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Holux GPSmile 55

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Holux GPSmile 55. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The usability and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the route planning and memory.

screen, price, usability, size, design

memory, route planning

On average, users rate this product 73/100.

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Consumer review by: NeO (

Excellent Product


I would buy it again

Excellent product for the price. It is hackeable and is very easy. The screen is very sharp and have good brightness. The volume is ok for this king of units, I tested a lot before and they were worst. The windshield mount is very nice and feels...

The software included for navigation ; Only 64Mb of internal memory but comes with a 2Gb SD card

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: GPSexpert (

Not recommended


Ok if you are trying to decide between 3.5 inch or 4.3 inch screens well. don't spend the money. On this unit the 4.3 is nice but it only expands the screen to the side. Well, I am not driving sideways. I am going straight. I would like to see more...

Pros: Hackable sure ; 1. Very nice window mount (excellent ; 2. MP3 sounds good ; 3. Nice screen and size ; 4. Appears well manufactured ; 5. Easy menu to navigate with just a little time

1. Poor maps. Poor Zoom, Terrible Autozoom ; 2. Lacks a good 3d perspective. So small can't see the streets and it is fixed zoom. You can zoom in but it will zoom back out ; 3. Frequently is lacks POI and Addresses my friends GPS has more ; 4. If I...

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (

HOLUX GPSmile55 4.3" Car GPS Navigation


Rated 5 stars for its flexibility running other PNA programs. If you are only going to use the included software, I would give this 4 stars.

Excellent display for the price, legible in sunlight ; Slim, light weight design ; This unit can be easily hacked to run other PNA applications ; Newegg delivered this in less than 48 hours with standard shipping

The windshield mount has very short arm and is not flexible. The stylus is held vertically, and requires about 3" clearance over the unit to remove. This can make it difficult to mount low over the dash in some cases ; Battery life is weak ; Included...

Mar, 2008