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Garmin Nuvi 2340

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 reviews of Garmin Nuvi 2340. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The screen and price also get good views, whereas there are some mixed views about the reliability and route planning.

usability, price, screen, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 2340 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Nuvi 2340

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 2340 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and durability. The design and price also get good feedback, but views are divided on the reliability. There are some less positive comments about the screen and maps.

performance, price, design, durability, size

usability, maps, screen

57% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin NuLink! 2340 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps, Live Services and Traffic, and BluetoothGarmin NuLink! 2340 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps, Live Services and Traffic, and Bluetooth

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

very easy to use

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Phonetic voice descriptions very false. Picks strange routes.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

clear routes and good size

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Voice clear and display easy to understand.

Map accuracy can be a problem. Like all GPS systems you have to believe the road signs first.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

User interface, clarity, ease of set-up

None to date

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Staight forward, even for non tech.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Clear directions

Can take a while to find your way around. Remember to specify between England, Wales and Scotland (not grouped into United Kingdom) Cannot have different volumes for the touchscreen and directions

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Ease of use and lifetime updates

the female voice directions a bit tinny.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Clear and concise directions, Got it on an offer so it was good value for money, a little confusing at first when screen split to show photo of junction but its a nice idea.

Have not found any, only had it a short time.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

GARMIN nüvi 2340 LMT

 

Price

Inaccurate, especially at roundabouts. Supposedly free update took 8 hours to download and took me well over my broadband allowance. The voice is OK in UK but almost impossible to understand when it tries French words. For example 'Cognac' becomes...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Camera

Built-in camera: No

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:4.3
Display Resolution:272 x 480 / 480 x 272
Display size (HxV):2.25 x 3.81
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2.25 x 3.81
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen:No / Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):2.5 / 3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported:1
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Bicycle:N
Bike/Scooter: Yes
Camper/Caravan: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Motorcycle:N
Outdoor (hiking, trekking):No / Yes
Sport (fitness, running):No / Yes
Truck:No / Yes

Map

Ability to add maps: Yes
Map coverage:Western Europe
Map storage:Internal storage / Memory Card
Map view options:2D / 3D
Maps included: Yes
Voice maps: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Storage media type:Flash

Navigation

3D landmarks: No
Auto re-route: Yes
Automatic routing: Yes
Choice of route setup: Yes
FM traffic compatible: Yes
Lane guidance: Yes
Live service:No / Yes
Photo navigation: Yes
Road signs: Yes
Route avoidance: Yes
Routes quantity:100
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes
Voice commands:No / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes

Other Features

Basemap: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7/Vista/XP\nMac OS X 10.4 + / Windows XP +, Mac OS X 10.4 +
Interface:USB
Keyboard type:Qwerty/ABC

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: No
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):2.5 / 3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported:1
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

Radio

Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Software

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Anti-theft function: Yes
Calculator: Yes
Color of product:Black
FM Transmitter: No
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed
Image viewer: Yes
Interface Type:Touch Screen
MP3-player: No
Number of Waypoints:1000
Unit-to-unit transfer: Yes
Waypoints: Yes
World travel clock: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.591 / 0.63
Height:2.95 / 2.99
Weight:5.01 / 5.7 / 5.71
Width:4.76 / 4.8