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Magellan 5145T-LM

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Magellan 5145T-LM. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Comments about the route planning and size are generally positive. The price and maps also get good reviews. The usability and performance get mixed views, and many are less positive about the screen and design.

maps, price, size, route planning

reliability, design, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan 5145T-LM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Magellan 5145T-LM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Magellan 5145T-LM from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Opinions about the route planning and size are on the whole positive. The maps and performance are also appreciated, whereas the screen and design get negative views.

price, performance, maps, size, route planning

usability, reliability, design, screen

52% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan RM5145SGLUC Roadmate 5145T-LMMagellan RM5145SGLUC Roadmate 5145T-LM

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (tigerdirect.com)

Plug it in and go - works for me - speed limitgood

 

great price and lifetime updates with full features!!

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Gansett gal (tigerdirect.com)

Gets us there

 

One factory setting was wrong, after fixing it with Magellan's support line it seems like a great little machine. Easy to use and directions are clear.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Gansett gal, (tigerdirect.com)

Gets us there

 

One factory setting was wrong, after fixing it with Magellan's support line it seems like a great little machine. Easy to use and directions are clear.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Gene, (tigerdirect.com)

Extremely Disappointed

 

I have 2 Magellan 4250, both still work but the maps are outdated with no lifetime map updates.I liked the audiable feature if you exceed the speed limit but it only works if the GPS knows the speed limit, this feature is very limited. System is...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Gene (tigerdirect.com)

Extremely Disappointed

 

I have 2 Magellan 4250, both still work but the maps are outdated with no lifetime map updates.I liked the audiable feature if you exceed the speed limit but it only works if the GPS knows the speed limit, this feature is very limited. System is...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: (tigerdirect.com)

Very disappointed!!!!!!

 

Nice looking display but ridiculously slow!!!! If you miss a turn, it takes a very long time for it to adjust. In city driving I managed to go 5 blocks before it adjusted AND it doesn't tell you it is adjusting so you don't know you messed up. Takes...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: DVDman (tigerdirect.com)

Very disappointed

 

I bought this GPS on sale for a great price. Was delivered quickly. Fired it up and noticed it was quite slow. Takes forever (5-10 seconds) to get prompted for address after selecting the address icon. Same with e.g. Selecting settings. Once the...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: gmswitz (tigerdirect.com)

Great GPS

 

Worth the money no problems. Had a 4000 series for years and simply upgraded. Tried another manufactured but it froze the first day. I will always purchase Megallan in the future. Lifetime maps and traffic was a real selling point. Downloading and...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:5
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Placement supported:Horizontal
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, USB

GPS Performance

Antenna: Yes
GPS accuracy - position:196.9

GPS Type

Auto: Yes

Map

Map coverage:Canada, USA
Map view options:2D
Maps included: Yes

Memory

Storage media type:Flash

Navigation

Address input:City
Auto re-route: Yes
Automatic routing: Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
Live service: Yes
Route avoidance: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 70
Operating temperature range (T-T):-10 - 70

Other Features

Antenna Type:Multidirectional Patch

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, USB

Processor

Processor frequency:400

Technical Details

Announces street names: Yes
Area calculation: Yes
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed
Interface Type:Touch Screen
Night mode: Yes
Spoken street names:Y

Video

TV tuner integrated: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.5
Height:0.63
Weight:6.4
Width:5.63