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Best GPS Navigation System

Posted in Tricks   LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 24, 2021

    We all like to folk around on our Car or Motorcycle once in a while in search of new and unknown areas. However, going somewhere unknown can be dangerous, and you can get lost easily. Hence, we have GPS devices for our cars and motorcycle to guide us to the correct location.

    A GPS device receives and sends signals to multiple satellites to determine the GPS location. Along with a map, the GPS device can correctly guide you to your preferred destination and shows your current location and remaining time to reach the goal.

    If you are in a new region and wondering which direction you should go, a GPS device could be a great help. This article will discuss our picks on the best GPS devices you could buy for a Car or Motorcycle, along with its pros and cons.

    1. Our top pick: Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT

    Best GPS Device

    Description:

    • It is available in 5, 6, and 7-inch displays.
    • It is a little costly but provides Bluetooth technology for hands-free calling.
    • You will get 2 hours of battery life off the charger.
    • You will get detailed maps of North America with free lifetime map updates.
    • You can use Foursquare and get detailed information about the POI.

    Pros:

    • Capacitive touchscreen
    • Available in a variety of sizes
    • Bluetooth hands-free calling
    • Voice recognition,

    Cons:

    • Low-resolution display
    • Price

    Price: $338.99

    2. Garmin Nuvi 2639LMT

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • You get a bright 6-inch high resolution (800*480 pixels) capacitive display.
    • A pinch-to-zoom feature is available.
    • You will get detailed maps of North America with free lifetime map updates.
    • You can use Foursquare and get detailed information about the POI.
    • The traffic information is available without any ads or subscription fees.
    • Doesn't depend on cellular signals.
    • Other features are Direct Access, the ability to pair with the BC 30 wireless backup camera, and Active Lane Guidance.

    Pros:

    • High-resolution capacitive display
    • Active Lane Guidance
    • Foursquare POIs
    • Pinch-to-zoom
    • Direct Access.

    Cons:

    • Reflective screen

    Price: 289.99

    3. Garmin Nuvi 57LMT

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It is one of the most popular and highest-rated products in the market.
    • It has a 5-inch screen.
    • You have to pay extra for lifetime maps or traffic data.
    • It has got a dual-orientation display with detailed maps preloaded.
    • You can use Foursquare and get detailed information about the POI.
    • You get the Direct Access feature.
    • The touchscreen comes with a resolution of 480 * 272 pixels.

    Pros: Dual-orientation display, rechargeable battery, lifetime maps and traffic data (costs extra), Direct Access feature,

    Cons: Low-resolution, resistive touchscreen

    Price: $60

    4. TomTom VIA 1535TM

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It is a 5-inch device with a 480 * 272-pixel resistive screen.
    • It includes lifetime maps and traffic for the US, Mexico, and Canada.
    • You get split-screen junction views and IQ routes.
    • The Bluetooth hands-free calling and voice recognition technologies are combined here.
    • Maps are updated every 3 months and have to be downloaded as per the latest versions to the device.

    Pros:

    • Affordable
    • Voice recognition
    • Bluetooth hands-free calling
    • Lifetime maps and traffic
    • IQ routes

    Cons:

    • Low-resolution
    • Resistive touchscreen

    Price: $164.99

    5. Garmin Drive 50 LM

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It has a 5-inch resistive display with a resolution of 480*272 - pixels.
    • There are driver alerts that increase situational awareness.
    • Another feature called "Up Ahead" makes the driver aware of the upcoming places and milestones.
    • Comes loaded with detailed maps of either the lower 49 states of the US or Canada.

    Pros:

    • Price
    • Foursquare POIs
    • Up Ahead and Direct Access features
    • Driver alerts.

    Cons:

    • Low-resolution
    • Resistive touchscreen

    Price: $149.99

    6. TomTom VIA 1525TM

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • You get free lifetime traffic, essential navigation, and free lifetime map updates.
    • It has a 5-inch touchscreen with a high resolution of 800*480 pixels.
    • Comes with a built-in battery lasting for about one hour without charging.
    • You can also get it in 4.3 and 6-inch sizes.
    • You get Advanced Lane Guidance helping the driver to prepare for the next directional move.

    Pros:

    • Lifetime maps and traffic
    • Variety of sizes
    • High-resolution display
    • Advanced Lane Guidance.

    Cons:

    • Not very vibrant display in sunlight
    • Resistive touchscreen.

    Price: $119.99

    7. Magellan RM6220-LM DashCam Navigator

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It has a 5-inch display with an 800*400 resolution.
    • It has a rechargeable built-in battery.
    • Maps of the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada are preloaded.
    • You get free lifetime map updates four times a year.
    • You get traffic camera alerts from PhantomALERT.
    • You also get a built-in full HD dash camera and this features sets this device apart from its contemporaries.

    Pros:

    • High-resolution
    • Traffic camera alerts
    • Capacitive touchscreen
    • Built-in dashcam
    • Lifetime maps

    Cons:

    • While dashcam is on the map cannot be displayed
    • Slower than other GPS devices

    Price: $299

    8. TomTom GO 620

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It is a 6-inch device with a high resolution of 800*480 pixels.
    • Has a built-in battery with one-hour battery life.
    • You get a lot of features like Speed Cameras, updates via Wi-Fi, lifetime traffic, road trips, MyDrive, etc.
    • All the maps and software updates are pre-downloaded.

    Pros:

    • High-resolution capacitive screen
    • Compatible with Siri and Google Now
    • Hands-free calling, smartphone messages
    • Can be updated via Wi-Fi.

    Cons:

    • It is costly as compared to other devices.

    Price: $222.58

    9. Garmin DriveSmart 61 LMT-S

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It has a screen of 6.95-inch with a high resolution of 1024*600 pixels.
    • You get multi-touch and pin-to-zoom features.
    • You get real-time services like life traffic and life parking, also Bluetooth calling, voice navigation, etc.
    • All the maps and software updates are pre-loaded.
    • Driver alerts are incorporated for sharp curves, railroad crossings, speed changes, animal crossings.
    • This device can be paired with the Garmin smartwatch too.

    Pros: High-resolution, edge-to-edge, capacitive display, multi-touch, pinch-to-zoom, Wi-Fi, Garmin smartwatch pairing, TripAdvisor

    Cons:

    • It is costly as compared to other devices.

    Price: $289.99

    10. Magellan RoadMate 9412T-LM

    best GPS Navigation device

    Description:

    • It has a 7-inch display.
    • You get lifetime maps and traffic alerts along with the traffic camera alert by Phantom Alert.
    • Using the OneTouch Favourites Menu, you can personalize your trip.
    • You get Traffic Camera Alerts for 1 year, free of cost.
    • You also get a feature called "Best Parking" which gives you the hours of operation and entrances of the best parking garages in the locality.

    Pros:

    • Large display
    • Free lifetime maps and alerts
    • OneTouch Favorites menu
    • Best Parking, one-year traffic camera alerts

    Cons:

    • Below-average battery life
    • Some features cost additional

    Price: $264.95

    Conclusion

    Thus these are the top 10 GPS navigation systems. You can choose the one that suits you the best considering all the features and the price.

    Published by: Brandmonkey
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