nüvi® 215

Part Number: 010-00576-32

Discontinued - Still Supported Device

Overview

Simple, safe and affordable with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling and optional smart traffic avoidance, nüvi 215 is your personal travel assistant for life on the go. This simple, safety-minded regional navigator leads the way with turn-by-turn directions and a unique, advanced Cyclops speed camera warning system to help you find the best route and stay safe on the road. Give the drive your full attention with hands-free phone calls through the integrated speaker and microphone. Packed with up to millions of points of interest (POIs) and maps for the UK and Ireland, the 215 is compact, versatile and easy to use.

Make hands-free phone calls

Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with nüvi 215’s integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through nüvi 215. Simply dial numbers using nüvi’s touchscreen keypad and answer calls in a tap of the screen. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialling for contacts and points of interest and drive safely and legally.

Simplicity and safety

nüvi 215 comes preloaded with street maps for the UK and Ireland. Simply touch the colour screen, key in your destination and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn spoken directions and smooth moving maps. Digital elevation detail shows shaded contours for a better understanding of your surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 215 accepts custom points of interest such as named businesses and traffic blackspots, with proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs as you approach. With HotFix™ satellite prediction technology, Garmin calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.

’Where Am I?’ gives you details about your position on demand. Simply tap the car icon for your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, nearest address, contact details for your appropriate vehicle recovery service and directions to nearby hospitals, police and petrol stations.

nüvi 215 contains Garmin’s unique, advanced driver safety system with daily updates. Travel with the confidence you are driving safely, responsibly and legally and don’t be fooled by false alerts. The system uses a patented ‘corridor’ technique of camera validation so you only get alerts relevant to speed cameras on your route. nüvi also displays speed limits for greater awareness.

nüvi 215 also comes with Garmin Lock™, our inventive anti-theft protection system that uses GPS technology to safeguard the sat nav by locking to a secure location of your choice. Just return to the location to unlock.

Enhanced navigation

Redefine your sightseeing with photo navigation and get there in a snap! To plan trips to landmarks and attractions simply and easily before you set off, choose and save location-tagged photographs from Google Panoramio on your nüvi in a wish-list of places to visit. Then, at your leisure, select a photo destination 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.

Smart traffic avoidance

nüvi 215T model comes with Garmin’s premium traffic alerts to help you stay aware of jams, accidents and roadworks on your route, with dependable delay information. Garmin’s distinctive, streaming traffic service uses live traffic data from cameras located every two miles along every major route to help you avoid the tailbacks.

Traffic information is always a toggle away. Just flick between your main navigation screen and congestion information while Garmin’s expert navigation works with the traffic alerts to report on the tailbacks while suggesting a better route around the delay. Traffic is available as an optional accessory for nüvi 215.

Customise

Personalise nuvi 215 with your choice of background photograph and 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 tailor your Garmin to suit your style.

Enhance your travel experience with a range of plug-in microSD cards such as the Garmin Travel and Language Guides and bring your journeys to life with trusted guides from content partners like RoadTour and the famous Good Pub Guide.

Portable bigger picture

nüvi 215 has a sleek, slim design to fit comfortably in your pocket or bag. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot with up to four 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 215(T): Simple, safe and affordable navigation with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling.

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Features

  • nüvi 215(T)
  • Preloaded City Navigator® NT data for the UK and Ireland
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Dashboard disc
  • Quick start manual
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Specs

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 3.9"W x 2.9"H x .8"D (9.8 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)
Display size, WxH 2.8"W x 2.1"H (7.2 x 5.4 cm); 3.5" diag (8.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 320 x 240 pixels
Display type QVGA color antiglare TFT with white backlight
Weight 5.2 ounces (147.42 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 4 hours
High-sensitivity receiver

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps Yes (Regional)
nüMaps Guarantee yes
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

Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription)
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
Bluetooth® wireless technology
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)

Additional

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

In the Box

What's in the box:

  • nüvi 215T
  • Preloaded City Navigator® NT data for one European region or country (click versions tab to view all)
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Quick start manual

*Notice Regarding Windshield Mounting Legal Restrictions

Package contents may vary per version. See your local dealer for more information.

Maps

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.

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