The Garmin Nuvi 260 Satellite Navigator is yet another GPS unit of the Nuvi 200 family. This sat nav is capable of calling out street names owing to its text-to-speech functionality, enabling you to concentrate better on the driving. This Garmin Nuvi 260 Automotive Satellite Navigator comes with a dimension of 7.1 x 9.7 x 2 cm and weighs 150 grams. It is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides a life of 5 hours.
A 3.5-inch, 320 x 240 pixel resolution, touch screen display has been provided for viewing navigational data. The major interfaces includes a USB socket and an external memory card slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Garmin Nuvi 260 Satellite Navigator comes pre-installed with the maps of US, Canada, Puerto Rico and over six million points of interests making it easier to locate the nearest petrol station or ATM. In case you happen to miss a turn and get deviate from the original path, the device automatically recalculates and alternative route. Along with owing to the City Navigation maps, this device can also be used in pedestrian mode, useful for people who prefer to walk rather than drive.
The add-on features that accompany the Garmin Nuvi 260 Portable Satellite Navigator includes a picture viewer, a calculator, a currency converter a world clock and a unit converter. It also includes a Garmin Lock feature that protects your device from being stolen.