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Easy-to-read 6.95-inch GPS navigator with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for navigation and map updates. The device can also be used as a hands-free phone to help drivers avoid accidents on the road. The device is compatible with Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. It has Bluetooth technology which allows it to receive data from smartphones without internet connection. Notably, the device was launched in 2015.

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Garmin DriveSmart 61 Navigator, which features a collection of smart features, can help drivers avoid traffic jams by using the built-in Wi-Fi. The app also allows drivers to receive notifications via SMS text messages and voice commands. It also lets drivers share their location on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The app is available for Android and iOS devices. Notably, it was launched in 2015.

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Garmin Real Directions smartphone app, which shows the location of various junctions along your route. The app will also display a map showing the number of vehicles on the road ahead. The app is designed to help drivers avoid unnecessary delays and accidents. It has been developed with GPS technology to provide real-time traffic updates. Notably, the app was launched in 2015.

Best Rated Truck Gps

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Top Pick
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Why we chose it
  • Built in Wi-Fi connectivity for map and software updates without a computer
  • Easy to use 6.95 GPS navigator
  • Simple menus and bright, easy to see maps
  • Garmin Traffic suggests alternate routes. Backup camera compatible-yes (BC 30 or BC 40)
  • Voice activated and ability to pair with a compatible smartphone for hands free calling
  • HISTORY network of notable historic sites and U.S national parks directory
Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res Display: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Touch Screen4.5
User interface4.3
Accuracy4.3
Easy to use4.2
Voice Recognition4.1
Battery life4
2
Why we chose it
  • Edge-to-edge display
  • Refurbished
  • GPS navigator with traffic alerts
  • Simple on-screen menus and bright, clear maps show 3D buildings & terrain
  • Preloaded, detailed maps of North America with coverage of the US, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas, with map updates
DriveSmart 65 6.95-Inch GPS Navigator with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Traffic Alerts (Renewed): image
96%
customers recommend this product
4.8/ 5
3
Why we chose it
  • Detailed maps of North America with free lifetime updates.Use our bracket mount to secure n vi to a suction cup mount, portable friction mount or adhesive dashboard mount. Package includes bracket mount only
  • Bluetooth calling, smart notifications and voice-activated navigation. Battery life – up to 1 hour
  • Easy-to-use GPS navigator with connected Features and bright 5.0-Inch Capacitive touch display
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for easy map and software updates Display size 4.4 inchW x 2.5 inch H (11.1 x 6.3 cm)
  • Provides real-time services, such as Live traffic and select Live parking, when using free smartphone link app on your compatible smartphone. This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows XP or newer and Mac OS X 10.4 or later
Garmin DriveSmart 51 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, Foursquare: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Touch Screen4.4
Screen quality4.2
Accuracy4.2
Easy to use4
Voice Recognition3.9
Battery life3.3
4
Why we chose it
  • 4.3-inch touchscreen display with 2D/3D mapping perspective
  • Turn-by-turn directions with voice guidance and text to speech
  • GPS system preloaded with City Navigator North America NT
  • Includes JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot
Garmin nüvi 260W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Touch Screen3.5
User interface3.3
Accuracy3.2
5
Why we chose it
  • Stay connected behind the wheel with Garmin DriveSmart, the navigator that features a collection of smart features in addition to helpful driver alerts and easy-to-follow directions.
  • When you pair this navigator with your compatible Garmin smartwatch (sold separately),you can receive navigation right on your wrist, even after you’ve parked your car and are walking toward your destination.
  • To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, Garmin DriveSmart provides driver alerts for sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and animal crossings.
  • When you sync your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone to Garmin DriveSmart, you get great features that let you stay connected without taking your hands off the wheel.
  • Bundle Includes: Garmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S GPS, PocketPro XL Hardshell Case, Universal DC12V/24V 4 Port USB Car Charger, Stylus Pen with Pocket Clip, Microfiber Cloth
Garmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S Advanced Navigation GPS with Smart Features Deluxe Bundle: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Picture quality5
Easy to read4.4
Accuracy4.2
Easy to use4.1
Value for money3.4
6
Why we chose it
  • Up Ahead displays nearby services info -including restaurants, stores, hospitals and fuel -alongside your map and updates as you drive your route
  • Garmin Real Directions with Garmin Real Voice guide using recognizable buildings and landmarks
  • Easy-to-use touchscreen interface. Lifetime traffic receiver embedded in 12V power adaptor (included in package)
  • PhotoReal and Bird’s Eye junction views offer detailed images of junctions along your route, to ease the stress of merging on or off a roadway
  • Note: The unit itself will state 2797LM on the back and not 2797LMT because the traffic receiver is in the power adaptor and not the unit. The 12V adaptor needs to be plugged into the back of the unit in order to receive traffic updates. This product is NOT for trucking.
Garmin nüvi 2797LMT 7-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer): image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
User interface4.4
Voice Recognition4.4
Touch Screen4.3
7
Why we chose it
  • Easy to use dedicated GPS navigator with bright 5.0 inch dual orientation display
  • Driver alerts for dangerous curves, speed changes, speed cameras, railroad crossings, animal crossings and more. Display resolution: 480 x 272 pixels
  • Preloaded with lifetime maps of the U.S.only (does not include Canada maps) External memory storage-This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows XP or newer and Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Battery type-rechargeable lithium-ion. Battery life-up to 1 hour
  • Garmin Real Directions feature guides like a friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights
  • TripAdvisor ratings for travel points of interest (POIs) such as hotels, restaurants and attractions
Garmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Touch Screen4.2
Accuracy4.1
User interface4
Tech Support4
Easy to use3.7
Battery life3.2
8
Why we chose it
  • Smartphone Link Is A Free Mobile App That Connects Your N vi With Your Smartphone. When Paired, Your N vi Can Use Your Phone S Existing Data Plan To Share Information – Such As Where You Parked, Pois And Your Destination
  • Easy-To-Use, Dual Orientation, Touchscreen Interface The Traffic Feature Does Not Require A Subscription. There Are No Additional Fees For This
  • Garmin Real Directions With Garmin Real Voice Guide Using Recognizable Buildings And Landmarks
  • Up Ahead Displays Nearby Services Info Including Restaurants, Stores, Hospitals And Fuel Alongside Your Map And Updates As You Drive Your Route
  • Photoreal And Bird’S Eye Junction Views Offer Detailed Images Of Junctions Along Your Route, To Ease The Stress Of Merging On Or Off A Roadway
  • Please refer User Manual before use
Garmin nüvi 2597LMT 5-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer): image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
User interface4.5
Sound quality4.4
Touch Screen4.4
Voice Recognition4.2
Quality of material4
Battery life3.8
9
Why we chose it
  • Easy-to-use, touchscreen interface with a 5″ diagonal color display
  • Voice prompted turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names: Turn right on Main Street
  • Includes sturdy suction cup mount for easy adjustment and quick release
  • Lane assist with junction view displays junctions and interchanges with colored arrows that indicate the proper lane needed for your next turn or exit
Garmin nüvi 52LM 5-Inch Portable Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps (US) (Discontinued by Manufacturer): image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Touch Screen4.5
Voice Recognition4.5
User interface4.4
Durability3
Battery life3
10
Why we chose it
  • Direct Access – Simplifies navigating to select complex destinations, like malls and airports
  • Foursquare – Search millions of additional new and popular restaurants, shops and more with Foursquare
  • Free lifetime Map updates
  • Garmin Real Directions – Garmin Real Directions guides like a friend using landmarks and traffic lights
  • Backup Camera Compatible – Take the worry out of reversing with the BC 30 Wireless Backup Camera (sold separately)
Garmin Nuvi 57LM GPS Navigator System with Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions,5 inch display, Lifetime Map Updates, Direct Access, and Speed Limit Displays: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Easy to install4.4
Touch Screen4.3
User interface4.2
Voice Recognition4.1
Battery life4.1
Easy to use3.9
Top Pick
Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res Display
For drivers who love new adventures while traveling, the Garmin Drive Smart 65 GPS navigator is the ultimate road trip companion. Featuring simple menus and easy-to-read maps, Garmin Drive Smart 65 lets you view turn-by-turn directions at a glance on a bright 6.95” edge-to-edge touchscreen display. Traffic and map updates are included along with helpful driver alerts to encourage safer driving.
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Сomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res Display: imageСomparison: DriveSmart 65 6.95-Inch GPS Navigator with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Traffic Alerts (Renewed): imageСomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 51 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, Foursquare: imageСomparison: Garmin nüvi 260W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator: imageСomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S Advanced Navigation GPS with Smart Features Deluxe Bundle: imageСomparison: Garmin nüvi 2797LMT 7-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer): imageСomparison: Garmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data: imageСomparison: Garmin nüvi 2597LMT 5-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer): imageСomparison: Garmin nüvi 52LM 5-Inch Portable Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps (US) (Discontinued by Manufacturer): imageСomparison: Garmin Nuvi 57LM GPS Navigator System with Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions,5 inch display, Lifetime Map Updates, Direct Access, and Speed Limit Displays: image
Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res DisplayDriveSmart 65 6.95-Inch GPS Navigator with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Traffic Alerts (Renewed)Garmin DriveSmart 51 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, FoursquareGarmin nüvi 260W 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS NavigatorGarmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S Advanced Navigation GPS with Smart Features Deluxe BundleGarmin nüvi 2797LMT 7-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare DataGarmin nüvi 2597LMT 5-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin nüvi 52LM 5-Inch Portable Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps (US) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin Nuvi 57LM GPS Navigator System with Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions,5 inch display, Lifetime Map Updates, Direct Access, and Speed Limit Displays
BrandGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarmin
ColorBlackDriveSmart 51Case+DC Port BundleBlackBlackBlack
Are Batteries IncludedYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNo
Screen Size6.95 Inches6.95 Inches5 Inches4.3 Inches7 Inches7 Inches5 Inches5 Inches5 Inches5 Inches
Human Interface InputTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenUnknownTouchscreen
Display TypeWQVGA color TFT with white backlight, resistive touch480 x 272WSVGA color TFT with white backlightTft480 x 272TftVFDWQVGA 480 x 272
Item Dimensions LxWxH6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches0.7 x 6.8 x 3.9 inches4.8 x 2.9 x 0.8 inches6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches4.5 x 0.9 x 7.4 inches0.8 x 5.5 x 3.3 inches3.3 x 0.76 x 5.4 inches3.4 x 0.8 x 5.5 inches0.8 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches
Connectivity TechnologyWi-FiBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetooth, Wi-FiWirelessBluetoothUSBBluetoothUSBCellular
Map TypeCity Tour, StreetWorldwideCity Tour, StreetNorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth AmericaCity Tour, StreetNorth AmericaNorth AmericaCity Tour, Street, North America
Battery Life1 Hours1 Hours5 Hours1 Hours0.5 Hours1 Hours2 Hours2 Hours2 Hours
Product Dimensions6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches0.7 x 6.8 x 3.9 inches4.8 x 2.9 x 0.8 inches6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches4.5 x 0.9 x 7.4 inches0.8 x 5.5 x 3.3 inches3.3 x 0.76 x 5.4 inches3.4 x 0.8 x 5.5 inches0.8 x 5.5 x 3.4 inches
Item Weight8.5 ounces1.25 pounds6.4 ounces6.1 ounces1 pounds12.4 ounces6.4 ounces6.6 ounces6.4 ounces6.4 ounces
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)1 AA batteries required. (included)1 CR2 batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 A batteries required. (included)1 AA batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Connectivity technologiesWi-FiBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetoothUSBBluetoothUSBCellular
Other display featuresWirelessWirelessWirelessSpeakersWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWireless
Device interface – primaryTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenUnknownTouchscreen
Scanner Resolution480 x 272480 x 272480 x 272800 x 480
ColourBlackDriveSmart 51BlackBlackBlack
Included ComponentsGarmin DriveSmart 65 Vehicle suction cup mount Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable USB cable DocumentationUSB cable, Vehicle suction cup mount, Quick start manual, Garmin DriveSmart, Vehicle power cableUSB cable, Vehicle suction cup mount, Quick start manual, Garmin Drive, Vehicle power cableGarmin nuvi 52LMNuvi 57 5″ Gps Travel Assistant (57lm; Lifetime Maps; Does Not Include Traffic Avoidance)
ManufacturerGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarmin

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