Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT 4.3" Slim Portable GPS, Refurbished

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Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT 4.3" Slim Portable GPS, Refurbished
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Featuring free Lifetime Map and Traffic updates, the Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT 4.3" Slim Portable GPS offers the most up-to-date maps, points of interest and navigation information available at your fingertips. Traffic information is updated constantly, and map updates are available for download up to four times a year. The new Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT is less than 9 mm thick, and has a full glass 4.3" diagonal multi-touch display. Dual orientation capabilities allow you to use the nuvi 3790LMT either horizontally or vertically, fitting smartly in your hand when walking. The sleek design of this Garmin GPS also disappears neatly into your pocket or purse. With a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, it's ready to guide you by car or foot. With trafficTrends, your nuvi 3790LMT automatically learns daytime trends for traffic flow to improve your routes, and better predict your estimated time of arrival based on time of day and day of week.

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Featuring free Lifetime Map and Traffic updates, the Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT 4.3" Slim Portable GPS offers the most up-to-date maps, points of interest and navigation information available at your fingertips. Traffic information is updated constantly, and map updates are available for download up to four times a year. The new Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT is less than 9 mm thick, and has a full glass 4.3" diagonal multi-touch display. Dual orientation capabilities allow you to use the nuvi 3790LMT either horizontally or vertically, fitting smartly in your hand when walking. The sleek design of this Garmin GPS also disappears neatly into your pocket or purse. With a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, it's ready to guide you by car or foot. With trafficTrends, your nuvi 3790LMT automatically learns daytime trends for traffic flow to improve your routes, and better predict your estimated time of arrival based on time of day and day of week.

Garmin nuvi 3790LMT 4.3" Slim GPS Navigator, Refurbished:

  • Experience nuRoute Technology with trafficTrends and myTrends:Smart and good-looking, this uniquely personal Garmin GPS navigator comes with advanced routing capabilities that include trafficTrends and myTrends. There's no subscription necessary, no added costs, your nuvi 3790LMT just does it.
    With trafficTrends, your nuvi 3790LMT automatically learns daytime trends for traffic flow to improve your routes and better predict your estimated time of arrival based on time of day and day of week. And you get free trafficTrends updates every time you connect your device to myGarmin.
    With myTrends, when you save your regular destinations in your "Favorites," your nuvi 3790LMT will, over time, begin to figure out where you're going even without your telling it! It provides time of arrival and relevant traffic information. So whether you're driving to and from work or a regularly scheduled weekly event, your nuvi 3790LMT will help you get there on time.
  • Speak Commands: The Garmin nuvi 3790LMT not only tells you where to turn but listens to your spoken commands. With its innovative speech recognition, you can control nuvi with your voice — allowing you to keep both hands on the wheel. Simply wake up nuvi with a customizable voice command and begin speaking menu options that are clearly displayed on the screen. Tell nuvi "Find Address" and speak an address to start navigating.
  • Know the Lane Before It's Too Late: No more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. Lane assist with junction view guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.
  • Make Hands-free Calls:For hands-free calling, the nuvi 3790LMT integrates Bluetooth wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker. Just pair it with your compatible Bluetooth phone and talk hands-free through the 3790LMT while staying focused on the road. Simply dial numbers with its touchscreen keypad to make a call. To answer calls, just tap the screen and speak into its built-in microphone. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialing for contacts and points of interest.
  • Navigate City Transit: With its enhanced pedestrian navigation capabilities and dual-oriented screen, the nuvi 3790LMT is the perfect travel companion for getting around town. Download optional cityXplorer content to help you navigate the big city. In addition to knowing where to walk, where to catch the bus, subway, tram or other transportation you'll also have access to mass transit schedules and estimated travel time to your destination. cityXplorer maps are available for select cities throughout North America and Europe. And with prices as low as $9.99, you'll have money left over to spend in the big city.at low zoom levels, giving you a realistic perspective of the terrain.
  • 4.3" widescreen, TFT, 800 x 480 pixels
    Presents information clearly and brightly for optimal navigation
  • Turn-by-turn directions
    Get spoken directions to destination
  • trafficTrends
    Calculates routes based upon predicted traffic flow
  • myTrends
    Predicts routes based on user's navigation behavior
  • Lane assist
    Garmin 4.3" GPS navigator guides user to the proper lane for navigation
  • Auto reroute
    Get fast off-route and detour recalculations
  • 3D building view
    Displays buildings in 3D
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
    Connect a Bluetooth-enabled device to the unit
  • Battery
    Lithium-ion; internal rechargeable with up to 4 h battery life

Specifications

Display Resolution: 800 x 480
Form Factor: Portable
Contained Battery Type: Lithium Ion
Battery Life: 4 hours
Model: NUVI 3790LMT
Screen Size: 4.3"
Brand: Garmin
Has Touchscreen: Y
Condition: Refurbished
Compatible Devices: microSD
Has Bluetooth: Y
Manufacturer Part Number: 010-N0858-21
Accessories Included: Photo Viewer ,  Speaker
Features: Spoken Street Names ,  FM Transmitter ,  Lifetime Maps ,  Lane Assist ,  Yes
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.79 x 2.85 x 0.56 Inches
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by gpsshoppers 11/26/2011
12 answers
  • A. I believe that mine came with everything a new one would. USB cable, car cable, car mount, a couple of manuals. It comes with everything you need.
    by Kengt2/6/2015
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  • A. I bought a new one as my first one and a refurb for my second one. They both came in the original box with all the same accesories. You can't tell the difference, except for the cost.
    by HarryB39/3/2012
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  • A. As far as I can tell, you will get everything as a new package.
    by GloPoS7/20/2012
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  • A. Items included in the box I received are the unit itself, USB cable (to connect to the computer), suction cup mount, adhesive disk for your dashboard (where the suction cup can also attach to) and the combination DC power cord/traffic receiver.
    by js32108/20/2012
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  • A. It appears everything in the "refurbished" box is the exact same items in the "new" box...owner manual, USB cord, suction mount, dashboard adhesive mount, automobile power cord, and of course the GPS device itself.
    by DrDMAC9/9/2012
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  • A. You'll get everything that a new new one comes with.
    by GaryD1007/10/2012
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  • A. All items included as if you buying a new one.
    by Borak7/3/2012
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  • A. You get everything that comes with a new unit including the warranty. The only difference is the packaging.
    by MachMann6/30/2012
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  • A. The refurb includes everything that you get with a brand new unit.
    by wtama7/1/2012
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  • A. Everything you get with a new one you get with this one, ie;USB cable, car charging cable, cradle and manual.
    by LennyF5/31/2012
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by vewill62 6/23/2012
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  • A. Yes it does. Although some times it mis pronounces some names Wisscasset, Maine and Bugaboo creek steakhouse are the only two so far (My wife nd I had a good laugh over these)
    by Wookie6211/16/2012
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  • A. yes
    by Kengt7/30/2012
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  • A. Yes it does. It speaks everything as far as I know. I have 2 of them and they both work great.
    by HarryB37/30/2012
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  • A. Yes, it does.
    by GloPoS7/20/2012
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  • A. Yes it does speak street names. It also has a voice command feature where you can give it directions by just giving it verbal instructions.
    by js32107/19/2012
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  • A. Yes, it clearly speaks street names.
    by DrDMAC7/11/2012
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  • A. Yes
    by Bkholod7/9/2012
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  • A. yes it does and has a number of different voices available
    by babysigi7/5/2012
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  • A. Yes Spreak street names while givig direction Ex: Turn right on Elm Street
    by Borak7/3/2012
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  • A. Yes, it has text to speech
    by MachMann2/6/2015
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by ArriolaGPS 8/29/2012
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  • A. Yes it does! LMT stands for Lifetime Maps and Traffic
    by bytesponge11/3/2012
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  • A. Yes, that's what the "LMT" stands for. One caveat, the agreement states that this is 'for the useful life of the unit' or something to that effect. In other words, more than one year, but less than 10. Exactly how long is undefined in the agreement.
    by TheElderGeek10/8/2012
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  • A. Yes.
    by CgJohnPaul9/27/2012
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  • A. Yes, that's what the unit says - LMT = Lifetime Map and Traffic updates.
    by GDsays9/14/2012
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  • A. Yes
    by villykl9/13/2012
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  • A. Yes,if it has LMT after the model number.
    by kjdiz9/11/2012
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  • A. Yes, that's what the "LMT" stands for. Lifetime Maps & Traffic.
    by Tintinmilou9/8/2012
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  • A. It does. As explained in the description - LMT signifies Lifetime Maps and Traffic.
    by DBDB1239/8/2012
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  • A. Yes it does. It takes a while to load the updated maps so don't wait until last minute before traveling. Update when you have a few hours to complete it.
    by HockeyDad59/4/2012
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  • A. Yes it comes with lifetime maps and traffic. All garmin units with LMT in the name have lifetime maps and traffic.
    by CougarEE9/29/2012
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The refurbished 3790LMT is a fantastic deal.
4/30/2012

Customer review by wtama

5.0 stars 4/30/2012 by wtama
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I purchased a refurbished 3790LMT from Walmart to replace my old Garmin 855 and I love it. The price/performance ratio is fantastic. If it didn't come in a box marked "Refurbished" I would have thought it was brand new. I haven't had any problems with it except for some difficulty installing software (not firmware) updates. This problem is not peculiar to this model and is fairly common in Garmin automotive GPS units. The updates did finally install but it can be frustrating if it's your first experience with Garmin software updates. I should mention that the software updates are optional and not critical to the operation of the GPS. Other than that the 3790LMT is great. The biggest difference between the 3790LMT and the newer 3490LMT is the guidance system. The 3790LMT uses Guidance 2.0 while the 3490LMT uses Guidance 3.0. The routing is the same in these two systems but Guidance 3.0 provides some additional features that I neither need nor want. You can check it out for yourself on the Garmin web site.

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wtama
NEVER BUY A REFURBISHED GPS!!!
12/18/2011

Customer review by PlanetWallyWorld

1.0 stars 12/18/2011 by PlanetWallyWorld
by PlanetWallyWorld

This so-called "refurbished" top-of-the-line Garmin Nuvi 3790LMT GPS had software issues that, apparently, were the reason it was returned by the original buyer. These issues were never fixed! For several days, the unit would say/show "turn left/right" when the correct direction was the opposite direction. It showed random routes that were nowhere near the input address. After a few days, the display "froze" and locked onto one specific screen that would not change. I later discovered that this unit had had ongoing issues that Garmin never resolved and dropped this model from their 2012 inventory. I returned the unit and replaced it with Garmin's Nuvi 3490LMT paying full price--and exceptional GPS unit. Buyer beware of "refurbished" products! :-)

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PlanetWallyWorld
Nashville, TN
Would recommend to a friend? No
Fabulous value for money
9/13/2012

Customer review by GDsays

5.0 stars 9/13/2012 by GDsays
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I bought 2 of these units, one for a friend and we are very happy with it. It looks really sleek, the retail price of this type (the latest is 3490) is about $350 so for $159, it cannot be beat. The refurb unit looks brand new and works great. The features that set it apart from most others are - powered mount (making it easy to remove the unit for storage), longer battery life, touch sensitive glass screen (needs very gentle touch to type), 3d view of downtown areas, realistic photo views of exits with warning bell upon key exits, ability to switch orientation from portrait to landscape and best of all, a really slim body. Best way to mount it is using an adhesion mat (like the Bracketron mat) on the dashboard and then attach the suction cup to the surface of this mat - with no adhesion disc used. That way, you can remove the mount or mat and transfer to another vehicle without any damage or glue residue. Do admit that recalculation is a tiny bit slower at times, but given all the other features, you barely notice it.

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GDsays
Toronto, ON
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Ownership:1 week or less
Usage:Every few days
Andrew
12/25/2011

Customer review by mariettaman

5.0 stars 12/25/2011 by mariettaman
by mariettaman

The Garmin Nuvi is an excellent product. My previous GPS was not a Garmin and now that I own this Garmin I will never own another brand again. Also, the value for the refurbished price was an excellent value. I highly recommend this product. The Voice Commands really do work!!!

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mariettaman
Marietta, GA
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:45 - 54
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
Item was defective
7/29/2012

Customer review by Bigr27x

1.0 stars 7/29/2012 by Bigr27x
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The device was defective no volume when mounted in the holder and very low volume when hand held I had to return it for a full refund.

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Bigr27x
New York
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:55 - 64
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
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