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Garmin Nuvi 55 vs Garmin Nuvi 56

5.47 in
0.79 in
Garmin Nuvi 55 GPS Navigation
Garmin Nuvi 55
5.47 in
0.79 in
Garmin Nuvi 56 GPS Navigation
Garmin Nuvi 56
Available colors
User rating
30
3.8 out of 5
30 user ratings
5 stars
23 %
4 stars
36 %
3 stars
40 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
39
4.0 out of 5
39 user ratings
5 stars
28 %
4 stars
46 %
3 stars
25 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Design

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Form factorFixedFixed
Built-in cameranono
Placement supportedHorizontal
N/A

Display

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Display typeTFTTFT
Screen size5.0 in5.0 in
Screen resolution480 x 272 px480 x 272 px
Interface typeTouchscreenTouchscreen
Widescreenno
N/A
Backlight displayyesyes

Dimensions

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Colour of productBlackBlack
Width5.47 in5.47 in
Height0.79 in0.79 in
Depth3.39 in3.39 in
Weight6.35 oz6.35 oz

Navigation

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Map includedyesyes
Map coverageUSA
  • Canada
  • USA
TMC supportnono
Speed limitsyesyes
Voice commandsnono
Street name pronunciationyesyes
Navigation bracket
  • Ireland
  • UK
N/A
Waypointsyesyes
Number of waypoints10001000
Route avoidanceyes
N/A

Communication

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Bluetoothnono

Technical details

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Built-in speakersyesyes
USB 2.0 ports quantity1
N/A
Supported radio bandsNot supported
N/A

Features

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
MP3 playernono

Storage

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
Storage media typeSSDSSD
Compatible memory cardsmicroSDmicroSD

Power

Garmin Nuvi 55Garmin Nuvi 55
Garmin Nuvi 56Garmin Nuvi 56
External power connectionBatteryBattery
Battery typeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery life (max)2.0 h2.0 h

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