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Gear: Garmin's newest GPS helps you hit the road

May 18, 2013|By Judi Dash
  • Garmin's new Nuvi-3597 LMTHD features a high resolution display.
Garmin's new Nuvi-3597 LMTHD features a high resolution display. (Garmin )

Garmin’s newest GPS superstar, the Nuvi-3597 LMTHD, has a crisp, high-resolution color 5-inch display screen and is packed with neat features in a half-inch-thick, 7-ounce body.

The 3597 adjusts automatically to landscape or portrait mode, has a multi-touch pinch and zoom interactive screen, 3-D terrain and building-view options, and lifetime maps and traffic updates.

You get cutting-edge voice-activated navigation, traffic tracking and detour guidance. Bluetooth wireless technology provides detailed weather updates, and access to many of the functions of a paired smartphone, including contact look-up and hands-free phone calls by way of the GPS’ integrated microphone and speaker.

Garmin Nuvi-3597 LMTHD costs $380.

Info: Garmin, (800) 800-1020

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