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Garmin nuvi 860

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Garmin nuvi 860

Garmin nuvi 860 is a high sensitivity GPS receiver with a 4.3-inch WQVGA TFT (480 x 272 pixels) antiglare touch screen and non-waterproof casing. Its features are high-sensitivity HotFix GPS receiver, turn-by-turn voice directions with lane assist, speech recognition and Bluetooth technology hand free calling.

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Garmin nuvi 860 leads the way with 2D or 3D maps and voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions with lane assist and speaks street names. With its speech recognition (…

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Garmin nuvi 860

Garmin nuvi 860 is a high sensitivity GPS receiver with a 4.3-inch WQVGA TFT (480 x 272 pixels) antiglare touch screen and non-waterproof casing. Its features are high-sensitivity HotFix GPS receiver, turn-by-turn voice directions with lane assist, speech recognition and Bluetooth technology hand free calling.

Features

Garmin nuvi 860 leads the way with 2D or 3D maps and voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions with lane assist and speaks street names. With its speech recognition (SR) features, it accepts voice commands for menu options and address for navigation. It accepts up to 500 waypoints and up to 10 route planning. It is equipped with Points of Interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and others. It also accepts custom POIs such as school zones and safety cameras and allows user to set proximity alerts to warn user of the upcoming POIs. It is equipped with built-in memory and micro SD card slot. It has a non-user replaceable rechargeable lithium-ion battery which can provide up to 4 hours of battery life. It is also equipped with Garmin Lock which is a theft deterrent system that locks the device. With the “Where Am I?” emergency locator feature, user can view current location information including location coordinates, nearest address and nearest hospitals, fuel stations and police stations. It supports hands free calling via A2DP Bluetooth® wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker. It is FM traffic compatible. It can be featured as a picture viewer and supports photo navigation. It is equipped with other features such as world travel clock with time zones, MP3 player, built-in FM transmitter, currency converter, measurement converter and calculator. It is compatible to optional MSN® Direct, Garmin Garage and Garmin Locate. The standard package comes with preloaded City Navigator® NT for Europe (full coverage), FM traffic receiver with vehicle power cable, real-time traffic services, SR remote, vehicle suction cup mount, USB cable, dashboard disc and Quick start manual. It measures 4.9 X 3.1 x 7 inches in dimension and weighs approximately 176g.

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