nüvi® 265T

Part Number: 010-00576-12
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Overview

Simple, safe and affordable with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling, the nüvi 265T is your personal travel assistant for life on the go. This simple, safety-minded continental navigator leads the way with turn-by-turn directions and a unique, advanced safety 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 Europe, the 265T 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 265T’s integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through the nüvi 265T. 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 265T comes preloaded with street maps for Europe. Simply touch the colour screen, key in your destination and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn spoken directions, announcing the road and place names as you approach for greater on confidence on unfamiliar or busy streets. The 265T has smooth moving maps and digital elevation detail, showing shaded contours for a better understanding of your surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 265T 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 command. 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 265T 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 speed camera validation so you only get alerts relevant to cameras on your route. nüvi also displays speed limits for greater awareness.

nüvi 265T 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.

Traffic avoidance

The nüvi 265T has lifetime traffic alerts to provide dependable delay information and keep you aware of jams, accidents and roadworks on your route. These alerts are informed by real-time data from reliable sources including the Highways Agency, police traffic control centres and more than 8000 traffic flow cameras and sensors on motorways and trunk roads across England, Wales and Scotland. This service is broadcast over a national network of FM radio stations to ensure an excellent reception.

Your traffic is always a toggle away. Just flick between your navigation screen and congestion delay information, reassured you will be guided safely to your destination. nüvi 265T’s versatile navigation works with the traffic alerts to report on the tailbacks and suggest a better route around the delay.

Other built-in travel tools include a JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, a currency and measurement converter, calculator and more.

Customise

Personalise your nuvi 265T 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 265T 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 265T: Simple, safe and affordable continental navigation with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling.

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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
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) Yes
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) Yes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) No
Junction view (displays junction signs) No
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) No
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow) No
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route) No
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) no
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

What's in the box:

  • nüvi 265T
  • Preloaded City Navigator® NT for Europe (full coverage)
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • USB cable
  • Quick start manual

¹Lifetime traffic extends for the useful life of your Garmin product or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its traffic supplier. Not transferable to another Garmin model. Traffic content not available for all areas. See www.navteq.com/rdstraffic for traffic coverage areas and www.garmin.com/traffic for program License Agreement containing complete terms and conditions.

Maps

Maps for New Regions

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265T Awards

PDA Essentials - Best Budget Buy
Sorted Magazine - Star Buy

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