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Garmin Nuvi 3450 Garmin nüvi3450 (010-00009-21)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the route planning and screen. The design and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability, while there are some less positive views about the value for money.

usability, performance, design, screen, route planning

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 3450 Garmin nüvi3450 (010-00009-21) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Nuvi 3450 Garmin nüvi3450 (010-00009-21)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 3450 Garmin nüvi3450 (010-00009-21) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

usability, performance, screen, value for money, design

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Garmin nuvi 3450LM 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map Updates (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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Garmin Nuvi 3450LM GPS receiver

 

Editors' note: Garmin's Nuvi 3490 LMT features an interface that is similar to that of the recently reviewed Garmin Nuvi 2495 LMT and hardware that is similar to the Nuvi 3790T. Where applicable, portions of each of those reviews have been used in this...

The Garmin Nuvi 3490 LMT features an improved interface, snappy performance, and a svelte form factor. Garmin's truly hands-free voice command system is one of the best in the portable navigation business. Lifetime map updates and 3D Traffic Digital...

Bluetooth connection doesn't sync with the phone's address book. At $400, this is a very pricey PND.

The Garmin Nuvi 3490 LMT packs every trick in Garmin's book into an ultra-thin chassis, but the high MSRP will deter some.

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Garmin nuvi 3450

 

The Garmin nüvi 3450 (despite the lower model number) updates the 3750 with a host of new customization options, Exit Services and 3D buildings and terrain. And just like with the previous version, you get all this in a super-thin package sporting a...

Strong customization options ; Powered mount ; Exit services ; POIs can be displayed on the map ; Offers several choices of routes ; Extensive junction view and lane assist coverage ; Advanced detours allow you to exclude roads from active route ;...

Nothing significant

The features listed below are new to the 2012 nuvi lineup.

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"DO NOT BUY THIS GARMIN GPS or you will get BURNED!"

 

DO NOT BUY THIS GARMIN GPS! We bought this very expensive Garmin GPS at Best Buy 4 months ago. Within two (2) months the LED screen underneath the glass screen cracked and the unit was no longer usable. We did not drop it or do anything abnormal just...

Nice lightweight unit

LED cracks after two months of use, we send it back to be replaced and again, 2 months later the LED cracks again. They want us to pay $140 to fix it. Obvious design flaw and they are refusing to accept responsibility. I cannot be the only one.

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Good machine, poorly presented

 

The GPS unit itself seems to function fine. My complaint is with the product support. I am sure that a complete user manual could have been included at a minimal cost, along with the short set-up brochure and it would have saved me a great deal of...

Acquires Satellites Quickly","Compact","Once it is up and running

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It is very thin GPS device to date

 

I was surprised to see how thin it was. It does look like smartphone in some ways.

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Excellent product

 

Excellent service. I ordered on Wednesday morning and received Thursday afternoon.

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

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