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Magellan Maestro 4250

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2317 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the voice guidance and screen are generally positive. The performance and value for money also get good opinions. There are some less positive views 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 4250 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Magellan Maestro 4250

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2091 user reviews of Magellan Maestro 4250 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

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76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Magellan Maestro 4250

 

The number of portable navigation systems coming out these days is pretty astonishing, but the thing is, we're finding that when it comes to the core navigation functions, they pretty much all offer the same thing--text- and voice-guided directions,...

The Magellan Maestro 4250 allows you to operate the portable navigation system with voice commands. It also features text-to-speech functionality, integrated Bluetooth, and traffic capabilities. The system provided accurate directions.

The Maestro 4250's points-of-interest database is a bit outdated, and we encountered some general performance delays and glitches. Voice control does not include address entry. The system does not automatically synchronize your cell phone's address...

Despite some minor shortcomings, the Magellan Maestro 4250 is a solid and accurate mid-level portable navigation system with a helpful voice-command feature.

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Magellan Maestro 4250

 

The superslim Maestro 4250 boasts plenty of slick features yet doesn't cost a fortune.

SiRFstarIII receiver. Case is the thinnest available. Large screen. Multisegment routing. Integrated traffic receiver. AAA TourBook and roadside assistance location

Bluetooth phone interface could be better. No auto-zoom or auto-volume. Can't control all functions with voice commands

The new, slimmer Magellan Maestro 4250 offers all the features of its predecessor, the 4050, at an even more attractive price.

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Magellan Maestro 4250 (Traffic Performance) - Review of the Magellan Maestro 4250 (Traffic Performance)

 

The Magellan Maestro 4250 is a high end GPS navigator that lets you keep your hands on the wheel.

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Magellan Maestro 4250 Review

 

The number of portable navigation systems coming out these days is pretty astonishing, but the thing is, we're finding that when it comes to the core navigation functions, they pretty ...

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Magellan Maestro 4250 Portable GPS Unit

 

The recent introduction of the Magellan Maestro 4250 navigational device is the unveiling of just one of the eight new models in this line being released by Magellan for 2008. The Maestro 4250 just happens to be the top-of-the-line model, so big things...

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A Review of the Top Selling Magellan Maestro 4250

 

I have my hands on the Magellan Maestro 4250 and I give it a critical review.

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Magellan Maestro 4250 Review

 

Magellan continues to refine its popular Maestro series with the release of the 4250. Magellan's top-of-the-line navigator, the 4250 offers a 4.5-inch display, voice recognition, Bluetooth, traffic, AAA TourBook guides, 6 million POIs, and more.

The Best Magellan Yet. A Contender

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Magellan Maestro 4250 review

 

The Magellan Maestro 4250 updates the Magellan 4050. Thinner and lighter, it also increases the number of points of interest (POIs) available to 6 million, compared to the 4050′s 4.5 million. Otherwise, the two units are identical in their key specs....

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Magellan Maestro 4250

 

The Magellan Maestro 4250 is like the Swiss Army knife of the GPS world. It has all the features you'll ever need in a GPS unit. But it also performs well when it comes to giving directions. Put this all together and the Magellan Maestro 4250 could be...

The Magellan Maestro 4250 is a great choice if you are looking for a GPS navigation system for your car because it has all the features you'll ever need and has a wonderful interface. The Magellan Maestro 4250 truly has it all

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Magellan Maestro 4250

 

Although Magellan's Maestro 4250 suffers from some flaws, it can be recommended as a slightly cheaper alternative to high-end Garmin or TomTom GPS dev...

Bluetooth hands-free, text-to-speech technology, 2-D maps, TrueView

Bluetooth audio quality isn’t great, Magellan software isn't user-friendly

Magellan’s Maestro 4250 provides an alternative to the more expensive, high-end TomTom and Garmin devices. Although it doesn't provide the same level of polish as some of the better known brands, its features are functional and it provides everyday...

Product Specifications

Say a command and enjoy hands-free control of your Maestro! The Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS Navigation System features a large 4.3" wide-format color touch screen and amazingly easy-to-use interface to add pleasure to your driving experience. It includes built-in maps of the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, 6 million pre-programmed Points of Interest, integrated AAA TourBook guide information, SayWhere text-to-speech, LIVE traffic report capability and more. Plus, make hands-free phone calls with your Bluetooth -enabled phone. Say a command to access the most used navigation functions with Voice Command and Control. Its QuickSpell feature intelligently searches and checks spelling while entering addresses and POIs, making it easy to find what you're looking for with just few touches of the screen while the Interactive onscreen icons show nearby services. Touch an icon to see the address and phone number (when available) and get an instant route. It even lets you store locations in the Address Book for easy navigation on recurring trips. Set the Home button to your house or any location to easily find the most direct way back from wherever you are. You can even backup your personal data using your own SD cards. The integrated traffic receiver offers onscreen traffic incident reports in real-time. Your Maestro 4250 automatically recalculates your estimated time of arrival based on traffic conditions and prompts you to reroute when a quicker way is available. The SiRFstarIII GPS receiver and built-in high-sensitivity antenna provide the fastest position acquisition in the industry for reliable navigation. SmartDetour prompts you to route around sudden slow freeway traffic. The integrated rechargeable battery provides navigation for up to four hours when power is unavailable. Ultra-thin, elegant and completely mobile; take your Magellan Maestro anywhere for easy, accurate navigation!

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)/4hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:4.3"
Diagonal Size (metric):10.9 cm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in/0.8in
Height:3.3in/3.6in
Weight:6.9oz
Width:4.9in/5.6in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / Puerto Rico / USA

GPS System

Connectivity:Hi-Speed USB
GPS Functions / Services:Distance / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival)
Receiver:30 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS
Traffic Services:TMC (Traffic Message Channel)
Type:GPS receiver

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Country Kits:North America
Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Model:4250
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan Maestro

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Refurbished
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