Garmin StreetPilot 2820

Garmin Streetpilot 2820
Garmin has officially announced the Garmin StreetPilot 2820, a new GPS device designed for in car use or motorcycle use. One of the most interesting features of the Garmin StreetPilot 2820 is that it allows you to make hands free calls with a microphone and speaker on a compatible Bluetooth phone, through the integrated wireless technology. Motorcyclists can connect a Bluetooth-enabled headset simultaneously with a Bluetooth phone to the StreetPilot 2820 to communicate hands-free on the road or receive wireless navigation directions. Here are the features of the Garmin StreetPilot 2820.

    * Receiver: WAAS-enabled 12 parallel channel GPS
    * Display: 3.3” W x 1.7” H (3.8” diag.), 454 x 240 pixels; bright, automotive-grade 64K color TFT with automatic dimming backlight and touch screen
    * Unit dimensions: 5.6″ W x 3.2″ H x 2.0″ D
    * Weight: .91 pounds (411 g)
    * Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling and navigation audio prompts
    * Supports FM TMC traffic alerting
    * XM NavTraffic capabilities
    * Preloaded maps for all of North America or Europe
    * Voice announces streets by name
    * Look up addresses and points of interest
    * Choose 2D or 3D map perspective
    * Fingertip touch-screen interface and remote control
    * Upload custom POIs, including alerts for speed zones, safety cams, and LPG filling stations
    * Built-in MP3 and audio book player
    * Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX7 standards (submersible in one meter of water for up to 30 mins.)
    * 2.5 mm microphone input & 3.5 mm stereo headphone/line-out jack
    * Improved track log with 10,000 track log points

The StreetPilot 2820 is expected to become available this June with an estimated price of $1,099

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