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Garmin Nuvi 880

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 reviews of Garmin Nuvi 880. 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. Reviews about the maps and size are overall positive. The screen and performance also get good comments. Many are less positive about the reliability and price.

usability, performance, screen, size, maps

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 880 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 880 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the size and maps. The screen and performance also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the reliability. Views about the durability and price are different.

usability, performance, screen, maps, size


89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Garmin nuvi 880 4.3-Inch Widescreen Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator

Nov, 2015

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Craig Ellison (

Garmin nvi 880


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...

Accurate speech recognition. Voice commands control virtually all menu functions. Text-to-speech conversion. Multisegment routing. Excellent Bluetooth phone interface


Not only does the Garmin nüvi 880 pack all the advanced features found in luxury navigation devices, it's the first portable GPS with full speech recognition capabilities.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Chris Michaels (

Garmin Nuvi 880 GPS Review


The Garmin Nuvi 880 GPS device is an exciting navigation system, consisting of outstanding new features which are hard to find on other GPS systems.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Joe Eitel (

Garmin Nuvi 880 Portable GPS Device


If you're in the market for a GPS device, you can't afford to overlook the latest model in Garmin's Nuvi line. The Garmin Nuvi 880 will blow you away with features that are hard to find on other GPS devices. Keep reading to find out how this portable...

Garmin's Nuvi 880 is a cutting edge GPS device with top-of-the-line features; Bluetooth capabilities, an increasingly amazing voice recognition system that is sure to impress, and an overall excellent performance rating that is consistently getting it...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Scott Merrill (

Review: Garmin nuvi 880 GPS


When I received the Garmin nuvi 880 for review, my initial reaction was a lackluster “Oh great, another GPS.” As usual, I opened it up and started using it without reading the manual. After using it for a few days, I hadn't really changed my opinion....

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Rich Owings (

Garmin nuvi 880 review


The Garmin nuvi 880 is the top of the line unit in the nuvi 800 series, the first Garmin products to feature voice recognition. And while it may not be the first GPS with this feature, it is far and away the best. It is a breeze to use and makes it...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Fletch (

Garmin nuvi 880 Review


Garmin's nuvi 880 can be controlled using speech recognition, includes MSN Direct for real-time traffic, gas prices, weather, and more, can navigate to geo-coded photos, supports multi-destination routing, and a whole lot more.

Speech Recognition That Actually Works

May, 2008

Expert review by: (

Garmin Nuvi 880 and 850 Auto GPS Satellite Navigation Devices


The Garmin Nuvi 880 and 850 share all features of the Garmin 770 and 780 Auto GPS navigators. The primary difference is the inclusion of Speech recognition allowing navigation using voice commands

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Ben Bowers (

Garmin Nuvi 880


Voice recognition technology finally stops sucking with this GPS from Garmin.

What's your favorite GPS system? Post a comment below and let us know. In the world of GPS navigation, Garmin has built its reputation on easy-to-use devices with reliable performance. The Nuvi 880 is no exception to this lineage, and for the most...

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Garmin Nuvi 880


Garmin is all about leading, and with the Garmin Nuvi 880, they're leading us onto the next level of GPS technology. One of the latest from Garmin, the 880 is packed full of features that give you more time to focus on your driving and your destination...

Go ahead, take the Garmin Nuvi 880 out for a ride. With high-end features like voice recognition technology, a wide-screen display and access to real-time traffic and weather updates, and you will be set no matter where you go. In fact, the challenge...

Consumer review by: none (

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I bought it because I went home (Mi) to help my Mom & I have not lived there for 34 years so I forgot streets and I was not sure how much it would help so I bought the S750 from Sam's Club. WOW Does It Help. I was not sure where something was I just...

Garmin is the best at hand held unit and car units. It does route recalculation very fast, it is easy to change voices that talk to you, and icon of the cars. It is very easy to use, my wife that has a hard time using tech type stuff, Had no problem...


Dec, 2008

Product Specifications

Speak commands and get on-demand travel info from MSN Direct with n


Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:4.3"
Diagonal Size (metric):10.9 cm
Resolution:480 x 272

Digital Player (PF)

Digital Player: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


GPS System

Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin n