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The Garmin nuvi 3790T is one of three 9mm thick auto GPS devices (3750, 3760T, 3790T) released in late 2010.

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Pros

great battery life for its size - just under 4 hours in real world use

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automobile or pedestrian based routing

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3D and 2D map interfaces

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free lifetime traffic updates

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fast loading

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4 customizable information overlays for detailed updated data on your trip (ETA, elevation, speed, etc...)

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well implemented voice command functionality - allows users to control the device by just speaking

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built-in accelerometer for automatically changing the orientation of the interface

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extremely slim at just 9mm thick

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4.3-inch WVGA capacitive multitouch display - bright, sharp high resolution image, great viewing angles

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well designed, easy to use interface

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slick aesthetic

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pocketable for use on foot

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beautiful build quality / materials

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

low quality speaker

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display is glossy (too reflective, causes glare)

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loses its GPS lock more easily than older units

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same old previous generation robotic guide voices

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slow to acquire a satellite signal

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Garmin nuvi 3790T is one of three 9mm thick auto GPS devices (3750, 3760T, 3790T) released in late 2010. Each model features a 4.3” capacitive touchscreen, QVGA display with dual orientation, meaning it can be and used either horizontally or vertically. The 3790T is the only unit in the series to feature a complete voice-based navigation system, included spoken turn-by-turn directions from the device, and spoken commands from the user. Like its immediate predecessor, the 3760T, the nuvi 3790T includes an FM traffic receiver with free lifetime traffic updates; Bluetooth wireless technology for handsfree calling; and nuRoute Technology, which automatically learns daytime traffic flow trends and the user’s regular driving schedule, allowing the system to more accurately calculate the estimated time of arrival.

Features
  • Ultra-Thin Automobile/Portable GPS Receiver
  • QVGA Capacitive Multitouch Display
  • Vertical/Horizontal Dual Orientation
  • FM Traffic Receiver w/Free Lifetime Updates
  • Handsfree Calling via Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • nuRoute Technology (trafficTrends/myTrends)
  • Complete Voice-Based Navigation System
  • QWERTY Keyboard (User)
  • Lane Assistance
  • Auto Re-Route
  • Route Avoidance
  • ecoRoute
  • Speed Limit Indicator
  • Custom POIs
  • Photo Navigation
  • World Clock
  • Currency/Unit Converter
  • Calculator
  • “Where Am I?” Emergency Locator
  • Garmin Lock Anti-Theft
  • Garmin Garage Compatibility
  • Custom Voices/Vehicles
  • Optional Plug-In MicroSD Cards
  • cityXplorer Big City Navigation
  • City Navigator NT Street Maps (US/Can/Mex)
Specifications
  • Part #: 010-00858-20
  • Display: 4.3" WQVGA Color TFT (800x480)
  • Battery: Rechargeable Li-Ion (4 Hours)
  • Compatibility: Windows XP+; Mac OS X 10.4+
  • I/O: MicroSD
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