Garmin is a well known name among other GPS navigation systems manufacturers. Garmin Nüvi 50LM is one of the best in the line. The device is one of Garmin’s 2012 Essential series and comes with a 5” LCD screen. The Garmin Nüvi 50LM memory card support makes it even better. The device supports microSD card that can be easily installed.
With Garmin Nuvi 50LM, you will get lifetime map updates. As Garmin is a big GPS navigation platform, it already boasts of over 6 million places of interest. Even better is that you can also hear spoken street names and have the benefit of lane assist with junction view. This Garmin Nüvi 50LM review is basically aimed at letting you know the benefits of the device.
The The Garmin Nuvi 50LM is available in two versions; one is meant mainly for the US except for Alaska while the other is for all the states of the US including Alaska and Canada too. The device comes bundled with a lot of cool features which include speed limit display and warning, Garmin Nüvi 50LM lane assist and speed warning, Junction View, customizable data fields, trip logs and more.
Garmin nüvi 50lm 5-inch portable gps navigator has an excellent design. Sporting a 5 min WVGA display with 480×272 pixels, the Garmin Nüvi 50LM only has a single physical button found on its chassis and that too is the power button. Holding the power button which is located at the upper edge of the device will let you turn it off or on. If you tap the powr button on Garmin Nuvi is being used will bring up a menu with options for adjusting the screen brightness and an onscreen button that powers off the device.
At the rear of the device, you will find a single USB port, a microSD card slot and a loudspeaker that lets you hear spoken street names and more.
Garmin 50LM comes bundled with a 12 volt USB charging cable. The device also comes with a suction cup mount cradle which makes it easy to remove the Garmin Nüvi 50LM with one hand and apply the suction cup on its screen to keep it clean.
Garmin Nüvi 50LM Speed Limit feature will turn the speed field red when you surpass a certain acceleration level. Another cool feature is the trip log feature which lets you view the places you have been to already. It comes in handy specially when you are struggling to find a place to park you vehicle say in a massive parking lot. It also helps you keep track of the places in an easy manner.
If you have been an old user with Garmin, you must be familiar with Garmin’s Where am I feature. Also, the Garmin nüvi 50lm 5-inch portable gps navigator performs really well and has a really satellite acquisition.
Garmin Nuvi 50LM Review: Interface
This Garmin Nüvi 50LM review won’t be complete without my talking about its interface. Although the menu display styles haven’t changed much, you will find some improvements in terms of attractiveness of the UI. The placements of buttons and the main framework of the interface looks quite the same as it was 5 years ago. However, you will see small changes such as swipe to scroll, easier onscreen keyboard and some more.
This Garmin Nuvi Review was mainly aimed at helping you learn the main features of the device and I hope I have managed to do so. With Garmin you will get free lifetime map updates and a very robust performance that won’t let you down. If you are planning on getting a value for money GPS navigation system, give Garmin Nüvi 50LM a try, you will love it.