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Garmin nuvi 770 Review and Comparison

The Garmin nuvi 770 is a satellite navigation system.It features UK and Ireland, European and North American mapping and allows you to do a fulll post code search. This Garmin can be equipped with UK and European speed camera locations. Read more about the features of the Garmin nuvi 770 and how it works below and find out which speed cameras it detects.

Review: Garmin nuvi 770
Detection range: 1,000metres
Set up: Integrated GPS antenna.
SSP: £329.95

Auto Express Feb 2008

Garmin nuvi 770 Features:

UK, Europe, USA, Canada satellite navigation
The Garmin nuvi 770 utilises NAVTEQ street-level mapping for the UK, Europe and North America.
Simple Navigation
Easy-to-use colourful 4.3-inch touch screen display and ultra-slim design with full UK postcode search.
Speed Camera Locations
Proximity-alert feature warns of upcoming custom POIs, such as speed cameras and school zones.

Garmin nuvi 770 Features Reviewed

For life on the go, the ultra-cool Garmin nuvi 770 packs preloaded maps for UK, Europe, USA and Canada and millions of destinations in a sleek, stylish navigator.

Navigate With Ease

The Garmin nuvi 770 comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator NT street maps, including a hefty points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. Simply touch the colour screen to enter a destination, and Garmin nuvi 770 takes you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, Garmin nuvi 770 accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.

Take It With You

The Garmin nuvi 770 sports a sleek, slim design and fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot.

Go Beyond Navigation

Navigation is just the beginning. The Garmin nuvi 770 includes many travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. It also comes with Garmin Lockā„¢, an anti-theft feature, and configurable vehicle icons that let you select car-shaped graphics to show your location on the map. Optional plug-in SD cards let you add additional features.

Garmin Travel Guides

The Garmin nuvi 770 also includes the ability to use Garmin nuvi Travel Guides which provides you with helpful and thorough reviews and recommendations for restaurants, hotels, shopping, nightlife, sporting events and tourist attractions. Several versions of Garmin Travel Guides are available for Europe. Garmin Travel Guides are available on a selection of SD cards.

Travel Guides are no longer available.

Speed Camera Locations

The Garmin nuvi 770 can also alert you to UK and European speed camera locations, the data which is supplied from Cyclops is updated weekly, so you always have access to the most up-to-date information. Subscription to the Cyclops UK speed camera database is priced at £29.95 for 1 year.

Garmin nuvi 770 alternative purchases:
TomTom GO 920T

TomTom GO 920T is pre-installed with mapping for UK, Europe, USA and Canada. The TomTom GO 920T provides 4.3-inch colour touch screen, with 2D or 3D moving maps display and includes full 8-digit UK postcode search. The TomTom GO 920T also provides real-time traffic updates with route calculation.

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Becker Traffic Assist 7928

Becker Traffic Assist 7928 personal navigation device is pre-loaded with mapping for 37 European countries. The Becker Traffic Assist 7928 provides 4.8-inch TFT high contrast, low reflection colour touch screen, with 2D or 3D moving maps display and includes full 8-digit UK postcode search.

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Last updated: 17th February 2023