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Garmin nuvi 500
5.3 out of 10

Garmin nuvi 500

nüvi 500 features driving, walking, bicycling and boating modes Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:
10.7 x 8.5 x 2.3 cm
Display size, WxH:
7.2W x 5.4H cm; diag 8.9 cm
Display resolution, WxH:
320 x 240 pixels
Display type:
QVGA color antiglare TFT with white backlight
Weight:
215 g
Battery:
user-replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life:
up to 8 hours
Waterproof:
yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver:
yes
Preloaded street maps:
yes
Includes lifetime map updates:
no
Built-in memory:
internal solid state
Accepts data cards:
microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations:
500
Routes:
10
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."):
yes (internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."):
yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands):
no
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow):
no
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route):
yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.):
yes
Bluetooth® wireless technology:
no
XM® compatible for U.S:
no
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe):
yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection):
yes
Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount):
no
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout):
no
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):
yes
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device):
yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device):
yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):
yes
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator:
yes
Picture viewer:
yes
MP3 player:
no
Audio book player:
no
Headphone jack/audio line-out:
no
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature):
yes
nüMaps Guarantee:
yes
3-D terrain view:
no
3-D buildings and landmarks view:
no
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription):
yes
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates):
no
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation):
no
Junction view (displays junction signs):
no
myTrends™ (predicts your routes):
no
ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route):
no
Garmin nüLink! services: (receive accurate real-time travel information):
no
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town):
no
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway):
no
Alarm clock:
no
Release Date
First seen
18 August 2008