Garmin Nuvi® 215

Features

Make hands-free phone calls

Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with nüvi 215’s integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through nüvi 215. Simply dial numbers using nüvi’s touchscreen keypad and answer calls in a tap of the screen. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialing for contacts and points of interest and drive safely and legally.

Simplicity and safety

nüvi 215 comes with street maps for India. Simply touch the colour screen, key in your destination and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn spoken directions and smooth moving maps. Digital elevation detail shows shaded contours for a better understanding of your surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 215 accepts custom points of interest such as named businesses and traffic blackspots, with proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs as you approach. With HotFix™ satellite prediction technology, Garmin calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.

'Where Am I?' gives you details about your position on demand. Simply tap the car icon for your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, nearest address, contact details for your appropriate vehicle recovery service and directions to nearby hospitals, police and petrol stations.

nüvi 215 also comes with Garmin Lock™, our inventive anti-theft protection system that uses GPS technology to safeguard the sat-nav by locking to a secure location of your choice. Just return to the location to unlock.

Enhanced navigation

Redefine your sightseeing with photo navigation and get there in a snap! To plan trips to landmarks and attractions simply and easily before you set off, choose and save location-tagged photographs from Google Panoramio on your nüvi in a wish-list of places to visit. Then, at your leisure, select a photo destination for turn-by-turn directions straight to the scene.

Other built-in travel tools include a JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, a currency and measurement converter, calculator and more.

Customise

Personalise nuvi 215 with your choice of background photograph and select a new vehicle icon from the Garmin Garage. With a wide range of wheels including off-road vehicles, motorbikes and classic cars, you can tailor your Garmin to suit your style.

Enhance your travel experience with a range of plug-in microSD cards such as the Garmin Travel and Language Guides and maps for different regions and countries.

Physical & Performance:
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 9.7 x 7.1 x 2 cm (3.8"W x 2.8"H x .8"D)
Display size, WxH: 7.2 x 5.4 cm (2.8"W x 2.1"H); 8.9cm (3.5") diag
Display resolution, WxH: 320 x 240 pixels
Display type: QVGA colour antiglare TFT with white backlight
Weight: 147.42 g
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: up to 4 hours
Waterproof: no
High-sensitivity receiver: yes

 

Maps & Memory:
Basemap: yes
Preloaded street maps: yes (regional)
Ability to add maps: yes
Built-in memory: internal solid state (1G)
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
Routes: 0

 

Features
Voice prompts : 10 languages
Speaks street names: yes (Indian English)
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands): no
Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation): yes (with Junction View)
myTrends™ (predicts routes based on user's navigation behavior): no
3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D): no
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
>Bluetooth® wireless technology: yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in India): yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection): yes
Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount): no
ecoRoute™ (eco-friendly suggestion) : no
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout): no
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device): yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device): yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): yes
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator: yes
Picture viewer: yes
MP3 player: no
Audio book player: no
FM transmitter: no
Headphone jack/audio line-out: no
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature): yes
Touchscreen: yes
Additional: This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer 
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