Crisp, High Resolution Display
nuvi 3597LMTHD has a 5.0" high resolution display with ?pinch and zoom? capability, so you can quickly get a closer look at any onscreen information. Dual-orientation capabilities allow you to use nuvi 3597LMTHD either horizontally or vertically.
Detailed Maps with Free Updates
nuvi 3597LMTHD arrives loaded with detailed maps of North America. With free lifetime map updates, your routes are sure to reflect the most up-to-date maps, POIs (points of interest) and navigation information. New maps are available for download up to 4 times per year, for the life of your device, with no fees.
With so much data, nuvi 3597LMTHD makes it easy to find addresses and millions of POIs such as businesses, stores, restaurants and other destinations. nuvi 3597LMTHD arrives preloaded with POIs, so there?s no need for you to enter that address information. Just select one ? or many ? and navigate there, quickly and easily. You also have the ability to add custom POIs to your nuvi 3597LMTHD.
The Best of Our Traffic Solutions
HD Digital Traffic is our best traffic solution. HD Digital Traffic receives updates up to every 30 seconds, making it up to 10 times faster than other traffic systems. That means, driving 60 mph, your nuvi 3597LMTHD is able to receive traffic messages up to every half-mile. On the road, a few seconds? notice can save minutes or even hours of delay.
HD Digital Traffic has a greater coverage area to include interstates, highways and secondary roads ? in fact, up to 3 times more side road coverage. HD Digital Traffic has the capacity to receive significantly more traffic messages. That valuable information can help you decide whether to stay the course or find another route. HD Digital Traffic is dedicated traffic information and it?s free ? no distracting advertising and no subscription fees, ever.
On the nuvi 3597LMTHD, traffic alerts appear to the side of your map, so your driving map remains onscreen. Traffic messages are spoken, too. Garmin Traffic is voice activated, so it responds to spoken requests. Garmin Traffic can give details about the situation, such as how many minutes of delay to expect and if there are any possible detours. It can even confirm whether or not you are on the fastest route.
Lifetime traffic entitles your nuvi 3597LMTHD to receive free traffic information for its entire useful life.
The Power of Your Voice
nuvi 3597LMTHD has the luxury of voice-activated navigation. Speak, and your device intelligently responds; your hands can remain safely on the wheel. Of course, you can also navigate using the touchscreen interface.
Garmin Real Directions with Garmin Real Voice
nuvi 3597LMTHD redefines ?spoken turn-by-turn directions? with Garmin Real Directions, easy-to-understand driving directions that guide like a friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. No more stress from trying to read street names. Garmin Real Voice is refined speech technology that sounds more like a natural, friendly voice. Garmin Real Directions and Garmin Real Voice are features that are only available in our line of GPS navigators.
Sync a Bluetooth-enabled device, such as your smartphone, to nuvi 3597LMTHD for hands-free calling through its integrated microphone and speaker. Safely stow your phone in a glove compartment, pocket or purse and still make and take calls without moving your hands from the steering wheel or your eyes from the road.
Smartphone Link Compatible
Smartphone Link is a free mobile app that connects your nuvi 3597LMTHD with your Android smartphone. When paired, your nuvi 3597LMTHD can use your phone?s existing data plan to share information ? such as where you parked, POIs and your destination.
Smartphone Link also gives you access to Garmin Live Services4, useful real-time information such as weather and traffic conditions. Garmin Live Services are available free and by subscription.
Comprehensive Driving Guidance You See and Hear
Active Lane Guidance with voice prompts prepares you to drive through an exit or interchange with confidence. As you approach, an animated model uses brightly colored arrows to indicate the proper lane needed for your route; a friendly voice offers additional help. Bird?s Eye junction view offers a detailed view of interchanges, looking down as if from overhead. photoReal junction view realistically displays junctions and interchanges along your route, including the surrounding landscape. Brightly colored arrows indicate the proper lane to drive. nuvi 3597LMTHD also depicts real road signs as they appear along your route.
With its elegant styling and ultra-slim profile, nuvi 3597LMTHD reflects a refined aesthetic that suits the interior of any vehicle. A powered magnetic mount securely holds and charges your nuvi 3597LMTHD as you drive.
More Information at a Glance
nuvi 3597LMTHD keeps your driving map onscreen at all times and additional information appears alongside. For details, simply touch the screen. As you drive your route, Up Ahead constantly informs you of nearby services, including restaurants, fuel stations, hospitals and stores.
nuvi 3597LMTHD displays speed limit, current speed and accurate time of arrival. With a quick glance, you can read the name of your current street. nuvi 3597LMTHD also shows school zone warnings and depicts 3-D buildings and terrain so you know what to expect as you drive through the landscape.
One-stop Device Management
Use Garmin Express to keep your nuvi up-to-date. Garmin Express makes it easy to update maps and software, transfer favorites to and from devices, and install free custom vehicles and voices.
Physical & Performance
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 5.4"W x 3.1"H x 0.5"D (13.8 x 7.7 x 1.3 cm)
Display size, WxH: 4.3"W x 2.9"H (10.9 x 6.5 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 800 x 480 pixels
Display type: manual dual-orientation, WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight: 6.8 ounces (192 g)
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: up to 2 hours
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Maps and Memory
Preloaded street maps: yes
Includes lifetime map updates: yes
nuMaps Guarantee: yes
3-D terrain view: yes
3-D buildings and landmarks view: yes
Built-in memory: yes
Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included)
Features and Benefits
Drive stress-free. Save time and money.
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): yes (internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft."): yes (with Garmin Real Directions)
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands): yes
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription): yes (with HD Digital Traffic)
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates): yes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation): yes
Junction view (displays junction signs): yes
myTrends (predicts your routes): yes
trafficTrends (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow): yes
ecoRoute (calculates a more fuel-efficient route): purchased separately
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): yes
Garmin nuLink! services: (receive accurate real-time travel information): no
XM compatible for U.S: no
Navigate safely and easily.
Bluetooth wireless technology: yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe): yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): yes
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town): no
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): no
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway): yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature): no
Enjoy the drive and customize.
Garmin Garage vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device): yes
Garmin Garage voices compatible (download custom voices to your device): yes
MP3 player: no
Audio book player: no
Trip Planner: yes
Trip Log: yes