Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced the introduction of the RV 780 GPS navigator, specifically designed for RV and camping enthusiasts to create experiences one campground at a time.
According to a press release, the RV 780 navigator offers a 6.95-inch high-resolution edge-to-edge display that allows RV travelers to develop specialized custom routes that consider the size and weight of their vehicle to provide efficient routing, road warnings for steep grades, sharp curves and weight limits.
The RV 780 also includes a directory of RV parks and services along with access to millions of points of interest (POI’s) that feature public campgrounds, KOA, iOverlander.
“What makes the RV 780 special is how well it was crafted to make the most of your overall camping experience by limiting the road challenges that come with driving an RV or camper,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “Having access to millions of RV-specific POIs at your fingertips, connected features, along with road warnings based on your RV profile, can make all the difference when you are planning your next campground adventure.
The RV 780 also offers features to help the RVers stay connected, including built-in Wi-Fi to access simple map and software updates. The device also has a crystal-clear display that details full North American maps and is compatible with the free Garmin Drive app. Once the app is downloaded, the device can connect with a smartphone via Bluetooth for premium access to live traffic 2, photoLive traffic cameras, and weather forecasts.
The Garmin RV 780 is expected to be available in April 2019 with a suggested retail price of $399.99.