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Very thin gps for the road : nuvi 1200, 1300 and 1400 series

Garmin has just released new nuvi series. These new gps are 25% thinner than the old series. The thickness is only 1.6 cm, width 9.3 and height of 7.5 inches for the 1200 series. The 1300 series has a 4.3 inch screen. These dimensions of 12.2 x 7.5 x 1.6 inches. In both series, you are voice guided (with the street name),you can add points of interest, view pictures and record up to 1000 favorite addresses with a picture next to (geotagged photos). You can download several tourist sites (or other) from Garmin Connect in partnership with Google Panoramio (if you want other devices with photo browsing function: nuvi 2x5, 7x5 nuvi, nuvi 500 series, nuvi 800 series, nuvi 5000). You can also optimize your fuel costs by using the ecoRoute. The GPS will send you in the best way to save gasoline. This model also allows the recording of a track log to see on the map the route you followed. You can also transfer the route to your computer and view it on google maps (the file is in GPX format).

What really makes the difference in this series is that you can download CityXplorer maps to get the location of subway stations, trams and buses. What makes the gps, the ideal tool for metropolitans. thanks to its small size.

Here is the list of cities available for download (about $ 10 each)

North America

Atlanta
Austin
Baltimore
Bay Area (Berkeley / Oakland)
Boston
Chicago
Dallas
Denver
Detroit
Honolulu
Houston
Las Vegas
Los Angeles
Miami
Milwaukee
Minneapolis / St. Paul
Montreal
New Orleans
New York City
Philadelphia
Phoenix / Scottsdale
Portland
San Antonio
San Diego
Seattle
Toronto
Vancouver
Washington D.C.

Europe

Amsterdam
Antwerpen
Athens
Barcelona
Berlin
Bratislava
Brussels
Budapest
Copenhagen
Riviera
Dublin
Edinburgh
Helsinki
Hamburg
Florence
Frankfurt
Geneva
Krakow
Lisbon
London
Luxembourg City
Madrid
Kite
Munich
Oslo
Paris
Prague
Riga
Rome
Rotterdam
Seville
Stockholm
Tallinn
Venice
Vienna
Vilnius
Warsaw
Zurich

Other

Dubai

If you want the Montreal metro stations for your nuvi, you can download this file and integrate it with poiloader.


Here is the difference between the models in these series:

nuvi 1200: American card only (not Canada), no speed limit indicator
nuvi 1250: All North America
nuvi 1260: bluetooth and traffic receiver
nuvi 1300: widescreen and American card only, no speed limit indicator
nuvi 1350: wide screen and all of Canada
nuvi 1370T: Widescreen, North America and Europe, traffic receiver and Bluetooth
nuvi 1390t: shows the traffic signs and tracks, which makes navigation much easier, bluetooth, traffic receiver. (Junction view)
nuvi 1450: 5-inch screen, no Bluetooth or traffic receiver
nuvi 1490T: Screen 5 inch wide with traffic receiver
nuvi 1690: nuLink services
nuvi 1695:nuLink services 5.0 width screen

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