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Garmin Streetpilot C510

Garmin Streetpilot C510
alaScore 79

176 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and screen. The performance and price also get good comments, but some have doubts about the voice guidance.

usability, price, performance, screen, size

voice guidance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Streetpilot C510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 176 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Streetpilot C510

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 21 user reviews of Garmin Streetpilot C510 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, screen, memory, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin StreetPilot C510 Touch Screen Navigation System With UK Mapping Garmin StreetPilot C510 Touch Screen Navigation System With UK Mapping

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Streetpilot C510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Garmin Streetpilot C510 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Expert review by:

Garmin StreetPilot c510 Automotive Navigation GPS Review

 

Garmin has been designing GPS equipment since 1990 - which is a considerable timeframe for the relatively new GPS consumer market. Still seeking to expand their product line, Garmin is planning to move into marine GPS systems with their recent purchase...

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

Prices of in-car GPS units continue to slide, thanks to an influx of basic, budget offerings that still provide all the functionality most users need....

Value for money, text-to-speech technology, large touch screen

Sunlight glare affects display, odd order of address searches, bulky design

The StreetPilot c510 is a solid budget offering, and has a few features that are usually reserved for more expensive models.

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

Garmin's reasonably priced c510 GPS navigator uses text-to-speech technology and the latest SiRF starIII GPS receivers.

Excellent screen ; Quick and accurate route calculation ; Text-to-speech

Small icons are difficult to press ; Poor online support

When driving along we did notice instructions come out too slowly, often with the direction still being read out during the actual turn. Sound from the inbuilt speakers is very good, with voice prompts coming out loud and clear even at low volumes. The...

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It is easy to use, user friendly

 

I admit I did not buy the Garmin c510 it was a promotion I recieved when I bought several Garmin aviation GPS units for a few airplanes. I have never owned a Lraod type GPS before. I have to say I was very impressed. It is easy to use, user friendly....

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

Idiot proof.important things are visability and hearing it..seems about as good as and "cant get there from here tecknology is"

most things very good.good Garmin qualiy

none serious

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

Excellent user friendly device. Simple to use for first timers!

Clear voice and clear maps displayed. Quick recalculation when you've changed your mind

Tells you to turn a little too close to corner

Consumer review by:

Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

Have found this a very good unit for the price esp. with text to speech. Too bulky to remove fr. car and carry round.

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

Is the 2nd gps i've owned and very happy with it

Quick satelite pickup ; easy to use

Bulky unit ; would like it to have displayed which way the next turn is (not have to touch turn in button to see it) ,not just how far it is

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

This C510 does not have bluetooth connection

pretty accurate, cool options (change car style and more) Text to Speech

abit too bulky to carry with you

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Garmin StreetPilot c510

 

First GPS i've ever bought and glad I did the research on it! Very Happy!

Ease of use and also to update. Just plug and away you go. Clear screen, quick response to touch and clear voice commands

Not ideal for walking around with as its a little too bulky

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Product Specifications

Talk about simple. The portable StreetPilot c510 comes ready-to-go right out of the box with preloaded maps and plenty of options. This navigator delivers the same, easy-to-use, affordable navigation with many enhancements like optional FM TMC traffic alerts, plus much more. High-sensitivity GPS receive provides faster acquisition times and maintains signal under heavy foliage and near city skyscrapers. Automotive-grade, sunlight-readable, anti-glare display makes it easier to see where you're going. Streamlined design creates a slimmer, more refined shape. Configurable vehicle icons allow you to select a fun, customized car-shaped icon that displays when autorouting. Garmin Lock anti-theft feature that disables the unit from performing any functions until you type in a specific 4-digit PIN or take the unit to a predetermined location. The StreetPilot c510 "deluxe" package includes one of nine pre-programmed European map regions and a DVD-ROM with fully unlocked European map coverage. This deluxe version also includes, an integrated traffic receiver which notifies you of traffic, construction and weather delays and automatically suggests alternative routes.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):8hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.6"
Diagonal Size (metric):9.1 cm
Resolution:320 x 240

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.2in/2.8in
Height:3.2in
Weight:9.5oz
Width:4.4in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Alps/Alps / Europe/Denmark / Finland / Norway / Sweden/Europe

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
GPS Functions / Services:Speed/Speed / TMC (Traffic Message Channel)
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS
Traffic Services:TMC (Traffic Message Channel)
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Manufacturer:Garmin
Model:C510/C510 Deluxe
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin StreetPilot

Navigation

Waypoints:500
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