nüvi® 1390T

Part Number: 010-00782-04

Discontinued - Still Supported Device


The nüvi 1390T includes FREE lifetime traffic. This thin navigator also comes with lane assist with junction view, pedestrian navigation options, hands-free calling and ecoRoute™.

Includes Lifetime Traffic

A combination power cable/traffic receiver in the box gives you traffic services for the life¹ of your device. You’ll avoid traffic jams and keep moving when your nüvi alerts you and offers detours. No additional purchases are necessary — it’s 100% subscription-free traffic.

Know the Lane Before It’s Too Late

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. It realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation. Lane assist with junction view is available in select metropolitan cities.

Turn-by-turn Directions

nüvi 1390T has an intuitive interface that greets you with 2 simple questions: “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 6 million points of interest (POIs), 2-D or 3-D maps and the speed limit for most major roads. And with HotFix® satellite prediction, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.

Go Beyond Navigation

Also offered on nüvi 1390T are standard nüvi features that go beyond navigation:

  • enhanced pedestrian navigation capabilities
  • ecoRoute™ — a green feature that calculates a more fuel-efficient route and tracks fuel usage
  • travel tools — JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter and calculator
  • “Where Am I?” emergency locator — get your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations, and fuel stations
  • anti-theft feature Garmin Lock™
  • microSD™ card slot
  • hands-free calling capability using Bluetooth® wireless technology

*Lifetime Traffic Terms & Conditions

Bluetooth Navteq


The ultra-thin, widescreen nüvi 1390T is a feature-packed navigator for Europe, including the U.K. and Ireland. It has Lane Assist and junction view for supreme route awareness. It includes Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free phone calls, pan-European premium traffic alerts and ecoRoute™ to calculate a more fuel-efficient route. It also is compatible with the optional cityXplorer™* download to get you around on foot or public transport, and you even can add City Guides to make the most of your time in town.

Key features

  • Only 15mm thin – ideal for use in and out of the car
  • Premium, subscription-free traffic alerts
  • Bluetooth wireless technology for handsfree calls
  • Lane Assist and junction view for help at upcoming junctions
  • Public Transport and Pedestrian mode with optional cityXplorer download
  • New optional AA City Guides for restaurant listings, attractions and more
  • Street level mapping for Europe,
  • Garmin’s unique speed camera warnings
  • Announces street names before you turn – e.g. “Turn right into Dell Road”
  • Great on the Go

    nüvi 1390T’s widescreen, but slim pocket design, means you can take it anywhere. Use to its full potential by downloading cityXplorer to navigate selected cities via trains, tubes or buses* as well as on foot. Add an AA City Guide for your chosen city to find out about all attractions and places to eat, stay and shop.

    * Note: Public transport data may vary between cities

    Traffic Alerts

    Not every traffic service is equal. With Garmin, you’ll always know what lies ahead. And it’s subscription-free, for life. Based on Trafficmaster data, there is extensive coverage of the road network (100 percent on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales). Know how long you’ll be held up and choose to be routed around the queues. There is pan-European coverage on selected sat-navs.

    Make Hands-free Phone Calls

    Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with nüvi 1390T’s integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through the nüvi.

    Simplicity and Safety

    Supreme Route Awareness

    Avoid last-minute lane changes with Lane Assist. It shows you the correct lane to be in for upcoming junctions, giving you supreme route awareness. Junction view shows you realistic pictures of upcoming junctions so you get a clear idea of what is ahead of you.

    Ultimate Simplicity

    nüvi 1390T has a simple, intuitive menu. Just touch the screen to look up addresses and get turn-by-turn directions. nüvi announces street names before you make a turn – e.g. “Turn right into Dell Road” so you can keep your eyes on the road at all times.

    Speed Cameras

    Garmin has a unique, pan-European speed camera warning system, giving real-time, reliable, and accurate alerts. nüvi 1390T has the location of fixed, average speed, mobile and temporary cameras already built in. New or moved cameras constantly are tracked and the database is updated daily.

    Where Am I?

    Just tap the car icon on your map screen for your exact coordinates, contact details for vehicle recovery services and directions to hospitals, police and petrol stations.

    Garmin Lock™

    The Garmin Lock anti-theft protection system uses GPS to lock the unit to a secure location of your choice.

    Extras for your Garmi

    • Pedestrian & Public Transport Navigation
      cityXplorer will direct you via footpaths, footbridges and more and tells you where to catch trains, buses and tubes (dependent on the city).
    • Travel Guides
      Includes Days out, the Good Pub Guide, historical audio tours and more.
    • Garmin ecoRoute
      Choose a fuel-saving option to find the most economical route, saving both money and fuel. See the cost of the journey as you plan it and get scored for your performance with the Driving Challenge – good for identifying areas for improvement.
    • Speed Cameras
      Find out how Garmin’s unique speed camera alerts are so accurate
    • Points of Interest
      Get locations for stores, football stadiums, festivals and more.

    Enhance your sat-nav's features

    To enhance the features of your sat nav, you can download the latest free software updates. Some of the benefits include:

    • Bluetooth compatibility – make sure your unit works with the latest handsets
    • Vehicle Icons - customize your unit making your journey more fun
    • Voices - Download new voices for your sat-nav
    Bluetooth Navteq


    Physical & Performance

    Physical dimensions 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .6"D (12.1 x 7.6 x 1.5 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 5.7 ounces (161.6 g)
    Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
    Battery life up to 4 hours
    High-sensitivity receiver

    Maps & Memory

    Preloaded street maps
    nüMaps Guarantee
    Built-in memory internal solid state
    Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
    Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
    Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000

    Navigation Features

    Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")
    Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription)
    Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)
    Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)
    Junction view (displays junction signs)
    Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
    Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)



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

    In the Box

    • nüvi 1390T
    • Preloaded City Navigator® NT data for Eastern and Western Europe
    • Lifetime traffic¹
    • FM traffic receiver with vehicle power cable
    • Vehicle suction cup mount
    • Quick start manual

    ²Lifetime traffic terms and conditions


    Maps for New Regions

    Need maps for other regions? See all maps that are compatible with this device.

    Need a map update?

    Update the maps that came with your device for the best navigation experience.

    Check for Updates


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