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Sleek and unobtrusive, the Garmin Nuvi 1490T sat nav features a large touchscreen, Bluetooth handsfree calling, multiple-point routing and lane assist with junction view. It also has traffic alerts and ecoRoute to calculate the most fuel-efficient route. We put this sat nav to the test to see how well it performed.
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Garmin Nuvi 1490T

  • Launch date: Jan 2010
  • Type: Dedicated
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Specification
European maps Yes
Traffic monitoring Yes
Screen size 128
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