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Garmin Nuvi 865T

Garmin Nuvi 865T
alaScore 81

65 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the screen and price are on the whole positive, but many are negative about the design and durability.

usability, price, screen

voice guidance, durability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 865T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 65 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Nuvi 865T

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 38 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 865T from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, screen, price, voice guidance

durability

68% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Garmin Nuvi 865 Traffic Satellite Navigation System - Full EU Mapping

Expert review by:

Garmin nüvi 865T review

 

At £399 the Garmin nüvi 865T is not cheap but it comes with loads of features including a traffic antenna and support for voice-dialling and navigation via its Bluetooth integration.

The Garmin nüvi 865T of plenty of functions but wit a hefty price tag, you’ll need to ensure you’ll use them regularly to get value for money from the device.

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Garmin Nüvi 865T review

 

The Nüvi 865T, being towards the top of Garmin's range, has an impressive feature set that performs well - but comes at a price.

Voice control, customisable display, ‘Where am I?’ function

Expensive, voice-control function not quite sensitive enough

Other features include a music player, calculator, currency converter, alarm clock and games.

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Expert review by:

Garmin nüvi 865T satnav

 

The Garmin nüvi 865T is top of the Garmin satnav range.

The Garmin nüvi 865T of plenty of functions but wit a hefty price tag, you’ll need to ensure you’ll use them regularly to get value for money from the device.

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Garmin nuvi 860T - Garmin Sat Nav

 

Garmin nuvi 865T features a 4.3-inch display with maps for Europe and North America. Garmin 865T features a FM transmitter, Bluetooth interface and TMC for traffic alerts.

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Garmin Nuvi 865T

 

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We read loads of reviews and this sat nav was meant to be one of the best, but it's really not as good as some cheaper ones we've used. The design is bad in the fact that to recharge it you have to plug the lead into the actual suction cup holder that...

Product Specifications

Configuration

FM Transmitter: Yes
FM Tuner: No
Telephone Included:Handsfree Function via External Device
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

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

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9
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
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:Single continent
Map Provider:Navteq
Map Sharing: No
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control:Full Voice Control

Playback

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