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Brand: Garmin
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Speak commands and get on-demand travel info from MSN Direct with n?vi 880. This widescreen navigator features speech recognition (SR), preloaded maps, hands-free calling and an FM transmitter plus real-time local weather, traffic, movie times, gas prices, stock information, local news and events. Like the rest of the wide n?vi 800-series, you can navigate with your voice for on-the-go convenience.

Speak Commands

n?vi 880 not only tells you where to turn but listens to your spoken commands. With n?vi?s innovative speech recognition, you safely control n?vi?s interface with your voice allowing you to keep both hands on the wheel. Simply press the button on the remote (which attaches to the steering wheel) to activate speech recognition and begin speaking menu options. n?vi even recognizes shortcut phrases for popular functions. Tell n?vi "Find Address" and speak an address to start navigating.

Get Enhanced MSN Direct With next-generation dynamic content from MSN Direct, n?vi 880 is one resourceful personal travel assistant. Using the included receiver and free trial service? to MSN Direct, you can check the weather, avoid traffic backups, compare local gas prices, get enhanced movie listings, stock information, news and local events when you travel with your unit. Even plan trips from the convenience of your computer, via Windows Live Local, and wirelessly send locations to n?vi 880.

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With n?vi 880's widescreen display, you'll always get the big picture. View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant color. Its sunlight-readable, 4.3-inch display is easy to read from any direction.

Navigate With Ease

n?vi 880 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator NT street maps and millions of points of interest (POIs) such as hotels, restaurants, fuel stations, ATMs and more. Speak a menu option or touch the color screen to enter a destination, and n?vi takes you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. It even announces the name of exits and streets so you never have to take your eyes off the road. In addition, n?vi 880 accepts custom points of interest, such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.

Where Am I?

Keep track of yourself and your car with n?vi 880. Just speak or tap "Where Am I?" to find the closest hospitals, police stations, fuel stations, nearest address and intersection. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates. n?vi 880 even remembers where you parked. It automatically marks your position when you remove it from the windshield mount, so you can navigate with n?vi on foot and find your way back to your vehicle. Perfect for unfamiliar spots and crowded lots such as amusement parks, stadiums and malls.

Plan Ahead

n?vi 880 includes advanced navigational features to take the worry out of traveling. With route planning you can save 10 routes, specify via points and preview simulated turns on its wide screen. In addition, n?vi 880 automatically sorts multiple destinations to provide an efficient route for errands, deliveries or sales calls. It also displays speed limits for highways and Interstates. A trip log provides an electronic bread crumb trail of up to 10,000 points, so you can see where you've been on the map.

Make Hands-free Calls

Talk about worry-free driving. For hands-free calling, n?vi 880 integrates Bluetooth? wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker. Just pair it with your compatible Bluetooth phone and talk hands-free through the 880 while staying focused on the road. Simply speak or dial numbers with n?vi's touchscreen keypad to make a call.

Take It With You

n?vi 880's high-sensitivity internal (non flip-up) antenna gives it a sleeker, thinner design than other gps units, making it easy to slip in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or on foot.

Go Beyond Navigation

Navigation is just the beginning. n?vi 880 includes many must have entertainment and travel tools including MP3 player, audio book player (subscription to Audible.com required), JPEG picture viewer, currency converters, games, alarm clock and more. With the included wireless FM transmitter?, you can hear audio, including voice prompts, MP3s and audio books, through your vehicle's stereo. It's also compatible with optional FM traffic alerts and comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature, and configurable vehicle icons that let you select car-shaped graphics to show your location on the map. Optional plug-in microSD cards let you add additional features to enhance your travel experience including language translation and detailed travel guides. Our SaversGuide provides information on nearby merchants offering discounts to customize your n?vi whether you?re traveling or close to home.

n?vi 880: At your command.

?Includes 3 months free MSN Direct service. Some services available only in select cities where coverage exists.

Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
 
5 stars
(based on 2 reviews)

[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
excellent!
By JoVerified Purchaser from Phoenix, AZ on 2/3/2009
Pros:
Acquires Satellites Quickly, Compact, Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Large Screen, Reliable Performance, Simple Controls
Best Uses:
Faster Routes, Finding Specific Address, Urban Navigation
Describe Yourself:
Casual User
How are you with directions:
Great w/Directions
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Garmin Garmin nuvi 880 Street GPS System with Speak Recognition and MSN Direct:

I like It!

[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
Nuvi 880 is easy to use and powerful
By Frequent TravelerVerified Purchaser from Denver, CO on 7/30/2008
Describe Yourself:
Frequent Traveler
Primary use:
Business
Pros:
Acquires Satellites Quickly, Compact, Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Reliable Performance, Simple Controls
Best Uses:
Faster Routes, Finding Specific Address, Planning Trips, Urban Navigation
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Garmin Garmin nuvi 880 Street GPS System with Speak Recognition and MSN Direct:

A little expensive but this is a very full-featured product that is easy to use. Voice controls are easy to use as are the menus.

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