Garmin Nuvi 1490T
The large screen yet ultra-thin nüvi1490T offers multiple-point routing to make your journey - anywhere in Europe - as easy as possible. It has lane guidance and junction view for supreme route awareness. It includes Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free phone calls, pan-European premium traffic avoidance and ecoRouteTM to calculate a more fuel-efficient route. It also is compatible with the optional cityXplorerTM* download to get you around on foot or public transport, and you can add City Guides to make the most of your time in town
- Advanced route planning capability
- 12.7 cm (5 in) widescreen, but only 15mm thick - ideal for use in and out of the car
- Premium, subscription-free traffic alerts
- Bluetooth® wireless technology for handsfree calls
- Lane Assist and junction view for help with upcoming junctions
- Public Transport and Pedestrian mode with optional cityXplorerTM download
- New optional AA City Guides for restaurant listings, attractions and more
- Garmin's unique speed camera warnings
- Announces street names before you turn - e.g. "Turn right into Dell Road"
- Street level mapping for Europe, including the U.K. and Ireland
Great on the Go
nüvi 1490T's slim pocket design means you can take it anywhere. The 12.7 cm (5 in) screen means it is even easier to see where you are going. Use to its full potential by downloading cityXplorerTM to navigate selected cities via trains, tubes or buses* as well as on foot. Add an AA City Guide for your chosen city to find out about all attractions and places to eat, stay and shop.
* Note: Public transport data may vary between cities.
nüvi 1490T includes advanced navigation features to take the worry out of travelling. With route planning, you can save 10 routes, specify via points and preview simulated turns on the 1490T's large screen. In addition, nüvi 1490T automatically sorts multiple destinations to provide an efficient route for errands, deliveries or sales calls. A trip log provides an electronic bread crumb trail of up to 10,000 points, so you can see where you've been on the map.
Not every traffic service is equal. With Garmin, you'll always know what lies ahead. And it's subscription-free, for life. Based on Trafficmaster data, there is extensive coverage of the road network (100 percent on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales). Know how long you'll be held up, and choose to be routed around the queues. There is pan-European coverage on selected sat-navs.
Make Hands-free Phone Calls
Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with nüvi 1490T's integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through the nüvi.
Simplicity and Safety
Supreme Route Awareness
Avoid last-minute lane changes with Lane Assist. It shows you the correct lane to be in for upcoming junctions, giving you supreme route awareness. Junction view shows you realistic pictures of upcoming junctions so you get a clear idea of what is ahead of you.
nüvi 1490T has a simple, intuitive menu. Just touch the screen to look up addresses and get turn-by-turn directions. nüvi announces street names before you make a turn - e.g. "Turn right into Dell Road" so you can keep your eyes on the road at all times.
Garmin has a unique, pan-European speed camera warning system, giving reliable, and accurate alerts. nüvi 1490T has the location of fixed, average speed, mobile and temporary cameras already built in. New or moved cameras constantly are tracked and the database is updated daily.
Where Am I?
Just tap the car icon on your map screen for your exact coordinates, contact details for vehicle recovery services and directions to hospitals, police and petrol stations.
The Garmin Lock anti-theft protection system uses GPS to lock the unit to a secure location of your choice.
Physical & Performance:
|Unit dimensions, WxHxD: ||5.4"W x 3.4"H x .6"D (13.7 x 8.6 x 1.6 cm) |
|Display size, WxH: ||4.4"W x 2.5"H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm) |
|Display resolution, WxH: ||480 x 272 pixels |
|Display type: ||WQVGA colour TFT with white backlight |
|Weight: ||7.8 ounces (221.1 g) |
|Battery: ||rechargeable lithium-ion |
|Battery life: ||up to 3 hours |
|Waterproof: ||no |
|High-sensitivity receiver: ||yes |
Maps & Memory:
|Basemap: ||yes |
|Preloaded street maps: ||yes |
|Ability to add maps: ||yes |
|Built-in memory: ||internal solid state |
|Accepts data cards: ||microSDTM card (not included) |
|Waypoints/favorites/locations: ||1000 |
|Routes: ||10 |
|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 |
|Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation): ||yes (with junction view) |
|trafficTrendsTM (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow): ||no |
|myTrendsTM (predicts routes based on user's navigation behavior): ||no |
|3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D): ||no |
|Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): ||yes |
|Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation): ||yes |
|Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road): ||yes |
|Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): ||yes |
|Bluetooth® wireless technology: ||yes |
|Garmin nüLink! Services: (receive accurate real-time travel information): ||no |
|FM traffic compatible: ||yes (receiver and lifetime traffic included) |
|MSN® Direct compatible: ||yes |
|XM® compatible for U.S: ||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 LocateTM (marks position when removed from windshield mount): ||no |
|ecoRouteTM (calculates a more fuel-efficient route) : ||yes |
|Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): ||yes |
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): ||yes |
|Garmin GarageTM vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device): ||yes |
|Garmin GarageTM voices compatible (download custom voices to your device): ||yes |
|Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): ||yes |
|World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator: ||yes |
|Picture viewer: ||yes |
|MP3 player: ||no |
|Audio book player: ||no |
|FM transmitter: ||no |
|Headphone jack/audio line-out: ||no |
|Garmin LockTM (anti-theft feature): ||yes |
|Touchscreen: ||yes |
|Dead reckoning: ||no |
|Motorcycle-friendly: ||no |
|Trucking-friendly: ||no |
|Geocaching-friendly: ||no |
|Marine-friendly: ||no |
|Additional: ||This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later. |
What's in the Box:
- nüvi 1490T
- Preloaded City Navigator® NT for Europe (full coverage)
- Lifetime traffic¹
- FM traffic receiver with vehicle power cable
- Vehicle suction cup mount
- USB cable
- Dashboard disc
- Quick start manual