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# Username GPS model Pros Cons Rating
701 Garmin Nuvi 310 Great gadget - links to phone via bluetooth for handsfree that actually works every time! Doesn't always choose the best route and sometimes thinks there's a turning when there just aint.
702 tdhood Garmin nuvi 260W Easy to program. Excelent visability. Speed and trip data screen tops. Not able to show speed on maps screen when programed to location it only shows arrival time. Speed is on maps screen if not progamed. Switching back and forth is very distracting 6
703 scott.shuey Garmin Nuvi 750 Great viewing screen size. Thin light weight design good for foot travel as well. Delay/Lag in positioning. On screen vehicle usually behind your current position. Caused me to miss exits or turns that are close together. 5
704 mrjustdis Garmin NUVI 880 This is simple and reliable unit that is turn-key right out of the box. The menu is intuitive and the best feature is the ability to speak commands while you drive. Truly a hands free unit with powerful and useful MSN features. Thought well made and sophiscated, the unit remains a bit pricey. This Garmin, like many others in their porduct line, lacks a comprehensive users manual. The manual can be downloaded from the Garmin site and clearly covers many areas useful to new users. 8
705 tschrader garmin nuvi 255w Nice shaded elevation maps poor labeling of streets, poor audio quality of tts voice. does not remember zoom in or out settings like garmin 350. 4
706 laurencefwhite Garmin Nuvi 260W Good screen and animation. Good navigation engine. Relatively poor interface design. No comprehensive manual or CD-ROM included in box. Maps out of date. No speed limit assist. Screen brightness can be insufficient in direct sun. No lane assist. 5
707 ithommo Garmin nuvi 660 Good clear screen easy viewing. Excellent bluetooth facility. Doesn't tell me which street I'm on, only the next one. 7
708 scott33 Garmin Zumo 500 Garmin Zumo 500 - great for bikers. Perfect in the car too. Dragging the map using the touchscreen can be a bit hit and miss. Would benefit from a waterproof speaker for use without a bluetooth headset or out of the mount. 8
709 jnimens Garmin Colorado 300 I like the wheel.
Poor battery life Better unit available with a couple months of purchase... and I bought just a few months in. I keep my 60csx close cuz this Colorado crashes often requiring me to remove battery to re set then sit nervously for a short while. 4
710 ytau GARMIN NUVI 310 Versatile and and relatively easy to use.
Has expandable features that make it easy for overseas travel via the travel kit, bluetoooth for the phone. small and slim enough to fit in a pocket
Some of the travel kit is difficult to edit. 7
711 baggers241 Garmin nuvi 255w Very good mapping Mobile speed camera alerts can be a bit annoying. They go off even when you are doing exactly the right speed 8
712 timr Garmin Nuvi 760 Nuvi 760 - Good sized screen makes it easy to see when driving recalculation sometimes seems a problem which doesn't always take you the most direct way! Also, unwated echo and feedback when using the Bluetooth Mobile Phone Option. 7
713 adrianhb Garmin XT Tomtom - Nice interface

Garmin XT - Fast to load and find addresses, automatically changes day/night mode
Tomtom - slow to load! Garmin XT - Harder to add POI and other data 9
714 joop.dewit Garmin Zumo 660 easy to use, clear screen, very good software for Mac (Garmin Roadtrip) no tracks! Not suitable for offroad use: no compass, no header to other waypoints etc. Managing waypoints is time consuming. 6
715 lrshelley Garmin nuvi 260W The Garmin nuvi 260W is mac compatible and can take overseas maps   8
716 mike_addiss Garmin Etrex Vista HCx Small, very portable, very clear display, great functionality, user friendle menus. Quick to calculate routes Small Screen makes it difficult to get overview at higher scale 9
717 yuyurick Garmin Nuvi 260 Ease of use No preloaded speed and red camera alerts 6
718 rjarnold79 Garmin Street Pilot C510 Finding street addresses in Capital cities Finding street addresses in Capital cities 4
719 david3333 Garmin NUVI 760 MP3, bluetooth, FM transmitter, All in one small device. lack of pre-install POI compare to Navman 7
720 alecaus Garmin Nuvi 350 Love the Garmin. Routing is almost always perfect, cant live without text2voice, screen is big enough for me. One or two occasions in the country where the Nuvi got confused as to location or did not get the correct reading from Satellites and we got somewhat lost. But these are very rare occurences. 8
721 charlesreal Garmin 260 Acquires Satellite fast
Useful Apps
Pre-loaded with US Maps
User has to update to the newest firmware 8
722 dustinmatkowski GARMIN 260w Easy to figure out, logical unlike the tomtom i tried.
Easy to mount in car
Easy to upload info
Simple map nav
Spoken Street names
Finding your favorites (just to view them) can be frustrating, but easy to do if youre where-to-ing. Not being able to charge through USB. Speaker not as good as tomtom (vibrates) Location of USB port (on back) 6
723 briank Garmin Nuvi 760 Clear concise instructions, excellent screen resolution, very quick calculation and recalculation when route not followed. Advance instructions on turns is brilliant. latest map still not aware of permanent street closures in Orange. 8
724 joe3 Garmin Nuvi 265WT Easy to use,
Bluetooth is nice
traffic is very nice
No MP3 support 6
725 ryancmm GARMIN nuvi260 Funky little device.
Lots of PoIs, clear speech, entertaining and useful 3D map interface
Maps arent detailed enough, lacks many sidestreets 5
726 barry.v.roach garmin 200w This is the first gps model I have ever owned. After looking at several other models I decide on this one and have been happy with its price and performance. When I purchase another gps I will look at more advanced models from garmin It does not speak the names of streets, but this is not a problem for me. 7
727 dale.wallace Garmin Nuvi 255 easy zooming from screen + and - registration method. Maps have too many incorrect roads in Rural NSW 6
728 Mauvel76 Garmin nuvi 350 Very portable. Spoken directions let you keep your eyes on the road. Sometimes it takes more than 2 minutes to lock onto satellites. 8
729 jhubbard.1 Garmin Nuvi 250 Simple to use and has good battery for wandering around on foot. Well worth the £100 I paid. Nothing major, it prefers its own car charger, and only using this can you see the display and charge otherwise its charge or display using generic chargers. Not a major issue tho. 7
730 wrostom Garmin 765T It is fully loaded, excellent refresh screen (extremely smooth), 3D Building, Life time traffic, Lane Assit. Sluggish performance, Map blank out when trying to re-draw. The system died completely after 6 months due to garmin bad software update!  
731 irangadunu Garmin Nuvi 350 Ihave had no problems so far. The ability to browse the map by moving it aroung on the screen is a definite plus user friendliness and screen tips, also the ability to avoid part of a route. 6
732 walson68 Garmin Nuvi 760 I like the size of the screen and the map layouts. Seems the longer you have it, the longer it takes to boot up,especially when the number of favourites and recently found addresses add up. it gets lost among high rise buildings in the city,keeps recalcutaling!! 7
733 pcc1107 Garmin Nuvi 750 Easy to learn how to use and easy to go from function to function. Sometimes has difficulty picking up a satellite. 3
734 rhewittcook Garmin Nuvi 255 Im a new user and may not be fully qualified to comment, but to date I am totally happy with the Nuvi 255.
It navigated me flawlessly around a capital city I was unfamiliar with for several days in all types of traffic.
The only thing that comes to mind after short use would be the ability to input to the QWERTY layout rather than ABC.... The option to select either is available on the Nuvi 255 8
735 sixlead Garmin nuvi 680 High sensivity receiver for stable satellite reception. Some map software related issues like no building numbers appear in some addresses, probably due to software updating. 7
736 troyday Garmin Nuvi 780 Great so Far - New with Device, no setup issues, using Bluetooth has been easy. Some Voice Dial issues with timing on transfer information to cell phone. 8
737 vladimir.maric Garmin Nuvi 200 Great, intuitive user interface; excellent touch-screen response; robust plastic makes it durable; Sometimes too slow to find signal unless plugged in to car charger; inconsistent battery charge signal. 9
738 dcoleman Garmin 265W Good clear instructions.
Good up to date maps
nice trip meter function.
Buggy Bluetooth if not compatible Mobile phone although other GPSs don't suffer from same problems. 6
739 edmondhung79 Garmin 255W Wide screen, Picture navigation is useful, Friendly interface TTS voices could be clearer but useable, No user manual out of the box. 7
740 trumby69 Garmin Nuvi 265WT Easy to use.
Bright screen.
Bluetooth works great.
Responsive and acurate touch-screen.
No Mp3 support. No AVI support. 7
741 big_jdub Garmin Nuvi 660 easy and free updates through webupdater software, great menus and ease of use. When you Bluetooth sync your cell phone and it uploads your entire address book, why cannot I not save those addresses as favorites or hit GO! on one of my contacts?? 7
742 kestar Garmin Nuvi 3790T Good display clearly visible under most light conditiopns Cannot change distance before various alerts 7
743 madpb Garmin Zumo 550 Garmin Zumo 550
Only Zumo that can hold the entire US and Canada maps.
Optional XM radio , live traffic and live weather are fantastic
Price. 9
744 mlohry Garmin Nuvi 200W Wide screen is extremely easy to see. Very simple. Works great as a handheld and mounted. Less descriptive announcements while driving than others that are higher priced. 6
745 cvaldez Garmin nuvi 660 Big screen, very stable and accurate. Easy to navigate through menus.
Auto shutdown is fantastic.
Touchscreen sometimes miscalibrates, trip information lacking some information such as distance travelled and distance to go. 7
746 acflint Garmin 765 Generally all round a good choice Very poor blutooth, can not work with my Palm 750vand drops connection etc. Can not transfer the address telephone book Complained to TOMTOM whos just said tough we do not support Palm. I thought blutooth was bluetooth. Also cannot choose street first and then suburb. Again TT said tough so if this is important buy something else 4
747 sunfrog garmin nuvi 760 Works quite well. Good range of voices. Pronunciation of some street names a bit strange. 7
748 mick.coleman Garmin nuvi760 & tomtom Go730 1. widescreen
2. clear display in sunlight
1. A little difficult navigating around the menus 2. Phone sounds tinny and echoes for person on other end. 1
749 wocko1 Garmin Mobile XT Use the GPS on your phone None so far 9
750 kharrap2 Garmin Streetpilot c320 convenience of portability and ability to obtain maps for most continents difficult to see in bright sunlight 6
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