Garmin Nuvi 1340 Sat Nav – Never get lost again!

Price:
B0021L9BJC

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Rating:
5 Stars
On June 14, 2012
Last modified:January 11, 2014

Summary:

The Garmin Nuvi 1340 Sat Nav is a great low cost device that´ll get you where you want to go with the minimum of fuss. Full of features, few sat navs can compete at this price. Get one, don´t get lost!

Garmin Nuvi 1340 Sat Nav - front view, includes European maps

The Garmin Nuvi 4.3 inch Sat Nav complete with UK and Western Europe Maps should get you there with the minimum of fuss. With street level mapping, speed camera database, lane assist to help choose the right lane for upcoming exits and text to speech reading out the names of upcoming roads you´ll be navigating with ease.
garmin nuvi 1340 sat nav full size view - great full featured budget sat nav
Complete the picture with suction cup mounting for fast adjustment and release, re-chargeable lithium-ion battery and 4.3 inch touchscreen display and they´ll be no need for those worn-out printed maps!

Summary
The Garmin Nuvi 1340 Sat Nav is a great low cost device that´ll get you where you want to go with the minimum of fuss. Full of features, few sat navs can compete at this price. Get one, don´t get lost!

User Review Pros

  • Cheap, big/clear screen, concise instructions and easy to use
  • Points of interest and “where am I functions” useful.
  • Speed camera alerts a licence saver.

User Review Cons

  • Battery time is just sufficient and a carry case should have been included.

Garmin Nuvi 1340 Sat Nav Specifications

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.8″W x 2.9″H x .6″D (12.2 x 7.5 x 1.6 cm)
Display size, WxH: 3.81″W x 2.25″H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3″ diag (10.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 480 x 272 pixels
Display type: WQVGA colour TFT with white backlight
Weight: 5.7 ounces (161.6 g)
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: up to 4 hours
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Waterproof: no

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps: yes
Includes lifetime map updates: no
nüMaps Guarantee: yes
3-D terrain view: no
3-D buildings and landmarks view: no
Built-in memory: internal solid state
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
Routes: 0

Features & 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
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands): no
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription): yes
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates): no
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation): yes
Junction view (displays junction signs): no
myTrends™ (predicts your routes): no
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow): no
ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route): yes
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): no
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): yes
XM® compatible for U.S: no
Navigate safely and easily.
Bluetooth® wireless technology: no
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
Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount): no
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town): yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): yes
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway): no
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator: yes
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): yes
Alarm clock: no
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature): yes
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
Picture viewer: yes
MP3 player: no
Audio book player: no

Additional

This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.
The Garmin Nuvi 1340 Sat Nav is a great low cost device that´ll get you where you want to go with the minimum of fuss. Full of features, few sat navs can compete at this price. Get one, don´t get lost!

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