Sunday, March 18, 2012

Big screen, trucker-friendly Garmin dēzl 560LT and 560LMT

Garmin dezl 560LMT

Update: Amazon now has the Garmin dezl 560LT and dezl 560LMT available for pre-order.

Update 2: Read a hands on trucker’s review of the Garmin dezl 560LMT.

As predicted, the crew from Olathe has unveiled some big-screen trucker-friendly navigators for CES – the Garmin dēzl 560LT and dēzl 560LMT. These 5” wide-screen models offer a built-in loudspeaker and a number of features geared to truckers, such as truck-specific POIs and truck speed limits, as well as hours, fuel and mileage logging.

The 560LT includes lifetime traffic, while the 560LMT goes it one better, adding lifetime map updates as well. While targeting truckers, these units are sure to appeal to RV drivers as well. List prices are $469.99 and $529.99 respectively, with the units slated to be available in the first quarter of 2011.

Here’s the full news release.

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