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The Garmin nuvi 2495LMT Traffic GPS comes with pre-loaded North American road maps, so it can be used right out of the box, but you can also download international Garmin GPS maps from the Garmin Garage. Plus, Garmin will supply you with four free map updates a year with the 2495LMT, ensuring that the maps you have are always up to date and accurate. Precision navigation is just the start of this Garmin nuvi device, however. Bluetooth wireless capability allows you to send and receive phone calls while keeping your eyes on the road, Garmin Locate marks the position of your parked car for easy acquisition later, and the Garmin nuvi 2495LMT GPS Receiver also features enhanced pedestrian navigation and the ability to navigate to geotagged photos. The Where Am I? emergency locator will immediately pull up the locations of nearby hospitals, police stations, and intersections on command, and you can add thousands of points of interest for your own reference. For voice-activated GPS navigation and a slew of other features, purchase the Garmin nuvi 2495LMT Touch Screen GPS.