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New RV 1090 GPS boasts RV-specific navigation features in a 10-inch display
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the latest and largest addition to its RV-specific GPS navigator series – the RV 1090. With a new 10-inch high-resolution, edge-to-edge touchscreen display, the RV 1090 allows travelers to see the most important information along their route more clearly than ever before. With both portrait and landscape-view options, the bright screen of the RV 1090 can accommodate an RV or towable trailer.
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View more of the open road with Garmin's RV 1090 GPS navigator (Graphic: Business Wire)
"The extra-large display of the RV 1090 makes it easy for travelers to see the navigation details that matter most on their journey," said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. "Whether you’re headed through your favorite national park with family or embarking on a cross-country adventure, drivers will now have a sharp, responsive display tailored for RV vacations."
Ready for Adventure
The RV 1090 provides all the core RV-related navigation features from legacy Garmin RV navigators, including custom RV routing1 that takes into account the size and weight of the camper or trailer to find an appropriate route option, as well as road warnings that allow users to foresee upcoming hazards including sharp curves and steep grades. Sightseeing is made easy with a preloaded directory of RV Parks and Services and Tripadvisor® traveler ratings. Users can also take advantage of preloaded travel content that includes Ultimate Public Campgrounds, KOA®, iOverlander™, a directory of U.S. national parks, Foursquare® points of interest, and street maps for North America.2
Convenience on the Road
Additionally, travelers can benefit from other RV 1090 features that add convenience and encourage safer driving. This includes Bluetooth® hands-free calling3 and a revamped Garmin voice assistant option that simplifies startup commands to "OK Garmin," so drivers will be able to organically speak to the RV 1090 while keeping their hands on the steering wheel. Built-in Wi-Fi® allows the navigator to perform map and software updates without connecting to a computer.
Trip Planning Made Easy
With the new easy trip planning feature, owners can pair the RV 1090 with the Garmin Drive™ app4 to import and share GPX files before or during a trip. Additionally, the Garmin Drive app will allow users access to live fuel prices, traffic and weather, and the option to view smartphone notifications and photoLive traffic cameras. The RV 1090 can also be easily paired with the BC™35 wireless backup camera or third-party compatible backup cameras5 to clearly see behind the RV when moving in reverse.
The extra-large RV navigator comes equipped with a variety of secure mounting options to complement any cab interior. This includes a powered magnetic mount with heavy-duty suction cup, a screw-down mount and a ball adapter with an AMPS plate that’s compatible with third-party hardware – including RAM mounting systems.
Available now, the RV 1090 has a suggested retail price of $699.99. To learn more, visit garmin.com/rv.
Engineered on the inside for life on the outside, Garmin products have revolutionized the automotive industry and become essential to the lives of drivers, commuters and motorists of all types. Committed to designing user-friendly portable navigation solutions that provide time- and fuel-saving benefits for daily drivers, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to beat yesterday. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom, contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at facebook.com/garmin, twitter.com/garminnews, instagram.com/garmin or youtube.com/garmin.
1Not available in all areas. Entering your RV or trailer profile characteristics does not guarantee your RV’s characteristics will be accounted for in all route suggestions. Always defer to all posted road signs and road conditions.
2Includes maps updates; coverage of the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and Bahamas.
3Requires smartphone (sold separately) enabled with BLUETOOTH technology.
4To use this feature, you must download the Garmin Drive app to your compatible smartphone (sold separately) enabled with BLUETOOTH technology and GPS.
5Sold separately; see Garmin.com for compatibility.
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Cesar A. Palacios