is wonderful, crystal clear high resolution screen. Very nice. Also the tough screen user interface has a couple of excellent features: one touch sound muting, and one touch "stop". Now for the bad. The unit is totally, completely unreliable.
Summary: I live in LA. So for obvious reasons, high quality and up-to-date real-time traffic information is important to me. I purchased this unit to replace a Garmin 3790, which had proved disappointing. The 3790 uses Garmin's "3D Traffic" service which receives traffic data over standard FM radio.
Summary: This is not going to be a lengthy review. I have owned a Garmin since 2007 and was excited to upgrade to the 3490LMT. I received it, tried it for a day and packed it up to ship back to Amazon.
Summary: Couldn't wait to get my new top of the line GPS. Having used Garmin GPS devices for many years, I was ready to be impressed. After registering, upgrading, and moving my favorites over to it, i mounted it in my truck and was ready to roll.