The Sony Nv U83 Satellite Navigator is a personal navigational device that comes with some interesting features. The Sony Nv U83 In-Car Satellite Navigator measures about 4.2 x 3.4 x 4.8 inches and weighs about 250 grams. An Intel PXA270 processor, clocked at 52MHz is used in this gizmo. Navigational data can be viewed on the device’s large 4.8-inch screen that comes with a resolution of 480×272 pixels. The device’s internal antenna is integrated with a SirfStar III GPS receiver. This portable sat nav comes with a built-in flash memory of 512MB, which can be increased using Memory Stick.
The Sony Nv U83 Satellite Navigator comes pre-loaded with NAVTEQ maps of Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom and loads of POIs. Along with accurate route guidance, this unit also provides voice directions. Voice prompts can be provided in 18 European languages. Destination addresses can be searched using the postcode, suburb name or street name. You can also check the history of the device if you have travelled to that place before. In case you deviate from the original path, then the device can automatically re-route you back to the preplanned path. Its Dynamic Routing facility gives you information about the upcoming turns and junctions.
Sony Nv U83 Slimline Satellite Navigator has a Gesture Command option, using which you only need to draw trace a simple figure on the screen to take you to the commonly travelled destinations. Along with a built-in microphone, this portable sat nav comes with Bluetooth compatibility, which allows you to make and receive calls hands free. This GPS system brings along a car cradle, a car adapter, a USB cable, a CD-ROM, a start-up guide and a Warranty Card.