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Garmin nuvi 245

Garmin nuvi 245
alaScore 79

49 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the performance, but there are some negative reviews about the voice guidance and screen. Comments are divided on the usability.

performance

screen, voice guidance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin nuvi 245 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 49 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin nuvi 245

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 6 user reviews of Garmin nuvi 245 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nuvi 245 3.5" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps Garmin Nuvi 245WT 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps and Free Lifetime TrafficGarmin Nüvi 245 Western Europe including UK/Ireland

Consumer review by:

Very pleased

 

Came with everything I needed to get started in the box and is really easy to input destinations. It's really fast at calculating routes, and the instructions easy to understand.

you can get started straight away

voice control would have been nice

Consumer review by:

Garmin Nuvi 245W Sat Nav

 

accuracy

map display, not user intuitive too many steps to input changes

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Consumer review by:

excellent

 

Garmin Nuvi 245 UK is very excellent sat nav. It has lot of interesting features.

Consumer review by:

Good purchase

 

Gave this as a present to my husband when his last sat nav was stolen. He is pleased with the performance

Consumer review by:

Better than TomTom

 

I had a 2-yr-old TomTom unit which was stolen from my glovebox so I needed an affordable replacement. This Garmin is lightweight, easy to use, and picks up the satellites very quickly (compared to the TomTom which would take forever to figure out the...

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Good value for money

 

I bought this for my son,he drives lorries for a living he loves it, the only thing that disappoints him is that there isn't a setting for lorries.

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9 / 4:3
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

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

Navigation

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

Playback

CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No
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