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 885T GPS navigator and personal travel assistant features voice-activated navigation and lane assist with junction view. Navigate with confidence while nuvi directs you to the preferred lane while driving. Also, see realistic images of upcoming junctions where available. nuvi 885T adds dynamic content from MSN Direct (3 months included). You'll benefit from traffic updates, flight status, advanced weather (now includes Doppler radar), gas prices, enhanced movie listings, stock info, news, local events and send to GPS feature for trip planning (3-month trial subscription included). Also, take advantage of hands-free calling when paired with a compatible Bluetooth phone.
The nuvi 885T 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.
- Voice-activated navigation - keep your eyes on the road and control nuvi by simply speaking screen options
- MSN Direct compatible
- Bluetooth support
- Lane assist with junction view - nuvi directs you to the preferred lane while driving. Also, see realistic images of upcoming junctions
- Turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names - 'Turn right on Main Street'
- Bluetooth wireless technology - hands-free calling connectivity (see comparison chart below)
- Integrated FM wireless transmitter sends audio through your vehicle stereo
- Route planning with up to 10 saved routes - can automatically arrange via points to minimize trip distance
- High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix - nuvi will decrease satellite acquisition times by recording ephemeris data, then predicting satellite location for the areas and times recorded for up to three days
- Preloaded street maps - includes detailed maps for the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico
- High-resolution, 4.3 inch touchscreen display; 480 x 272 pixels; WQVGA TFT display with white backlight
- 'Where Am I?' feature - find the closest hospitals, police stations, gas stations, nearest address and intersection. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates
- Speed limit indicator - unit displays speed limits for highways and interstates
- Alarm clock - make an alert sound at a specific time
- Garmin Connect Photos - associate your favorite images with saved locations and visit
Garmin Connect at to download new images with included coordinates
- DEM maps - show you shaded terrain contours at various zoom levels
- Replaceable lithium-ion battery - up to four hours depending on usage
- Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more
- Built-in travel kit includes features such as picture viewer, world clock, currency and measurement converters and calculator
- Includes Garmin Lock anti-theft feature
- High-speed PC connectivity using USB 2.0 mass storage
- With the POI loader program users can set up proximity alerts for school zones, safety cameras, create custom POIs and more
- Configurable vehicle icons - select fun, customized icons from Garmin's website
- Standard headphone and microphone jacks
- microSD card slot for optional mapping and data storage
- Unit dimensions - 4.9 inch W x 3.1 inch H x 0.7 inch D
- Weight - 6.2 oz