Model 680 was released in February 2007 with MSN direct as the traffic service provider.2xx and 2xx W The nüvi 2x0 series was launched in April 2007 as entry-level models and had a 3.5" screen.
2720 was the base and 2730 added XM radio, FM transmitter, and MP3 player functions. i3 released in August 2005 had a 2.1" 176x220 color display and the i2 released in October 2005 had a 2.1" 176x240 monochrome display.
Maps were loaded from DVD to the 128MB Micro SD card.
They are otherwise the same as 13x0 Some models have DVB-T digital TV capabilities.
The 1690, launched Q4 2009 adds Garmin nüLink mobile data to 1390 which is used to connect to local information.
7xx and 8xx The 7xx and 8xx models were offered with 4.3" wide screen and FM transmitter.
7x0 series, launched August 2007 was superseded in August 2008 by the outwardly identical 7x5 series which adds faster routing and lane assist function.
slims down the 7x5 series and omits some functionality, such as FM transmitter and mp3 player.
The 14x0 series, launched July 2009, offered 5" wide screen and multi-point routing (also present on 7x5 models).
Garmin is a company that produces consumer, professional aviation, and marine devices that make use of the Global Positioning System for navigational assistance.