Garmin HUD specs

By James Morris


Key Features

  • Heads-up display projector
  • Uses windscreen or built-in translucent screen
  • Bluetooth smartphone connection
  • Car power adapter with secondary USB power connection
  • Compatible with Garmin Streetpilot and Navigon sat-nav apps
  • Manufacturer: Garmin
  • Review Price: £129.00
Quick Glance
Live Services Via Smartphone
Battery life 0
Physical Specifications
Battery life 0
Height 88
Width 108
Live Services Via Smartphone
Depth 19
Weight 277
Screen Size (inches) Variable
Display Type Color
General Features Heads-up display projector; Bluetooth connection


October 8, 2013, 9:45 am

I can understand why Garmin have done this, but it seems so silly to buy a piece of kit like this which is so proprietary. Garmin should have open sourced it!

I'm not a professional driver, and I find that a combination of google navigation and pocketgpsworld (for speed camera warnings) works fine for me. The former is free; the latter costs £20 per year, and my Android phone has no problem running both at the same time. An HUD which works with these apps would be cool, and I would be willing to pay for it, but I'm never going to buy something which ties me into only ever using Garmin's more expensive apps.

Does anyone know of any other solution which would work for me?

Terry Byford

October 11, 2013, 2:16 pm

Unfortunately, Garmin hasn't looked beyond the end of its nose here. There is a very real risk that a vehicle will be broken into to steal it. So making it virtually a permanent fixture is not a good idea at all.


October 12, 2013, 11:18 am

Theres LOTS of HUD programs on the smartphones app stores (Android and iphone)

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