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Garmin NUVI 2300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 287 reviews of Garmin NUVI 2300. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the maps and size. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the design and reliability.

usability, performance, price, size, maps

reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin NUVI 2300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin NUVI 2300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Garmin NUVI 2300 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and price. The performance and usability also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the screen. Many are critical about the size and reliability.

usability, performance, price, design

reliability, size

56% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 2300LT 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps and Free Lifetime TrafficGarmin Nuvi 2300 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps Garmin Nuvi 2300LT 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps and Free Lifetime Traffic

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin NUVI 2300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 user reviews of Garmin NUVI 2300 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and maps. The price and performance are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the route planning. Some have doubts about the design and reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, size

reliability, design

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin nüvi 2300LM 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps UpdatesGarmin n?vi 2300 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS NavigatorGarmin nüvi 2300 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

Garmin nuvi 2300LM

 

The Garmin nüvi 2300LM is a lower-level model in Garmin's new 2300 series, bringing some of the best features from the top of the line 3700 series, minus the exorbitant price tag, including the ability to learn your preferred routes.

Powered mount ; myTrends learns preferred routes for routine trips ; Customization options ; Speed limit display, warnings and adjustment ; Multi-destination routing

The only negative comments I’ve really had about the 2300 series involved the trafficTrends historical road speed database and the limited Junction View coverage, features missing from the 2300LM, so I don't really have anything bad to say about this unit

Garmin has rolled out another winner with the 23xx series, incorporating the best features from their top of the line units and providing additional features, while keeping the price tag reasonable. There is very little here not to like. Highly...

Apr, 2011
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Consumer review by: Me (newegg.com)

a must have

 

It takes me to the cities I need to go flashily.

Best GPS I have ever had

N/A

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

GARMIN nuvi 2300

 

none

the cable and GPS don't even match! the attitude of the customer service sucks also. don't allow me to return the product! don't understand why they can make such a huge mistake

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: JG (newegg.com)

Nice GPS.. Wrong Adapter

 

The GPS is great

The GPS was shipped with the incorrect adapter.. I have read similar problems about garmin nuvi 3500 orders from Costco. Not really sure where the mix-up is

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Cheap

 

I already owned a SteetPilot that I liked fine; but it is several years old and the cost to updates maps from Garmin is exorbitant. I was surprised at the lack of cables and carrying case, the Street pilot had both.

Works fine as a GPS

As mentioned by others, the cable from the GPS to the PC is not provided. Also there is no headphone connector

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: James451 (newegg.com)

kidding, right?

 

Dunno; cannot connect the device

This is a joke, right? The unit requires a "mini" usb cable to connect to the computer. Guess what: it is not included in the box! No cable. You can buy one from them for $25 and wait another week for it to arrive. Every other bleeding device I have,...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Fancop (tigerdirect.com)

A Great GPS

 

I bought this GPS because my daughter is new to the area. It works well. She hansn't gotten lost yet. The Delivery was fast. I got it within 2 days of ordering it.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: TomTomWasBetter, (tigerdirect.com)

Software Problem

 

Item works fine if I travel two states away from home. It does not recognize my home state, even after several updates and hours of downloads.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: ChasMan (tigerdirect.com)

Meets my requirements

 

I have owned two earlier models of Garmin GPS units. The latest was the Nuvi 265 and this unit is not as great as that one was. Garmin has changed the software a bit but it results in smaller characters on the display that are more difficult to read. I...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: boesigergreg@comcast.net (tigerdirect.com)

Not so smart

 

Over all this gets you where you need to go; but it will take you down a city street with traffic signals for miles that parallels an expressway. The voice commands are a little distorted.

Feb, 2012
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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Display

Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor

General Features

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

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:Single countries
Map Provider:Unknown
Map Sharing: No
Pedestrian Mode: No
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control: No

Playback

DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No
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