Garmin nuvi 3790T GPS unit

The Garmin nuvi 3790T is without doubt the sexiest, sleekest and best-looking GPS unit we've ever seen.

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  • Expert Rating

    4.50 / 5
  • User Rating

    3.00 / 5 (of 4 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 549.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Tamas Tassonyi

2.0

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Pros
Beautiful display, easy to reed in sunlight, map is great.
Cons
Software is not stable, let me down many time.
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I am a Limo Driver, and use this G.P.S. every day, professionally. It had very slow pickup from the
satelight, we say I need to turn left the first street after the roundabout, I passed the third street already, and the G.P.S. taught I am still at the roundabout. I had customer in the car, it was embarrassing. Sometime middle of the trip just changed, and went in a different mode. I vent back with it, they give me a different brand new unit, is exactly the same. Last 6-month I am using an $84.00 no name brand, including postage. I feel much more secure with it. For the Garmin 3790T I payed $499.00 + $99.00 for life time map update. If I go on a different route, the cheap no name brand recalculate
10-time faster. Garmin is the best in Asia, I live and work in Melbourne, and thinking about selling mine in the Ebay. My wife have a Garmin 1390, not is pretty, but I think is doing a much better job than the 3790T.

MC

4.0

2

Pros
looks, compact size
Cons
map not entirely accurate, screen broke & not covered by wrrty, expensive to repair
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I got the 3760 as a gift from my wife and it was my first GPS. very quickly discovered how useful these things are. problem is it was so slim and small I forgot it was in my pocket when I sat down! screen broke very easily. replacement cost was less than previous review says, but still very expensive. thank god for insurance. waiting for my replacement to try the voice commands. I have been a little disappointed with the maps though. plenty of times it tells me to take a route I know is wrong or tells me to turn right at a "left turn only" sign.
suggestions for garmin - provide more accurate updates, or allow users to make mods to maps and provide a hard shell case!!

Don Travis

5.0

3

Pros
Looks, voice commands, 3d maps, routing choices, walking mode
Cons
no wi-fi, traffic reporting, as with all Garmins, to slow to be useful.
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I have just purchased to replace my Garmin 680. Very happy with Garmin and this unit is excellent. Very fast updates when moving, great graphics, and great size. The voice commands are excellent and work well, a real plus. Lifetime maps in 3790LTM are only $50 more. Well worth it. A great unit.

Roei

0.5

4

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Me too, Cracked after few months..to repair it Garmin Australia wants $557.27 (us$515). What a joke. in the US they want $75 for such a repair!! embarrassing for Garmin, I WAS a big fan

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