Nav System / Widescreen - Garmin Nuvi 500

Nav System / Widescreen

Garmin Nuvi 500

With the rugged, waterproof, multimode the nüvi 500 is great for driving, hiking, biking or boating. Packed with detailed street and topographic maps. It also features turn-by-turn directions.

Take it Anywhere

nüvi 500 features driving, walking, bicycling and boating modes which customize your nüvi specifically for your method of travel. This portable hybrid combines the advanced navigation features and large, color display found in automotive units with the durability of an outdoor handheld. Sleek and slim, you can slip nüvi 500 into your pocket or backpack. The user-replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets nüvi navigate you on roads or off.

Navigate off-road

nüvi 500 also includes preloaded U.S. topographic maps and accepts optional mapping for all of your outdoor adventures (see Maps tab for compatible maps). Conveniently plug in BlueChart® g2 and Inland Lakes marine maps on a microSD™ card for a great day on the water. The card slot is located inside the waterproof battery compartment, so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. With its high-sensitivity GPS receiver and HotFix® satellite prediction, nüvi 500 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover, deep canyons and near tall building and trees.

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  • Take it anywhere
  • Turn-by-turn directions
  • Navigate off-road
  • Expand your GPS

Physical & Performance

  • Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 4.21"W x 3.35"H x .9"D (10.7 x 8.5 x 2.3 cm)
  • Display size, WxH: 2.8"W x 2.1"H (7.2 x 5.4 cm); 3.5" diag (8.9 cm)
  • Display resolution, WxH: 320 x 240 pixels
  • Display type: QVGA color antiglare TFT with white backlight
  • Weight: 7.6 ounces (215 g)
  • Battery: user-replaceable, rechargeable lithium-ion
  • Battery life: up to 8 hours
  • Headphone jack no
  • High-sensitivity receiver: yes
  • Waterproof: yes (IPX7)

Maps & Memory

  • Preloaded street maps: yes (regional or 48 states+TOPO)
  • Includes lifetime map updates: no
  • nüMaps Guarantee: yes
  • 3-D terrain view: no
  • 3-D buildings and landmarks view: no
  • Built-in memory: internal solid state
  • Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
  • Waypoints 500
  • Routes: 10

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