Sydney, 1 February 2010 — Garmin, the number one selling portable navigation device (PND) company in the world, is providing even better value for money with reduced recommended retail pricing across its popular nüvi range of devices. From February 1, the Garmin nüvi 255, nüvi 1250, nüvi 1260, nüvi 1350, and nüvi 1390T will be available at amazing prices in store to give consumers the best option when deciding on a satellite navigation device for their driving needs.
“At these prices consumers won’t be able to go past Garmin for its easy to use features and innovative functionality. We pride ourselves on responding to consumer needs and leading the market with our devices, and believe this pricing approach will help get greater mind and market share,” said Matt DeMoss, Garmin Australasia’s National Sales and Marketing Manager.
Features across this range include^:
• Real View Advanced Lane Guidance - accurately depicts the surrounding environment with a true to life representation of the scene that drivers would see when approaching an intersection.
• Lane Assist - highlighting the lane that drivers should be in, using a series of arrows which represent lanes in the top left corner of the screen
• Whereis® mapping – providing comprehensive mapping and a range of features to assist in navigation including 600,000 Points of Interest within Australia in 85 categories, and over 110,000 Points of Interest within New Zealand in 75 categories
• Garmin’s ecoRoute™ - suggests the most fuel-efficient route for your journey
• Integrated Bluetooth wireless technology with a built in microphone and speaker
• Safety cameras – including both red light and speed cameras
New pricing is available as follows:
RRP February RRP
nüvi 255 $199.00 $179.00
nüvi 1250 $249.00 $199.00
nüvi 1260 $299.00 $249.00
nüvi 1350 $299.00 $249.00
nüvi 1390T $449.00 $329.00
*Canalys Research total PND units sold worldwide Jan 07-Jun 09.
^ Not all features are available on all models
Garmin International Inc.
Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and app
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