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Garmin Nuvi 1240

Garmin Nuvi 1240
alaScore 82

198 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the voice guidance and screen. The performance and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, performance, screen, voice guidance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 1240 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 130 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 1240 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on

usability, price, performance, screen, voice guidance

85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 1240 3.5" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe MapsGarmin Nuvi 1240 Satellite Navigation System with UK & Western Europe (23 Countries) Garmin Nuvi 1240 3.5" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps

Expert review by:

Garmin nuvi 1240 Sat-Nav


Garmin's entry-level sat-nav packs in an impressive feature set for a good price.

Like the 1490T, the 1240 also supports cityXplorer maps when in pedestrian mode. Although most pedestrian settings will create routes which include pathways road vehicles cannot traverse, the mapping will usually miss out numerous potential gaps you...

Expert review by:

Stuff magazine


It's tiny, but don't let that distract you from this satnav's sizeable attractions

Grown-up performance from an incredibly small device – perfect for the regular Euro traveller


Expert review by:

Garmin Navi 1240 : Gamin Nuvi 1240


While I have checked out a number of GPS devices in the past, I was not prepared for my initial introduction to a unit from Garmin.

Various settings for map details are available and there is a choice of Track Up, North Up or 3-D map views. An audio warning can be turned on to advice you when approaching any known safety (speed) cameras. Other features include an ecoRoute module,...

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Garmin Nuvi 1240 review


This time, I am not examining an enhanced GPS device, but the Garmin Nüvi 1240, a compact car navigation system. The Nüvi 1240 has some nice extras to offer. For example, if you want to practice 'The New Driving', you can select: 'Challenge economical...

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Gamin Nuvi 1240


great review

Product Specifications

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Model:FC2-133 Host Bus Adapter
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:IBM TotalStorage FAStT


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Data Link Protocol:2Gb Fibre Channel
Data Transfer Rate:2.12Gbps
Form Factor:Plug-in card
Interface (Bus) Type:PCI-X / 133 MHz
Type:Host bus adapter