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Garmin Mobile 10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 186 reviews of Garmin Mobile 10. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the screen and maps. The price and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Mobile 10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 user reviews of Garmin Mobile 10 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Views about the screen and maps are on the whole positive. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, screen


84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin 010-00579-00 Mobile 10 Bluetooth GPS SystemGarmin 010-00579-00 Mobile 10 Bluetooth GPS System

Jun, 2018

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Garmin Mobile 10 for Your Smartphone, BlackBerry, PDA or Laptop Review


Garminâ'"s Mobile 10 is a very cost effective way for consumers to gain the advantages of GPS navigation without having to purchase dedicated GPS navigation device. The Garmin Mobile 10 is compact GPS receiver which can transform Bluetooth enabled...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by : James A Martin (

Garmin Mobile 10 clip-on GPS device


Global Positioning System add-ons for smart phones and PDAs are nothing new. But a GPS clip-on? That's what the super-tiny Garmin Mobile 10 claims to be.

If you travel frequently, often need directions, are on a budget, and already carry a Treo or other Bluetooth-enabled device, the Garmin Mobile 10 is an ideal GPS option. It's small, inexpensive, and works well for the most part. But don't expect...

Jun, 2007

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Excellent, just what i was looking for. Work super efficiently. I recomended for all the person's who have a PDA.

Dec, 2007

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All computer phones need this gadget


I've owned maybe 20 Garmin products. This is a great application of the technology and is nicely integrated with the latest computer phones and notebooks with BlueTooth. I installed it on a Verizon Palm 700p. The install disk included in my package had...

Apr, 2007

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Great Product


The item was just what I had hoped it was. The shipping was extremely fast. I was very satisfied with the complete transaction.

Feb, 2008

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Fantastic product for Smart phone


Works very well with my T-Mobile wing. Very fast satellite acquisition and route calculation with latest maps (2008). I have also updated latest firmware from Garmin website.

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

Turn your smartphone into a GPS navigator with Garmin Mobile 10 for smartphones. Garmin Mobile 10 is a plug-and-play navigation solution that includes a portable receiver and preloaded card with map and navigation software. Look up addresses and get voice prompted turn-by-turn directions on your smartphone plus access to dynamic content such as traffic, hotel rates, fuel prices, weather and more. Garmin Mobile 10 makes it easy to add GPS navigation to your Bluetooth -enabled smartphone. Simply insert the preloaded data card in your phone, and the application automatically installs itself and connects with the GPS 10x receiver. Garmin Mobile 10 seamlessly integrates with major smartphone platforms, so you can get the most out of your smartphone. Garmin Mobile 10 conveniently combines all the software you need to navigate on one preloaded card: Garmin Mobile XT navigation software and City Navigator NT map data, including a hefty point of interest database. Easily look up addresses and services and get voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions to the front door. Enjoy 3-D mapping, an intuitive user interface and advanced features such as saved routes and tracks. With Garmin Mobile 10's PeerPoints feature, you can text message your position to any other phone as well as view and navigate to the location of Garmin Mobile XT users in your group. Simply send your current position via text messaging to your Garmin Mobile XT partner's phone, and your location shows up on your partner's map page. PeerPoints is the perfect feature to keep track of friends and family at an amusement park, lake or other outdoor group activity. Garmin Mobile 10 for smartphones: Add some street smarts to your mobile phone.


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Compatibility


GPS Performance

Interface:Bluetooth / Connects to laptop with Bluetooth wireless technology (serial port profile)

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / Puerto Rico / USA/North America

GPS System

Product Type:GPS kit
Receiver:12 channel


Model:10/10 for smartphones
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin Mobile

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-30 - 60
Operating temperature range (T-T):-30 - 60

PC System Requirements for GPS

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000

PDA System Requirements for GPS

OS Required:Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC 2003 / Palm OS 5.4 or later

System Requirements

Minimum hard disk space:2048
Minimum RAM:32
Minimum system requirements:Windows 2000\nDVD drive\n16-bit color display\nmouse

Technical Details

Color of product:Grey / Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.709 / 3.03
Height:0.709 / 3.03