OLATHE, Kan. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 19, 2010 —
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:
global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the nüvi 3700
series, setting new standards for design, features and ease of use in
personal navigation devices. Boasting a new ultra-thin, pocket-friendly
design and large-screen, high-resolution glass display with capacitive
touch panel, the nüvi 3700 series won the coveted Red Dot Design Award
in the world’s largest and most renowned design competition.
“Personal navigation is entering a new era, and the nüvi 3700 series has
the stunning design and seamlessly intuitive interface to lead the way,”
said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “Our
designers and engineers were challenged to rethink an industry icon, and
the result is as pristine as it is practical.”
Internationally acclaimed design
At less than 9mm of overall thickness, the nüvi 3700 series is easily
the thinnest portable navigator on the market – an irresistible design
that begs to be turned on and shown off. The sleek new look made a big
impact by winning the product design competition at this year’s Red Dot
Design Awards in a field of more than 4,000 submissions from 57
Picture perfect in landscape or portrait
The award-winning design of nüvi 3790T, nüvi 3760T and nüvi 3750
continues with the easy-to-use 4.3” WVGA display with smooth glass
capacitive touch panel that lets users see their preloaded maps and
intuitive menus in landscape or portrait modes – ideal for use in the
car or on foot.
Zoom, pinch, press and drag with Multi-touch
The new capacitive multi-touch display in the nüvi 3700 series allows
users to zoom in and out (by double-tapping or “pinching” the map),
browse surrounding areas on the map (dragging a finger), or change
perspective from 2D to 3D and rotate the map 360 degrees (two-finger
drag or twist). And to avoid inadvertent touches, the nüvi 3700 series
features a simple screen lock, so you can tap the power button, slide
nüvi into your pocket and go.
Garmin’s nü flagship: nüvi 3790T
With a customizable “wake-up phrase” to initiate voice-activated
navigation, nüvi 3790T lets you tell it what to do and where to go
while you keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road.
And the road ahead never looked so realistic, thanks to the
unprecedented details of 3D terrain and 3D buildings. Whether you’re
heading for rolling hills or urban canyons, the shaded topography and
realistic landmarks provide unrivaled context and enhanced situational
nüRoute with trafficTrends™ and myTrends™
Providing efficient routing and realistic arrival times, trafficTrends™
recommends routes using historical traffic data and recurring trends
at any given time or day.
Making your commute easier than ever, nüvi 3700 series remembers your
frequent destinations and uses myTrends™ to predict your
destination without you needing to activate a route, displaying your
arrival time and best route based on relevant traffic information.
Smarter routing in your car and on foot
For safer, stress-free travel, nüvi 3790T and nüvi 3760T feature free
lifetime traffic alerts and Bluetooth® wireless technology
for hands-free calling with a compatible phone.
The entire nüvi 3700 series is preloaded with ecoRoute™ to
help drivers with fuel-efficient navigation, helping to conserve both
gas and money.
Take the nüvi 3700 series with you and enjoy the new streamlined,
pocket-friendly design even more through enhanced pedestrian mode with
public transit options through cityXplorer™ content.
cityXplorer helps you with options to navigate by foot or using a
combination of buses, tramway, metro and suburban rail systems.
Innovations abound in nüvi 3700 series
Voice prompts are clearer than ever because of a secondary speaker
located on the powered suction cup mount, offering the highest sound
quality in the nüvi lineup.
Customizable wallpaper – view, crop and save images right on your nüvi.
Lane assist with junction view helps you navigate with confidence
while nüvi directs you to the preferred lane, with realistic images of
upcoming complex junctions where available.
Speed limit indicator displays speed limits for most major roads.
Patented auto time zone allows nüvi to automatically adjust your time
zone while navigating.
Garmin Connect ™ Photos will associate your favorite images
with saved locations. Visit
for additional information.
"Where Am I?" feature lets you quickly tap the screen to find the
closest hospitals, police stations, gas stations, nearest address,
intersection and coordinates.