What Does “LM” “LMT” or “W” Mean in a GPS?
When we search for a Garmin nuvi GPS units, we always see LM, LMT or W after the model name. What does it mean? Well, it’s a brief name of some special parameter of GPS navigation system.
LM: Life Time Map Updates. GPS navigator with LM means once you buy those GPS unit, you will also get a free life time map updates. It’s a good bonus. Many Garmin nuvi GPS have LM like Garmin nuvi 52LM(50 LM)
LMT: Life Time Map and Traffic Updates. You will have free life time map and traffic updates if you bought Garmin GPS with LMT signed. Garmin nuvi 1450 LMT is this kind of GPS
W: Wider Screen. GPS with W mean they have wide screen(size usually rang 4.2 inch from 7 inch). Garmin nuvi 255w is the one that marked with “W”
Know what those symbols means can make you have a quick understand on GPS model name, but if you want to choose a GPS that suitable for you, there is some homework you need to do, check 4 Key Factors to Consider Before Buying a GPS.