US company Garmin may not have as big a presence in Australia as it does in many European markets, but its range of portable in-car GPS units are some of the most impressive on offer. Garmin also has a huge presence in marine and handheld GPS units; the latter targeted at recreational and professional bike riders, walkers, runners, and hikers; while its Zumo range caters for motorcyclists.
Garmin's GPS units are easily recognisable by a very simple but ultimately effective user interface. The company is also responsible for producing the nuvi 3790T — a GPS we consider to sexiest, sleekest and best looking we've ever seen.
7 / 9
The inclusion of a Bluetooth hands-free speakerphone makes the Garmin nuvi 1260 GPS unit good value for money. If the smaller display and the limitations it brings doesn't concern you, then this GPS unit offers an excellent navigational experience for a fairly low price.
- Review Date:
- 24th Sept., 2009
- Ross Catanzariti
- $ 249.00