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Garmin nüvi 2797LMT arrives with a bright 7.0" display and loaded with detailed maps of North America.

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nüvi 2797LMT arrives with a bright 7.0" display and loaded with detailed maps of North America. With free lifetime¹ map updates, your routes are sure to reflect the most up-to-date maps, POIs (points of interest) and navigation information. New maps are available for download up to 4 times per year, for the life of your device, with no fees.

With so much data, nüvi 2797LMT makes it easy to find addresses and millions of POIs such as businesses, stores, restaurants and other destinations. nüvi 2797LMT arrives preloaded with POIs, so there’s no need for you to enter that address information. Just select one — or many — and navigate there, quickly and easily. You also have the ability to add custom POIs to your nüvi 2797LMT.

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  • Easy-to-use touchscreen interface.
  • Garmin Real Directions with Garmin Real Voice guide using recognizable buildings and landmarks
  • PhotoReal and Bird's Eye junction views offer detailed images of junctions along your route, to ease the stress of merging on or off a roadway
  • Up Ahead displays nearby services info -including restaurants, stores, hospitals and fuel -alongside your map and updates as you drive your route
  • Smartphone Link is a free mobile app that connects your nüvi  with your iPhone® or Android(TM) smartphone. When paired, your nüvi can use your phone's existing data plan to share information - such as where you parked, POIs and your destination.
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Garmin Traffic

nüvi 2797LMT features Garmin Traffic to help you spend more time on the move. With Garmin Traffic, your driving map remains onscreen at all times. Traffic alerts appear to the side of your map and messages are spoken, too. Garmin Traffic can give details about the situation, such as how many minutes of delay to expect and if there are any possible detours. It can even confirm whether or not you are on the fastest route. Garmin Traffic is voice activated, so it responds to spoken requests. Lifetime traffic² entitles your nüvi 2797LMT to receive free traffic information for its entire useful life.

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The Power of Your Voice

nüvi 2797LMT has the luxury of voice-activated navigation. Speak, and your device intelligently responds; your hands can remain safely on the wheel. Of course, you can also navigate using the touchscreen interface.

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Bluetooth® Compatible

Sync a Bluetooth-enabled device, such as your smartphone, to nüvi 2797LMT for hands-free calling through its integrated microphone and speaker. Safely stow your phone in a glove compartment, pocket or purse and still make and take calls without moving your hands from the steering wheel or your eyes from the road.

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Smartphone Link Compatible

Smartphone Link is a free mobile app that connects your nüvi 2797LMT with your Android™ smartphone. When paired, your nüvi 2797LMT can use your phone’s existing data plan³ to share information — such as where you parked, POIs and your destination.

Smartphone Link also gives you access to Garmin Live Services⁴, useful real-time information such as weather and traffic conditions. Garmin Live Services are available free and by subscription.

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Garmin Real Directions™ with Garmin Real Voice

nüvi 2797LMT redefines “spoken turn-by-turn directions” with Garmin Real Directions, easy-to-understand driving directions that guide like a friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. No more stress from trying to read street names. Garmin Real Voice is refined speech technology that sounds more like a natural, friendly voice. Garmin Real Directions and Garmin Real Voice are features that are only available in our line of GPS navigators.

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Comprehensive Driving Guidance You See and Hear

Active Lane Guidance with voice prompts prepares you to drive through an exit or interchange with confidence. As you approach, an animated model uses brightly colored arrows to indicate the proper lane needed for your route; a friendly voice offers additional help. Bird’s Eye junction view offers a detailed view of interchanges, looking down as if from overhead. photoReal junction view realistically displays junctions and interchanges along your route, including the surrounding landscape. Brightly colored arrows indicate the proper lane to drive. nüvi 2797LMT also depicts real road signs as they appear along your route.

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More Information at a Glance

nüvi 2797LMT keeps your driving map onscreen at all times and additional information appears alongside. For details, simply ask or touch the screen. As you drive your route, Up Ahead constantly informs you of nearby services, including restaurants, fuel stations, hospitals and stores.

nüvi 2797LMT displays speed limit, current speed and accurate time of arrival. With a quick glance, you can read the name of your current street. nüvi 2797LMT also shows school zone warnings.

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One-stop Device Management

Use Garmin Express to keep your nüvi up-to-date. Garmin Express makes it easy to update maps and software, transfer favorites to and from devices, and install free custom vehicles and voices.

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What's in the Box

  • nüvi 2797LM
  • Preloaded City Navigator® NT for North America
  • Lifetime maps¹ and traffic² (indicated by “LMT” after model number on the box)
  • Lifetime traffic receiver/vehicle mini-USB power cable (vehicle power cable is also traffic receiver)
  • Vehicle suction cup mount with mini-USB input (power cable plugs into suction cup mount)
  • Micro-USB cable (micro-USB input on unit itself)
  • Quick start manual
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is 7 inches too big?

    No. Actually, 7 inches is rather large for a a sedan or coupe. However, it is just the right size for a pickup truck, van or SUV. I would suggest 5 inches for a regular passenger vehicle.

  • Will it reroute you if there is an accident or traffic delay?

    No. It will allow you to plan your own detour. You must put the detour in manually. Now, Garmin does offer a traffic app but they charge you for it.

  • Can the suction cup be attached to the windshield as well as the dashboard?

    They work on the window but not on the dashboard. My suggestion is to avoid using the suction cups for several reasons. 1 - When it gets bitter cold the spit or whatever you used to mount it freezes and the whole thing falls off the window. 2 - If you plan to remove it after use there is a mark on the window that advertises you have one in the car though with prices falling it's less likely it will be stolen these days. 3 - It is illegal in some states to use a window mount. 4 - The sandbag is more stable and vibrates a lot less.

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Style Options

  • With Lifetime Maps
  • With Lifetime Maps and Traffic, Bluetooth
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