Simple, safe and affordable with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling, the nüvi 265 is your personal travel assistant for life on the go. This simple, safety-minded continental navigator leads the way with turn-by-turn directions and a unique, advanced safety camera warning system to help you find the best route and stay safe on the road. Give the drive your full attention with hands-free phone calls through the integrated speaker and microphone. Packed with up to millions of points of interest (POIs) and maps for Europe, the 265 is compact, versatile and easy to use.
Make hands-free phone calls
Keep your eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel with nüvi 265’s integrated Bluetooth® wireless technology, microphone and speaker. Just pair with your compatible mobile phone and talk hands-free through the nüvi 265. Simply dial numbers using nüvi’s touchscreen keypad and answer calls in a tap of the screen. Enjoy convenient one-touch dialling for contacts and points of interest and drive safely and legally.
Simplicity and safety
nüvi 265 comes preloaded with street maps for Europe. Simply touch the colour screen, key in your destination and nüvi takes you there with turn-by-turn spoken directions, announcing the road and place names as you approach for greater on confidence on unfamiliar or busy streets. The 265 has smooth moving maps and digital elevation detail, showing shaded contours for a better understanding of your surrounding terrain. In addition, nüvi 265 accepts custom points of interest such as named businesses and traffic blackspots, with proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs as you approach. With HotFix™ satellite prediction technology, Garmin calculates your position faster to get you there quicker.
’Where Am I?’ gives you details about your position on command. Simply tap the car icon for your exact latitude and longitude coordinates, nearest address, contact details for your appropriate vehicle recovery service and directions to nearby hospitals, police and petrol stations.
nüvi 265 contains Garmin’s unique, advanced driver safety system with daily updates. Travel with the confidence you are driving safely, responsibly and legally and don’t be fooled by false alerts. The system uses a patented ‘corridor’ technique of camera validation so you only get alerts relevant to cameras on your route. nüvi also displays speed limits for greater awareness.
nüvi 265 also comes with Garmin Lock™, our inventive anti-theft protection system that uses GPS technology to safeguard the sat-nav by locking to a secure location of your choice. Just return to the location to unlock.
Redefine your sightseeing with photo navigation and get there in a snap! To plan trips to landmarks and attractions simply and easily before you set off, choose and save location-tagged photographs from Google Panoramio on your nüvi in a wish-list of places to visit. Then, at your leisure, select a photo destination for turn-by-turn directions straight to the scene.
Other built-in travel tools include a JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, a currency and measurement converter, calculator and more.
Personalise your nuvi 265 with your choice of background photograph and select a new vehicle icon from the Garmin Garage. With a wide range of wheels including off-road vehicles, motorbikes and classic cars, you can tailor your Garmin to suit your style.
Enhance your travel experience with a range of plug-in microSD cards such as the Garmin Travel and Language Guides and bring your journeys to life with trusted guides from content partners like RoadTour and the famous Good Pub Guide 2008.
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nüvi 265 has a sleek, slim design to fit comfortably in your pocket or bag. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot with up to 4 hours’ usage between charges.
View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant colour. The sunlight-readable 3.5-inch display is easy to view – from any direction.
nüvi 265: Simple, safe and affordable continental navigation with Bluetooth® hands-free phone calling.