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Garmin NÜvi 2240

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Garmin NÜvi 2240. 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. People really like the reliability and size. The usability and price are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin NÜvi 2240 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Garmin NÜvi 2240 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the maps and size. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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

Dec, 2018

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Garmin nuvi 2240 UK and Ireland


The Garmin nuvi 2240 offers a solid set of features for a decent price.

Sub-£100 price for UK version, Spoken street names, Full UK post code entry

No trafficTrends route calculation, No full-screen junction graphic, Traffic option adds a lot to the price

Sep, 2011

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Garmin Nuvi 2240 Sat Nav



no scocket for earphone

Mar, 2012

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Garmin Nuvi 2240 Sat Nav


Tells you the street names..much better than Tom Tom for that point alone.

wish I had gone for the larger model

Jul, 2011

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Garmin Nuvi 2240 Sat Nav


like the points of intrest ie atm machines, pubs & cinemas ect. Although I feel a carpark locator could be handy.

none so far

Jun, 2011

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Garmin Nuvi 2240 Sat Nav


Ease of use, very quick to recalculate route if diverted.

None found so far.

Apr, 2011

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Garmin Nuvi 2240 Sat Nav


Good product, worked perfectly the couple of times I have used it

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed


Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:3.5
Display Resolution:240 x 320 / 320 x 240
Display size (HxV):2.1 x 2.8
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2.1 x 2.8
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen: No

Energy Management

Battery life (max):3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

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


Audible alarm(s):N
Audible Alarms: No


Map coverage:Central Europe / Western Europe
Map storage:Internal storage
Voice maps: Yes


Storage media type:Flash


3D landmarks: No
FM traffic compatible: Yes
Live service: No
Photo navigation: Yes
Points of interest:1000
Route avoidance: Yes
Routes quantity:100
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Voice commands: No


Bluetooth: No

Other Features

Basemap:No / Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP\nMac OS X 10.4
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.66 x 0.591 x 2.83
Keyboard type:Qwerty/ABC

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Battery life (max):3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

System Requirements

Minimum system requirements:Windows XP\nMac OS X 10.4

Technical Details

Calculator: Yes
Color of product:Black
FM Transmitter: No
Form Factor:Fixed
Image viewer: Yes
Interface Type:Touch Screen
MP3-player: No
Number of Waypoints:1000
Waypoints: Yes
World travel clock: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.591 / 2.8
Height:0.591 / 2.83
Weight:3.77 / 3.81
Width:3.66 / 3.7