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GARMIN nuvi 3597LMTHD 5.0" GPS Navigation w/ Lifetime Map & Traffic Update

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Crisp, High Resolution Display

n?vi 3597LMTHD has a 5.0" high resolution display with "pinch and zoom" capability, so you can quickly get a closer look at any onscreen information. Dual-orientation capabilities allow you to use n?vi 3597LMTHD either horizontally or vertically.

Detailed Maps with Free Updates

n?vi 3597LMTHD arrives loaded with detailed maps of North America. With free lifetime map updates, your routes are sure to reflect the most up-to-date maps, POIs (points of interest) and navigation information. New maps are available for download up to 4 times per year, for the life of your device, with no fees.

With so much data, n?vi 3597LMTHD makes it easy to find addresses and millions of POIs such as businesses, stores, restaurants and other destinations. n?vi 3597LMTHD arrives preloaded with POIs, so there's no need for you to enter that address information. Just select one - or many - and navigate there, quickly and easily. You also have the ability to add custom POIs to your n?vi 3597LMTHD.


Learn more about the Garmin nuvi 3597LMTHD

General

Brand
GARMIN
Model
nuvi 3597LMTHD
Part#
010-01118-00
Type
Portable Navigation Device

Dimensions

Height
3.1"
Width
5.4"
Depth
0.5"
Weight
6.8 oz.

GPS System

Receiver
High-sensitivity receiver
3D View
Yes
Voice Guidance
Yes
Audio Features
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.")

Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")

Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)
Text-To-Speech
Yes
Built-in Speaker
Yes
Traffic Alert
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription): with HD Digital Traffic

Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates)

Map

Pre-loaded Map
Yes
Maps Included
North America

Navigation

Waypoints
1000
POI
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
Routes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)

myTrends (predicts your routes)

trafficTrends (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow)

ecoRoute (calculates a more fuel-efficient route): purchased separately

Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route)

Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
Trip Computer
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)

Memory

Support Memory Cards
microSD

Display

Screen Size
5.0"
Screen Format
TFT
Touchscreen
Yes
Display Resolution
800 x 480
Display Features
Multi-touch, glass, dual-orientation, WVGA color TFT with white backlight

Connections

Bluetooth Capability
Yes
Smartphone Link
Android / iPhone

Battery

Battery Type
Lithium-Ion Rechargeable battery
Battery Life
Up to 2 hours

Accessories

USB Cable
Include
Mount
Include

Feature

GPS System Features
nuMaps Guarantee

3-D terrain view

3-D buildings and landmarks view

Junction view (displays junction signs)

Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection)

Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway)

Garmin Garage vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device)

Garmin Garage voices compatible (download custom voices to your device)

Smartphone Link, Connect for a Better Drive:
Send addresses, contacts, and other destinations from your smartphone to your navigator
Look up current weather, temperature, and forecasts
Receive live traffic updates (Not available in all areas; subscriptions may be required)
View real-time photos from traffic cameras (Not available in all areas; subscriptions may be required)
Save your parking spot and get guidance to/from your destination
Access advanced weather conditions and road alerts (Not available in all areas; subscriptions may be required)
Whats in the Box
nuvi 3597LMTHD
Preloaded City Navigator NT for North America
Lifetime maps and HD digital traffic (indicated by "LMTHD" after model number on the box)
Lifetime traffic receiver/vehicle power cable

Vehicle suction cup mount
USB cable
Quick start manual

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Bala C.
  • 3/20/2014 8:08:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDifficult Supporting Software

Pros: Have had for only a day. Has to be good GPS according to reviews.

Cons: I spent almost half a day trying to connect to PC and update stuff. Garmin software (and there are a few that took me round and round) will not recognize the unit if connected thru the holder, the USB cable has to be connected directly to the device, bypassing the magnetic holder, and the PC. That took a while to figure out, after trying different computers and a laptop. Then Garmin Express software connected and was updating but because I had more than one browser in the PC, when the installation restarted midway, it went to the other (default) browser, it was not smart enough to know that the browser it started in was another one. May be for people who have simple set up the software and browser plugins may work without problem but if you are a little bit of a techie and like to customize your machine don't expect it to connect right away. (Does it make sense :)
I went to the Extras in Garmin Express and ... nothing happened.
Long story short: When I thought most of the updates are done I decided to transfer an address from google map to the GPS. The Garmin web site gives directions how to do it but Google maps do not support Garmin anymore, but the outdated directions are still there at garmin.com! I found the incompatibility after a lot more search. Finally figured that from Mapquest you can transfer addresses but not from Google.
I am tired after a harrowing half day struggle with this thing so do not feel like writing anymore, for instance how the plugin for either Firefox or Chrome (forget which one) takes you in an unending loop until you Ctrl+Alt+Del.

Other Thoughts: As we all know Newwegg is ultra fast in shipping but this was sold and shipped by Throwback Deals so arrived after a full week. I was very excited to order this GPS, but I am now tired just trying to set it up. I need a drink.

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  • James C.
  • 2/18/2014 10:19:35 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGarmin nuvi 3597LMTHD

Pros: Outstanding product and excellent service!
It is my first GPS and I love it. The price was the lowest I could find,and believe me I looked everywhere. Also, the item arrived sooner than expected and I was impressed with the packing. I worry when it comes to delicate elctronic items,but this was well protected. As I said the service was excellent, I would definetly buy from this seller again. Thanks JC

Cons: No Cons, very satisfied with service and product

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  • Steve W.
  • 2/14/2014 6:22:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGarmin Purchase through ElectroBrands

Pros: I had no problems with my order. The Garmin arrived in a timely fashion and it works great!

Cons: None

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  • Myron S.
  • 2/11/2014 2:30:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat item!

Pros: This is a great item, with superb voice recognition and his resolution screen. I definitely recommend this one.

Cons: None

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  • C B.
  • 2/3/2014 9:34:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsMom's thrilled

Pros: Light, magnetic mount, free lifetime updates, easy to see and use

Cons: Full featured interface could be cleaned up a bit.

Other Thoughts: It's brilliant. I bought it as a gift for my mom and she loves it.

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  • Michael B.
  • 2/1/2014 2:58:06 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSeems good so far

Pros: Physically, this thing is a piece of art. I would expect design like this to come from an overpriced Apple product! Nice clear screen and good picture. Voice control is responsive.

Cons: parts of voice control don't work properly, Specifically "find places". The thing says that the feature is not available in my area... this right out of the box, and after updating.

Also, the traffic thing doesn't work out of the box. An update is required first.

Other Thoughts: Product received in perfect condition and in a fairly timely manner.

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  • Randall B.
  • 12/25/2013 8:41:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works well

Cons: Price

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  • Lee W.
  • 10/30/2013 12:35:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSo far, it sucks

Pros: It's very pretty.

Cons: The Garmin Express software will not detect the device. I've followed every FAQ suggestion. Garmin won't answer the phone. Otherwise, I'm very happy to have spent $350 for it.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/11/2013 12:41:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest GPS EVER!!

Pros: My 1st & Last Gps I ever buy. Unless this one dies on me. Lol.. Overall It a great unit. I love the sleek sexy design. This unit is fast and everything I can ask for in a gps. I also love the magnet mount feature for the mount. Making putting it on and off is so effortlessly.

Cons: Non..

Other Thoughts: If you looking for a great gps. This is the one to buy. =)

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  • David B.
  • 9/30/2013 8:41:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent

Pros: The product was delivered quickly and in perfect condition. This is a great GPS that works perfectly. I would recommend this if you can afford the entry price. It has already received a map update. Voice command to initiate routing or other actions. It takes or makes calls.

Cons: Price but you're getting top quality for it. Sometimes there is a bit of a lag in voice commands and action requested.

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