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Garmin® nüvi 50LM 5" Receiver

Garmin® nüvi 50LM 5" Receiver
alaScore 83

12 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability. The screen is also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the route planning.

usability, screen, reliability

route planning

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin® nüvi 50LM 5" Receiver is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Garmin nuvi 50lm

 

I purchased this online on a back Friday sale. The description was very poor not describing it was only useful in the USA. I was from Canada visiting USA and thought would be a good purchase. As a result I had to send it back and now have a credit at...

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I would buy this product again.

 

Its very useful

Acquires Satellites Quickly ; Compact ; Easy Menus ; Easy To Read ; Easy To Set Up ; Large Screen

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Love it

 

I bought 2. One for myself and 1for Christmas for my son. He took it on a business trip, got snowed in and was able to find hotel and restaurants near by using it! We both had garmins before but they were old and you couldn't update the maps. Now, with...

Acquires Satellites Quickly ; Easy Menus ; Easy To Read ; Easy To Set Up ; Large Screen

Short Battery Life

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i would buy again

 

I just love this unit..BUT..now that we are going on a trip. Unit will not reset. It is frozen at the Garmin logo.have been trying for days to reset.broken.i am sad.of course warrenty ran out.had it 1 yr+

Compact ; Easy Menus ; Easy To Read

Locked Upwill Not Reset

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Dissapointed

 

I test drove this unit on a trip to NJ while driving a route that I knew. I knew I was in trouble when it tried to take me to I95 South instead of North. Then tried to get me off the NJ Turnpike 2 exits before I needed it. Once off, I noticed that none...

LOOKS GREAT

Inaccurate

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Accurate and user friendly.

 

I use this GPS on a daily basis, in a city where there are a lot of changes and the map that came with it was very accurate and up-to-date. However, getting an update was pretty easy (and only did because it asked me to). The display is very clear.

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not worth the money

 

with in the 1st day i returned it if you are going down a black top with alot of hills the screen cut out to all gray and take to long to find itself plus there is no way to choose the road option i goes down will take you out in the back woods would...

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Easy to use Awesome

 

I used this unit with our rental car in Missouri and loved it. Had no problems took us right where we wanted to go. I went home and bought one for myself. It is small enought so we can pack it next time and not have to rent it with car.

Acquires Satellites Quickly ; Compact ; Easy Menus ; Easy To Set Up ; Simple Controls

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Great product for the dollar !

 

Very simple to use

Acquires Satellites Quickly ; Easy Menus ; Easy To Read ; Easy To Set Up ; Large Screen ; Reliable Performance ; Simple Controls

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Works Great

 

Just finished a 2100 mile trip thru North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Gettysburg. We manuvered the Blue Ridge Parkway using the Garmin. Sometimes the shortest route is not where you think. I recommend this unit.

Acquires Satellites Quickly ; Easy To Read ; Easy To Set Up ; Large Screen ; Reliable Performance

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