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Mio Spirit 697 LM

Product Code: MIO697E

Mio Spirit 697 LM car sat nav has a 5-inch large display and features maps of Europe, which are free to update for the life of the product. Using predictive search you can locate your destination and this Mio suggests fastest, shortest and most economical.

The Mio Spirit 697 LM includes 3D junction view as well as major road signs of each road junction. In addition this Mio provides real-time traffic information so you are routed around traffic congestion in the road ahead. You can use the Mio 697 to find nearest the car park and restaurants in the area. Furthermore the Mio 697 will learn your driving style and predict your route based on personalised routes.



Mio Spirit 697 LM has been discontinued.

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The Mio Spirit 697 LM is the mid-range in car sat nav from Mio. It has a 5-inch large display and comes with maps of Europe preloaded to the device. Buy from ActiveGPS and not only do you get the chance to updates the maps within the first 30 days of registration, like other Mio models, the Spirit 697 includes FREE lifetime maps updates.

Searching for your destination is easy using the predictive search facility. You can even use Trip Planner and Mio More Desktop or search on the device to plan your route. You can set multiple waypoints along your journey. Mio Spirit 697LM then provides a choice of routes including fastest, shortest, easiest and most economical.

The Mio Spirit 697 LM features realistic 3D junction views and displays major road signs at each junction. Plus IQ routes provides real-time traffic information to help you avoid traffic congestion in the road ahead.

The Mio 697 is designed to be used by voice meaning you can enter addresses using your voice. Furthermore, the Mio 697 allows hands-free calls with Bluetooth capability. Plus it automatically changes from navigation to telephone mode when a call is received.

This Mio Spirit also includes an AV-in port. This can be used to connect for example a DVD player or a reversing camera to the satnav. Making this a very versatile sat nav.

The Mio Spirit 697 also supports MioMore Services. This enables you to get weather information to the device. You can also get Google Local Search so you can find what you are looking for in the local area.

When you arrive at your destination you can search for parking within 1km. You can then also use the Near Me feature to find personal favourites such as restaurants. Plus, if you take the satnav with you when you leave your car, you can use the sat nav to find your car.

The Mio 697 will also learn your driving style and will predict your preferences regarding your personalised routes.

The Mio 697 LM can also be used on foot. Designed to be handheld whilst walking about towns and villages you will never lose your way again. Ideal when using the Near Me feature or when finding you car in a car park.

Mio Spirit 697 LM Features

‣5-inch widescreen touch screen
‣Preloaded with UK and Ireland mapping
‣Turn-by-Turn navigation with voice guided instruction
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣IQ Routes - for optimised routing
‣MioMore Services - weather and Google Local Search
‣LearnMe Pro - for your own navigation experience
‣Built-in traffic Information
‣Bluetooth for hands-free calling
‣Voice entry of addresses
‣Parking Assistance - quickly and easily find nearby parking spaces
‣Pedestrian Mode - go even further on foot
‣3D Junction Views and Lane Guidance - never miss an exit
‣AV-in Port for DVD players and reversing cameras
‣Navman QuickStart menu - access essential features quickly
‣Spoken street names (TTS) - listen for where to turn and keep your eyes on the road
‣Keyword Search - search for places using any words you like
‣QuickSpell keyboard - reduce errors and increases typing speed
‣Near Me feature locates restaurants, hotels, etc in the local area.
‣30 day Latest Map Guarantee and free lifetime maps for the lifetime of the product
‣Pre-loaded safety camera data - free trial for a limited period of 3 months
‣Road speed limit information
‣Tunnel guidance - know where you are in a tunnel
‣High speed GPS fix with SiRFInstantFixII - no more waiting for a GPS fix
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


Mio Spirit 697 LM has been designed to be Plug and Play, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease by the user. The Mio Spirit 697 LM is powered with a 12-volt adaptor cable in-car (supplied) and attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the Mio Spirit 697 LM windscreen mounting bracket which is also included.

Map Coverage

Mio Spirit 697 LM is complete with Europe Plus (44 countries): Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Ireland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, United Kingdom; Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and MRE (Major Roads of Europe): Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Mio Spirit 697 LM
‣Car Charger with integrated TMC antenna
‣Windscreen Mounting Bracket
‣Software DVD

Mio Spirit 697 LM Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: Anti-glare high resolution 5-inch 480 x 272 colour touch-screen
‣Processor: Samsung 6443/400 MHz
‣GPS Receiver: High speed SiRFstarIII with InstantFixII
‣Memory Card: No
‣Power: 10/30 volt DC in-vehicle power socket
‣Battery: Rechargeable integrated Li-ION battery-up to 4 hrs life (depending on usage)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 142mm, Height - 88.2mm, Depth - 17.5mm
‣Weight: 185g
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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.

Page updated: 26th March 2024

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