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Garmin nuvi 50

Product Code: GARN50

Garmin nuvi 50 is part of Garmin’s collection of essential sat navs providing GPS navigation at its simplest. It is ideal for those who want something easy-to-use and reliable.

Garmin nuvi 50 has a bright, extra-wide 5-inch touchscreen display and is preloaded with maps for the UK and Ireland. Garmin nuvi 50 has Lane Assist to guide you into the correct lane for approaching turns and exits, and Junction View to display an image of the upcoming junction so you know what to expect.



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Garmin nuvi 50 gives you accurate turn-by-turn directions and spoken street names so you know exactly where you’re going. It has our unique Cyclops speed cameras, Lane Assist with Junction View and hundreds of thousands of points of interest such as hotels, restaurants and attractions. Above all it has user-friendly menus to make driving as stress-free as possible.

Garmin nuMaps Guarantee - simply register your new Garmin nuvi 50 within 90 days of first using your sat-nav to see if a free map update is available. See map coverage below for more details.

Know the lane before it’s too late

Avoid confusion at tricky exits and junctions. Garmin nuvi 50 has Lane Assist to guide you into the correct lane for approaching turns and exits, and Junction View to display an image of the upcoming junction so you know what to expect. From a mile before the junction, the sat nav enters split screen mode to show your position on the map alongside a realistic depiction of your upcoming manoeuvre.

Find points of interest

There are hundreds of thousands of points of interest stored inside the Garmin nuvi 50. Whether you want to find a Chinese restaurant, a theatre or an airport, Garmin nuvi 50 will find what you want and you can get directed straight there.

Cyclops Speed Camera Alerts

The Garmin nuvi 50, like all Garmin sat nav's, gets its speed camera data from the Cyclops speed camera database. The database provides advanced alerts to fixed, average speed, mobile, variable, temporary roadwork, red light and red light speed cameras. As you approach a camera, your device sounds an alert. Subscription charges apply. Click here to read more about the Cyclops speed trap database.

Garmin nuvi 50 Features

‣View routes on the big 5-inch (12.7 cm) touchscreen
‣Street-level mapping for the UK and Ireland with 90 day nuMaps Guarantee
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣Hear spoken street names
‣Full postal code searching capability
‣Look up addresses for more than 5 million points of interest
‣Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)
‣Know the lane before it’s too late with lane assist with junction view
‣Keep out of trouble with the built-in speed limit indicator
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery (up to 2 hours)
‣Cyclops speed camera alerts - fixed camera locations and mobile hot-spots available via subscription
‣microSD memory card expansion slot
‣Includes Garmin Lock anti-theft feature
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


The Garmin nuvi 50 has been designed to be plug and play, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease. The Garmin nuvi 50 is powered via the supplied vehicle power cable. The Garmin nuvi 50 then attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the Garmin nuvi 50 suction cup mount. Alternatively using the supplied dashboard disk you can mount the suction cup mount on top of your dashboard instead.

Map Coverage

Garmin nuvi 50 comes preloaded with detailed City Navigator street maps for the UK and Western Europe (22 countries) provided from map supplier NAVTEQ. Rolling screen transition, accelerated map redraw and routing capabilities make screen zooming even smoother and ensure the navigation always matches your pace.

Further Garmin nuvi 50 maps are available SD card which insert directly into the Garmin nuvi 50. Available Garmin nuvi 50 maps include North America, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Garmin nuvi 50 maps.

Garmin nuMaps Guarantee

The latest maps on your new sat-nav guaranteed - FREE

Get the newest maps available and navigate with confidence with Garmin nuMaps Guarantee. Simply register your new Garmin nuvi 50 at within 90 days of first using your sat-nav to see if a free map update is available. With Garmin nuMaps Guarantee, you'll be up-to-date when you hit the road.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin nuvi 50
‣Preloaded City Navigator┬« NT mapping for the UK and Ireland
‣Vehicle Power Cable
‣Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
‣USB Cable
‣Quick Start Manual

Garmin nuvi 50 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin nuvi 50? All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 50.

Accessories available to purchase include vehicle power charger, suction cup mount, a weighted dashboard mount and an air vent mount kit. Along with these accessories, it's also possible to buy replacement parts such as suction cup mount and vehicle charger. View all of the nuvi 50 accessories here.

Garmin nuvi 50 Maps

Looking for sat nav maps for the Garmin nuvi 50? All mapping comes on microSD card with SD card adaptor and is genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 50 Countries available to buy include: UK and Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa, North America (USA and Canada), Australia and New Zealand. View all of the nuvi 50 compatible maps here.

Garmin nuvi 50 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 3.5-inch QVGA colour TFT with white backlight
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion up to 2 hours (depending on use)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 140mm, Height - 86mm, Depth - 18mm
‣Weight: 177.2g
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin nuvi 50 manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

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