Garmin nuvi 265WT vs 855

The difference features between Garmin nuvi 265WT and nuvi 855

Garmin nuvi GPS


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The Difference Features 1. Unit Dimension : 4.8″W x 2.9″H x .8″D (12.2 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)

2. Weight: 6.1 ounces (172.93 g)

3. Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion

4. Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000

5. Routes: 0

6. Accepts data cards: SD™ card (not included)

7. Voice prompts (e.g. “Turn right in 500 ft.”) – yes (internal speaker)

8. Voice prompts (e.g. “Turn right in 500 ft.”) – yes (internal speaker)

9. FM traffic compatible – yes (receiver and lifetime traffic included)

10. Bluetooth® wireless technology (connect to your phone for hands-free calling)

11. ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route)

1. Unit Dimension : 4.9″W x 3.1″H x .7″D (12.5 x 7.8 x 1.8 cm)

2. Weight: 6.2 ounces (176 g)

3. Battery: removable,
rechargeable lithium-ion

4. Waypoints/favorites/locations: 500

5. Routes: 10

6. Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)

7. Voice prompts (e.g. “Turn right in 500 ft.”) – yes (dual internal speakers)

8. Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)

9. Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation – with junction view)

10. Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route)

11. Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount)

12. MP3 player

13. Audio book player

14. FM transmitter

15. Headphone jack/audio line-out

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YouTube Video Demo / Review
  • Video 1 click here. This nuvi 265WT video is from TigerDirectBlog. The video length is 8:13 minutes.
  • Video 2 click here. This nuvi 265WT video is from hhgreggblog. The video length is 0:55 minutes.
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Common Features for both nuvi:

  • 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
  • Battery life: up to 4 hours
  • High-sensitivity receiver
  • Preloaded maps
  • Ability to add maps
  • Built-in memory:internal solid state
  • Basemap: yes
  • Speaks street names (e.g. “Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.”)
  • Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)
  • Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)
  • Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
  • FM traffic compatible
  • Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads)
  • Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection)
  • Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout)
  • Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
  • Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device)
  • Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device)
  • Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)
  • World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator
  • Picture viewer
  • Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature)
  • Touchscreen

Unavailable Features:
Both nuvi 265WT and 855 do not have the following features:

  • Waterproof
  • Includes lifetime map updates – (note: need to buy separately)
  • trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow)
  • myTrends™ (predicts routes based on user’s navigation behavior)
  • 3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D)
  • Garmin nüLink! Services: (receive accurate real-time travel information)
  • XM® Navtraffic & Radio for U.S. compatible
  • Multimode (switches modes to drive, hike, bike or boat)
  • Dead reckoning
  • Motorcycle-friendly
  • Trucking-friendly
  • Marine-friendly
  • Geocaching-friendly

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