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Binatone G500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Binatone G500. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and performance. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the maps. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, screen, performance, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Binatone G500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 63/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Binatone G500


alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Binatone G500 from The average user rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Reviewers are impressed by the size. The durability also gets good views. Many are less positive about the performance and reliability, and the maps and usability get mixed reviews.

durability, size

price, reliability, performance

21% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Binatone G500 5-Inch Satellite Navigation with UK and ROI MappingBinatone G500 5-Inch Satellite Navigation with UK and ROI Mapping

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Geoffrey (

Binatone G500 Black 5in


The Binatone G500

Feb, 2010

Consumer review (

Binatone G500 UK


Large screen, cheap

Freezes up if you go off track, maps are at least 2 years out of date, take ages to find a satelite link, when it eventually does realise you're lost it takes ages to recalcualte, not easy to see in bright sunllight.

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (

Binatone G500 UK



did not work from day one

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (

Binatone G500 UK


Very straight forward to use. Good sized screen. Good value for money.

Volume doesn't go loud enough to hear it clearly over the noise of the engine and stereo, (particularly on the motorway) but then I have quite an old car! The spoken directions sometimes don't use the words 'turn' and 'bear' correctly - for example it...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (

Binatone G500 UK


Easy to use and OK for me. Large easy on the eye screen. Accurate arrival point to within a few yards. Sticks rigid to windscreen, also clear instructions given throughout

A bit late in telling you to turn off motorways, for example, "200 yards till turn off" is far too late, as when you receive this message you have passed the bulk of the slip road area, which means you may need to comprimise safety when turning off to...

Aug, 2011

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not good


if you require a sat nav to tell you when the speed cameras are and what speed to do then this is the one if you want one to tell you where to go dont bother because the sat nav doesnt

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

Very good product


very good product easy to set up and a good sat nav to use very clear

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (

Not Bad -


first time i've purchased one and used one - easy to use however better off watching the road on the screen than following directions from voice as stay left tends to mean turn left and therefore you could quite often miss your turning. On the whole...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (

The G500


A great little helper for any moterist its my first satnav and its aesy to use and understand.

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (

fab purchase.


found this sat nav very easy 2 use and understand..nice and slim..very happy with it..

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications


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


Built-in camera: No


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Handheld/Fixed


Display Diagonal:5
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Power source type:Battery

GPS Performance

Channels quantity:30

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): No
Sport (fitness, running): No
Truck: Yes


Map coverage:Ireland, United Kingdom, Western Europe
Maps included: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal memory type:DDR2
Internal RAM:64
RAM capacity:64
Storage media type:Flash


3D landmarks: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Voice commands: Yes


Bluetooth: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Power source type:Battery


Built-in processor:SiRFatlasIII
Processor frequency:348
Processor model:SiRFatlasIII


Operating system installed:Windows CE 5.0

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Handheld/Fixed
Languages support:Multi

Weight & Dimensions