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Magellan RM5230SGLU - RoadMate 5230T-LM - 5" - Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates - Portable GPS - Black

alaTest has collected and analyzed 157 reviews of Magellan RM5230SGLU - RoadMate 5230T-LM - 5" - Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates - Portable GPS - Black. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and size. The maps and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the reliability. There are some mixed views about the performance.

usability, price, maps, size, screen

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan RM5230SGLU - RoadMate 5230T-LM - 5" - Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates - Portable GPS - Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Magellan RM5230SGLU - RoadMate 5230T-LM - 5" - Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates - Portable GPS - Black

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Magellan RM5230SGLU - RoadMate 5230T-LM - 5" - Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates - Portable GPS - Black from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Opinions about the durability and size are generally positive. The maps and price are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the performance. There are some negative reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, maps, size, durability

reliability

61% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM 5-Inch Navigator with Lifetime Maps and TrafficMagellan RoadMate 5230T-LM 5-Inch Navigator with Lifetime Maps and Traffic

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: (tigerdirect.com)

Just what I ordered.

 

Only drawback is the volume is not as loud as the previous Magellan that I have.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: ShoppingFan (bestbuy.com)

Great product

 

I bought this to repair a Magellan Road Mate purchased back in 2011 that stopped working. This GPS does exactly what I want it to do. I did look at other brands but since I was familiar with a Magellan, I stuck to the brand. I've been pleased with it...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: yellowsnow4free (bestbuy.com)

Another great Magellan product

 

Bought this on Black Friday of 2013. It was about the same price as updating the maps on our old GPS, so this was a good buy. 1.5 or so years later, it's still working fine. Nice large screen with detailed directions. Haven't tried updating the maps...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Sarah (bestbuy.com)

Christmas present

 

I bought this for my mom for Christmas, and she likes it. It's pretty simple to operate and the larger screen makes it easier for her to use.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: jvg8947 (bestbuy.com)

good

 

i really am satisfied with my purchase of my GPS product

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: LouisO (bestbuy.com)

Great GPS

 

I love this GPS navigation. Great product for the price. Very cost effective and easy to use. Would buy again.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Jhanvi (bestbuy.com)

Good easy to operate gps

 

Works well Only cob is the battery drains easily Easy to operate Also gives speed limit jnfo

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: WVFox (bestbuy.com)

Purchased 2 for a family members as good value.

 

I have had about 6 Magellans over my lifetime. I find them user friendly and very effective at getting me where I need to go. Neither my sister nor daughter had a GPS and relied solely on Smart Phones for directions. Although the phones work they are...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: DOCRuxx (bestbuy.com)

Great for at detecting speed and red light cameras

 

Looking for an all in one GPS, red light and speed camera detector. Not to many out there for this price and so far it works like a charm.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: TheTruth (bestbuy.com)

Junk

 

Now that i have used this thing until it broke (about 9 months), i gave give an accurate review. This gps is slow and could not recognized one too many addresses i tried to put in. It's slow, a lot of times it tell you to make a turn after you passed...

Jan, 2015