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Garmin nuvi 2455LMT vs 255W

A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin nuvi  2455LMT and 255W

Garmin nuvi GPS 
nuvi 2455LMTnuvi 255W
ModelsGarmin nuvi 2455MT
Garmin nuvi 2455LMT
nuvi 255W
Garmin nuvi 255W
Note: This is a discontinued model from Garmin. However it may still be available in the market.
View the latest priceGarmin nüvi 2455LMT 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map & Traffic UpdatesGarmin nüvi 255W 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .6"D (12.1 x 7.6 x 1.5 cm) 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .8"D (12.2 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm)
Display type manual dual-orientation, WQVGA color TFT with white backlight WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 5.0 ounces (142 g) 6.1 ounces (172.93 g)
Battery life up to 2.5 hours up to 4 hours
Includes lifetime map updates yes no
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) yes (receiver and lifetime traffic included) yes
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) yes (3D Traffic) no
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) yes no
Junction view (displays junction signs) yes (photoReal junction view) 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 yes
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
Alarm clock yes no
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature) no yes
Audio book player yes no
What's Common
Display size, WxH 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm) 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 480 x 272 pixels
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion rechargeable lithium-ion
High-sensitivity receiver yes yes
Preloaded street maps yes yes
nüMaps Guaranteeyesyes
Built-in memory internal solid state internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included) SD™ card (not included)
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.") yes (internal speaker) yes (internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") 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
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator 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
Picture viewer yes yes
What's Unavailable
Headphone jack/audio line-out no no
Waterproof no no
3-D terrain view no no
3-D buildings and landmarks view no no
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) no no
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) no no
Garmin nüLink! Services : (receive accurate real-time travel information) no no
XM® compatible for U.S no no
Bluetooth® wireless technology no no
Multimode (switches modes to drive, hike, bike or boat) no no
MP3 player no no
Additional Info
Notesnuvi 2455LMT is a model in Garmin’s new 2012 Advanced series . This series go beyond basic navigation with Garmin Guidance 2.0,which adds more advanced navigation features for everyday driving.(This series was announced by Garmin on August 24th 2011)nuvi 255W is a discontinued model from Garmin. However it may still be available in the market.
Amazon 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.
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Demo Video
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Price Check
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