UK: Garmin has unveiled its new UK nüvi line-up of sat navs at the London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, London. The latest range from Garmin makes it easier than ever to follow directions and avoid congestion with the fastest subscription free traffic information available – Digital Traffic – provided by INRIX. The new line-up categorised as Essential, Advanced and Premium, meet the lifestyle and budget of every customer.
The budget-friendly Essential Series is boasted as the perfect starting point for any journey with accurate turn-by-turn directions, spoken street names and Lane Assist with junction views. The new Advanced Series offers additional features to guide drivers, such as the new Garmin Real Directions, Active Lane Guidance and real-time digital traffic and voice control.
The new top of the line nüvi Premium Series combines the best in-car navigation available from Garmin. In addition to features available for the Advanced Series, it has a five-inch multi-touch glass screen in real metal housing as well as a powered magnetic mount that automatically snaps in once the user holds the device close. This premium navigator also includes lifetime map updates , Garmin’s unique Digital Traffic service, 3D buildings and terrain and voice command.
The Advanced and Premium range receive Garmin Real Directions would guide drivers by telling them to turn at recognisable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. To make sure drivers get in the correct lane, the new Active Lane Guidance features voice prompts as well as a visual lane animation.
The new INRIX digital traffic offers fast, accurate and subscription free information that sits alongside a new real-time traffic function that now provides information on traffic incidents by *voice; users can then speak a response to select a route to avoid the traffic on nüvi models with the voice control feature. Furthermore, the nüvi models feature an all-new design and larger screens that range from 4.3 to 7 inches to display driving-related information at a glance.
The new top of the line 3597LMT and 3798LMTD comes with a new powered magnetic mount, making it convenient to attach the device and keep it charged.
Dawn Ramsay, UK General Manager, said: “The new Garmin UK range of nüvi sat navs are amongst the best we have ever produced – the new gold standard of navigation due to their ease of use, reliability and wealth of features. Alongside our industry leading free Lifetime Maps offering and the latest advancements, such as Real Directions and free lifetime traffic services, we are now proud to introduce the latest market leading innovations for a lifetime of navigation. Our new line-up significantly improves the driving experience. Larger screens provide driving-related information at a glance and our new Digital Traffic offering provide the best value to customers than ever before.”