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July 24, 2010

Garmin nuvi 3790T Review

Verdict: Sets the New Standard for GPS Navigation

Garmin nuvi 3790T Review
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REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than a mere cosmetic overhaul, the 3790T represents a significant upgrade over previous nuvi models
  • New capacitive multitouch display is almost twice the resolution of older Garmin GPS units
  • nuRoute technology with trafficTrends and myTrends finally brings a new level of intelligence to GPS routing
  • Multitouch display, voice command, and less than 9 mm thick
  • A few minor issues aside, the 3790T is very close to a perfect GPS

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July 12, 2010

1H 2010 GPS Market Share

1 Garmin
2 TomTom
3 Kenwood
4 Pioneer
5 Magellan
6 Alpine
7 JVC
8 DEI
9 Sony
10 Audiovox
Market Total: $1,283,437,604

Well, there you have it. The top 10 brands accounted for about 86% of all sales in this sector, with Garmin, TomTom, and Kenwood taking the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, respectively. This midyear report measures sales for the 6-month period of November 2009 through April 2010.

*Source: NPD Group, as reported by TWICE