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(based on 1 ratings)
Brand: Garmin
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Get the best of both worlds and a new perspective on navigation with the transatlantic nüvi 775T, featuring lane assist. This feature guides you to the proper lane for navigation. The 775T has all the features of the nüvi 765T, plus transatlantic maps of Europe and North America. Like the rest of the nüvi 705-series, this advanced navigator comes with premium features including 3-D building view, photo navigation, faster screen redraws, route planning, emergency and car locators and much more.

Know the Lane Before It’s Too Late
nüvi 775T takes navigation to the next level with lane assist. No more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. Lane assist guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.

Get Turn-by-Turn Directions
nüvi 775T's intuitive interface greets you with two simple questions: "Where to?" and "View Map." Touch the color screen to easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names to your destination. It comes preloaded with detailed City Navigator® NT street maps for both North America and Europe, over 6 million points of interest (POIs) and features digital elevation maps and 3-D building view in some areas to help you orient yourself with your surroundings. You can also upload custom points of interest (POIs). With HotFix satellite prediction, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker, and its ultra-fast map redraw ensures a smooth user interface.

Make Hands-free Calls
For hands-free calling, nüvi 775T integrates A2DP Bluetooth® wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker (optional external microphone available). Just pair it with your compatible Bluetooth phone and talk hands-free through the 775T while staying focused on the road. Simply dial numbers with nüvi's touchscreen keypad to make a call. To answer calls, just tap the screen and speak into its built-in microphone. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialing for contacts and points of interest. Even listen to high-quality stereo music on your headset with A2DP Bluetooth technology.

Avoid Traffic Tie-ups
Steer clear of traffic with nüvi 775T's integrated FM traffic receiver. Receive alerts about traffic delays and road construction that lie ahead on your route. Next, simply touch nüvi's screen to view traffic details or detour around the problem area.

Find Yourself, Your Car
Keep track of yourself and your car with nüvi 775T. Just tap the "Where Am I?" emergency locator to find the closest hospitals, police stations, fuel stations, nearest address and intersection. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates. nüvi 775T even remembers where you parked. It automatically marks your position when you remove it from the windshield mount, so you can navigate with nüvi 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
nüvi 775T includes advanced navigation features to take the worry out of traveling. With route planning you can save 10 routes, specify via points and preview simulated turns on the 775T's wide screen. In addition, nüvi 775T 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.

See More
With nüvi 775T'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.

Take It With You
Like the rest of the nüvi 705-series, nüvi 775T 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. nüvi 775T includes many "must have" entertainment and travel tools including MP3 player, audio book player (subscription to Audible.com required), world travel clock, automatic time zone transition, currency converter, unit converter, calculator and more. With nüvi 775T's wireless FM transmitter¹ you can hear audio, including voice prompts, MP3s and audio books, through your vehicle's stereo. Show off photos of your travels with nüvi's picture viewer. Download Google® Panoramio pictures via our Garmin Connect Photos website and navigate to them. The 775T is compatible with optional enhanced MSN Direct content and our free Garmin Garage where you can download fun icons that show your location on the map. It also comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature. Enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in SD cards such as Garmin Travel Guides for detailed data on attractions.

Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
 
4 stars
(based on 1 review)

[3 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
Mostly good but it has a few caveats
By TansterVerified Purchaser from New York, NY on 6/21/2009
Pros:
Compact, Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Large Screen, Reliable Performance, Simple Controls
Cons:
Acquires Satellites Slowly, Short Battery Life
Best Uses:
Faster Routes, Finding Specific Address, Planning Trips, Rural 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 775T 4.3" Widescreen Bluetooth Auto GPS Navigator w/3-D building view, photo navigation and lane assist:

It can take up to a minute or two to acquire satellites even when sitting in the middle of a parking lot exposed to the open sky. In a short 1.5 hour drive from San Francisco to Palo Alto starting with a full charge, the battery was almost drained by the time I reached my destination. Sometimes, when starting out on a journey, it says to "follow the marked route" but instead of the thick pink line that usually shows up, a squirrelly cyan line shows up and it doesn't seem to quite follow any of the roads. This makes for some confusion. After the car moves a couple of hundred feet, the expected thick pink line shows up. I don't know why this is. Also, the Lane Assist feature works only for major highways. In the back roads where there are forks in the road, it doesn't work so well. Also, even not asked to divert around traffic, it seemed to direct me on a roundabout route instead of the most direct route even when driving around midnight when the roads and highways are devoid of any traffic. The traffic delay feature provides a little icon with the amount of time of the delay but it seems to be rather inaccurate and useless. Other than the above caveats, it appears to work mostly as advertised. Entering locations with street addresses was a breeze. Thus far, I've tested it on a trip from San Francisco to Palo Alto, within Palo Alto, to Milpitas to Palo Alto and back to San Francisco. It worked quite well, even when I missed a couple of turns due to the use of back roads (as discussed above) and it had to recalculate a new route for me.

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