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Garmin StreetPilot c550

Garmin StreetPilot c550
alaScore 79

1227 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1227 reviews of Garmin StreetPilot c550. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Opinions about the price and usability are generally positive. The design and performance also get good opinions.

performance, design, usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin StreetPilot c550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin StreetPilot c550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Garmin StreetPilot c550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

60% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin StreetPilot c550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 811 user reviews of Garmin StreetPilot c550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability also gets good views, whereas views are divided on the performance.

usability, price

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GARMIN 010-00522-00 Streetpilot C550 GPS ReceiverGarmin A/C Adapter for the StreetPilot C510 and C550 (010-10747-04)Garmin Streetpilot c550 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

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Garmin StreetPilot c550

 

This high-end device combines handy features with a simple interface.

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Garmin StreetPilot c550

 

The Garmin StreetPilot c550 won't take up much room in your car . At 4.4 by 3.2 by 2.2 inches and 9.5 ounces, it's easily transportable for multivehicle use and comes with an easy-to-install windshield mount. Garmin also keeps things simple, with...

The Garmin StreetPilot c550 offers real-time traffic information, Bluetooth, and MP3 playback. The compact GPS device also has an accurate receiver and text-to-speech functionality.

The Garmin StreetPilot c550 is occasionally slow to acquire a satellite fix, and it's a bit pricey.

The Garmin StreetPilot c550 offers accurate driving directions, integrated Bluetooth, and real-time traffic info in one slick package.

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Garmin StreetPilot c550

 

Type: Automobile, Display Type: Touch, Power: Adapter, Turn-by-turn: yes, 3D View: yes, Preloaded maps: yes, Waterp...

New antiglare screen is nonreflective and visible in bright sunlight. Integrated Bluetooth speakerphone with broad cell-phone support. Integrated live traffic receiver included.

Does not support multiple segment trip routing. Some menus can be hard to navigate.

Compelling new features of integrated speakerphone, live traffic, and improved screen, along with a number of feature enhancements, makes the Garmin StreetPilot c550 a solid upgrade.

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Garmin StreetPilot c550 (Traffic Performance) - Review of the Garmin StreetPilot c550 (Traffic Performance)

 

The Garmin StreetPilot c550 sports the simplest menu we've seen in our search for the best traffic-navigating GPS.

Display: 3.5 inches, Size: 4.4 x 3.2 x 2.3 inches, , , , , , , The c550 receives the same traffic data as other devices, but does less with it. You can view maps of individual incidents, but you can't view a large map with all the trouble spots, as you...

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Garmin StreetPilot c550 Car Navigation GPS Review

 

Garmin has been designing GPS equipment since 1990 - which is a considerable timeframe for the relatively new GPS consumer market. Still seeking to expand their product line, Garmin is planning to move into marine GPS systems with their recent purchase...

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Portable unit gets you there near-flawlessly

 

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Review: Garmin StreetPilot C550 Review by GPS Lodge

 

For the past month we have been driving all over the place guided by the Garmin StreetPilot C550 GPS, it has been an excellent experience. The unit has a lot going for it, and it more than delivers on the promise of getting you from here to there; it...

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Review: Garmin StreetPilot C550 GPS Review from TIME

 

A short review has hit the net on the Garmin StreetPilot C550 - saying that it's the "Must have accessory for summer road trips." Not a bad assessment. We have the Garmin C550 in house right now for our own review, and I agree that it is very good. ...

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Garmin StreetPilot c550 Review

 

Garmin's latest GPS in it's popular StreetPilot c-series is the highly anticipated StreetPilot c550. The c550 is Garmin's first GPS to utilize SiRF's high performance SiRF Star III 20 channel GPS receiver. The c550 also sports WAAS, Bluetooth, and...

First Rate Navigation That's Easy to Use (in an unstylish case)

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Garmin StreetPilot c550 vs. TomTom GO 910

 

Intro: I was very excited about the TomTom GO 910 after doing some preliminary research and finding that it had enormous capability, customization and functional advantages over the competing Brand's equivalent models. My initial excitement was...

Product Specifications

Every Garmin product is designed to meet the most demanding standard: customers' satisfaction. That's why Garmin equipment is manufactured to give you reliable service for years to come, with intuitive features you can grow into over time - all at a price you can afford.

Configuration

FM Transmitter: No
FM Tuner: No
Telephone Included: No
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No
USB: Yes

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:4:3
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

Application:Car
Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: No
Map Coverage:Single continent / Single countries
Map Provider:Navteq
Map Sharing: No
Map Storage Medium:On board Memory Card
Pedestrian Mode: No
Reality View: No
Text-to-Speech: No
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control: No

Playback

CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
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