• 5" touch screen
• Free lifetime map updates for Europe
• Accurate speech recognition
• Bluetooth for hands free calling
• Real directions including lance guidance for stress free driving
• Up Ahead feature to display nearby servicesThe new Nüvi 2597LM is a complete navigating companion with advanced navigation and valuable driving tools for a safer, faster, and stress free journey. The 2013 Advanced Series Nüvi 2597LM offers improved, intuitive guidance that feels like driving with a friend. This advanced model has a bright 5" dual orientation touch screen, FREE Lifetime Map updates for the life of the device, with up to four downloadable map updates annually. It also boasts Garmin's new Active Lane Guidance, which provides a live-action model that indicates the lane you need for your next turn or exit and Up Ahead, which displays nearby services such as restaurants, stores, hospitals and fuel which appear alongside your map and updates as you drive. Accurate speech recognition means that your Nuvi will respond intelligently to your verbal commands for safer, hands free driving.
Garmin Real Directions provide clear instructions using easy-to-see buildings and landmarks as points of reference e.g. ‘turn right after Starbucks’, rather than hard to read street names. Sync with a Bluetooth® enabled Smartphone for hands-free calling. Smartphone Link is a free application that enables the 2597 to link to an Android™ phone to use an existing data plan to share navigation information and access Garmin Live Services, useful real-time information such as traffic and weather; allows user to perform last mile navigation on their Smartphone to final destination or parking location.The new Nuvi 2597LM has greater map detail to highlight speed limit, your speed, current street, accurate time of arrival and school zone warnings. ""Where Am I?"" emergency locator informs you of your coordinates and the nearest address, intersection, hospitals, police and gas stations, andMicroSD™ card slot to accommodate map updates and additional map options.
Maps are included for the following countries:
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France*, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores Islands), Republic of Ireland, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City.
*France also includes Corsica, French Guiana, Gaudeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, Saint Barthélemy.