Garmin Nuvi 1690 4.3" GPS Navigator
Get real-time content on the go with Nuvi® 1690.
From fuel prices to Google™ Local Search, you'll be first to know with Garmin nüLink!™ services. The 1690 also includes preloaded maps, Lane Assist with junction view, hands-free calling and ecoRoute™--making it one smart navigator. With Garmin nüLink! services, you receive accurate real-time information delivered wirelessly to your Nuvi® 1690. In the U.S., each Nuvi® 1690 comes with a free 2-year nüLink! subscription. You'll also get Google™ Local Search to find local POIs and traffic services that deliver alerts for delays and road construction, then automatically guide you around them in the shortest time. Need fuel? Find up-to-date fuel prices near your location for regular, mid-grade, premium or diesel. Other convenient services included in the subscription: Ciao!™ friend finder, weather, movie times, local events, Send to GPS, flight status, currency converter, White Pages and myGarmin™.
No more guessing which lane to be in for an upcoming turn.
Lane Assist with junction view guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation. Lane Assist with junction view is available in select metropolitan cities. Nuvi® 1690's intuitive interface greets you with 2 simple options: "Where To?" and "View Map." Touch the color screen to easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names to your destination. It comes preloaded with detailed City Navigator® NT street maps, nearly 6 million POIs, 2-D or 3-D maps and speed limits for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe. Its digital elevation maps show you shaded contours at higher zoom levels, giving you a big picture of the surrounding terrain. And with HotFix® satellite prediction, Nuvi® calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
Navigation is just the beginning. "Where Am I?" emergency locator finds the closest hospitals, police stations, fuel stations, nearest address and intersections. Nuvi® 1690 helps you remember where you parked by automatically marking your position when you remove it from your car. It also includes travel tools, such as JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter and calculator. Photo navigation lets you download pictures from Garmin Connect™ Photos. The 1690 includes the Garmin Lock™ anti-theft feature, and is compatible with Garmin Garage™ for downloading free vehicles and voices. You can also enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in microSD™ cards.