Garmin Nuvi 205W GPS Navigation System, Model 0100071840
Portable, affordable and wide, nüvi 205W is your personal travel assistant for life on the go. This navigator leads the way with turn-by-turn directions and optional MSN® Direct services to get you there on time and keep you informed. It's packed with millions of destinations and maps for the contiguous U.S. Like the rest of the sleek nüvi 2x5-series, the 205W is priced right and ultra-easy to use.
- See More
With nüvi 205W's widescreen display, you'll always get the big picture. View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant color. Its sunlight-readable, 4.3-inch display is easy to read from any direction.
- Navigate With Ease
nüvi 205W comes preloaded with City Navigator® NT map data for the contiguous U.S. Simply touch the color screen to enter a destination, and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn voice directions, 2-D or 3-D maps and smooth map updates as you navigate. Its digital elevation maps show you shaded contours at higher zoom levels, giving you a big picture of the surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 205W accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs. With HotFix satellite prediction, nüvi calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
- Take It With You
Like the rest of the nüvi 2x5-series, nüvi 205W sports a sleek, slim design and fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot. With its "Where Am I?" emergency locator, you always know your location. Simply tap the screen to get your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, the nearest address and intersection, and the closest hospitals, police stations and fuel stations.
- Go Beyond Navigation
Navigation is just the beginning. nüvi 205W includes many travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. With photo navigation, you can download Google Panoramio pictures via our Garmin Connect Photos website and navigate to them. The 205W is compatible with optional enhanced MSN® Direct content and our free Garmin Garage where you can download animated vehicles that show your location on the map. It also comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature. Enhance your travel experience with optional plug-in microSD cards such as Garmin Travel Guides for detailed data on attractions.
- nüvi 205W
- Preloaded City Navigator® NT data for the lower 48 states, Hawaii and Puerto Rico (no Alaska or Canada detail)
- Vehicle suction cup mount
- Vehicle power cable
- Dashboard disc
- Quick start manual
|Physical & Performance|
|Display size, WxH: ||3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm) |
|Display resolution, WxH: ||480 x 272 pixels |
|Display type: ||WQVGA color TFT with white backlight |
|Battery: ||rechargeable lithium-ion |
|Battery life: ||up to 4 hours |
|High-sensitivity receiver: ||yes |
|RoHS version available: ||yes |
|Maps & Memory|
|Basemap: ||yes |
|Preloaded maps: ||yes (regional) |
|Ability to add maps: ||yes |
|Built-in memory: ||internal solid state |
|Accepts data cards: ||SD card (not included) |
|Waypoints/favorites/locations: ||1000 |
|Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."): ||yes (internal speaker) |
|Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") : ||no |
|Speech recognition (navigate with voice commands): ||no |
|3D map view: ||yes |
|Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route): ||no |
|Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation): ||yes |
|Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road): ||yes |
|Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.): ||yes |
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): ||yes |
|Hands-free calling with Bluetooth® wireless technology: ||no |
|FM traffic compatible: ||yes |
|XM® Navtraffic (includes basic weather) & Radio for U.S. compatible: ||no |
|MSN® Direct for U.S. compatible: ||yes |
|Where Am I? feature (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): ||yes |
|Car locator feature (marks position when removed from windshield mount): ||no |
|MP3 player: ||no |
|Audio book player: ||no |
|Picture viewer: ||yes|
|Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation): ||yes|
|World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator: ||yes|
|Touchscreen: ||yes |
|Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): ||yes |
|Remote control: ||no |
|FM transmitter: ||no |
|Headphone jack/audio line-out: ||no |
|Dead reckoning: ||no |
|Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature): ||yes|
|Motorcycle-friendly: ||no |
|Additional: ||This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® 2000 or later and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later. |
- Depth: 0.8"
- Width: 4.8"
- Height: 2.9"
- Unit: 5.2 oz.
- Shipping: 1 lb
- Manufacturer's Warranty (authorized online retailer):
1 Year Parts and Labor
- NOTICE TO DRIVERS IN CALIFORNIA AND MINNESOTA: State law prohibits drivers in California and Minnesota from using suction mounts on their windshields while operating motor vehicles. Other Garmin dashboard or friction mounting options should be used. Garmin does not take any responsibility for any fines, penalties, or damages that may be incurred as a result of disregarding this notice. (See California Vehicle Code Section 26708(a); Minnesota Statutes 2005, Section 169.71)
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.