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.
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.
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|
|Battery life:||up to 4 hours|
|Maps & Memory:|
|Preloaded street maps:||yes (regional)|
|Ability to add maps:||yes|
|Built-in memory:||internal solid state (1G)|
|Accepts data cards:||microSD™ card (not included)|
|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|
|Audio book player:||no|
|Headphone jack/audio line-out:||no|
|Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature):||yes|
|Additional:||This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer|