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Garmin N VI 1200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 200 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and size. The screen and value for money are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the build quality and voice guidance.

usability, value for money, screen, size, performance

voice guidance, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin N VI 1200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin N VI 1200

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 36 user reviews of Garmin N VI 1200 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, screen, memory

voice guidance

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 1200 3.5" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland MapsGarmin Nuvi 1200 3.5" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps (Newly Overhauled)Garmin Nuvi 1200 Traffic Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Mapping

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin N VI 1200

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of Garmin N VI 1200 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.

usability, value for money, size, screen, performance

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin nüvi 1200 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorGarmin n?vi 1200 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorGarmin nüvi 1200 NOH 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator (Lower 48)

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Garmin nuvi 1200 review

 

Hands on with the Garmin nuvi 1200 The Garmin nüvi 1200 is the entry-level model in a recently introduced line of Garmin GPS navigators. All of the units in the 1200, 1300 and 1400 series come with customizable data fields and the ability to utilize...

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Garmin Nuvi 1200 GPS Sat Nav

 

Although the Garmin Nuvi 1200 is designed for use on the road it is also constructed with handheld use and pocket storage in mind. That means it is a slim, light and relatively small unit designed to provide satellite navigation to people who are not...

European mapping is included and the touch screen interface has been simplified for ease of use when your mind is on other things. It also has speed camera locations throughout Europe and various intelligent software tools that are designed to...

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Garmin nuvi 1200

 

The nuvi 1200 with its 3.5-inch touch-screen is Garmin's entry-level device. It features text-to-speech navigation, an improved pedestrian mode and an overhauled interface.

In the short-medium term standalone devices remain more convenient in South Africa and they will likely always have a place in the market, but the nüvi 1200's RRP of R2300 will cause many to think twice. The fact that is an excellent device is...

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Great GPS for little money.

 

Easy to use. It found my daughter's house up in mountains with no problem. Easy to update software on line and you can use camera data cable. Went to Asheville NC and would have been lost a lot except for the Nuvi. Love this GPS

None noted

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very quick and easy

 

great so far -- very easy...although it took a while for the gps to see that I wasn't in chicago. simple and logs how much gas each trip costs too as an added bonus.

Easy To Read","Easy To Set Up","Reliable Performance","Simple Controls

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very quick and easy

 

great so far -- very easy...although it took a while for the gps to see that I wasn\'t in chicago. simple and logs how much gas each trip costs too as an added bonus.

Easy To Read","Easy To Set Up","Reliable Performance","Simple Controls

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Garmin Nuvi

 

It eems to get stuck when recalculating and it is disconcerting.

Easy To Read,Easy To Set Up

Acquires Satellites Slowly

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First Rate

 

Does the job.

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

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Small in size but maps are outdated

 

Its small in size but its outdated and has old pre-installed maps.

Compact,Easy Menus,Easy To Read,Easy To Set Up,Simple Controls

Acquires Satellites Slowly,Inaccurate

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GPS Keeps us on the straight and narrow

 

This Garmin helps us when we have to change our route and I do not have any backup.

Acquires Satellites Quickly,Compact,Easy Menus,Easy To Read,Easy To Set Up,Reliable Performance,Simple Controls

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