Alpine PND-K3


Alpine is expanding their navigation system lineup; this time with PND-K3 which we had mentioned back in January.

PND-K3 is now official and has an MSRP of $550. For this price you get a 4.3″ touch screen with 480 x 272 resolution, maps of all U.S. states, plus Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, 6 million POIs, text-to-speech which pronounces street names, and bluetooth to pair up with your cell phone.

As far as locating your position PND-K3 is quite advanced. It uses three different inputs: 1: the satellites. 2: gyro technology to sense the vehicle’s direction and 3: accelerometer technology to measure vehicle’s speed.

Alpine PND-K3 has 4GB of internal but no video or image viewing capabilities. However it handles your MP3 and WMA files just fine. For more info visit Alpine USA.

9 Responses to “Alpine PND-K3”

  1. Dustin Hamilton Says:

    How well does this device handle screen refreshing and does it seem ‘underpowered’ by the hardware? I remember the Alpine Blackbird which was plagued with issues of slow updates and consistently seemed as if the software was running on hardware barely able to keep up…


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  5. MValpreda Says:

    I wish it docked with the W205/W505.


  6. Alpine PND-K3 GPS Navigation System Says:

    [...] The Alpine PND-K3 GPS navigation system has been released. Priced at $550, the gadget comes equipped with a 4.3 inch touchscreen display (480 x 272 resolution), 6 million POIs, 4GB of storage capacity, Text-to-speech function, sports MP3 and WMA files, and Bluetooth connectivity. What makes the Alpine PND-K3 coll is that it uses three different inputs including the satellites, gyro technology to locate the vehicle’s direction and accelerometer technology to measure vehicle’s speed. Unfortunately, the device can’t read video and image files. [NaviGadget] [...]


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  9. Wayne Says:

    Just bought the PND-K3…got it for $368 at Brandsmart….really good unit….works perfectly……rock on!

    One question… though…does anyone know if they support:
    .gpx (GPS Exchange Format), .csv (for Garmin and Navman), .ov2 (for Tom Tom) or .kml (Google Earth)


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