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Garmin nvi 3450LM

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Garmin nvi 3450LM. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and maps. The screen and performance also get good reviews. Comments are divided on the price. There are some critical comments about the reliability.

usability, performance, screen, maps, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin nvi 3450LM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Garmin nvi 3450LM from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Reviewers really like the maps and screen. The price and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the durability. The route planning and reliability get less positive comments.

usability, performance, price, screen, maps

reliability, route planning

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin nuvi 3450LM 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map Updates (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin nuvi 3450LM 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map Updates (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Mar, 2018

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Garmin Nuvi 3450LM GPS receiver


At an MSRP of $399.99, the Garmin Nuvi 3490 LMT is easily the most expensive Garmin Nuvi that money can buy. Sitting firmly at the top of Garmin 2012 Prestige lineup of GPS navigators, it is also the most advanced Nuvi that money can buy and the...

The Garmin Nuvi 3490 LMT features an improved interface, snappy performance, and a svelte form factor. Garmin's truly hands-free voice command system is one of the best in the portable navigation business. Lifetime map updates and 3D Traffic Digital...

Bluetooth connection doesn't sync with the phone's address book. At $400, this is a very pricey PND.

The Garmin Nuvi 3490 LMT packs every trick in Garmin's book into an ultra-thin chassis, but the high MSRP will deter some.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Rich Owings (

Garmin nuvi 3450


The Garmin nüvi 3450 (despite the lower model number) updates the 3750 with a host of new customization options, Exit Services and 3D buildings and terrain. And just like with the previous version, you get all this in a super-thin package sporting a...

Strong customization options ; Powered mount ; Exit services ; POIs can be displayed on the map ; Offers several choices of routes ; Extensive junction view and lane assist coverage ; Advanced detours allow you to exclude roads from active route ;...

Nothing significant

The features listed below are new to the 2012 nuvi lineup.

Nov, 2011

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It is very thin GPS device to date


I was surprised to see how thin it was. It does look like smartphone in some ways.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (

Excellent product


Excellent service. I ordered on Wednesday morning and received Thursday afternoon.

Compact, Easy Menus, Acquires Satellites Quickly, Easy To Read, Large Screen, Simple Controls, Reliable Performance, Easy To Setup

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No


Built-in camera: No


Form Factor:Handheld/Fixed


Display Diagonal:4.3
Display Resolution:800 x 480
Display size (HxV):2.2 x 3.7
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2.2 x 3.7
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

GPS Type

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


3D landmarks: Yes
Photo navigation: Yes
Route avoidance: Yes
Routes quantity:100
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No


Bluetooth: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes


Battery life (max):4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter


Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported


Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Windows operating systems supported:Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional

Technical Details

Alarm clock: Yes
Calculator: Yes
Form Factor:Handheld/Fixed
Image viewer: Yes
MP3-player: No
Number of Waypoints:1000
Waypoints: Yes
World travel clock: Yes

Weight & Dimensions