Excerpt: On a recent trip to Seattle, we took the frugal route and rented a car from Thrifty (never again, but that’s another story), which didn’t offer any GPS navigation systems. Fortunately, we were able to get around Seattle by mapping out directions on my Motorola Q. After this trip, I’m seriously considering getting a GPS receiver that I can use in my car and while traveling to other cities. My biggest requirement is a small, lightweight device that is portable.
Excerpt: The Garmin Nuvi 660 is an excellent choice for a travel assistant. If you are looking to purchase it Iâ€™d suggest looking to Amazon.com for the lowest price. They seem to be able to offer the best discount because they are such a huge retailer. It sure is nice of them to cut their profits to give the cheapest cost.
Summary: Garmin has firmly established itself as the go-to veteran manufacturer for navigation hardware, and with the Nuvi 660 the company has taken all of its past experiences and lessons to form what is probably the finest navigation product on the market today. If you are willing to fork over the cash for the substantial price tag for the expanded travel tools, you will be rewarded with an exceptional gadget.
Excerpt: I have been using my Garmin Nuvi 660 for over two months now, and I am extremely pleased with the Nuvi 660. The Nuvi 660 has an amazingly precise maps, which include over 6 MILLION POIs. With this handy dandy gadget you will never get lost or hungry with this baby. Throw in the fact that it only takes a few seconds to lock on to a satellite and the fact that it takes mere seconds to recalculate routes if you go off route, and the fact that it shows you detours through...
Excerpt: I bought a GPS navigation device because I have absolutely no sense of direction and Iâ€™m continuously getting lost. I read a bunch of reviews of different companies and decided on Garmin because it seemed to have the most positive reviews. Then I compared all the Garminâ€™s around this price and ended up at the Nuvi 660 . They say time is money so if thatâ€™s true this would have to be the best investment I have made in a long time.
Conclusion: Garmin's nüvi 660 is now the leader of the high-end shirt-pocket GPS market. It's pricey, but if you want the most fully featured yet tiny navigation device with a 4.3-inch screen, the nüvi 660 is your only choice.
Pros: WQVGA 4.3-inch screen. Sensitive GPS receiver. Integrated traffic receiver. Bluetooth speakerphone interface. POI database integrated with phone capabilities.
Excerpt: I finally got my hands on the highly anticipated Garmin nuvi 660 and have completed my in-depth review. It's taken me longer than expected, but these in-depth reviews take a while to complete. Remember, the goal of GPS Magazine is to give you the same knowledge of a system as if you had actually purchased it. That way, there are no ugly surprises waiting for you when you get home from the store.
Excerpt: , I have to say that it’s the best GPS I have ever used. It has all of the features that make a GPS worth loving, and with its super bright widescreen, it really stands out in the sun. The slim form factor, at less than an inch thick, is great. For those who are familiar with the Garmin interface, this won’t be a huge departure from what you are used to, simplicity and ease of use reign.
Excerpt: GPS Review: Garmin Nuvi 660 Review by GPS Lodge has arrived for review here at the GPS Lodge. The newest member of the Nuvi line-up of course sports a wide screen format while still maintaining a thin pocketable form factor. A lot of people are saying that this might be the best GPS system around. We’ll see, but from the long list of features and the nice design, it’s looking good.
Excerpt: of the Nuvi 660 (It's the best GPS I've used). for a while here at GPS Lodge, I would imagine that you have too. Garmin's new wide-screen pocketable model is a pretty good little product that offers top-notch navigation based on an easy Garmin Interface, and NAVTEQ maps, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free calling, an FM transmitter to get all of your MP3's and Audio books that you tote along on the Nuvi 660 to your car stereo, and the fact that they do this in a slim...