Garmin® Unleashes the Thinnest Portable Navigator nüvi 3790 APAC First Launch at COMEX!

garmincn / 31 Aug 2010

Singapore/ August 31, 2010 - Garmin Corporation, a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the nüvi 3790 first launch in Asia Pacific at COMEX. nüvi 3790 initiates new standards for design, features and ease of use in personal navigation devices. Boasting a new ultra-thin, pocket-friendly design and large-screen, high-resolution glass display with capacitive touch panel, nüvi 3790 won the coveted Red Dot Design Award in the world’s largest and most renowned design competition. The new nüvi 3790 and more free gift options for you to choose are in COMEX from 2nd to 5th September.

Internationally acclaimed design

At less than 0.89cm of overall thickness, nüvi 3790 is easily the thinnest portable navigator on the market which is an irresistible design that begs to be turned on and shown off. The sleek new look made a big impact by winning the product design competition at this year’s Red Dot Design Awards in a field of more than 4,000 submissions from 57 countries.

The award-winning design of nüvi 3790 continues with the easy-to-use 4.3” WVGA display with smooth glass capacitive touch panel that lets users see their preloaded maps and intuitive menus in landscape or portrait modes – ideal for use in the car or on foot.

3D Landmark and Terrain   

With 3D Landmark and Terrain view, you will see representations of prominent buildings in many cities and map contours at low zoom levels, giving you a realistic perspective of the terrain.

Zoom, pinch, press and drag with Multi-touch
The new capacitive multi-touch display in the nüvi 3790 allows users to zoom in and out (by double-tapping or “pinching” the map), browse surrounding areas on the map (dragging a finger), or change perspective from 2D to 3D and rotate the map 360 degrees (two-finger drag or twist). And to avoid inadvertent touches, nüvi 3790 features a simple screen lock, so you can tap the power button, slide nüvi into your pocket and go.

Voice Commands

nüvi 3790 not only tells you where to turn but listens to your spoken commands. With its innovative speech recognition, you can control nüvi with your voice, which means allowing you to keep both hands on the wheel. Simply wake up nüvi with a customizable voice command and begin speaking menu options that are clearly displayed on the screen. Tell nüvi "Find Address" and speak an address to start navigating.

In addition to new nüvi 3790, Garmin kindly offers affordable and pocket-sized to advanced feature with 5 inch wide screen navigator at coming COMEX. You can always find a nüvi suitable for you. Garmin grandly presents you 5-inch wide-screen display nüvi 1460 to see even more, 4.3-inch nüvi 1350 with larger font and another affordable model- nüvi 1250.

nüvi 1460 nüvi 1350 nüvi 1250


All models mentioned above come with dual maps (NAVTEQ and Malsingmaps) and 2000-image junction views which provide clear direction while approaching a complex junction so that you won’t miss any important exits and preloaded maps from NAVTEQ and Malsingmaps. With a touch of a finger, you can easily slide the screen to view map details, driving directions, and photos. You also get voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names to your destination. Lane assist guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. No more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. The English handwriting recognition feature can access you to find Point of Interests more efficiently.
To get a real bargain only on 2nd to 5th September at COMEX! This is the opportunity you can’t miss. Additional product information is available at

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Garmin Corporation, is a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.  Garmin, Bluechart, City Navigator, Colorado, Foretrex and Oregon are registered trademarks and Dakota, is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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