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Magellan Maestro 3200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 131 reviews of Magellan Maestro 3200. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the size and screen. The price and performance also get good reviews, but many are critical about the memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan Maestro 3200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Magellan Maestro 3200

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 user reviews of Magellan Maestro 3200 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and maps. The performance and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, performance, maps, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan Maestro 3200 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorMagellan Maestro 3200 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Adam Weinberg (askmen.com)

Magellan Maestro 3200

 

Magellan's old-school product brings simplicity to the GPS uninitiated.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by (gpstekreviews.com)

Magellan Maestro 3200, 3210, 3220, 3250 Car GPS Navigators Review

 

The Maestro 3200 models all have a 3.5in touch screen displayed navigation menus which allow destinations to be entered by text or selection of a POI (point of interest). Both 2D and 3D map views are available for onscreen navigation directions. The...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

Magellan Maestro 3200 review

 

Step up to the Maestro 3210 and you'll get maps of Alaska and Canada, six million POIs, and AAA TourBook info.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (newegg.com)

So-so GPS

 

As far as fat fingering goes, you could try using a Nintendo DS stylus, works pretty well with this device. I bought three of them when I purchased this unit in fear of fat fingering. Night time being too dim? I believe that can be adjusted in the...

This was my first GPS. was nice, interface is easy to use and understand. It never left my side when I was behind the wheel of a car. It even recalculates the route for you automatically if you steer off course

Lagged in plenty of places, specifically the disclaimer screen, browsing menus, moving the map with your finger, making a new entry in the address book, entering and calculating routes and when re-calculating routes. Cord was so-so, and easily broken....

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (newegg.com)

MAGELLAN Maestro 3200 3.5" GPS Navigation

 

Horrible nightmare of a hardware. Now I know why people go for higher end, faster more competent devices. Stay away, far away - it will make trips to new places a scream fest.

Looks nice and "relatively" easy to use... other than that

Utter piece of crp. In 1 week of continuous usage, this thing has froze on me 3 times and given me countless wrong/bad directions. The turn warning chime can't be customized and sounds RIGHT before you need to turn causing lots of reroutes. Rerouting...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Poor interface

 

I was on a road trip when I broke the screen on my brand "G" GPS unit. Stopped at the nearest store to buy whatever was available, figured Magellan was a well-known brand so I couldn't go too wrong. Boy was that a mistake! My original unit, in the same...

If this is the only GPS unit you've ever used, you'll probably love it. But others are better. One interesting feature of this unit is the ability to set up a list of destinations in advance. But woe unto you if you should want to modify your route...

My biggest complaint is that you can't browse the POI database while you are navigating. You have to cancel navigation, find the POI you want, then go through the navigation menus again (which are quite cumbersome). It offers "Exit POIs" but this...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Buy!!!

 

After purchasing this, I'm buying one for my age 60+ parents. The user interface is extremely simplistic!

I originally was using my Moto Q9c for navigation but you can't even compare the 2. This is my 1st GPS and I was amazed on how fast it updates and how accurate it was with directions. Sometimes roads will get confusing with many highway exits at once...

Not as many features as others but for the price you can't beat it. Shoppers may want to consider the slightly higher models for more POI or memory. I'm satisfied with what it has

Jul, 2008

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Works well

 

I have fat fingered a few addresses but it has been easy to adjust my original inputs. Just be weary if you have big fingers about possible errors. Overall I enjoy it alot.

I have had a pretty good experience with this GPS. It finds locations easily ; Provides good directions to the places I am going ; Has been quite adjustable to what I needed and is easy to adjust. The map has been quite helpful to find places I didn't...

No Computer connection cable (although it isn't needed). Sometimes the ""go back"" button is unresponsive (located in the lowermost outer-left corner) but that is possible to my fat fingers not pressing in the location where the sensor could...

Jul, 2008

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great

 

I like the 'chimes' it gives when you're supposed to turn, rather than the voice prompt. It's more exact, and less of that 100ft, 50ft, then 10ft to turn, (just turn comming up, then chimes to turn).

Works Great, Very little to no thinking involved here. If you've ever operated a GPS before, this one is almost too simple to use

None so far

Jul, 2008

Consumer review (newegg.com)

MAGELLAN Maestro 3200 3.5" GPS Navigation

 

I would suggest if you wrap the power cable around the units base for storage, don't leave the USB plugged into the power port of the unit, I think thats what made mine break.

This thing is overall great. I work for a private ambulance company that transports patients to and from their residence all through out Ohio and the surrounding states. It does great, even in the rural areas where I would have never expected it to. I...

Every so often it will get "flustered" and send you a few miles down the highway, only to turn you around at an exit and have you head the opposite way towards the way you came on the highway, then have you exit on an exit you had already past....

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

Affordable, ultra-thin and amazingly easy to use, the Magellan Maestro 3200 enables you to find virtually anywhere in seconds without reading the instructions! The simple touch-screen menu presents easy options in brilliant color! The large 3.5" touch screen shows your position on the interactive map, plus distance to the next turn, distance to destination, ETA, street names and more, all at a glance. Voice guidance offers worry-free driving with turn-by-turn directions so you can keep your eyes on the road. Easily find your way around town or from Florida to Washington with built-in maps of the 48 contiguous United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. 1.3 million pre-programmed Points of Interest (POI) enable you to search and select nearby services, and recreation and business locations. Find gas stations, restaurants, ATMs and more. Phone numbers are included (when available) so you can call ahead for information and reservations. The SiRFstarIII GPS receiver and built-in high-sensitivity antenna provide the fastest position acquisition in the industry for reliable navigation. QuickSpell intelligently searches and checks spelling so you can enter your destination with just few touches of the screen. SmartDetour prompts you to route around sudden slow freeway traffic. The integrated rechargeable battery provides cable-free navigation for up to three hours. Ultra-thin, pocket-sized, wireless and fully self-contained, take your Magellan Maestro anywhere for easy navigation!

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.5"
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9 cm
Resolution:320 x 240

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:3.3in
Weight:4.9oz
Width:3.7in

GPS Software

Maps Included:48 United States / Hawaii / Puerto Rico

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
GPS Functions / Services:Distance / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival)
Recommended Use:Automotive
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS
Type:GPS receiver

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Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Model:3200
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan Maestro