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Garmin Nuvi 56 vs Garmin Nuvi 56LM

5.47 in
0.79 in
Garmin Nuvi 56 GPS Navigation
Garmin Nuvi 56
5.47 in
0.79 in
Garmin Nuvi 56LM GPS Navigation
Garmin Nuvi 56LM
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Design

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Form factorFixedFixed
Built-in cameranono
Placement supported
N/A
Horizontal

Display

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Display typeTFTTFT
Screen size5.0 in5.0 in
Screen resolution480 x 272 px480 x 272 px
Interface typeTouchscreenTouchscreen
Backlight displayyesyes
Colour screen
N/A
yes

Dimensions

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Garmin Nuvi 56LMGarmin Nuvi 56LM
Colour of productBlackBlack
Width5.47 in5.47 in
Height0.79 in0.79 in
Depth3.39 in3.39 in
Weight6.35 oz6.35 oz
Handheld
N/A
no
Wristband
N/A
no

Navigation

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Map includedyesyes
Map coverage
  • Canada
  • USA
  • Canada
  • USA
TMC supportnono
Speed limitsyesyes
Voice commandsnono
Street name pronunciationyesyes
Waypointsyesyes
Number of waypoints10001000
Free lifetime map updates
N/A
yes
Voice guidance
N/A
yes
Navigation bracket
N/A
Europe
Route avoidance
N/A
yes

Communication

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Bluetoothnono

Technical details

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Built-in speakersyesyes
Supported radio bands
N/A
Not supported

Features

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MP3 playernono
Route planner
N/A
yes
Speedometer
N/A
yes

Storage

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Storage media typeSSDSSD
Compatible memory cardsmicroSDmicroSD
Memory card reader
N/A
yes

Power

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External power connectionBatteryBattery
Battery typeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery life (max)2.0 h2.0 h
Battery operated
N/A
yes
Battery life (running)
N/A
2.0 h

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