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With its innovative speech recognition, you can control the nüvi 2495LMT with your voice – allowing you to keep both hands on the wheel. Simply wake up the device with a customizable voice command and begin speaking menu options that are clearly displayed on the screen. When you’re stopped, you can still control the nüvi using its intuitive touchscreen interface.
Garmin Guidance 2.0 allows you to easily look up addresses and services and be guided to your destination with voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names. It comes preloaded with maps for North America. It also comes preloaded with more than 8 million points of interest (POIs) and offers the ability to add your own.
With FREE lifetime traffic updates from 3D Traffic, our most extensive traffic avoidance system, nüvi 2495LMT can help you avoid delays. We check traffic conditions more than 2 billion times each month, so you can easily reroute around congestion and arrive on time.
With FREE lifetime map updates, you always have the most up-to-date maps, POIs and navigation information available at your fingertips. Map updates are available for download up to 4 times a year with no subscription or update fees and no expiration dates.
Now there’s no more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. Available in select metropolitan areas, photoReal junction view makes unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. When you approach an exit or interchange, nüvi 2495LMT will enter split screen mode and show you a realistic depiction of junctions on your route, complete with road signs and arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.
Point-to-point navigation is just the beginning. nüvi 2495LMT features a microSD™ card slot so you can store and use detailed cityXplorer™ maps or download custom voices and vehicles for free from the Garmin Garage. Bluetooth® connectivity lets you make and take hands-free calls while dual-orientation functionality lets you hold the nüvi vertically or horizontally for added convenience driving or walking.
nüvi 2495LMT's "Where Am I?" emergency locator provides your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and more while Enhanced Exit Services tells you what services you’re approaching on the highway.
¹FREE lifetime traffic updates may not be transferred to another person or another Garmin product. Lifetime traffic extends for the useful life of your Garmin traffic receiver (as long as you own a compatible Garmin GPS) or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its traffic supplier, whichever is shorter. Traffic content not available for all areas. See traffic coverage areas.
2FREE lifetime map updates entitle you to receive up to 4 map data updates per year, when and as such updates are made available on the Garmin website, for this specific Garmin product only until this product’s useful life expires or Garmin no longer receives map data from its third party supplier, whichever is shorter. The updates you receive will be updates to the same geographic map data originally included with your Garmin product when originally purchased. Garmin may terminate your lifetime Map Updates at any time if you violate any of the terms of the End User License Agreement accompanying your nüvi product.
Fairly good product, no complaints whatsoever. I am happy with it. It does what it says it will, nothing more, nothing lessPublished on July 15 2013 by Kindle Customer