Garmin Nuvi 215
Simple, safe and affordable with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling, Garmin Nuvi 215 is your personal travel assistant for life on the go. This simple, safety-minded regional navigator leads the way with turn-by-turn directions and helps you find the best route and stay safe on the road. Give the drive your full attention with hands-free phone calls through the integrated speaker and microphone. Packed with points of interest (POIs) and street maps for India, the Garmin Nuvi 215 is compact, versatile and easy to use.
Make hands-free phone calls
Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with Garmin nuvi 215’s integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through Garmin Nuvi 215. Simply dial numbers using nüvi’s touchscreen keypad and answer calls in a tap of the screen. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialing for contacts and points of interest and drive safely and legally.
Simplicity and safety
Garmin Nuvi 215 comes with street maps for India. Simply touch the colour screen, key in your destination and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn spoken directions and smooth moving maps. Digital elevation detail shows shaded contours for a better understanding of your surrounding terrain. In addition, Garmin Nuvi 215 accepts custom points of interest such as named businesses and traffic blackspots, with proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs as you approach. With HotFix™ satellite prediction technology, Garmin calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
’Where Am I?’ gives you details about your position on demand. Simply tap the car icon for your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, nearest address, contact details for your appropriate vehicle recovery service and directions to nearby hospitals, police and petrol stations.
Garmin Nuvi 215 also comes with Garmin Lock™, our inventive anti-theft protection system that uses GPS technology to safeguard the sat-nav by locking to a secure location of your choice. Just return to the location to unlock.
Redefine your sightseeing with photo navigation and get there in a snap! To plan trips to landmarks and attractions simply and easily before you set off, choose and save location-tagged photographs from Google Panoramio on your nüvi in a wish-list of places to visit. Then, at your leisure, select a photo destination for turn-by-turn directions straight to the scene.
Other built-in travel tools include a JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, a currency and measurement converter, calculator and more.
Personalise Garmin Nuvi 215 with your choice of background photograph and select a new vehicle icon from the Garmin Garage. With a wide range of wheels including off-road vehicles, motorbikes and classic cars, you can tailor your Garmin to suit your style.
Enhance your travel experience with a range of plug-in microSD cards such as the Garmin Travel and Language Guides and maps for different regions and countries.
Portable bigger picture
Garmin Nuvi 215 has a sleek, slim design to fit comfortably in your pocket or bag. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot with up to 4 hours’ usage between charges.
View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant colour. The sunlight-readable 3.5-inch display is easy to view – from any direction.
Garmin Nuvi 215: Simple, safe and affordable navigation with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling.
Land info guides you to the proper lane for approaching turns or exits. You can know the correct lane before making an upcoming turn.
Where am I?
It helps you to view the information about current location. This is a helpful feature if you need to tell emergency personnel your location. Touch a button on the right to view the nearest locations in that category. Touch Save Location to save your current location.
Physical & Performance:
|Unit dimensions, WxHxD:||9.7 x 7.1 x 2 cm (3.8″W x 2.8″H x .8″D)|
|Display size, WxH:||7.2 x 5.4 cm (2.8″W x 2.1″H); 8.9cm (3.5″) diag|
|Display resolution, WxH:||320 x 240 pixels|
|Display type:||QVGA colour antiglare TFT with white backlight|
|Weight:||147.42 g (5.2 ounces)|
|Battery life:||up to 4 hours|
Maps & Memory:
|Preloaded street maps:||yes (regional)|
|Ability to add maps:||yes|
|Built-in memory:||internal solid state (1G)|
|Accepts data cards:||microSD™ 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|
|Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands):||no|
|Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation):||no|
|trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow):||no|
|myTrends™ (predicts routes based on user’s navigation behavior):||no|
|3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D):||no|
|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|
|Bluetooth® wireless technology:||yes|
|Garmin nüLink! Services: (receive accurate real-time travel information):||no|
|FM traffic compatible:||no|
|MSN® Direct compatible:||no|
|XM® compatible for U.S:||no|
|Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe):||no|
|Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection):||yes|
|Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount):||no|
|ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route) :||no|
|Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout):||no|
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):||yes|
|Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device):||yes|
|Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device):||yes|
|Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):||yes|
|World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator:||yes|
|Audio book player:||no|
|Headphone jack/audio line-out:||no|
|Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature):||yes|
|Additional:||This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.|
What’s in the Box:
- Garmin Nuvi 215 (India)
- Street maps for India
- Vehicle suction cup mount
- Vehicle power cable
- Dashboard disc
- User’s manual