The GPS systems which were to be used initially only for automobiles are now-a-days, being increasingly used for the motorbikes as well. The most popular company, Garmin recently launched its two products, Zumo 395LM and Zumo 595LM, both of which are built for roads. They have a sturdy body which works even under rains or under vibrations of the bikes. The product Zumo 595LM also includes some of the better features from Zumo 395LM, you can find them as you read across the review.
FEATURES OF GARMIN ZUMO 595LM
- Garmin Zumo 595LM has a 5” screen which has a rugged, weatherproof body to bear the uncertain weather changes. It is resistant to the fuel spills, is IPX7 water resistant and also against the UV rays.
- The screen is glove-friendly which lets you use the device without taking off the hand gloves. The screen also has a bright color contrast for easy readability in the direct sunlight.
- The Adventurous Routing Option lets you take a windy, curvy route rather than the more direct highways. This is often for what the riders crave and Zumo 595LM is superb in making that happen.
- With the Bluetooth connectivity like in every other device, you can now make hands-free calling. While on your way, phone calls will never again disturb the enjoyment.
- Its rider alerts are special features built in to indicate the riders about the upcoming sharp turns on the way. It also indicates about the animal crossings, red lights, schools and hospitals on the way. This lets you transit these complex transitions much more smoothly. Also, spoken directions along with spoken street names can be heard by connecting the device with a compatible headset. This will ensure safety by not letting you get distracted while your hands are on the handlebar.
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- Also, the ride is planned in such a way by the Zumo that it lets you cover all the points of interest and exceptional landmark sites. This may also include fuel stations, food stops and ATMs.
- The LiveTrack feature lets you share your current location with the friends.
- Also, the Dynamic fuel stops can tell you in advance how many miles are left before you will run out of fuel and therefore indicates the ideal time of getting the tank refilled. It also gives you the nearby option of fuel stations.
- It has a speed limit indicator which tells you in advance when to reduce the speed. Also, you can keep a detailed record of your bike performance with the Service History Log which not only maintains the bike performance till date but also informs you about the nearby bike repair shops.
- The Foursquare data has lots of popular stops, which can be visited during the ride.
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- Also, with the Round Trip Planning you can plan a complete route based on the distance and location you would like to cover.
- The device is compatible with the Tyre Pressure Monitor Sensor which lets you analyze the pressure in the tyres and if any change is required, then it alerts you with the message.
- Also, the device is compatible with the VIRB series of HD action camera which lets you record and relive the journey you had covered on the bike, earlier.
- The Zumo 595LM can pair now with the smartphone with the phone link app which lets the user receive important phone notifications on the device such as texts, or weather data or traffic info.
- While riding, you can now listen to your favorite MP3 tracks and can also stream live music from the music stations like Pandora, and Spotify.
- The photoReal Junction view gives you a realistic view of the junctions and lanes while you are riding. The voice prompts at the time of turns are very helpful and this is even made visible with bright colored arrows on the device for easy understanding during your ride. Also, the TracBac feature lets you return through the except same route.
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- The device comes with a free lifetime map updates which lets you update the maps of North America, at any time and ensures that you use the most updates version of its map.
The device is built to fulfil any rider’s needs, moreover the company has left no unturned stones to make it even better than the previous versions, only if the price could be a little factor for consideration.
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OTHER SIMILAR MODELS OF THE PRODUCT
The lower versions such as Zumo 395LM has a 4.3” screen with no option of connecting the device to the phone through the smart phone link app.
The device is one of the latest versions from the Garmin company and the user-friendly ability of the device to navigate along with some innovative features makes the device saves time and fuel for the user. Therefore, for all the bikers this device would buy you much of excitement and thrill.