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The Garmin Nuvi 765 Review – Comes with Navteq Maps

July 31, 2012 Other Tech and Information No Comments

If you want to go on a driving vacation or need to drive your car to new locations all the time, then you’ll need a reliable GPS device to find your way to your destination. The Garmin Nuvi 765 is a 4.3-inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator that promises to make your life on the road much easier and less stressful. But before you run out and purchase one, read on for a review of this GPS so you can learn more about it before you buy.

The Garmin Nuvi 765 is a high sensitivity GPS receiver that delivers maximum signal reception and improved performance when compared to earlier models. It features a large bright 4.3 inch WQVGA TFT touch screen that is built with a white backlight to offer standard resolution of 480 x 272 pixels. As a result you can expect the mapping data to display in clearer text including detailed graphics that allow for easy navigation.

An Easy to Use GPS Navigator from Garmin

The Garmin Nuvi 765 comes with a wide range of routing capabilities and other features that facilitate ease of use.  Aside from the fact that the touch screen provides excellent quality text, it also offers the text-to-audio tool. So you can let the Nuvi GPS speak the instructions via audio which eliminates the need for you to watch the on screen commands. This lets you keep your eye on the road to ensure that you are not compromising safety. Another advantage to using this product is that the volume is very loud, even when you’re driving on a noisy highway.

Download Navteq Maps for Additional Regions and Updates

The Nuvi 765 GPS comes preloaded with maps for North America supplied by Navteq. The maps will become out of date regularly due to road changes, but when that happens you can download new ones from Garmin.  For more information on how to do this please check out this web page which has more detail: www.gpsbites.com/navteq-maps-download.

This Garmin GPS lets you can drive anywhere in the U.S. and so you can be rest assured that all the routing information you need is provided within the device. You can add more points of interest to the device if you like via an SD Card, but one of the better aspects is the Bluetooth wireless technology which means you can go hands free with your smart phone.

The Pros and Cons to the Garmin Nuvi 765 GPS

Here are just a few of the stand out features that you will get should you decide to buy.

  • It offers a multitude of practical routing and communication features
  • It has an impressive list of specifications
  • There are also additional features beyond GPS navigation, such as audio books and MP3 players
  •  The volume of the device is strong enough for most people
  • The menu is intuitive and well organized
  • It comes with good software that doesn’t seem to be buggy
  • All functions work as expected
  • Can be purchased for a reasonable price

But, as with most gadgets there are some downsides to the Garmin Nuvi 765 GPS device as follows.

  • The pre-loaded maps are available only for North America;
  • No information on traffic updates

Conclusion on the Garmin Nuvi 765 Review

The Garmin Nuvi 765 GPS will make your life on the road much easier.  It is also reasonably priced, which means that you can enjoy great value for all of the features in this device.

The Navteq Maps that are included are very good – but should you wish to use the GPS outside of the United States then you will need to download new Navteq maps from Garmin.

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