Garmin NUVI 1690 4 4 in Car GPS Receiver


What does the 60% ReviewGist Score mean?

Going by the low ReviewGist score of 60% that Garmin nuvi 1690 has received, you are advised to buy with caution. This is because even though the Garmin nuvi 1690 has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 42 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include stars),, stars) and
  • Released 5 years 4 months ago (Sep 2009) which makes it one of the very old gps devices in the market.


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Key Features
Designation Automobile
Enhanced accuracy Touch Screen
Form Factor Fixed
Input Method Touch Screen, Voice Command
Map capabilities Internal, Map cartridges / Data cards, Download maps
Receiver type 12 Channels
Screen Size 4.4 inch
User interface Touch Screen
Display Size 3.81 in. x 2.25 in.
Display Type LCD TFT Display
Resolutions 480 x 272
Technical Features
Audible Features Voice Navigation Instructions, Spoken Street Names
Included Software/Maps Europe Maps, Western Europe Maps
Special Features Converter, Calculator, 3D Map View
Trip calculator Shortest time, Shortest distance, Route Recalculation, Avoid toll roads, Points-of-Interest (POI), Lane Assist
Marine Features Fishing Calcluator
Other Features
Antenna Built-in
Built in memory 3706.88 MB
Expansion Slot Type micro-SD slot
PC Interface USB, Bluetooth
Environmental Protection IPX7 Waterproof Standard
GPS System
Accuisition time - cold 38.0 sec
Accuisition time - warm 1.0 sec
Update rate 8 per second
Waypoints 1000.0
Number of routes 10.0
Battery Life 3.0 Hours
Battery Type and Quantity Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Warranty 1.0 Year
Depth 0.75 in.
Height 3.1 in.
Weight 0.39 lb.
Width 4.9 in.
Family Line Garmin nuvi
Product ID 101541500
UPC 753759100155
ReviewGist ID 59517,101541500

Manufacturer Description

Automobile, Fixed, 1000 Waypoints, Battery Life: Up to 3 Hours
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