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Garmin Nuvi 285W Portable GPS Navigator Review

Updated on September 9, 2012

Garmin Nuvi 285w GPS

I love to travel but have no sense of direction. The Garmin Nuvi 285w GPS has been wonderful for finding my way around town and in new places. If you are looking for the best GPS system to help you with directions, you have come to the right place.

In this lens you will find information on what the Garmin Nuvi 285w GPS can do for you when you need to find your way around and where to buy it.

Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 255W

Garmin Nuvi 285W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator

There is a need today to get from one place to another easily and safely. And, that's why the GPS, and the Garmin nuvi 285W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator, are perfect.

A long time ago, everything a person did was usually in a small area. Businesses were in your hometown. Fun things to do were also close to home, and most people didn't go too far except for special vacations.

As time went on, people became much more mobile. And now, it's a regular thing to have to drive to places you don't know. And socializing and recreation are not confined to your hometown.

With the Garmin Nuvi 285W you get a clear widescreen display, a GPS satelite signal, lithium battery with five hours of life, and a SD card slot so you can load additional map information and navigation tools.

The Garmin Nuvi 285w 4.3-inch Widescreen Portable GPS has a leg up on other GPS systems. With a good price that makes this GPS navigator well within reach, and you'll be ready for safe, quick and convenient navigation anywhere you choose.

Garmin Nuvi GPS Technology

GPS has only been used in cars for less than 10 years so it's pretty new. GPS technology is much better than paper maps because maps can be outdated. For anyone who drives, a GPS navigator is a smart investment, and GPS navigators also make excellent gifts for the people you care about.

The Garmin nuvi 285W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator has a widescreen that gives a clear display and accurate geographic positioning. With a very sensitive receiver, you are able to know with great accuracy where you are, and with detailed NAVTEQ maps loaded onto your 285W, you can easily get to the place where you need to be.

Garmin Nuvi 285W Portable GPS Navigator Review

Garmin Nuvi 255W
Garmin Nuvi 255W

The Garmin Nuvi 285W Preloaded Maps

The nuvi 285W comes with preloaded maps that are up to date for the US, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. And the text-to-speech feature means that you can keep your eyes safely on the road, while the navigator tells you exactly where you need to go. It will even call out street names for you.

The 4.3-inch back lit screen gives you an actual 70 percent more screen area than a navigator with a 3.5-inch screen, which gives you a better view of the area you're driving in.


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      8 years ago

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