Does tell you the names of the streets?
This device performs as advertised. Even "Low-Tech" individuals, such as myself, will have little problem using it. If you travel much out of town or out of state, it can save you time, money and headaches. No more stopping for directions or nagging from the better half!...
Garmin Nuvi 1690 4.3-Inch GPS Automobile Navigator
- Get real-time content on the go with N1690. From fuel prices to google local search, you'll be the first to know with Garmin nuvi services. The 1690 also includes preloaded maps, lane assist with junction view, hands-free calling and ecoRoute, making it one smart navigator.
- Manufacturer: Garmin, Ltd
- Manufacturer Part Number: 010-00822-00
- Manufacturer Website Address: www.garmin.com
- Brand Name: Garmin
- Product Line: nuvi
- Product Model: 1690
- Product Name: N1690 Automobile Navigator
- Product Type: Automobile Portable GPS Navigator
- Connectivity Technology: Not Applicable
- Navigation Instructions: Voice Prompt
- Built-in Devices: Speaker
- Memory Card Supported: microSD Card
- Screen Size: 4.3-inch
- Graphic Mode: WQVGA
- Touchscreen: Yes
- USB: Yes
- Maximum Battery Run Time: 4 Hour
- Form Factor: Mountable
- Height: 3.1"
- Width: 4.9"
- Depth: 0.8"
- Weight (Approximate): 6.20 oz
- n1690 Automobile Navigator
- USB Cable
- Dashboard Disc
- Quick Start Manual
- Vehicle Power Cable
- Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
- Green Compliant: Yes
- Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
|Country of Origin||China|
I love love love this gps! As someone who often finds themselves not knowing where I am going, this is the most perfect aid. What a great gift idea too its so handy!Read More
My daughter has one that works great. When mine came it could not find the satellite and believes it is in another state. I have returned it for replacement. Overstock was great with the return and I am hoping the next one works as well as the one my daughter has.Read More
This device performs as advertised. Even "Low-Tech" individuals, such as myself, will have little problem using it. If you travel much out of town or out of state, it can save you time, money and headaches. No more stopping for directions or nagging from the better half!Read More
Arrived promptly. Was packaged correctly and works great! thanks OverstockRead More
I was very excited when I read the specs on the Nuvi 1690. I was most intrigued by the connectivity service through Garmin's NuLink service. Unfortunately, at least for me, it did not work one time. I live in San Diego (with good AT&T service which supplies the connectivity) and not once was I able to connect. It would constantly say "Server busy, please try again latter". I also took it on a business trip to LA and New York with no results. I'm assuming that it was an issue with the hardware or setup since I did upgrade to the latest firmware. It's know it's not AT&T because I get fantastic service with my handsets and I did not run into drop outs on my phone while traveling. I tried to contact Garmin for support and it was a waste of time. I waited 45 minutes on hold without talking to a soul. This seems to be a constant problem for everyone that seeks support with them. The GPS itself looks and works fantastic. Tons of useful features, great interface and fast connection to satellites. I just wish the connectivity would work for me. I sent it back and got a 765T. Not as many features but pretty solid GPS wise. I'll wait for the next gen of NuLink devices. Hopefully I'll have better luck. Bummer...Read More
Questions & Answers
Yes, it tells you the names of the streets.
Is it easy to install for someone who is not technological savvy?
yes the gps unit is very easy to use even for someone who is not tech savvy. The unit is ready to use out of the box and it provides easy step by step instructions to use the device.
Is the Garmin1690 4.3 in GPS easy to install? My husband and I are not techno savvy.
This is very simple to install.
Does this Garmin 1690 4.3 in. provide free updates? How does this work?
This does not come with free updates.
does it give voice commands to driver
The navigation system does give voice prompts.
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