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MIO Spirit 485 UK & ROI

MIO Spirit 485 UK & ROI
alaScore 81

48 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of MIO Spirit 485 UK & ROI. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The performance also gets good comments.

price, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the MIO Spirit 485 UK & ROI is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 48 reviews)

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Value for money


Great sat nav for the price, only draw back maps are not of recent areas eg. a site that was built 4 years ago, altjough the map version was updated within the last 6 months the street has still not been updated onto the system. How many others could...

Feb, 2012

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Mio Spirit 485 UK ROI


Had the RAC one from Argos befor this one

Jan, 2012

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fantastic value


great value for money and really easy to use with clear instructions

Dec, 2011

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Didn`t work


Bought this, tried it straight away in car park, wouldn't register, swapped for another, didn't recognise my home address, went in paid the extra tenner and bought the Garmin, works great!

Nov, 2011

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very nice, works really well. simple and clear directions

Sep, 2011

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Perfect Driving Companion


What a brilliant piece of kit! Great value for money. It knows short cuts and every street name going. I'd highly recommend this little gadget to enhance your journeys.

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1


Built-in camera: No


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed


Display Diagonal:4.3
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Placement supported:Horizontal
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery performance:720
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

GPS Performance

Channels quantity:20

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): No
Sport (fitness, running): No
Truck: No


Map coverage:All Europe / Central Europe
Maps included: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / No
Internal RAM:128
Internal storage capacity:2
RAM capacity:128
Storage media type:Flash


Lane guidance: Yes
Live service:No / Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): Yes


Bluetooth: No

Other Features

Basemap: Yes
GPS receiver:SiRFstar III / SiRFStarIII InstantFixII
Internal memory:128
Storage Capacity:2048

Ports & interfaces

Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:720
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter


Built-in processor:Samsung 6443
Processor:Samsung 6443
Processor frequency:400
Processor model:Samsung 6443


Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Technical Details

Built-in Microphone: No
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed
Interface Type:Touch Screen

Weight & Dimensions