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Garmin Nuvi 2599LMTHD pt.5 (Navigation)

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Garmin Nuvi 2599LMTHD pt.5 (Navigation)

Advanced GPS Car Navigation

  • 5.0-inch pinch-to-zoom, dual-orientation display
  • Detailed maps of North America with free lifetime¹ map updatesand HD Digital Traffic², the best traffic avoidance solution availablefrom Garmin
  • Find new and popular restaurants, shops and more with Foursquare®
  • Bluetooth® technology for hands-free calling³
  • Voice-activated navigation allows you to keep your hands on thewheel

Bright Display

nüvi 2599LMTHD has a bright 5.0-inch display with pinch-to-zoomcapability, so you can quickly get a closer look at any onscreeninformation. Dual-orientation allows you to use nüvi 2599LMTHD eitherhorizontally or vertically.

Detailed Maps with Free Updates

nüvi 2599LMTHD arrives loaded with detailed maps of NorthAmerica. With free lifetime¹ map updates, your routes are sure toreflect the most up-to-date maps, points of interest (POI) andnavigation information available. New maps are available for downloadfor the useful life of your GPS device, with no fees.

Foursquare Adds Millions of New POIs

With so much data, nüvi 2599LMTHD makes it easy to find addressesand millions of POI – that is, businesses, stores, restaurants or otherdestinations. Our POI database also includes accurate, relevantinformation sourced from Foursquare. Now, when you search, the mostrelevant Foursquare result appears at the top of the list. It’s an easyway to discover new and popular restaurants, shops and more.
When you use the Smartphone Link app with your nüvi 2599LMTHD,you can also check-in on Foursquare and access more detailedinformation about the POI, including ratings, price range and hours ofservice.

The Best of Our Traffic Solutions

HD Digital Traffic is the best traffic solution available fromGarmin. HD Digital Traffic is fast and free² – no distractingadvertising and no subscription fees, ever, for the useful life of yourdevice. Plus, HD Digital Traffic has a great coverage area thatincludes interstates, highways and secondary roads.
On the nüvi 2599LMTHD, traffic alerts appear to the side of yourmap, so your driving map remains onscreen. Traffic messages are spoken,too. HD Digital Traffic is voice-activated, so it responds to spokenrequests. It can give details about the situation, such as how manyminutes of delay to expect and if there are any possible detours. HDDigital Traffic can even confirm whether or not you are on the fastestroute. Plus, traffic information is delivered straight to your nüvi –no smartphone needed.

Garmin Real Directions™

Drive with confidence, even when you’re out of cell phone range.nüvi 2599LMTHD is dedicated automotive navigation that does not rely oncellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones.
nüvi 2599LMTHD redefines “spoken turn-by-turn directions” withGarmin Real Directions, easy-to-understand driving directions thatguide like a friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings andtraffic lights. No more stress from trying to read street names.Instead, hear clearly spoken guidance, like “Turn left after the gasstation.”

Find Exactly Where You Need to Go

The Direct Access feature simplifies navigating to select complexdestinations, like airports and shopping malls, by finding a placewithin a larger location. When navigating to the mall, Direct Accessgives additional location information for specific retail storesinside. For example, Arriving at Woodfield Mall. Anthropologie isinside on the upper level. Direct Access even navigates throughparking lots to find the entrance nearest your destination.

Easily Navigate Complex Interchanges

Active Lane Guidance with voice prompts prepares you to drivethrough an exit or interchange with confidence. As you approach, ananimated model uses brightly colored arrows to indicate the proper laneneeded for your route; a friendly voice offers additional help. Bird’sEye junction view offers a detailed view of interchanges, looking downas if from overhead. photoReal Junction View realistically displaysjunctions and interchanges along your route, including the surroundinglandscape. Brightly colored arrows indicate the proper lane to drive.nüvi 2599LMTHD also depicts real road signs as they appear along yourroute.

Bluetooth® Compatible

Sync a Bluetooth-enabled device³, such as your smartphone, tonüvi 2599LMTHD for hands-free calling through its integrated microphoneand speaker. Stow your phone in your pocket, purse or console and stillmake and take calls.

The Power of Your Voice

nüvi 2599LMTHD has the luxury of voice-activated navigation.Speak, and your device intelligently responds; your hands can remain onthe wheel. Of course, you can also navigate using the touchscreeninterface.

Smartphone Link Compatible

Smartphone Link is a free mobile app that connects your nüvi2599LMTHD with your iPhone® or Android™ smartphone. When paired, yournüvi can use your phone’s existing data plan4 to share information –such as where you parked, POIs and your destination. With theSmartphone Link app, you can conveniently send locations and addressesfrom your phone straight to your nüvi.
Smartphone Link also gives you access to Garmin Live Services5,useful real-time information such as weather. Smartphone Link workswith iPhone 4S or later and some Android devices.

More Information At a Glance

nüvi 2599LMTHD keeps your driving map onscreen at all times andadditional information appears alongside. For details, simply touch thescreen. As you drive your route, Up Ahead constantly informs you ofnearby services, including food, fuel and ATMs.
nüvi 2599LMTHD displays speed limit, current speed and estimatedtime of arrival. With a quick glance, you can read the name of yourcurrent street. nüvi 2599LMTHD also provides school zone alerts.

Add a Wireless Backup Camera

For a complete navigation solution, nüvi 2599LMTHD pairs withtheBC™ 30 wireless backup camera (sold separately. Professionalinstallation recommended). Once connected, you can easily see vehicles,pedestrians and other obstacles right on the nüvi display, as you movein reverse.

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions
5.5 W x 3.3 H x 0.7 D (13.8 x 8.4 x 1.8 cm)
Display size, WxH
4.4 W x 2.5 H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0 diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxH
480 x 272 pixels
Display type
multi-touch, capacitive, manual dual-orientation, WQVGA color TFTwith white backlight
6.5 oz (184 g)
rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life
up to 2 hours
High-sensitivity receiver

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps
Includes lifetime map updates
Built-in memory
internal solid state
Accepts data cards
microSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)

Navigation Features

Speaks street names (e.g. Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft. )
Yes (with Garmin Real Directions™)
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver andsubscription)
Yes (with HD Digital Traffic)
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)
Yes (Digital 3D traffic)
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)
Junction view (displays junction signs)
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
Bluetooth® wireless technology
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roadsin the U.S. and Europe)
View upcoming points of interest along route


  • Trip Planner: yes
  • Trip Log: yes
  • foursquare: yes
  • Direct Access: yes
  • Receive live services via your compatible iPhone® or Android™smartphone with Smartphone Link.

This information is provided as a general guide only. The features and specifications of this model may vary according to the country of purchase and many other factors. Please check the information provided on the manufacturer’s website in your country for accurate details.

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In this video I cover the navigation options on the Garmin 2599LMTHD. I do this by doing a road test and navigating to a address, then search for a location using voice commands. I also go over settings that can be used on the Nuvi 2599 LMTHD while in navigation mode. This video also shows what navigation looks like on the 2599lmthd in landscape as well as portrait modes. The nuvi 2599LMTHD comes with life time map updates as well as life time traffic with speed limit indication. The 2599 lmthd has a 5 inch screen which make it very easy to see. It also can change its orientation from landscape to portrait. 3:45 address search 5:59 Start of test drive 10:35 portrait mode navigation Similar Garmin GPS: Have Bluetooth and voice commands but not HD traffic; 2589 5 inch screen size 2689 6 inch screen size 2789 7 inch screen size No Bluetooth or voice commands; 2539 5 inch screen size 2639 6 inch screen size Amazon link: (affiliate link) Tech specs: Physical dimensions: 5.5"W x 3.3"H x 0.7"D (13.8 x 8.4 x 1.8 cm) Display size: WxH; 4.4"W x 2.5"H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm) Display resolution: WxH; 480 x 272 pixels Display type: multi-touch, capacitive, manual dual-orientation, WQVGA color TFT with white backlight Weight: 6.5 oz (184 g) Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion Battery life: up to 2 hours Other Info: This video was taken using a Vixia HF R400 with these settings; Auto .mp4 @ 35mps Wireless mic; Audio Technica ATR288W VHF

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This information is provided as a general guide only. The features and specifications of this model may vary according to the country of purchase and many other factors. Please check the information provided on the manufacturer’s website in your country for accurate details.

Spot a Mistake? Let us know about any errors or inaccuracies. Click here.

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