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Garmin NÜVI 2559LMT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 693 reviews of Garmin NÜVI 2559LMT. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the maps and screen. The size and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability. Some have doubts about the memory.

usability, performance, size, screen, maps

memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin NÜVI 2559LMT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin NÜVI 2559LMT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 141 user reviews of Garmin NÜVI 2559LMT from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and screen. The performance and maps also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the price. The reliability and durability get critical reviews.

usability, maps, performance, screen, size

durability, reliability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 2559LMT North America and EuropeGarmin Nuvi 2559LMT North America and Europe

Aug, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Garmin 2559LMT review

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The Garmin 2559LMT is a mid-range sat nav that offers free lifetime mapping and traffic updates, and Garmin's unique 'real directions', which gives drivers directions based on local landmarks. While it's no longer one of Garmin's latest models, the...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Good large display

 

This is the best GPS we have owned. The lane assist feature is great when driving in unfamiliar areas. We have had several false destinations when searching and selecting business locations.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (abt.com)

I would buy this again from ABT

 

There are a limited number of GPS devices with European maps. Of course they are more expensive but I was finally breaking down to purchase one for our weekend travel anyway. Purchased this model to guide us while driving through Portugal and Spain. It...

Easy To Set Up ; Easy to Use ; Quality Construction ; Reliable

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (abt.com)

great customer service, quick shipping and great product

 

Awesome GPS - we bought another brand but didn't like it so would rather spend another 150 bucks for a better one. We will be testing the European map in June. So far, NA map is great.

Easy To Set Up ; Easy to Use

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (abt.com)

Excellent

 

Great for Europe

Compact ; Easy To Read ; Easy To Set Up ; Reliable Performance ; Simple Controls ; Strong Construction ; Versatile

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (abt.com)

Excellent in all areas

 

Very Clear Screen Display: Easy to read both maps and text during both daytime and night-time. Very easy to set up and use and to find stores, restaurants, recreational activities without having to know their addresses. Set-up allows users to select...

Easy To Read ; Easy To Set Up ; Excellent Traffic Avoidan ; Simple Controls ; Strong Construction ; Versatile

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Jan, 2015

Consumer review (which.co.uk)

Screen too reflective

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I'm surprised that Which? has made no mention of what I think is the one big flaw with this device. I have just given mine its first outing and could not find a mounting position where I could see the directions clearly, due to the mirror-like finish...

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Handheld/Fixed

Display

Backlight display: Yes
Display:TFT
Display Diagonal:5
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery

GPS Type

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

GPS type

Bicycle:N

Map

Map coverage:Central Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, Southern Europe, United Kingdom, Western Europe
Maps included: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Storage media type: No

Navigation

Live service: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes

Power

Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Handheld/Fixed
Number of Waypoints:1000
Waypoints: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.709
Height:3.31
Weight:6.49
Width:5.43