Garmin nuvi 2450LM vs 3490LMT

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A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin nuvi 2450LM and 3490LMT

Garmin nuvi GPS
Gamin nuvi 2450LMGarmin nuvi 3490LMT
Modelsnuvi 2450LM
Garmin nuvi 2450LM
nuvi 3490LMT
Garmin nuvi 3490LMT
View the latest priceGarmin nüvi 2450LM 5-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map UpdatesGarmin nüvi 3490LMT 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and Traffic
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD5.4"W x 3.3"H x .6"D (13.7 x 8.3 x 1.5 cm)4.8"W x 2.9"H x .35"D (12.2 x 7.4 x .9 cm)
Display size, WxH4.4"W x 2.5"H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)3.7"W x 2.2"H (9.4 x 5.6 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH480 x 272 pixels800 x 480 pixels
Display typeWQVGA color TFT with white backlightmulti-touch, glass, dual-orientation, WVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight6.8 ounces (192.0 g)4.2 ounces (118 g)
Battery lifeup to 3 hoursup to 4 hours
3-D terrain viewnoyes
3-D buildings and landmarks viewnoyes
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.")yes (internal speaker)yes (internal and mount speaker)
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)noyes
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription)yesyes (receiver and lifetime traffic included)
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)noyes (Digital 3D traffic)
Junction view (displays junction signs)yesyes (photoReal and Bird's Eye views)
ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route)yespurchased separately
Bluetooth® wireless technologynoyes (includes Safe Texting)
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway)noyes
Alarm clocknoyes
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature)yesno
Audio book playernoyes
What's Common
Batteryrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion,
High-sensitivity receiveryesyes
Preloaded street mapsYes - Preloaded City Navigator® NT North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico)Yes - Preloaded City Navigator® NT North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico)
Includes lifetime map updatesyesyes
nüMaps Guaranteeyes yes
Built-in memoryinternal solid stateinternal solid state,
Accepts data cardsmicroSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included),
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")yesyes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)yesyes
myTrends™ (predicts your routes)yesyes
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow)yesyes
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route)yesyes
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)yesyes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)yesyes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)yesyes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection)yesyes
Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount)yesyes
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town)yesyes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)yesyes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)yesyes
World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculatoryesyes
Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout)yesyes
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device)yesyes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device)yesyes
Picture vieweryesyes
What's Unavailable
Headphone jack/audio line-outnono
Garmin nüLink! services- (receive accurate real-time travel information)nono
XM® compatible for U.Snono
Multimode (switches modes to drive, hike, bike or boat)nono
MP3 playernono
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