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GARMIN nüvifone G60

Multi-function device: Full featured navigation system, mobile phone, PDA and digital camera in one. GPS receiver with fast auto-routing, voice guidance including announcement of street names, color display with touchscreen, worldwide base map, pre-loaded detailed maps of all of Europe. Mobile phone, SMS- and Email plus Web browser. Contacts and calendar. Supports Wi-Fi, Blue Tooth and USB interface. Well suited as navigation system in vehicles but may also be used as hand held device.

The GARMIN nüvifone G60 provides fast automatic route calculation - including multiple intermediate destinations if required - plus visual and voice guidance. and is equipped with a speech computer to announce the names of the roads. It is easy to use, has a large, easy to read color display with touch screen, an extremely sensitive antenna and an integrated worldwide base map. It is very well suited as a navigation system in cars, but you may also use it as a hand held device.
The nüvifone G60 has 3.18 GB built-in memory to store detailed maps with even more information, such as local roads, hotels, restaurants, public buildings and points of interest. This model comes with pre-loaded maps of all of Europe which occupy approximately 2.42 GB of memory including various language files. The remaining 782 MB memory is available to store additional detailed maps, MP3 and waypoint files or pictures.
The nüvifone G60 is also a high class mobile phone which supports all current technologies such as GSM, GPRS, Edge, UMTS and HSDPA. It provides SMS and email functionality and includes a web browser. It also supports communication via Wi-Fi (also known as WLAN) and BlueTooth.
In addition, the nüvifone G60 is also a Personal Assistant with contacts and calendar and supports synchronization with Outlook. A 3 megapixel built-in digital camera and a MP3 player complete this device. There is a slot for an optional µSD memory module to store additional maps or other data and an USB connector to exchange data with a computer. The device is powered by a rechargeable battery. The package includes a USB connection cable, a charger unit, headset with microphone, a car mounting kit and a car power cord. The nüvifone G60 provides navigation information outdoors, in a car, in a train or even in an airplane (see MapSource examples).


Contents: Features - Navigation - Overview - Main Pages - Price - Options - Maps - Downloads - Order


Features:

GARMIN nuvifone G60 in landscape mode GARMIN nuvifone G60 in portrait mode

The nüvifone G60 adapts the display to the current orientation.
Simply rotate the device to change from landscape to portrait mode and vice-a-versa.

¹) TTFF: Time To First Fix, time until the first information about the local position is acquired.

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Information for navigation:

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Overview of the GARMIN nüvifone G60:

Overview GARMIN nuvifone G60

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Main pages of the GARMIN nüvifone G60:

The nüvifone G60 adapts the display to the current orientation of the device: It may show every page either in landscape or portrait mode. The pictures below show the main menu in both display modes. All further screen shots will be shown in only one mode, but they are always available in both modes. You may customize the appearance of the screen to meet your personal needs. The pictures below are just examples, the actual display may differ depending on your settings.
Main Menu in Landscape Mode Main Menu in Portrait Mode
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Main Menu in Landscape Mode GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Main Menu in Portrait Mode
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Manage phone calls
  • Search for destination
  • Display map
  • Additional functions such as manage contacts, manage appointments, manage short text messages, manage emails etc.
    (see pictures of the main menu below)
The images above show the screen in its true resolution (480x272 pixel). However, the size of the pictures depend on the characteristics of your display and may differ from the actual dimensions. The screen shots below have been reduced in size in order to improve the appearance of this document.
Main Menu
(1 of 4)
Main Menu
(2 of 4)
Main Menu
(3 of 4)
Main Menu
(4 of 4)
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Main Menu 1 of 4 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Main Menu 2 of 4 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Main Menu 3 of 4 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Main Menu 4 of 4
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Manage phone calls and dial numbers
  • Search for locations
  • Display map
  • Stop navigation (only shown if a route is active)
  • Find detour (only shown if a route is active)
  • Manage device settings such as language for text and voice, audio signals, display settings etc.
  • Additional tools (see pictures about tools farther down)
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Manage phone calls and dial numbers
  • Search for locations
  • Display map
  • Manage contacts
  • Manage appointments
  • Manage short text messages
  • Manage emails (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Manage phone calls and dial numbers
  • Search for locations
  • Display map
  • Web browser (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Take pictures using the built-in digital camera and look at pictures using the picture viewer
  • Listen to music using the MP3 player
  • Share your current location with other people (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Manage phone calls and dial numbers
  • Search for locations
  • Display map
  • Take pictures using the built-in digital camera and look at pictures using the picture viewer
  • Listen to music using the MP3 player
  • Share your current location with other people (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Weather forecast for various locations (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)

 

Current Position Satellites
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Current Position GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Satellites
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Coordinates of the current location and elevation above sea level
  • Nearest address
  • Nearest intersection
  • Nearest hospitals
  • Nearest police stations
  • Nearest gas stations
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu including satellite information (see picture on the right)
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Position of the satellites in the sky
  • Strength of the satellites signals
  • Back to previous page

 

Map (Day Mode) Map (Night Mode)
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Map in Day Mode GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Map in Night Mode
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • 3D map in day mode with current location (blue car)
  • Switch to flat map mode
  • Rotate map
  • Change scale
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • 3D map in night mode with current location (blue car)
  • Switch to flat map mode
  • Rotate map
  • Change scale
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu

 

Search (1 of 3) Search (2 of 3) Search (3 of 3)
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Search 1 of 3 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Search 2 of 3 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Search 3 of 3
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Search for "Points of Interest" (banks, hotels, restaurants, attractions, gas stations etc.)
  • Navigate back home (an address set by the user)
  • Search using Google-Maps (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Search for an address
  • Search for favorites (user defined waypoints)
  • List of recently found locations
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • To next search options
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Search phone book*
  • Search movie theaters*
  • Search calendar of events*
  • Search for a city
  • Search for Panoramio pictures*
  • Search in your contacts
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • To previous search options
  • To next search options

* These are location based services and requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network. These services are only available at certain locations.

  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Enter coordinates of the location you are looking for
  • Search for intersections
  • Search for extras (requires additional subscriptions)
  • Search on the map
  • Manage and create routes including inserting, re-ordering and deleting via points and automatically optimizing routes with multiple via points
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • To previous search options

 

Search - Address Search - Map
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Search - Address GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Search - Map
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Name, address and phone number of the location
  • Call the location
  • Show location on map (see picture on the right)
  • Navigate to the location (calculate route). If there is an active route already, you may choose this location either as the new final destination or to be inserted in the current route as a via point.
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Map showing the location found, switch to 3D view, rotate the map, change scale
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu

 

Route Directions
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Route GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Directions
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Map with planned route (violet line), current position (blue car), start (green flag), via points (orange flags) and final destination (black and white flag). You may switch the map to 3D view, rotate the map and change the scale.
  • Distance from start to final destination (length of the planned route)
  • Estimated travel time for the whole route
  • Back to previous page
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Direction with type of turn, distance to turn and name of the road on which you will turn to
  • Display planned route on map
  • Back to previous page
  • To previous directions
  • To next directions

 

Direction - 3D Map Direction - Map Track Up
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Direction - 3D view GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Direction - Track Up
  • Direction with distance to next turn and type of turn
  • Name of the road onto which you will turn
  • 3D map with current position (blue car), planned route (pink line), next turn (white arrow) and current speed limit (sign with red circle)
  • "+" and "-" to change scale
  • Back to main menu
  • Estimated arrival time at final destination
  • Current speed
  • Direction with distance to next turn and type of turn
  • Name of the road onto which you will turn
  • Track up map with current position (blue car), planned route (pink line), next turn (white arrow) and current speed limit (sign with red circle)
  • "+" and "-" to change scale
  • Back to main menu
  • Estimated arrival time at final destination
  • Current speed

 

Autozoom Travelled Path (Track)
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Autozoom GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Travelled Path (Track)
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Highly enlarged part of the map with detailed view of next turn (will be displayed automatically when approaching a turn)
  • Change scale ("-" and "+")
  • Direction regarding this turn
  • Estimated time until you approach this turn
  • Distance to this turn
  • Back to previous page
  • To previous turn
  • To next turn
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Map with travelled path (track, blue line). You may set the device to show or hide the track on the map. You may switch the map to 3D view, rotate the map and change the scale.
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu

 

Trip Computer (1 of 2) Trip Computer (2 of 2)
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Trip Computer 1 of 2 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Trip Computer 2 of 2
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Current heading
  • Travelled distance (odometer)
  • Current speed
  • Distance to destination
  • Time to next turn
  • Distance to next turn
  • To previous page
  • Submenu including resetting data
  • To next data fields
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, network type and provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Current heading
  • Maximum speed
  • Time without moving (stopped time)
  • Average speed (without stopped time)
  • Time moving
  • Overall average speed (including stopped time)
  • Total time (time moving plus stopped time)
  • To previous page
  • Submenu including resetting data
  • To previous data fields

 

Contacts (1 of 3) Contacts (2 of 3) Contacts (3 of 3)
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Contacts 1 of 3 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Contacts 2 of 3 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Contacts 3 of 3
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • List of contacts with quick jump list
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • Add a new contact
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Contact
  • More details about this contact (see picture on the right)
  • Call this contact
  • Send text message to this contact
  • Navigate to this contact
  • Back to the previous page
  • Submenu
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Edit contact
  • Details about this contact
  • Back to the previous page
  • Scroll up
  • Scroll down

 

Calendar - Monthly Overview Calendar - Agenda Calendar - Appointment Calendar - Navigation
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Calendar - Monthly Overview GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Calendar - Agenda GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Calendar - Appointment GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Calendar - Navigation
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Select month to be displayed
  • Monthly overview with indications of appointments
  • Appointments of the selected day
  • Show today's appointments
  • Agenda view (see picture on the right)
  • Create new appointment
  • Back to main menu
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Appointments overview
  • Show today's appointments
  • Show monthly overview
  • Create new appointment
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu
  • To previous appointments
  • To next appointments
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Appointment in details, touch any field to change data. The location is indicated as geocoded which means, you can easily navigate to this location using the submenu's go! option (see picture on the right).
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu
  • Scroll up
  • Scroll down
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Submenu of the appointment to the left. Touch "Go!" to navigate to the location of the appointment.

 

Email - Inbox Email - New Message Text Message Web Browser
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Email - Inbox GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Email - New Message GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Text Message GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Web Browser
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, Wi-Fi indicator, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Account(s), email folder, number of new / number of read messages
  • Email messages with date, sender and subject
  • Compose new email message
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • To previous messages
  • To next messages

You need a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network to send and receive emails.

  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, Wi-Fi indicator, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Entry fields for new message: Sender, receiver, subject, attachments, message text
  • Send message
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu
  • Attach coordinates of the current location or a waypoint

You need a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network to send and receive emails.

  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Text messages from and to the same phone number are shown as conversations (in the example above, there is an incoming, an outgoing and another incoming text message with indication of date and time)
  • Sender / Receiver
  • Reply: Create and send another message to the person you are having this conversation with
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu including the option to delete all messages belonging to this conversation
  • To previous messages
  • To next messages

You need a data connection over the mobile phone network to send and receive text messages.

Text messages may include location information. Locations may be shown on the map if supported by the device such as the nüvifone G60.

  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, Wi-Fi indicator, provider, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Web page, use the touch screen to pan the page, touch the screen to follow links, use "+" and "-" to change the font size.
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu
  • Reload page
  • Enter address (URL)
  • Back to previous web page

You need a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network in order to use the web browser.

 

Tools (1 of 2) Tools (2 of 2) Clock MP3 Player
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Tools 1 of 2 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Tools 2 of 2 GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Clock GARMIN nuvifone G60 - MP3 Player
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Information about the current position (coordinates and elevation above sea level, nearest address, nearest intersection, search for nearest hospitals, police stations and gas stations, satellites information, store current position as waypoint)
  • Calculator
  • Watch with alarms, world clock showing the time of various locations and stop watch
  • Synchronization with Outlook
  • Flight status information (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Unit converter, converts distance, area, volume, speed, weight and temperature between metric and U.S units plus currencies
  • Back to main menu
  • To next tools
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Flight status information (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Unit converter, converts distance, area, volume, speed, weight and temperature between metric and U.S units plus currencies
  • Help
  • Traffic information (requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network)
  • Notes
  • Check lists
  • Back to main menu
  • To previous tools
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Time of day at current location (shown above), alarms, world map showing day and night, stop watch with split time
  • Time of day at three different locations. Touch the name of the city to look up a different location.
  • Back to previous page
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Current artist, current album and current title
  • Play time and length of the song
  • Random play ("shuffle") and repeat
  • List of the next 3 titles
  • Back to previous page
  • Select music

 

Wi-Fi Weather Settings Text Entry
GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Wi-Fi GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Weather GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Settings GARMIN nuvifone G60 - Text Entry
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength, Wi-Fi indicator, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Turn Wi-Fi on or off
  • List of available Wi-Fi networks with SSID, encryption indicator and signal strength
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu including system information (MAC address)
  • To the previous Wi-Fi networks
  • To the next Wi-Fi networks
  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • Weather conditions at selected location
  • Weather forecast for the next 6 days at selected location
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu including option to select location

Requires a data connection either over Wi-Fi or the mobile phone network.

  • Status bar with mobile phone signal strength and network type, current time, alarm indicator, GPS status, status of the battery
  • System settings
  • Audio settings
  • Phone settings
  • Navigation settings including settings regarding routing
  • Application settings including settings regarding email
  • Display settings
  • Back to main menu
  • Submenu including system information
  • Entry field
  • Keyboard
  • Auto: Auto-completion of a word based on previous entries and the integrated dictionary
  • Back to previous page
  • Submenu including selection of the language
  • Special characters
  • Done: End text entry

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Price:

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Options:

Headset with microphone(one such headset comes with the nüvifone G60) Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 / EUR 19 [Picture and details]
Mounting kit with suction cup including adhesive dashboard disk
(one such mounting kit comes with the nüvifone G60)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 30 / EUR 26 [Picture and details]
Mounting kit with suction cup including adhesive disk to be fixed on the dashboard
(Does not include mounting bracket)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 18 / EUR 16 [Picture and details]
Adjustable mounting kit with suction cup including adhesive disk to be fixed on the dashboard (does not include mounting bracket) Add item to shopping basket CHF 21 / EUR 18 [Picture and details]
Portable friction mount (new design; does not include unit mount) Add item to shopping basket CHF 45 / EUR 39 [Picture and details]
Power cord for car cigarette lighter
(one such power cord comes with the nüvifone G60)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 29 / EUR 25 [Picture and details]
Power supply without USB cable Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 / EUR 19 [Picture and details]
Power supply with USB cable
(one such power supply comes with the nüvifone G60)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 24 / EUR 21 [Picture and details]
Replacement battery Add item to shopping basket CHF 52 / EUR 45 [Picture and details]
USB cable for data exchange with PC and power supply
(one such USB cable comes with the nüvifone G60)
Add item to shopping basket CHF 15 / EUR 13 [Picture and details]
Case Add item to shopping basket CHF 22 / EUR 19 [Picture and details]
4.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 9 / EUR 8 [Picture and details]
8.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 16 / EUR 14 [Picture and details]
16.0 GB micro SDHC memory card including µSD to SD adapter Add item to shopping basket CHF 19 / EUR 17 [Picture and details]

All options for the GARMIN nüvifone G60 in detail, find maps here.

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Downloads:

Quick start manuals, owner's manuals and firmware upgrade for GARMIN nüvifone G60:

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