Now get turn by turn directions for whole North America, just by issuing a voice command, with Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT GPS. Nuvi 2589LMT GPS navigator has a bright 5.0-inch touchscreen display with pin-to-zoom capability, so you can easily have a closer look at any onscreen notification. Dual-orientation enables you to use this GPS unit either vertically or horizontally. Built-in Bluetooth wireless technology helps in connecting Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT with your smart cellphone to access live services using Smartphone Link. This software uses your current mobile data plan to share information, including search outcomes, contacts, driving destination, and your desired locations. With Smartphone Link, your GPS unit can access free Garmin Live Services such as live traffic, live parking and basic weather information. When your navigator has paired with your smartphone via Bluetooth then it displays smart notifications from your phone, including text messages, calendar reminders, and app alerts, thanks to the Smartphone Link app.
Drive with confidence and security, even when you are out of any cell phone range. Nuvi 2589LMT does not depend on cellular signals and it is unaffected by cellular dead zones. The Direct Access feature lets you navigate easily in complex destinations, like shopping malls, airports, by locating a place within a larger area. With features like voice prompts and lane assist you never have to feel concerned about taking the wrong turn. On top of preparing you for your turn by guiding you to the right lane, the Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT also speaks the street names so you can easily stay on track without any fuss.
You can make or receive phone calls using the built-in microphone and speaker keeping your hands free to drive. The Nuvi 2589LMT comes with preloaded street maps for travel across the entire contiguous United States from sea to shining sea. Store as many as 1000 of your favorite locations also known as "waypoints" so you don't have to look up the address again. Always know the local speed limit with Garmin's Speed Limit Indicator. Compatible with both Mac and Windows computers the Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT is a great gift idea for your friends, family, or yourself. You are always driving in style and ease with Garmin GPS navigation systems.
Nuvi 2589LMT Features:
- GPS Vehicle Navigation System
5" Wide Touchscreen
FREE Lifetime Traffic Updates
FREE Lifetime Map Updates
- Speaks Street Names
- Voice-Activated Navigation
- Preloaded Maps
- Lane Assist w/ PhotoReal Junction View
- Smartphone Link Compatible
Connects nuvi GPS w/ Android™ Smartphone
- Speed Limit Indicator
- Route Avoidance
- Custom POI's
- microSD Card Slot
- myTrends™ Route Predictor
Calculates Routes Based on Predicted Traffic Flow
- Auto Sort Multiple Destinations
- Where Am I?
- Garmin Garage™ Compatible
- Trip Planner
- Trip Log
- Direct Access
Bluetooth® wireless technology and built-in microphone enable you to make calls using your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone.
Choice of Route Setup:
With this fun and innovative feature you can customize your travel experience. Easily setup your route on the basis of time, distance or scenery. If you are in a rush you can direct your GPS to give you directions that will get you to your destination as fast as possible. Maybe you are not so concerned about time, but would like to cover less distance. Program you GPS to travel within the city, so you can minimize mileage. This function also allows you to take a less traveled route. Choose directions that are less direct, but offer you great, scenic views.
With the custom POI's function you can add additional points of interest to your GPS internal memory. Load restaurants, shopping areas, or tourist spots that interest you and may not be recognized by your system. You have the choice of either entering your custom location manually or transferring it from your computer to your GPS system with the appropriate software.
Garmin Garage Compatible:
Garmin Garage allows you to customize your GPS icon with fun and innovative online tools. Visit the Garmin website to view their selection of alternative icons and voices, which can be loaded into your GPS system. The icons, which range from scooters to airplanes, will replace the standard vehicle icons pre-loaded onto every device. Garmin Garage makes for a more personal navigation experience, one that allows you to create icons the whole family can enjoy. Browse through the Garmin Garage website "parking lot", find the vehicle you like most, and directly install it onto your unit or download it onto your computer.
Lane Assist w/ Junction View:
The Lane Assist feature on Garmin GPS systems guides you to your correct lane when approaching a turn or exit. Easily navigate through unfamiliar areas when viewing the lane assist page. This function also offers a view of upcoming road junctions and a bright colored arrow that indicates what side of the junction you should be driving on. This feature can be accessed directly from the main map page.
Millions of Points of Interest:
Pre-programmed POIs make it easy to find gas stations, restaurants, ATMs, coffee and more. Search by name or category near your position or near any city.
The Garmin Photo Navigation function allows you to utilize Google Maps and Panoramio technology to help locate places of interest when traveling. When you visit garmin.com you can search for "geo-referenced" images provided by Google and Panoramio. Load your preferred photos to your GPS system before you travel and then reference them when you arrive at your destination. When you select an image or "photo destination" your GPS will deliver turn by turn directions to that location.
Your GPS system is equipped with a great selection of preloaded maps, which will help you better navigate roads in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With this feature you do not have to worry about loading compatible maps on your own, simply turn on the device and enjoy detailed maps of future destinations.
This function allows is also centered on the idea of creating a GPS unit that can be customized around the user's specific needs. Use this tool to avoid highways that you do not want to travel on, tolls that you do not want to pay and more. If during certain times you do not want to follow the exact GPS direction, use route avoidance to steer clear of places you would rather not cross.
Speaks Street Names:
The Text to Speech Technology utilizes speech synthesis to convert written text into speech. Speech synthesis is known as the synthetic production of human language. The computer in your GPS system looks at upcoming street text, which is being displayed on the screen, and uses its internal synthesizer to pronounce those street names. These voice prompts allow you to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the steering wheel. Text to speech does not utilize pre-recorded, generic audio bits. This technology allows the GPS to deliver more detailed directions, which make navigating new areas much easier.
Speed Limit Indicator:
This tool gives you up to date information on the speed limit posted on most major highways, freeways and neighborhood roads. With this tool you do not have to worry about receiving a speeding ticket, you will always know what the limit is and if you are obeying the law.
Where Am I?:
The Where Am I? function is pretty self-explanatory, it provides you with an answer when you reach that "Where am I?" moment during travel. Garmin believes this feature is imperative to safe travel because it delivers key information when dealing with an emergency. One screen will display a close up map image of your current location for quick street recognition. Another screen lists the longitude coordinates, nearest address, and nearest intersection. Phone for help, hospital, police station and fuel icons are also displayed when utilizing this feature.