Garmin Nuvi 245W
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The 245W range is black in colour with soft touch. The above pictures are for illustration only
With easy-to-use touchscreen displays, each model is TMC compatible and can route to addresses, restaurants, hotels and more with turn-by-turn directions and voice guidance. Additional appealing features include satellite prediction, photo navigation, digital elevation maps, automatic time zone updates and smoother map updates. Next, simply touch nüvi’s screen to view traffic details or detour around the problem area.
Preloaded with City Navigator Western Europe NT mapping, the data features over a million points of interest, including hotels, restaurants, petrol stations, cash points and attractions. The map data is provided by NAVTEQ™, a world leader in premium-quality mapping.
Garmin nuvi 245W comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator® NT street maps, including a hefty points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. Simply touch the color screen to enter a destination, and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn voice directions, 2-D or 3-D maps and and smooth map updates as you navigate. Its digital elevation maps show you shaded contours at higher zoom levels, giving you a big picture of the surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 245W accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs. With HotFix™ satellite prediction, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
Take It With You
Like the rest of the Garmin nuvi 2x5-series, Garmin nuvi 245 sports a sleek, slim design and fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot. With its "Where Am I?" emergency locator, you always know your location. Simply tap the screen to get your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and fuel stations.
Go Beyond Navigation
nüvi 245W comes with photo navigation to revolutionise your sightseeing. Plan trips to landmarks and attractions simply and easily before you set off. Choose and save location-tagged photographs from millions of Google Panoramio pictures in a wish-list of places to visit. Then, at your leisure, select a photo destination on your Garmin for turn-by-turn directions straight to the scene.
Other built-in travel tools include a JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, a currency and measurement converter, calculator and more.
Personalise your nüvi 245W with your choice of background photograph. To customise your screen further, select a new vehicle icon from the Garmin Garage. With a wide range of wheels including off-road vehicles, motorbikes and classic cars, you can now tailor your Garmin to suit your style.
Enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in microSD cards such as Garmin Travel and Language Guides as well as links to third-party content providers including RoadTour and The Good Pub Guide 2008.
Compact, bright navigation
nüvi 245W has a sleek, slim design to fit comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot with up to 4 hours’ usage between charges.
View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant colour. The sunlight-readable 3.5-inch display is easy to view - from any direction.
nüvi 245W: Simple, safe and portable European navigation with traffic avoidance.
- Preloaded street maps for Western Europe
- Receive alerts about traffic delays and road construction that lie ahead on your route with the included FM traffic receiver (nüvi 245WT only)
- HotFix™ - nüvi will decrease satellite acquisition times by recording ephemeris data, then predicting satellite location for the areas and times recorded for up to three days
- Garmin Connect™ Photos - associate your favorite images with saved locations and visit Garmin connect at http://connect.garmin.com to download new images with included coordinates
- DEM maps show you shaded terrain contours at zoom levels of five miles and above
- "Where Am I?" feature - find the closest hospitals, police stations, gas stations, nearest address and intersection. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates
- Auto time zone: nüvi will automatically adjust your time zone while navigating
- Sleek, ultra-slim design fits easily in pocket
- Easy-to-use, touchscreen interface
- Turn-by-turn directions with voice guidance - “Turn right on Main Street”
- High-sensitivity GPS receiver for improved performance and reception
- Trip computer records mileage, max speed, total time and more
- Built-in travel kit includes features such as picture viewer, world clock, currency and measurement converters and calculator
- microSD™ memory card expansion slot
- Includes Garmin Lock™ anti-theft feature
- Configurable vehicle icons – allows users to select a fun, customized car-shaped icon; users can download additional choices from www.garmingarage.com
- Offers a three-dimensional mapping perspective, or 2-D overhead view
- Built-in lithium-ion battery - lasts up to four hours depending on usage
- Includes sturdy suction cup mount that allows for easy adjustment and quick release
- Simplified PC connectivity, similar to a digital camera, using USB mass storage with access to either the microSD card slot or to the unit’s internal memory directly from your PC desktop.
- With the POI loader program, users can set up proximity alerts for school zones, safety cameras, create custom POIs and more.
- Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .8"D (12.2 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)
- Display size, WxH: 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)
- Display resolution, WxH: 480 x 272 pixels
- Display type: WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
- Weight: 5.2 ounces (147.42 g)
What's in the Box:
- Garmin nuvi 245W
- Preloaded City Navigator® NT Europe (full coverage)
- Vehicle suction cup mount
- Vehicle power cable
- Dashboard disc
- Quick start manual
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