Summary: I bought a Garmin Nuvi 680 quite a while ago. Prices have plummeted since then, and probably will continue. This is a great device, and has helped me many times. We even took it on a trip to Baltimore and Philly (we're in SoCal), and it is totally portable when you buy a beanbag (friction) mount.
Summary: Feb 2010. My Garmin 680 stopped working. The touch screen no longer works. Doing a hard reset does not work. Called customer support, i was told to buy a new map. Now myself, if i have something that is not working, why would i pay for a new map.
Summary: I needed a GPS unit for my car but got really confused with all the options out there. I read some comparison reviews and settled on Garmin. I chose the Nuvi 680 cause of the bluetooth, MP3 player and screen size. I really do love this GPS unit.
Summary: Ordered a Magellen and was totally disapointed. It would not work off of adaptors that came with it. Had to keep recharging the battery to use it. Battery got low, it would not work until it was charged back up.
Summary: Bottom Line: GUI needs a lot of work. [...] Garmin nuvi 680 is a good piece of hardware, but the software needs work. Below is a set of key features that I've grown to rely on in other GPS devices, but the nuvi 680 is lacking. The list is in no particular order: o.