New Nuvi's

 

Garmin is introducing a new line of Nuvi's which will be available in May.

1200,1250,1260T,1300,1350,1350T,1370T and 1390T...

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=134

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This is just what we need,

This is just what we need, a new set of Nuvi's. Thanks Garmin.

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Naming

Why call it a 1200 and 1300? If it was 1300 and 1400 at least you could easily tell the screen size...

daniel

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Garmin introduces the next line of disposable nuvis...6-12 months of useage is the projected life of the unit.

Initial firmware: fairly bug free

Subsequent firmware releases are expected to introduce new bugs with each update.

After 6-12 months, firmware updates are abandoned due to inability to correct the numerous bugs, resulting in series discontinuation.

The next series of disposable nuvis hits the market.

Repeat every 6-12 months... rolleyes

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LOL

It seems to be an effective strategy for Garmin. Just make it shiny and give it some useless novel features and people will flock to it. razz

I'm confused

Just when I thought I had settled on getting a 765t, Garmin comes out with a new model. Now I don't know what to do. The pedestrian feature is really nice on the new models. Maybe the price of the 765t will be deeply discounted and then cost will guide my decision.

just get used to it

bsp131 wrote:

Just when I thought I had settled on getting a 765t, Garmin comes out with a new model. Now I don't know what to do. The pedestrian feature is really nice on the new models. Maybe the price of the 765t will be deeply discounted and then cost will guide my decision.

Garmin will always keep introducing new models. So be prepared to just live with what you have for a long time, or expect to upgrade every year.

So much for the lifetime maps idea LOL if you're the latter. smile

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Already mentioned here:

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http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21626 - red light cameras do not work

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Can't wait for actual reviews so we can see what features Garmin removed from the new models.

Anyone wanna bet these are "crippled" models?

but this is better

nuvic320 wrote:

Already mentioned here....

Yes, but this thread has a meaningful title, not a cryptic subject that really doesn't tell the reader what it is about. Three months from now this subject line will still be meaningful, the other will just be one of many subject lines that tries to be cute but really conveys no clue to what it is really about.

Two ways to follow Moore's law...

Moore's law (in the semiconductor and computer realms) says more or less that your bang-for-a-buck doubles every 18 months.

Two basic ways a manufacturer can ride this steep evolution:

Drive increasing performance at constant price points,

or

Drive lower cost at a constant performance point.

With about as many bells and whistles as you can cram into a small package, and world economies taking a nosedive, it might be a good time for GPS folks such as Garmin to switch from the first model, always pushing the top of the line in both performance and price, and instead switch to the second model, lowering price for a solid performer.

That's what happens in a number of markets -- look at what has happened to blu-ray players, going from high-end and high prices, to much lower prices and much higher volumes. Or the plethora of "netbook" style laptops, providing "good enough" performance (they hope) at a much lower price, and hoping to make it up in volume...

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Agreed

Frovingslosh wrote:
nuvic320 wrote:

Already mentioned here....

Yes, but this thread has a meaningful title, not a cryptic subject that really doesn't tell the reader what it is about. Three months from now this subject line will still be meaningful, the other will just be one of many subject lines that tries to be cute but really conveys no clue to what it is really about.

Agreed. I read this thread (although I had already heard of the upcoming devices elsewhere). I hadn't read the "wallet" thread until checking it from here since it didn't sound useful to me. Thanks to this Original Poster for a meaningful Subject!

...although I worry at times if a search for nuvi will find nüvi. Anyone know?

optional plug-in microSD™ cards now

I noticed that they have changed the SD card type from the size they used on the 7x0 series:

"Enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in microSD™ cards."

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Feature(less)

From a quick look, it looks like you can't:
* store multiple routes
* use standard SD card (it uses a MicroSD)
* no Auto sort multiple destinations
* no Garmin Locate
* no MP3player, Audio Book etc.
* no Line-Out (so no sound though car stereo)

Does have LifeTime Traffic.

The skinny on the size...

From Garmin's Website... I'd want to update why?

nüvi® 765T
$ 599.99 USD

Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.8"W x 3.0"H x .8"D (12.2 x 7.6 x 2.0 cm) 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .6"D (12.2 x 7.5 x 1.6 cm)

nüvi® 1390T
$ 399.99 USD

Display size, WxH: 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm) 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)

As Deppler says... less features in the new one..

Put it in a new package give it a new number and hope (or should that be pray) that we all run out an buy a new one..

I'll keep my 760..

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that is true

Frovingslosh wrote:
nuvic320 wrote:

Already mentioned here....

Yes, but this thread has a meaningful title, not a cryptic subject that really doesn't tell the reader what it is about. Three months from now this subject line will still be meaningful, the other will just be one of many subject lines that tries to be cute but really conveys no clue to what it is really about.

that is true, but the other thread had a lot of discussion already, and the OP of the other thread could just as easily edit the title to reflect the content of the discussion.

I was just pointing out that the other thread already had a lot of discussion on this topic. At worst, at least people are made aware of the conversation in the other thread. At best, the thread with the larger discussion could be retitled if the title is not the best fit.

So now we have two threads with a lot of different discussion which is less useful than a single master thread that has all the comments.

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So now we have two threads

nuvic320 wrote:

So now we have two threads with a lot of different discussion which is less useful than a single master thread that has all the comments.

Perhaps the lesson here is that if you want to start a meaningful thread, put a subject on it that conveys something about what the thread is actually about. I do try to help people here, but when I see subject lines that don't convey any information about what the topic is, I just don't read them, and I hope that I'm not alone on that.

agree

Frovingslosh wrote:

Perhaps the lesson here is that if you want to start a meaningful thread, put a subject on it that conveys something about what the thread is actually about. I do try to help people here, but when I see subject lines that don't convey any information about what the topic is, I just don't read them, and I hope that I'm not alone on that.

agree, but when this thread got started the other thread had a bunch of comments already. Was just trying to let the Op of this thread know that there was discussion going on about it already. and we could have requested the other thread OP to change his title if it was that important. wink

Not a big deal in the overall scheme of things and perhaps we have beat this horse to death the second time.

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Concession to the terminally pompous dull & boring

LOL Kumbaya

LOL
Kumbaya grin

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Cool, so now if I create a thread and don't want to hear the opinions of certain members all I need to do is give the thread a cryptic title. wink

LOL

GadgetGuy2008 wrote:

Cool, so now if I create a thread and don't want to hear the opinions of certain members all I need to do is give the thread a cryptic title. wink

rolleyes shock

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2 Threads

I generally quickly scan through the titles of the recent posts before posting something like this to make sure there isn't already a thread about the same topic, but I usually look for titles like 'New nuvi's' or the model numbers, etc. In this case, I didn't see anything like that when I looked through the recent posts. If Miss POI wants to combine the two threads, that's fine. Personally, though, I think having a title like the one I used makes it easier to find what you're looking for when using the search feature. No offense to the person that posted the other thread, though.

I never would have read the

I never would have read the other post based on the tittle....... I agree with the op.

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two threads

I agree. I didn't even know about the other thread until I saw it here. Ms. Poi usually combines duplicate topics so every one is on the same page. grin

They seem to just pop out

They seem to just pop out new ones every few months; and discontinue them just as fast. I'm still using my 650 and can't seem to justify upgrading.

No Need

bloodbath wrote:

They seem to just pop out new ones every few months; and discontinue them just as fast. I'm still using my 650 and can't seem to justify upgrading.

If your 650 works and you are happy with it then why upgrade. I have a 750 and it has already been discontinued...I guess that's the only way they can apply new technologies and make them even smaller..

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Happy

bloodbath wrote:

They seem to just pop out new ones every few months; and discontinue them just as fast. I'm still using my 650 and can't seem to justify upgrading.

For the way I use it, I'm happy with my discontinued 660. I'll probably upgrade my 2008 maps when the 2010 maps become available.

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You could buy every 6 months

GPS systems are like computers, something always new coming out. I'll keep my 750 for now, does what I need it for.

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Something is missing

Although the 13XX series includes lane assist, they lack routing, one of the main reasons to keep the 7XX or 8XX series devices.

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It sure is getting hard to

It sure is getting hard to keep up with all the changes and which one has the best features.

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 WT and Nuvi 2597 LMT. Android Here WeGo - Offline Maps & GPS.

I think

charlesd45 wrote:

It sure is getting hard to keep up with all the changes and which one has the best features.

you need to compare the units before buying and the best place in my opinion is at the Garmin website. The only problem is it does not show the discontinued models and the recently discontinued are still being sold. You will have to compare them manually

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=134

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already two active threads ...

there are already two active threads re: this new line of nuvi products ... check these out:

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21152

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21147

Sorry

djs wrote:

there are already two active threads re: this new line of nuvi products ... check these out:

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21152

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21147

I searched but didn't find anything. Miss POI could combine these...

Thanks

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no worries ...

farrissr wrote:
djs wrote:

there are already two active threads re: this new line of nuvi products ... check these out:

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21152

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21147

I searched but didn't find anything. Miss POI could combine these...

Thanks

I just point it out because many times you'll find valuable info in other threads ... it helps when Miss POI combines threads like these. Having too many threads about the same topic makes finding info that much harder.

Whats New?

If you see the specs of these so called "NEW", they have not added any significantly BETTER features on these new units!!!

More OPTIONAL than included? I think WE are better of with what we have... wink

New nüvi 1200 and 1300

Garmin has just announced their new nuvi 1200 and 1300 series GPSr's:

http://www.engadget.com/2009/03/03/garmin-unveils-nuvi-1200-...

oh, the old

new and improved packaging materials, but inside the box is less trick...

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Just when you thought it was safe to take your hand off your wal

http://www.gpsmagazine.com/2009/03/garmin_announces_new_nuvi...

However $399 for the top of the line NA version is quite a come down from previous new release pricing. Two theories:

a) Global recession hits
b) There's something missing under the hood that's not mentioned.

Or

c) Properly working firmware won't be available till 2012, at an additional cost of $300 wink

combined.

I have combined all three threads into just one.

Miss POI

Old Combined Threads Inaccessible

Accessing the previously-mentioned threads that Miss POI combined results in a "You are not authorized to access this page" message

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21152

http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21147

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Does anyone know these new

Does anyone know these new Nuvis have a different or better processor than the current Nuvi ? I think the current (2x5) Nuvi processor has the speed of 333 MHz.

Thanks

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Mav293 wrote:

Does anyone know these new Nuvis have a different or better processor than the current Nuvi ? I think the current (2x5) Nuvi processor has the speed of 333 MHz.

Thanks

I would seriously doubt it. Garmin is VERY slow to adopt new technology. Instead, they like to package old technology into a new shell, give it a new model number, and sell it for a $200/$300 markup.

Well at least now I know why

Well at least now I know why I just got my 255w so cheap. I guess they wanted to make room for all the new stock.

Sad but true

GadgetGuy2008 wrote:

I would seriously doubt it. Garmin is VERY slow to adopt new technology. Instead, they like to package old technology into a new shell, give it a new model number, and sell it for a $200/$300 markup.

Yes, I also doubt it will be anything revolutionary. I won't buy Garmin units when they are first released anymore, the units are just getting cheaper in quality. Wait till they're close to end of life cycle then I'll upgrade when they're priced closer to reality.

You got that right

DorkusNimrod wrote:

Garmin introduces the next line of disposable nuvis...6-12 months of useage is the projected life of the unit.

Initial firmware: fairly bug free

Subsequent firmware releases are expected to introduce new bugs with each update.

After 6-12 months, firmware updates are abandoned due to inability to correct the numerous bugs, resulting in series discontinuation.

The next series of disposable nuvis hits the market.

Repeat every 6-12 months... rolleyes

Very sad state for Garmin to be in! But very true!

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These things are really

These things are really starting to be a commodity product.

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-Nuvi 760 owner

New Nuvi

Time to get a new one.

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