Garmin Nuvi 1490T

  • Garmin Nuvi 1490T
78
Based on 14 scores, 17 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Greatly increases road visibility.
  • Bluetooth hands-free calling.
  • Free FM traffic data.

Cons:

  • Low resolution.
  • Not as sensitive screen.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ShopExplorer on -

Now over a year old, there isn't much that could be called "innovative" about the Garmin Nuvi 1490 T, but at the same time, there's not too much that's wrong with it. 154.99 is definitely a price that catches the eye and with a full...

By TechReviewSource on 70

The Nuvi 1490T is one of the latest GPS navigation devices from Garmin. It features a large 5-inch LCD touch screen, free lifetime FM traffic data, Bluetooth calling, and much more. For those interested in saving fuel and the environment, this...

By cnet on 77

Anyone who wants a reliable and simple navigation device with a bit more screen real estate won't be disappointed by the Garmin Nuvi...

By GadgetSpeak on 92

The Garmin 1490T is a 5 inch screen GPS unit which offers, as well as the basic features, Bluetooth connectivity, traffic alerts and maps of Europe and not just the UK and Ireland. It is intuitive in operations, provides spoken street names and has a...

By GpsPasSion on -

Both the TomTom and Nuvi units reported traffic conditions more frequently and accurately than the receiver we used in our last comparison. Overall we preferred the ability of the 540s to read out details about reported problems and its ability to...

By CNET Australia on 85

While it mightn't be terribly exciting, the 1490T's combination of traffic messaging, junction view, ease of use and Bluetooth hands-free, make this the 5-inch GPS to...

By Electronicsme on 72

Garmin now produce a number of different GPS navigation systems that cater for any situation, with each model offering something slightly different. For a first time user, there are some features here that will never be used, but as an upgrade from an...

By DigitalVersus on 60

The Garmin nüvi 1490T is almost identical to the Garmin nüvi 1390T that we’ve already tested. We did test it and analyse it nevertheless so as to isolate any differences there may be between them. Our findings and photos below....

By Good Gear Guide on 85

This is a great Garmin GPS unit with a simple but effective user interface. It provides an outstanding navigational experience on the whole. Highly recommended....

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Personal navigation devices are designed to be portable. But the small screens which pocket friendliness entails can be a little hard to read. Larger devices are available, but theyre not common, and usually priced according to their size....

International Review By Ere Numérique on 80

Côté ergonomie, c’est excellent en tout point. On retrouve un fonctionnement type iPhone pour le déplacement dans les menus. En plus d’une carte des radars, vous serez averti des dépassements de vitesse limite. Un module Bluetooth et TMC...

International Review By Alt om DATA on 60

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International Review By TecnoZoom on 80

Il Garmin nuvi 1490T un navigatore satellitare pratico e ricco di funzioni. Tra le caratteristiche da evidenziare spiccano l?ampio display da 5 pollici, il Bluetooth integrato, la sintesi vocale, il TMC integrato, la funzione EcoRoute e il...

International Review By Smartson on -

Garmin Nvi 1490T erbjuder inte bara utomordentliga kartor och vgbeskrivningar. ven en ovanligt stor skrm med tanke p det fickvnliga formatet. Den rekommenderas varmt av...

International Review By Ere Numérique on 80

Elles permettent de transformer l’appareil en véritable GPS urbain intégrant les itinéraires piétons et les transports en commun. Des cartes additionnelles sont vendues entre 10 et 20 euros selon la ville. Au final, ce modèle convainc...

International Review By TestNumerique.fr on 80

Malgré un écran de cinq pouces, le 1490T sait rester discret avec à peine cinq millimètres de plus que le Mio Spirit Flat. Le système de fixation est tout aussi contenu et filtre parfaitement les chaos de la route. Le logiciel...

International Review By IDG.no on 83

I det store og det hele minner Garmin Nvi 1490T mye om lillebror 1390T. Funksjonalitetsmessig er de to relativt like. Den store forskjellen er at lillebror har cityXplorer som standard, mens 1490T har en god del strre skjerm. Ved bruk i bil...