Garmin nuvi 3490LMT vs 50LM

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A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin nuvi 3490LMT and 50LM

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nuvi 3490LMTnuvi 50LM
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Modelsnuvi 3490LMTnuvi 50LM
View the latest priceGarmin nüvi 3490LMT 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and TrafficGarmin nüvi 50LM 5-inch Portable GPS Navigator(US)
The difference features between
both Garmin
Unit dimensions, WxHxD 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .35"D (12.2 x 7.4 x .9 cm) 5.5"W x 3.4"H x .7"D (14.0 x 8.6 x 1.8 cm)
Display size, WxH 3.7"W x 2.2"H (9.4 x 5.6 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm) 4.4"W x 2.5"H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 800 x 480 pixels 480 x 272 pixels
Display type multi-touch, glass, dual-orientation, WVGA color TFT with white backlight WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 4.2 ounces (118 g) 6.3 ounces (177.2 g)
Battery life up to 4 hours up to 2 hours
Preloaded street mapsCity Navigator® NT North America (U.S. and Canada)City Navigator® NT data for lower 49 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas
3-D terrain view yes no
3-D buildings and landmarks view yes no
Built-in memory yes internal solid state
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.") yes (internal and mount speaker) yes (internal speaker)
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) yes no
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) yes (receiver and lifetime traffic included) no
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) yes (Digital 3D traffic) no
Junction view (displays junction signs) yes (photoReal and Bird's Eye views) yes
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) yes no
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow) yes no
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route) yes no
ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route) purchased separately no
Bluetooth® wireless technology yes (includes Safe Texting) no
Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount) yes no
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town) yes no
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway) yes no
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator yes no
Alarm clock yes no
Picture viewer yes no
Audio book player yes no
The common features for both
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion rechargeable lithium-ion
High-sensitivity receiver yes yes
Includes lifetime map updates yes yes
nüMaps Guaranteeyesyes
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included) microSD™ card (not included)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") yes yes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) yes yes
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road) yes yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) yes yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) yes yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection) yes yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos) yes yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) yes yes
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout) yes yes
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device) yes yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device) yes yes
The unavailable features for both
Headphone jack/audio line-out no no
Waterproof no no
Garmin nüLink! Services : (receive accurate real-time travel information) no no
XM® compatible for U.S no no
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature) no no
Multimode (switches modes to drive, hike, bike or boat) no no
MP3 player no no
Amazon’'s Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical review (if applicable)

Note: Amazon will lump together the customer reviews for all models that belong to one particular nuvi series into one section. For example, models nuvi 2595LMT, nuvi 2555LMT and nuvi 2555LT (2505 Series) will be lumped under one customer reviews section. So when you read a review, do look at which model the review refers to.
Click here to read the reviews on nuvi 3490LMTClick here to read the reviews on nuvi 50LM
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View the latest priceGarmin nüvi 3490LMT 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and TrafficClick on this link Garmin nüvi 50LM 5-inch Portable GPS Navigator(US)

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