Garmin International has announced that nuMaps Guarantee is now available. This program allows a customer who purchases a new nuvi or zumo GPS device to update the unit map free of charge if both of the following conditions exist:
1. The customer registers the new unit here within 60 days of the unit's first use.
2. A newer map becomes available within 60 days after the unit has been activated.
The nuvi 880 GPS navigator and personal travel assistant breaks new ground by offering speech recognition, digital elevation maps, instant on, location and text messages, additional support for the music player, alarm clock and more. What's even better than the world at your fingertips? A GPS device that loves the sound of your voice. Garmin's nuvi 880 offers speech recognition to make navigation safer and easier than ever. Keep both hands on the wheel, tell nuvi what to do and where to go, and you're on your way to stress-free travel.
If you are looking for more, choose the nuvi 880 to take advantage of Bluetooth wireless technology and dynamic content from MSN Direct which includes traffic updates, weather forecasts, fuel prices, news stories, movie listings and reviews, stock information, local events and more.
nuvi 880 offers full coverage mapping for the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The preloaded map data features nearly six million points of interest, including hotels, restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and attractions. The map data is provided by NAVTEQ, a world leader in premium-quality mapping.
Product Features and Specifications
- Sleek, ultra-slim design
- Easy-to-use, touchscreen interface
- High-sensitivity GPS receiver for improved performance and reception
- Preloaded with City Navigator North America NT1
- Offers a three-dimensional mapping perspective, or 2D overhead view
- Turn-by-turn directions with voice guidance: text-to-speech feature prompts you to "Turn right on Main St" instead of "Turn right in 500 feet"
- Route planning with up to 10 saved routes: can automatically arrange via points to minimize trip distance
- Speech recognition: simply speak menu options and keep your eyes on the road
- Includes MSN Direct receiver with second generation features: traffic updates, weather, gas prices, enhanced movie listings, stock info, news, local events and send to GPS feature for trip planning (3-month trial subscription included with nuvi 880)
- Bluetooth wireless technology: enabling hands-free connectivity to more than 400 mobile phones
- Integrated FM wireless transmitter sends audio through your vehicle stereo
- Instant on: this feature reduces power on and acquisition times by going into a sleep mode
- "Where Am I?" feature: find the closest hospitals, police stations, gas stations, nearest address and intersection. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates
- Automatically marks your position when you remove it from the windshield mount, so you can navigate with nuvi on foot, and find your way back to your vehicle
- Alarm clock: make an alert sound at a specific time
- Picture viewer: supports JPEG, L View Pro Image, PNG, BMP, GIF
- Audio player with playlist support (MP3 and Flac)
- My Data: allows users to change home location, delete favorites, delete routes, import GPX routes and clear trip log
- Location and text messages: send and receive messages that contain position coordinates when connected to compatible phones, even route to received messages that include someone's position coordinates
- User data import (.gpx files)
- Trip log provides an electronic breadcrumb trail of up to 10,000 points to view your travel history
- Digital elevation maps (DEM): when viewing the map at a high zoom level, users will see highly detailed terrain contours
- Includes travel features like audio book player, currency and unit converters, world clock and calculator
- Speed limit indicator: unit displays speed limits for highways and interstates
- Look up addresses or POIs with Garmin's new Qwerty or ABC keyboard
- Includes Garmin Lock anti-theft feature
- Configurable vehicle icons: users can download additional choices from http://www.garmin.com/vehicles/
- Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more
- With the POI loader program, users can set up proximity alerts for school zones and safety cameras, create custom POIs and more
- Fixed antenna - includes MCX-type connector for optional external GPS antenna connection
- Standard headphone and microphone jacks
- Bright 4.3" diagonal color display; 480 x 272 pixels; WQVGA display with white backlight
- microSD memory card expansion slot
- Unit dimensions: 4.9"W x 3.1"H x 0.7"D
- Weight: 6.1 ounces
- Rechargeable lithium-ion battery: up to 4 hours of battery life depending on usage
- Includes sturdy suction cup mount that allows for easy adjustment and single-handed release
- Supports high-speed USB 2.0 mass storage for simple computer connectivity