Garmin nuvi 200W Silver Wide-Screen Automotive GPS System with USA Maps SOLD OUT
Also available with a piano black chassis, (click here) or see below.
Widescreen navigation at a price that won't break your budget - meet Garmin nüvi 200W. This affordable, entry-level personal travel assistant comes with a bright widescreen display and preloaded maps for the continental U.S., Hawaii and Puerto Rico or regional coverage in other areas. Similar to nuvi 250W, it features an intuitive touchscreen and ultra-slim design - perfect for life on the go.
With nuvi 200W's widescreen display, you'll always get the big picture. View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant color. Its sunlight-readable, antiglare, landscape, 4.3-inch display with white backlight is easy to read - from any direction.
Navigate with Ease
nuvi 200W comes ready to go right out of the box with preloaded City Navigator NT street maps, including a hefty points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, fuel, ATMs and more. Simply touch the color screen to enter a destination, and nuvi takes you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, nuvi 200W accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.
Take It With You
Like the rest of the nuvi 200-series, nuvi 200W sports a sleek, slim design and fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot.
Go Beyond Navigation
Navigation is just the beginning. nuvi 200W includes many travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. It also comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature, and configurable vehicle icons that let you select car-shaped graphics to show your location on the map. Optional plug-in SD cards let you add additional features. Purchase Garmin Travel Guides for detailed data on attractions and our SaversGuide for information on nearby merchants offering discounts to customize nuvi for your travel needs.
Get the newest maps available and navigate with confidence with Garmin's nüMaps Guarantee. Simply register your new Garmin nüvi or zumo at my.garmin.com (click here) within 60 days of first using your device, and if there is a new map version available, you'll be able to download it for free! Or if you prefer, you can have a map DVD mailed to you for $10. With the Garmin nuMaps Guarantee, you'll be up-to-date when you hit the road.
Garmin nuvi 200 Series FAQs
Q: What's the difference between the Garmin nuvi 200 and nuvi 200W?
A: The "W" stands for "wide-screen;" the nuvi 200 has a 3.5" diagonal screen, while the 200W has a 4.3" diagonal screen. The 200W is also wider overall and has a higher resoultion display.
Q: What's the difference between the Garmin nuvi 200W and nuvi 250W?
A: The only differences are the map detail and the prices. The nuvi 200W contains a detailed map for the lower 48 United States, Hawaii & Puerto Rico only; the nuvi 250W contains detailed maps for the lower 48 United states, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico as well as Alaska and Canada. So if you don't plan on heading north., you can save money with the nuvi 200W. Note that you can NOT add the extra built-in map detail at a later date to the nuvi 200W, since it would require overwriting memory that isn't available.
Q: What's the difference between the Garmin nuvi 200W/250W and the nuvi 650/660 etc.?
A: The nuvi 200 series is designed to be cost-efficient, while the 600 series is designed to be feature-rich. While the nuvi 200W/250W provide basic navigation and voice prompts, the nuvi 650 would add text-to-speech (speaks street names), an MP3/audio book player, a headphone jack, and live traffic capability. The Garmin nuvi 660 adds Bluetooth and hands-free calling on top of that.
Q: Can I use my nuvi 200 on my motorcycle?
A: Garmin does NOT recommend it. The nuvi isn't waterproof or rugged enough to handle the demands of being a motorcycle GPS, and it isn't compatible with topo maps. Plus, there's no way to wire the 200 series to get voice directions on a bike.
Q: Can I use my nuvi 200 on the water?
A: No. The unit is NOT compatible with Garmin BlueChart software, which you would need for marine navigation. Plus, the nuvi isn't even waterproof.
Q: Why are there so many models of nuvi? How do I tell the difference?
A: Garmin manufactures many different models in order to help customers find the features they need at the price point they need. For a side-by-side comparison of most nuvi units, click here. Also check out the Tiger GPS Product Selector Tool to help you choose a unit based on features and price.
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What's in the Box:
- nuvi 200W
- Preloaded City Navigator NT data for the continental U.S., Hawaii and Puerto Rico (no Alaska or Canada detail)
- Vehicle suction cup mount*
- Vehicle power cable
- Dashboard disk
- Quick start manual
*NOTICE TO DRIVERS IN CALIFORNIA AND MINNESOTA: State law prohibits drivers in California and Minnesota from using suction mounts on their windshields while operating motor vehicles. Other Garmin dashboard or friction mounting options should be used. Garmin and Tiger GPS do not take any responsibility for any fines, penalties, or damages that may be incurred as a result of disregarding this notice. (See California Vehicle Code Section 26708(a); Minnesota Statutes 2005, Section 169.71)
Physical & Performance:
|Unit dimensions, WxHxD:||4.8"W x 2.9"H x .8"D (12.2 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)|
|Display size, WxH:||3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)|
|Display resolution, WxH:||480 x 272 pixels|
|Display type:||WQVGA color TFT with white backlight|
|Weight:||6.1 ounces (172.93 g)|
|Battery life:||up to 5 hours|
|RoHS version available:||yes|
Maps & Memory:
|Preloaded maps:||yes (regional)|
|Ability to add maps:||yes|
|Built-in memory:||internal solid state|
|Accepts data cards:||SD card (not included)|
|Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft."):||yes (internal speaker)|
|Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") :||no|
|3D map view:||yes|
|Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route):||no|
|Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation):||yes|
|Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road):||yes|
|Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.):||yes|
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):||yes|
|Hands-free calling with Bluetooth wireless technology:||no|
|FM traffic compatible:||no|
|XM Navtraffic (includes basic weather) & Radio for U.S. compatible:||no|
|MSN Direct for U.S. compatible:||no|
|Audio book player:||no|
|Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation):||yes|
|World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator:||yes|
|Headphone jack/audio line-out:||no|
|Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature):||yes|
|Additional:||Please note: Like most USB Mass Storage devices, this product is not compatible with Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT or Windows Me.|
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