Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Garmin Nuvi 57 Features, Specs and Manual

Nuvi 57 Overview

This is an easy to use dedicated GPS device that does'nt rely on cellular signal to work. Maps are stored on the memory and Garmin provides lifetime free updates. Maps are highly detailed and provides guidance on interchanges with warning indicator if there is a speed limit on the area. You can also add a backup camera that is sold separately and it is compatible with this GPS device.

Nuvi 57 Top 5 Features

5.0 Inch Dual Orientation Screen

Bright colored touchscreen that can be oriented horizontal or vertical viewing and has a WQVGA TFT screen that is easy to read even on sunny bright conditions.

Lifetime Free Updates

You can update the Nuvi 57 via your computer and load it with the latest map and point-of-interest destinations. It is not dependent on cellular signals and no monthly fees or internet data charges.

Garmin Real Directions

Provides turn-by-turn voice and visual guidance up to your targeted destination for easier to follow routes and more focus on your driving.

Foursquare Integration

With Foursquare the GPS device is always updated and accurate on the new points-of-interest, establishments, businesses, landmarks and so much more.

Compatible With Garmin Backup Camera

When connected to the Garmin device it will automatically use the GPS screen as a monitor for the backup camera if you put it in reverse although it is sold separately.

Nuvi 57 Technical Specifications


Manufacturer Garmin
Model Nuvi 57
Model Code 010-01400-00
Screen Size 5.0 Inch
Screen Resolution 480 x 272
Screen Type WQVGA TFT with backlight
Wireless Connectivity None
Features
  • Foursquare Integration
  • Preloaded Maps
  • Lifetime free map updates
  • Garmin Real Directions
  • Speed Limit Indicator Warning
  • Direct Access
  • Trip Planner
  • Trip Log
Battery Life (when not connected to 12v socket) 2 hour
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.5 x 3.4 x 0.8
Weight 6.4 oz.

Pros:


  • Easy to use navigation device
  • Lifetime free map updates
  • Completely independent on cellular signal


Cons:


  • Low resolution screen


Verdict:

Mostly smartphones today can do what GPS navigation devices can do but with a costs. With the Garmin Nuvi 57 you are completely independent from fees and monthly charges from internet data usage from you network. The Garmin Nuvi 57 has lifetime free updates and foursquare integration as long you update it regularly. The only downside for the Nuvi 57 is the low resolution screen and you may find it hard to read if you zoom the map out.

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Garmin Nuvi 57 5-Inch GPS Navigation Device User Manual


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