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Navigate turn-by-turn in 44 countries across Europe with this premium Garmin sat nav with built-in DVB-T digital tuner for Freeview television and radio. This feature-packed navigator has a bright, super-wide 5-inch screen for clear visibility of the maps and Freeview content in and out of the car. With premium pan-European traffic, Bluetooth hands-free calling and advanced navigation features including Lane Assist with Junction View, nuvi 1490TV is your ideal travel partner, both on the road and at your destination.
The large screen, slim-line nuvi 1490TV is a cutting-edge navigator with built-in DVB-T digital tuner for Freeview television and radio content from across Europe. Broadcasting more than 50 TV channels and 24 radio stations in the UK alone, 1490TV has space to house up to 200 stations, so you'll never be stuck for something to watch!
With an integrated telescopic aerial and two dipole aerials (magnetic bases), nuvi 1490TV is designed for optimum signal reception, with stereo speakers and 3.5mm headphone output for high-quality AV, Bluetooth and navigation audio.
Once at your destination, you can even connect it up to your home TV aerial system (with optional accessory) - ideal when holidaying in a caravan or cooking in the kitchen.
If you're driving a larger vehicle or driving tricky routes, you can even connect up a reverse camera (not included) for improved visibility of what's behind your vehicle screened live on the sat nav display.
Beyond DVB-T Freeview content, nuvi 1490TV provides premium navigation features found in Garmin's top-of-the-range sat navs. See what's up ahead with Lane Assist and Junction View for a clear illustration of your correct lane choice, with accurate signs for enhanced guidance at junctions and motorway exits.
nüvi 1490TV is preloaded with the unique Cyclops speed camera database for accurate advance warning of fixed, average speed, mobile and temporary cameras. These audible alerts are relevant to your direction of travel, speed and route and also display speed limits.
Drive across Europe confident in the knowledge Garmin can handle traffic problems up ahead. Subscription-free for the lifetime of your sat nav, these premium pan-European updates work with nuvi 1490TV's included FM traffic cable to report on traffic delays and roadworks and detour around the problem.
nuvi 1490TV's integrated Bluetooth wireless technology means you can sync it with your compatible mobile phone to make hands-free calls through the sat nav's built-in microphone and speaker. Simply dial the number on Garmin's touchscreen or take incoming calls by tapping the display. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialling of your phone book contacts and points of interest and keep in touch safely while on the road.
If you need to know your position in an instant, simply tap the car icon to access "Where Am I?" This safety feature gives your exact coordinates and nearest junction and address to help pinpoint your location. It also finds the closest hospitals, police and petrol stations as well as contact details for local vehicle recovery services.
With enhanced pedestrian capabilities, nuvi 1490TV is your perfect travel companion for navigation on foot. Download optional cityXplorer™ maps to plan your whole day's travel complete with pedestrian routes and public transport across Europe.
nuvi 1490TV is packed with features to enhance your navigation - whether travelling by car or foot and even once you have reached your destination. The ecoRoute fuel-saving feature helps you save money and fuel and reduce your carbon footprint by calculating the most efficient route and tracking fuel usage.
Export your trip data from nuvi 1490TV to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for accurate expense reporting and experience Garmin's travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter and calculator. Enhance your travel further with optional plug-in AA City Guides and other downloadable Garmin Extras including tour guides, pedestrian maps, games and audiobooks.
Pan-European sat nav with bright, super-wide 5-inch screen and DVB-T digital tuner for Freeview television and radio. With premium pan-European traffic and Bluetooth hands-free calling, advanced navigation features include Lane Assist with Junction View for an illustration of the correct lane choice and accurate preview of upcoming junctions. ecoRoute helps you save money and fuel by finding the less-fuel route to your destination with spoken street names, speed camera alerts and speed limits to travel alert, safe and legally. Download optional CityXplorer mapping to plan your whole journey including navigation on foot and public transport.
nuvi 1490TV sat nav with 5-inch super-wide touchscreen, preloaded street maps for Europe (full coverage of 44 countries) with 60-day nuviMaps latest maps guarantee, pan-European premium lifetime traffic, FM traffic receiver with vehicle power cable, AC adapter, external TV antennas, vehicle suction cup mount, USB cable, dashboard disc and quick start manual.
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