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Garmin Nuvi 760

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3961 reviews of Garmin Nuvi 760. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Comments about the size and screen are overall positive. The price and performance are also appreciated. Opinions about the durability and reliability are different.

usability, performance, price, screen, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 760 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Nuvi 760

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 760 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and maps. The price and performance also get good comments, but there are some mixed views about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, design

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 760T Satellite Navigation SystemGarmin Nuvi 760T Satellite Navigation System

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Nuvi 760

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3113 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 760 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 really like the size and screen. The price and performance also get good views. There are some critical comments about the reliability. There are some mixed views about the durability.

usability, performance, price, screen, size

reliability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin nüvi 760 4.3-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator (Piano Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin nüvi 760 4.3-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator (Piano Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Garmin nüvi 760

 

The Garmin Nuvi series has earned a reputation as a solid line of portable navigation systems, offering accurate routing, good design, and ease of use. We've seen it in the entry-level Garmin Nuvi 200 and the more advanced Garmin Nuvi 660. So we...

The Garmin Nuvi 760 portable navigation system features text-to-speech functionality and useful location features that help you find nearby services. The system also has a wide screen, a built-in transmitter, and other travel tools. Bluetooth...

The Nuvi 760 was occasionally sluggish to alert us to turns and to calculate routes. It's also a bit pricey.

The Garmin Nuvi 760 delivers beautifully on almost every front, but the portable navigation system hits a speed bump with its sluggish performance.

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

Garmin Nuvi 700 review: Garmin Nuvi 700

 

Editors' note: The following review is of the Garmin Nuvi 750. The Nuvi 760 is identical to the 750 in nearly every way, except that the 760 adds Bluetooth hands-free calling and an FM Traffic data receiver to its feature set. As a result, the 760 gets...

The Garmin Nuvi 760 portable navigation system features text-to-speech functionality and useful location features that help you find nearby services. The system also has a wide screen, a built-in transmitter, and other travel tools. Bluetooth...

The Nuvi 760 was occasionally sluggish to alert us to turns and to calculate routes. It's also a bit pricey.

The Garmin Nuvi 760 delivers beautifully on almost every front, but the portable navigation system hits a speed bump with its sluggish performance.

Jul, 2009

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Craig Ellison (pcmag.com)

Top Travel Tech

 

Spring is my favorite time of the year. Apart from the warm weather and the flowers, it's when the latest GPS devices announced at January's Consumer Electronics Show finally start landing on my desk for testing. Say hello to the 880, the newest member...

Sensitive GPS receiver. Supports Google Earth, Microsoft Streets and Trips, and Microsoft Visual Earth.

No Mac support. User guide is difficult to find.

Pharos Trips and Pics logs your journeys and provides geographical information for your photos in popular mapping programs like Google Earth.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Garmin nüvi 760

 

The latest widescreen nüvi slims down and adds plenty of handy features.

Expert review by: (electronicsme.com)

Garmin nuvi 760

 

When taking into account all the features and capabilities of this GPS, it is definitely an above-average navigational system that is worth every penny. Of course, it has its flaws, so if you are really picky you may want to look for a more expensive...

Lithium ion battery life of up to 5 hoursUser-friendly interface and basic operations- great for first-timersFeatures built-in MP3 player, Bluetooth, MSN, and FM transmitterExcellent value for the price, but there is room for improvement

Better performance and smoother rendering, but still has flaws

The latest GPS devices have been promoting more features, such as FM...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

Sleek and Full-Featured: Garmin Nuvi 760

 

Slim profile, Loaded with features, Rock-solid navigation and easy-to-follow menus, Sharp widescreen

Higher end of the price scale for comparable features., Could use more powerful, higher-quality speaker

If you want or need it all -- from a wide screen, to rock-solid navigation and precise text-to-speech directions, to hands-free calling support, to traffic tracking and avoidance, to travel tools, the Garmin Nuvi 760 is a fine choice. On top of all of...

May, 2008

Expert review by: Fletch (gpsmagazine.com)

Garmin nuvi 760 Review

 

Already a Garmin nuvi fan, it was with great anticipation that I put Garmin's new high-end nuvi 760 through its paces. Does the nuvi 760 come out on top, improving on the already successful nuvi 660/680? Is it worth upgrading? What's changed? Read on.

The Best nuvi Yet

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

Garmin nuvi 760 review

 

UPDATE: This model has been discontinued. For current recommendations, please refer to our auto GPS buyers guide. The Garmin nuvi 760 is one of the new high-end 700 series of this popular product line, adding the following to an already outstanding...

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Scott Martin (gpslodge.com)

Garmin Nuvi 760 Arrives for Review

 

Update: I have posted my Full Review of the Nuvi 750/760/770.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: (garminnuvireviews.com)

Garmin Nuvi 760 GPS

 

The Garmin Nuvi 760 is now released – and is starting to hit stores in waves! This thing is hard to find, with shoppers snapping up the initial wave of units quite quickly and leaving the slow consumers unable to find one mid october. Look for the...

Oct, 2007

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Certificates

Certification:RoHS
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Grey
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed
Water-resistant:Y

Display

Backlight display: Yes
Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:4.3 / 7
Display Resolution:480 x 272 / 800 x 480
Display size (HxV):3.4 x 6.1 / 3.81 x 2.25 / 4.3
Display size (HxV) (imperial):3.4 x 6.1 / 3.81 x 2.25 / 4.3
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

Battery life (max):1.5 / 4 / 5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery

GPS Type

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

Indication

Audible alarm(s):Y
Audible Alarms: Yes

Map

License term:Lifetime
License term in years:Lifetime
Lifetime map updates: Yes
Map coverage:World
Map storage:Internal storage
Map view options:2D / 3D
Maps included: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / SD

Navigation

Auto re-route: Yes
Choice of route setup: Yes
FM traffic compatible: Yes
Lane guidance: Yes
Photo navigation:No / Yes
Route avoidance: Yes
Routes quantity:10 / 100
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Voice commands: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR

Other Features

Audio system:Y
Basemap: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP +\nMac 10.4 + / Windows XP\nMac OS X 10.4
Keyboard type:QWERTY / ABC
Wireless Technology:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):1.5 / 4 / 5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery

Technical Details

Anti-theft function:No / Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Calculator: Yes
Color of product:Black / Grey
FM Transmitter:No / Yes
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed
Image viewer: Yes
Interface Type:Touch Screen
MP3-player:No / Yes
Number of Waypoints:1000 / 500
Protection features:Water Resistant
Waypoints: Yes
World travel clock: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.35 / 0.787 / 0.906 / 2.99
Height:0.787 / 2.95 / 2.99 / 4.49
Weight:12.4 / 4 / 6.21
Width:4.8 / 7.36