Buyer’s Guide and Review – Garmin nuvi 350 Portable GPS Navigator
When looking for a good GPS, you can get easily overwhelmed when comparing all the different features that are available. If you are tired of getting lost, stopping for directions then trying to remember the directions or end up being given the wrong directions, then it might just be time for you to get a Garmin nuvi 350 Portable GPS navigator. This unit does more than just letting you know where you are. You will have turn-by-turn voice prompts, calling out turns by street name and letting you know exactly where to turn and how soon the turn is expected, so you don’t have to take your eyes off the road.
There are many features that are available on Garmin nuvi 350 Portable GPS navigator. Firstly one of the most important features is that the unit is portable, which makes taking this with you whether in the car or on foot very easy. Another is it’s size, weighing in at only 5.1 ounces and compact measurements of 3.87 x 2.91 x 0.87 inches (WxHxD), it is perfect for the pocket or purse.
A built in, highly sensitive GPS receiver by SiRF built into the Garmin nuvi 350 Portable GPS Navigator gives you unmatched accuracy. Along with the Garmin GMT 10 FMT traffic receiver you have one touch access to re-route yourself around traffic problems so you can stay on the move and avoid traffic jams. The satellite interface allows you access to roads throughout the US, Canada and even in Puerto Rico.
The screen has a bright 64,000 color display and a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels giving plenty of room for displaying map data and other features of the unit. Plus you have the option to either choose 2D or 3D mapping when viewing your route on the display.
It also comes with a SD memory card slot for expansion software, such as points of interest, media files and electronic guides. With the flip-up antenna you can connect to an external GPS antenna. Powerful built in speaker and lithium ion battery gives up to 8 hours of use. Along with the unit you will receive a AC charger and a 12-volt power adapter for charging in your vehicle, as well as a windshield suction cup mount.
While on the road, finding a rest stop, lodging, a restraint or imputing a new destination can all be done with the easy to use touch screen controls. The unit will also let you listen to your favorite MP3’s, audio book for those long hauls and even your favorite digital pictures displayed on your screen. The built in travel kit gives you information such as travel distance, trip timer, a real time world clock with time zones programmed in and even things like a calculator, measurement converter and a currency converter.
All of those features stored within the Garmin nuvi 350 Portable GPS Navigator not only means that the unit is the top selling GPS navigation system on the market but is one of the reasons why Garmin has become the market leader for GPS technology. All of those features made available for a very affordable price makes it a GPS unit that anyone, no matter how much you travel, should not be without.