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(based on 1 ratings)
Brand: Garmin
Located in: Automotive GPS
Bring the ultra-cool nuvi 260 along for the ride, and arrive on time and in style. Similar to nuvi 250, nuvi 260 is attractively-priced and simple to use. Plus, this sleek navigator comes with turn-by-turn voice directions that announce the name of streets as you navigate, so you can keep your eyes on the road. With nuvi 260 you're just a few screen taps away from anywhere.

Navigate With Ease

nuvi 260 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator NT street maps, including a hefty points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. It even announces the name of exits and streets so you never have to take your eyes off the road. Simply touch the color screen to enter a destination, and nuvi takes you there with 2-D or 3-D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, nuvi 260 accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.

Take It With You

Like the rest of the nuvi 200-series, nuvi 260 sports a sleek, slim design and fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot.

Go Beyond Navigation

Navigation is just the beginning. nuvi 260 includes many travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. It also comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature, and is compatible with our free Garmin Garage where you can download custom vehicles that show your location on the map. Optional plug-in SD cards let you add additional features. Purchase Garmin Travel Guides for detailed data on attractions and our SaversGuide for information on nearby merchants offering discounts to customize nuvi for your travel needs.

nuvi 260: It's a whole nu way to travel.

Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
 
5 stars
(based on 1 review)
 
Great GPS by Garmin.
By Jim from Saint PaulVerified Reviewer from Saint Paul, MN on 1/8/2009
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, Planning Trips, 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 260 3.5" Auto GPS Navigation Unit:

I've tried out a couple of the TomTom units as well as 2 of the lower priced Garmins...this one rocks. It's loaded with a bunch of useful features and not the gimmicky stuff that others draw you in with. I've only had one bad set of directions out of 125 so far...and that one was fixed with an update. This is a great buy!

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