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List Price: $749.99
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Manufacturer: Garmin
Average Customer Rating: Average rating of 4.0/5Average rating of 4.0/5Average rating of 4.0/5Average rating of 4.0/5Average rating of 4.0/5

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Batteries Included: 1
Binding: Electronics
Brand: Garmin
EAN: 0753759070755
Feature: Personal Travel Assistant comes preloaded with maps for U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico
Is Autographed: 0
Is Memorabilia: 0
Label: Garmin
Manufacturer: Garmin
Model: Nuvi 650
Platform: Not Machine Specific
Publisher: Garmin
Special Features: nv:Type^Receiver|Inputs^USB|Touch Screen^Yes|Voice^Yes|Expansion Slots^SD Card|Battery Type^Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery|Battery Life^7 hours
Studio: Garmin

Features
Personal Travel Assistant comes preloaded with maps for U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico
Super-bright, 4.3-inch widescreen display for improved viewing, day or night
Includes automatic routing, 3D/2D map viewing, and turn-by-turn voice directions
Built-in travel and entertainment tools include digital music player, JPEG viewer, currency converter, and more
Measures 4.9 x 2.9 x 0.9 inches (WxHxD) and weighs 6.2 ounces

Accessories
Garmin Automotive Mount for Nuvi 660 (010-10823-02)
Garmin Suction Cup Mount for Nuvi 660 (010-10823-00)
Garmin Automotive Mount for Nuvi (010-10723-04)
Garmin Vehicle DC Power Adapter for Nuvi (010-10723-06)
Garmin 010-10723-02 Carrying Case For Nuvi

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Editorial Reviews:

With a gorgeous widescreen display, the Garmin nüvi 650 GPS Personal Travel Assistant is your answer to the call of adventure. A sleek navigator and a keen travel assistant, the nüvi 650 is preloaded with highly detailed City Navigator NT road maps for the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. This map database features nearly six million points of interest (POIs), including hotels, restaurants, gas stations, ATMs, and attractions, and the data is provided by NAVTEQ, a world leader in premium-quality mapping. Step up to the nüvi 660 if you want to take advantage of Bluetooth connectivity, an integrated traffic receiver, and an FM transmitter.



The nüvi 650 features a colorful widescreen and is preloaded with highly detailed City Navigator NT road maps.


The device includes many entertainment and travel tools.


A 4.3-inch display with a touch screen interface makes it easy to select destinations, play MP3s, and more.
This preloaded navigator brings all this fantastic map data to your fingertips with a super-bright, 4.3-inch widescreen display for improved map viewing, day or night. Use the touch screen interface to select destinations, look up POIs, and play your favorite MP3s and audio books.

The device comes ready to go with automatic routing, 3D or 2D map perspective viewing, and turn-by-turn voice directions that speak street names. It also supports configurable vehicle icons. These fun, customized car-shaped icons come in a variety of colors to add a personal touch to your vehicle's position on the map. With this GPS system on board you'll be prepared to steer clear of traffic with an optional FM TMC traffic receiver. If you choose this add-on feature, The nüvi 650 will receive alerts about traffic tie-ups and road construction that might lie ahead on your route.

The nüvi 650 includes many "must-have" entertainment and travel tools, including digital music and audio book playback, a JPEG picture viewer, currency converters, and more. All these great features make the nüvi 650 a complete Personal Travel Assistant.

Note: Optional software for language translation, detailed travel guides, and savings programs allow you to customize your nüvi to fit your travel needs.


What's in the Box
nüvi 650 GPS navigation system, preloaded City Navigator North America NT data, vehicle suction cup mount, vehicle power cable, dashboard disk, USB cable, and quick reference guide.




Spotlight customer reviews:

Customer Rating: Average rating of 2/5Average rating of 2/5Average rating of 2/5Average rating of 2/5Average rating of 2/5
Summary: PRICE??????
Comment: I think it's high time Garmin really started to re-visit their pricing strategy. I went through numerous versions of Garmin products this week in so many shops and understood I clear notion - They are OVER-PRICED, period and basically "milking" the consumers.

An year back, Garmin was the way to go, too few alternatives, etc. Today, we're inundated with options and much, much cheaper flavors are available offering SAME and MUCH enhanced set of features and options.

The 2 reasons why it's still selling ? People are USED TO Garmin, they had trusted it, it's good and realiable. I agree ABSOLUTELY to that. So, they want to buy the 2nd. Garmin, 3rd., 4th. As it is most widely used, we tend to receive from our well-wishers the known statement - "You want a GPS, go for Garmin, I have it, it's damn good"... Agreed. But, the core question - at what cost!!???

The 2nd. reason is the user interface, definitely very welcomed and nice. But these days there are numerous who are actively coming up the curve and there (in terms of usability) and with MORE features. Thus, again, it's just vanilla HISTORICAL and HYPE. What's Garmin doing ???? Keeping the price same, basically milking customers. Why?

It uses Navteq. It's software (mapping) is an ALREADY developed product, now only enhancements are done. If an alternative company gives Navteq maps at a much lesser price, Garmin definitely can too. What they are doing instead, is adding a PREMIUM PROFIT on top of it.

It's I think important for all to start seriously look at alternatives prior to purchasing this product.

I am PURPOSELY not stating ANY alternatives, since it would mean I am marketing them... just look around. You'll find many. At this price, one can get a 4.3" + traffic + bluetooth + case + charger + maps (DVD)!!

Customer Rating: Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5
Summary: Nuvi 650
Comment: Technology is amazing. Very intuitive to operate-if you can do simple windows stuff, you can do this!

Customer Rating: Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5
Summary: Exceptional littel device
Comment: Bought this istead of the 750. Wanted voice to speak street names. It's extremely compact. I have a built in state of the art navi in my AcuraTl, but this one is almost as good. I bought it for the portability. It's extremely accurate, and would highly recommend it for anyone that wants a real quality system.

Customer Rating: Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5Average rating of 5/5
Summary: Garmin nuvi 650 GPS
Comment: Great product. Helped keep peace in the car during a trip from SF to Grand Caynon. Easy to use and great features. Already recommended to several friends. Only con is need to check the route as we ended up on back roads for 15 miles when we could going down another couple of freeway exits and caught a multi-lane highway.

Customer Rating: Average rating of 3/5Average rating of 3/5Average rating of 3/5Average rating of 3/5Average rating of 3/5
Summary: Garmin Nuvi 650
Comment: I rated the Nuvi 650 as 3 stars because it should display more information on screen.
Direction isn't displayed when in the "goto" mode. I would also like to see an altitude function. It comes on automatically when the car is started. I don't always want it on so it should require a manual startup. There should be a way to alter the route other than just "fastest" or "shortest". We don't always want the route it chooses. Photos display very slow. Would like to see optional zip code entry in addition to state, city when searching for addresses.
Otherwise a very good product. I like the Streetpilot 7200 if you have the room. It's big.


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