Garmin Drivesmart 76 techbuzzireland

Recently Garmin announced a few new devices to their portfolio and one of them has dropped in to check out and we have a review of another member of the Garmin family dropping this week so stay tuned for that, the Drivesmart 76 is the middle of the trio announced last week and is a 7 inch slab that offers you more more than just navigation.

The new Garmin DriveSmart series comes loaded with road trip-ready functionality to help bring driving freedom to every trip. Drivers can depend on TripadvisorÒ traveller ratings to recommend restaurants, hotels and attractions along the way. In addition, all Garmin DriveSmart sat-navs arrive preloaded with millions of popular points of interest from Foursquare.

Garmin DriveSmart™ 66, 76, and 86 series
Garmin DriveSmart 66, 76, and 86 series


The Garmin DriveSmart 66, 76, and 86 sat-navs boast a legacy of industry-leading features, including:


  • Access to real-time traffic, photoLive traffic cameras, weather and fuel prices when the sat-nav is paired with a driver’s compatible smartphone using the Garmin Drive app
  • Alexa Built-in3 enables asking for music, listening to audiobooks, hearing the latest news and more (on Alexa-version only, available in English and German languages)
  • Built-in Wi-FiÒ allows for easy map and software updates without the need for a computer
  • A USB-C vehicle power cable equipped with two USB ports (on Alexa versions only) to charge the compatible Garmin sat-nav and a second device


Available now, the new Garmin DriveSmart 66, 76 and 86 series has suggested retail prices ranging from £189.99 to £319.99.

Any questions of course feel free to ask below or on our You Tube channel and we will gladly answer all comments as we always do so check out the unboxing and first look below and stay tuned for the full real hands on review soon..

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By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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