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post #1 of 2 Old Jan 19th, 2009, 11:59 am Thread Starter
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378/478 replacements - 620-640

Anyone have one of these yet? have they even hit the streets yet? I like the idea of touch screen if they didn't make it the cartoonist characters/graphics like the zumo 550, which btw has the worst routing of any of our gps' so far, I wish i had not picked one up for my wife now.


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Re: 378/478 replacements - 620-640

I didn't know Garmin was replacing the 378/478; of course I didn't know they were introducing a new Zumo either.

When I was looking for a GPS I considered the 378/478 because of its daylight-visible display and XM radio capability. I thought the weather display was cool but couldn't see myself paying for the service. One negative point was Garmin's use of proprietary memory cards.

Looks like the new 620/640 use SD memory cards now. But Garmin did not include Bluetooth on these units. When I bought my Zumo I didn't think Bluetooth was a big draw, but now that I have it I wouldn't want to give it up.
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