A comparison chart of product features and specifications between Garmin nuvi 2789LMT and 2797LMT GPS navigators.
|Garmin nuvi GPS|
|Garmin nuvi 2789LMT||Garmin nuvi 2797LMT|
Garmin nuvi 2789LMT
Garmin nuvi 2797LMT
|View the model availability and current price from Amazon||Garmin nuvi 2789LMT 7-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with North America Map||Garmin nuvi 2797LMT 7-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic|
|Introduction Date||nuvi 2789LMT is a model in 2014 Garmin nuvi Advanced series. (This series was announced by Garmin on September 3, 2014)||nuvi 2797LMT is a model in Garmin 2013 Advanced series. (This series was announced by Garmin on January 7th 2013)|
|Physical & Performance|
|Physical dimensions||7.7W x 4.4H x 0.7D+ (19.6 x 11.2 x 1.8 cm)||7.4"W x 4.5"H x .9"D (18.7 x 11.4 x 2.3 cm)|
|Display type||multi-touch, capacitive, WVGA color TFT with white backlight||color TFT with white backlight|
Direct Access: yes
|Physical & Performance|
|Display size, WxH||6.0"W x 3.4"H (15.3 x 8.5 cm); 7" diag (17.6 cm)||6.1"W x 3.4"H (15.4 x 8.6 cm); 7" diag (17.8 cm)|
|Display resolution, WxH||800 x 480 pixels||800 x 480 pixels|
|Weight||12.4 ounces (352 grams)||12.4 ounces (352 g)|
|Battery||rechargeable lithium-ion||rechargeable lithium-ion|
|Battery life||up to 1 hour||up to 1 hour|
|Maps & Memory|
|Preloaded street maps||Yes. (North America)||Yes. (North America)|
|Includes lifetime map updates||Yes||Yes|
|Built-in memory||internal solid state||internal solid state|
|Accepts data cards||microSD card (not included)||yes microSD card (not included)|
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)||Yes||Yes|
|Waypoints/ favorites/ locations||1000||1000|
|Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")|
Yes (with Garmin Real Directions*)
* Garmin Real Directions demo video
|Yes (with Garmin Real Directions)||Yes (with Garmin Real Directions)|
|Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)||Yes||Yes|
|Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription)||Yes (lifetime Garmin Traffic)||Yes (lifetime Garmin Traffic)|
|Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)||Yes (Garmin Traffic)||Yes (Garmin Traffic)|
|Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)||Yes||Yes|
|Junction view (displays junction signs)|
* Bird's Eye demo video and photoReal demo video
|Yes (photoReal and Birds Eye views)||Yes (photoReal and Birds Eye views)|
|Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)||Yes||Yes|
|Bluetooth® wireless technology||Yes||Yes|
|Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)||Yes||Yes|
|View upcoming points of interest along route||Yes||Yes|
|Additional||Trip Planner: yes|
Trip Log: yes
Receive live services via your compatible iPhone® or Android smartphone with Smartphone Link.
|Trip Planner: yes|
Trip Log: yes
Receive live services via your compatible iPhone® or Android smartphone with Smartphone Link. Software update may be required.
|Official Specs and Features|
|Learn more from the manufacturer site.||Read more about Garmin nuvi 2789LMT at garmin.com||Read more about Garmin nuvi 2797LMT at garmin.com|
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|Where To Buy|
|View the model availability and current price from Amazon||Click on this link Garmin nuvi 2789LMT 7-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with North America Map||Click on this link Garmin nuvi 2797LMT 7-Inch Portable Bluetooth Vehicle GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic|
Garmin nuvi 2789LMT came from 2014’s line and 2797LMT is from 2013’s line.
Both are identical in most respects, but the 2789LMT has slightly better hardware specification thanks to its pinch and zoom interface.
Garmin nuvi 2797LMT
It is part of the Advanced series from Garmin, the nuvi 2797LMT is a capable car navigation device with spoken-directions, voice-prompted navigation, Bluetooth, Smartphone Link compatibility, and of course lifetime maps and traffic updates.
Out of the box, it brings City Navigator NT for North America with detailed maps of United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Virgin Islands, Bahamas, and Cayman Island. There are also more than 10 million POIs included, and it accepts custom POIs you create as well.
Garmin nuvi 2797LMT is packaged with vehicle suction cup, USB cable, lifetime traffic receiver which also functions as vehicle power cable, and manual instruction.
A 7-inch color TFT touchscreen display dominates the front part of the main unit, and it produces 800 x 480 pixels resolution.
Navigational features include Garmin Real Directions, which use voice navigation to tell you which ways to go based on easy-to-recognize landmarks such as traffic lights and buildings instead of street names or distance-based navigations.
Active Lane Guidance with Bird’s Eye junction view is also present to give detailed overview of complicated interchanges and bright color arrow to show you the proper lane to take anytime you are approaching an interchange exit or entrance.
Real road signs are as well displayed on the screen as you come across every single one of them on the road.
In addition, Garmin nuvi 2797LMT is Bluetooth-enabled, meaning you can pair it with a compatible phone and make or receive phone calls without even taking your cell phone out of your pocket.
The device has built-in microphone and speakers to allow you to have hands-free calls without taking your hands off the steering wheel and your eyes off the road.
When used with Garmin’s companion app called Smartphone Link installed on your smartphone, the nuvi 2797LMT can use your smartphone’s existing data plan to share information such as contacts, search results, favorite locations, your driving destination, and even your parking spot.
This device is Garmin Express compliant, a service from Garmin to receive updates anytime available and install custom vehicle icons or voices.
Garmin nuvi 2789LMT
One of the major differences between nuvi 2797LMT and nuvi 2789LMT is that the latter’s POIs database is based on Foursquare. When you are searching for a place or destination on the device, the most relevant results from Foursquare will appear on its screen.
Also, the latter is compatible with wireless backup camera BC 30. Another noticeable difference is that the nuvi 2789LMT’s screen actually supports pinch and zoom, but the size and resolution are similar to those of nuvi 2797LMT.
Apart from those differences, both devices are more or less the same in terms of navigational features including Bluetooth and smartphone Link compatibility.
|Disclaimer:||Information provided is believed correct and true to the best of our ability based on the manufacturer published information. However, GPSCompared is not responsible for typographical errors or incorrect data. Please visit the official manufacturer product page for more details on the specifications and features|
|Note: ||This writer neither own this product nor have the personal experience in handling it. However this article is produced based on manufacturer published facts and other relevant sources (if applicable).|
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