Garmin nuvi 265W simple, safe and affordable satellite navigation with Bluetooth hands-free phone calling, the Garmin nuvi 265W is your personal travel assistant for life on the go. This simple, safety-minded continental navigator leads the way with turn-by-turn directions and a unique, advanced safety camera warning system to help you find the best route and stay safe on the road. Give the drive your full attention with hands-free phone calls through the integrated speaker and microphone. Packed with up to millions of points of interest (POIs) and maps for Europe, the 265W is compact, versatile and easy to use.
Garmin nuvi 265W is preloaded with City Navigator NT street maps for UK, Eastern and Western Europe, including points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, petrol, ATMs and more. The Garmin nuvi 265W sports a sleek, slim design. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot, for up to 5 hours.
The Garmin nuvi 265W sunlight-readable, 4.3-inch colour widescreen display is easy to read - from any direction. View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant colour. The Garmin nuvi 265W also features a full UK postcode search. Simply enter a destination or postcode, and the Garmin nuvi 265W will take you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, Garmin nuvi 265W accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and speed cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.
Bluetooth hands-free calling
Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with Garmin nuvi 265W integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through the Garmin nuvi 265W. Simply dial numbers using nüvi’s touchscreen keypad and answer calls in a tap of the screen. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialling for contacts and points of interest and drive safely and legally.
Multi Media Features
The Garmin nuvi 265W includes many travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. The Garmin nuvi 265W also comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature.
The Garmin nuvi 265W also includes the ability to use Garmin nuvi Travel Guides which provides you with helpful and thorough reviews and recommendations for restaurants, hotels, shopping, nightlife, sporting events and tourist attractions. Several versions of Garmin Travel Guides are available for Europe and the United States. Garmin Travel Guides are available on a selection of SD cards.
Cyclops Speed Camera Alerts
The Garmin nuvi 265W, like all Garmin sat nav's, gets its speed camera data from the Cyclops speed camera database. The database provides advanced alerts to fixed, average speed, mobile, variable, temporary roadwork, red light and red light speed cameras. As you approach a camera, your device sounds an alert. Subscription charges apply. Click here to read more about the Cyclops speed trap database.
Garmin nuvi 265W Car Sat Nav FAQs
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Garmin nuvi 265W Features
‣4.3-inch wide touchscreen display, sleek design that fits easily in your pocket
‣Street-level mapping for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe (42 countries) with 90 day nuMaps Guarantee
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣Text to speech calls out the names of upcoming road names on the route
‣3D map view display
‣Picture viewer (JPG format)
‣Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)
‣Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)
‣Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
‣Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling through your Garmin sat-nav
‣Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
‣Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation)
‣World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery (up to 5 hours)
‣Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature)
‣Built-in Cyclops speed camera database (includes fixed camera locations and mobile hot-spots)
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee
The Garmin nuvi 265W has been designed to be plug and play, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease. The Garmin nuvi 265W is powered with the 12-volt vehicle power adaptor and attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the Garmin nuvi 265W suction cup bracket. Alternatively with the dashboard disk you can mount the suction cup bracket on your dashboard instead, all three accessories are supplied with the Garmin nuvi 265W.
The Garmin nuvi 265W is preloaded with City Navigator® NT for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe (42 countries) provided by NAVTEQ. NAVTEQ maps provide high quality detailed street level maps, which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest (POI), Estimated Time of Arrival, and more.
Further Garmin nuvi 265W maps are available SD card which insert directly into the Garmin nuvi 265W. Available Garmin nuvi 265W maps include North America, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Garmin nuvi 265W maps.
What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)
‣Garmin nuvi 265W
‣12 volt Vehicle Power Cable
‣Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
‣Quick Start Manual.
Garmin nuvi 265W Accessories
Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin nuvi 265W? All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 265W. Accessories available to purchase include GTM 36 traffic and vehicle power charger, suction cup mount, a weighted dashboard mount and mini USB cable.
Garmin nuvi 265W Maps
Looking for sat nav maps for the Garmin nuvi 265W? All mapping comes on microSD card with SD card adaptor and is genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 265W Countries available to buy include: UK and Ireland, France and Benelux, Full Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
Garmin nuvi 265W Technical Specification
‣Display: 4.3-inch WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion up to 5 hours (depending on use)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 122mm, Height - 74mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Garmin nuvi 265W manual
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Why buy from us?
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Page updated: 19th December 2016