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Garmin NÜVI 52

alaTest has collected and analyzed 173 reviews of Garmin NÜVI 52. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Views about the size and performance are generally positive. The screen and price also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the route planning, while there are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, screen, performance, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin NÜVI 52 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin NÜVI 52

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 150 user reviews of Garmin NÜVI 52 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and performance. The screen and price also get good views. Comments are divided on the route planning, and there are some less positive reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, screen, performance, size

reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin nuvi 52 5" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland MapsGarmin nuvi 52 5" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin NÜVI 52

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Garmin NÜVI 52 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability. Some have doubts about the price and size.

usability

size, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 52 GPS Satnav 5.0-inch touchscreen Western Europe maps - Note: Europe maps ONLY on this device!Garmin Nuvi 52 GPS Satnav 5.0-inch touchscreen Western Europe maps - Note: Europe maps ONLY on this device!

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

Garmin Nuvi 52

 

The Garmin Nuvi 52 covers the navigation basics well in a stylish form factor, but it sits uncomfortably between genuine budget and premium devices.

Premium design at a mid-range price point ; Very simple map design

Some inaccurate tracking ; Route choices aren't offered for every trip

The Nuvi 52 isn't a bad GPS, but it doesn't do a whole lot to justify its asking price. For not a whole lot more money, you could buy a far more "premium" device, including some from Garmin's own range, and if you were particularly fiscally pinched,...

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1

Camera

Built-in camera: No

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed / Plug-in

Display

Backlight display: Yes
Display:TFT
Display Diagonal:5
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Display size (HxV):2.5 x 4.4 / 4.4 x 2.5
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2.5 x 4.4 / 4.4 x 2.5
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen:No / Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Rechargeable
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Cigar lighter

GPS Type

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

GPS type

Bicycle:N

Map

Ability to add maps: Yes
Map coverage:Czech Republic / Southern Europe / Western Europe
Maps included: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Storage media type:SSD

Navigation

3D landmarks: No
Electronic compass: Yes
FM traffic compatible: No
Lane guidance: Yes
Live service:No / Yes
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):Y
Photo navigation: No
Route avoidance: Yes
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes
Voice commands: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes

Other Features

Basemap: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:CI / USB
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connectivity:Y

Power

Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Rechargeable
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Cigar lighter

Radio

Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Software

Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Announces street names: Yes
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed / Plug-in
Languages support:CZE
MP3-player: No
Number of Waypoints:1000
Spoken street names:Y
Tracklog: Yes
USB connectivity: Yes
USB port: Yes
Waypoints: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.787
Height:3.39
Weight:6.35
Width:5.47