Garmin nuvi 1690 GPS Navigator is an ultra-thin GPS that includes preloaded maps, lane assist with junction view, hands-free calling and ecoRoute - making it one smart navigator. No more guessing which lane you need to be in to make 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. This Garmin GPS realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.
Garmin nuvi 1690 has touchscreen display that allows 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, 2D or 3D maps and speed limits for most major roads. Garmin nuvi's 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, Compact Touchscreen Navigator nuvi 1690 from Garmin calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
For hands-free calling, nuvi 1690 integrates Bluetooth wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker. Just pair it with your compatible Bluetooth phone and talk hands-free through the Garmin 1690 while staying focused on the road. Simply dial numbers with nuvi's touchscreen keypad to make a call. To answer calls, just tap the screen and speak. Enjoy convenient 1-touch dialing for contacts and POIs.
Also Garmin Portable GPS nuvi 1690 saves you gas and money with ecoRoute - a green feature that calculates the most fuel-efficient route, tracks fuel usage and more. With ecoRoute, you have a "less fuel" option as a routing preference. When selected, nuvi 1690 GPS will determine if a more fuel efficient route exists based upon road speed data and vehicle acceleration data for a given route.
Garmin Navigation System nuvi 1690 includes advanced navigation features to take the worry out of traveling. With route planning you can save 10 routes, specify via points and preview simulated turns on the 1690's wide screen. In addition, Garmin nuvi Series GPS 1690 automatically sorts multiple destinations to provide an efficient route for errands, deliveries or sales calls. It also displays speed limits for highways and Interstates. A trip log provides an electronic breadcrumb trail of up to 10,000 points, so you can see where you've been on the map. With GPS nuvi 1690's widescreen display, you'll always get the big picture. View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant color. Its sunlight-readable, 4.3-inch display is easy to read from any direction.
Garmin GPS System 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.