nüLink!® 1690 LIVE

Australia

Part Number: 010-00822-20
$499.00 AUD
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Overview

Get real-time content on the go with nüvi 1690.You'll be the first to know of traffic changes and gas prices with Garmin nüLink!™ services¹. The 1690 also includes preloaded maps, Real View Advanced Lane Guidance with lane assist, hands-free calling and ecoRoute™ — making it one smart navigator.

Travel Like a Local with Garmin nüLink!™ Services

With Garmin nüLink! services, you receive accurate real-time information delivered wirelessly to your nüvi 1690. 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: weather, Send to GPS, flight status, currency converter, and myGarmin.

Real View Advanced Lane Guidance

No more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. Real View Advanced Lane Guidance directs you to the correct lane for an approaching selected turns or exits, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays road signs and selected junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.

Get Turn-by-turn Directions

nüvi 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 600, 000 POIs, 2-D or 3-D maps and speed limits for most major roads. 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, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.

Make Hands-free Calls

For hands-free calling, nüvi 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 1690 while staying focused on the road. Simply dial numbers with nüvi'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.

Select Fuel-efficient Routes

nüvi 1690 saves you petrol 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, nüvi will determine if a more fuel efficient route exists based upon road speed data and vehicle acceleration data for a given route.

Route Planning

nüvi 1690 includes advanced navigation features to take the worry out of travelling. With route planning you can save 10 routes, specify via points and preview simulated turns on the 1690's wide screen. In addition, nüvi 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.

See More

With nüvi 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.

Go Beyond Navigation

Navigation is just the beginning. "Where Am I?" emergency locator finds the closest hospitals, police stations, fuel stations, nearest address and intersections. nüvi 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 features Garmin Lock™, an anti-theft feature, and is compatible with Garmin Garage where you can download free vehicles and voices. Enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in microSD™ cards.

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Specs

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 12.5 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm
Display size, WxH 9.7W x 5.7H cm; 10.9cm diag
Display resolution, WxH 480 x 272 pixels
Display type WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 174.7 g
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 3 hours
Headphone jack/audio line-out No
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Water rating No

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps Yes
Includes lifetime map updates No
nüMaps Guarantee yes
3-D terrain view No
3-D buildings and landmarks view No
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000

Features & Benefits

Features That Save Time & Money
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.") Yes (Internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") Yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) No
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) No (traffic included with nuLink services)
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) No (traffic included with nuLink services)
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) Yes
Junction view (displays junction signs) Yes
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) No
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow) No
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route) Yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) Yes
XM® compatible for U.S No
Safe Navigation Features
Bluetooth® wireless technology Yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) Yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection) Yes
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town) yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos) Yes
View upcoming points of interest along route No
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) Yes
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature) Yes
Customizable Features
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device) Yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device) Yes
MP3 player No
Audio book player No

Additional Specs

This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

In the Box

  • nüvi® 1690
  • Free 1-year data subscription to Garmin nüLink!™ services
  • Preloaded City Navigator® for Australia and New Zealand
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Vehicle power cable
  • USB cable
  • Quick start manual

Maps

Maps for New Regions

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