TomTom VIA 1605TM vs Garmin nuvi 3590LMT

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A comparison chart between TomTom VIA 1605TM and Garmin nuvi 3590LMT key features

Automotive GPS
TomTom VIA 1605TM Garmin nuvi 3590LMT
Models VIA 1605TM
TomTom VIA 1605TM
nuvi 3590LMT
Garmin nuvi 3590LMT
Click on the link to view the latest price from Amazon.comTomTom VIA 1605TM 6-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & MapsGarmin nüvi 3590LMT 5-Inch Portable Bluetooth GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates
Key Features
Unit Dimension6.2" (W) x 4.2" (H) x 1.4" (D) 5.4"W x 3.4"H x 0.5"D (13.8 x 8.7 x 1.3 cm)
Screen Size (Diagnol)6.0-inch (15.4 cm) 5 inch diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxHWVGA (800 x 480 pixels) 800 x 480 pixels
Unit Weight9.5 oz7.2 ounces (203 g)
Data Card SlotYes. Micro SD Yes. MicroSD card (not included)
Preloaded MapsYes. US,Canada & MexicoCityNavigator® NT North America (US, Canada & Mexico)
Battery LifeUp to 2 hours autonomous operation up to 4 hours
BluetoothNoyes (includes Safe Texting)
Speaks street namesYesYes
Lane Guidance/AssistYes, with Advanced Lane GuidanceYes, with junction view (photoReal and Bird’s Eye views)
Voice CommandNoYes
Lifetime Map UpdatesYes1 Yes2
Lifetime TrafficYes3 Yes4
Full Specs and Features
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Demo Video
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Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link TomTom VIA 1605TM 6-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & MapsClick on this link Garmin nüvi 3590LMT 5-Inch Portable Bluetooth GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates

1You receive up to four non-transferable map data updates per year until the product’s useful life expires or TomTom no longer receives map updates from its suppliers, whichever is shorter. (*description from TomTom)

2Free Lifetime Map Updates entitle you to receive up to 4 map data updates per year, when and as such updates are made available on the Garmin website, for this specific Garmin product only until this product’s useful life expires or Garmin no longer receives map data from its third party supplier, whichever is shorter.(*description from Garmin)

3Traffic Updates automatically sends real-time updates to your TomTom, so you can steer clear of traffic delays and take the fastest route possible to your destination. Lifetime Traffic updates are available in the US and Canada only.

4Free Lifetime Traffic Updates may not be transferred to another person or another Garmin product. Lifetime traffic extends for the useful life of your Garmin traffic receiver (as long as you own a compatible Garmin GPS) or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its traffic supplier, whichever is shorter. Traffic content not available for all areas.(*description from Garmin). See  for traffic coverage area

*Info on 1 2 3 and 4 are taken from TomTom and Garmin official web sites.

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