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MIO Spirit 685

MIO Spirit 685
alaScore 83

150 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 150 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen. The price is also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the durability.

usability, price, screen

durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the MIO Spirit 685 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 150 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for MIO Spirit 685

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of MIO Spirit 685 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Mio Spirit 685 europe

expert REVIEWS - BUDGET BUY!

Expert review by:

Mio Spirit 685 review

 

Unlike most budget satnavs, the Spirit 685 has a large 5in resistive touchscreen. Its resolution is no higher than the standard 480x272 resolution, but everything is much larger and more easily readable.

At this price, we can forgive the 685's flaws. It's easy to use and has a larger than average screen

Recommended!

Expert review by:

Mio Spirit 685 EU

 

A sat-nav with a 5in screen for £110? Surely there's been some mistake?

5in screen ; Keen price ; RDS-TMC traffic updates

Build quality inferior to TomTom and Garmin ; Build quality inferior to TomTom’s and Garmin's

The Mio Spirit 685 doesn’t feel quite so solidly built as TomTom or Garmin’s device. But it is phenomenally good value. You would normally expect a sat-nav with this range of features to set you back closer to £200, but Mio has managed to pull it off...

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Consumer review by:

DOES WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN

 

WORKED STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BOX, EASY TO USE

Consumer review by:

best sat nav so far!

 

much better than my last basic one...and fully recommend this one. Very easy to use. Only had it one week and its taken me way for a few days and brought me back again. Excellent 3D on motorway junctions....saves me going off in the wrong direction!

Consumer review by:

Brilliant Sat Nav

 

This one is easy to use, no patronising voice and saved us from traffic jams, what more do you want. Looking forward to trying it out abroad soon.

Consumer review by:

This is a Great SAT NAV ....

 

I have only had mine for a short time but in that time it has taken me to the midlands and back without any probs at all. I would have no prob buying another in the future if this keeps working the way it is now. Key point for me is a little reminder...

Product Specifications

Configuration

FM Transmitter: No
FM Tuner: No
Head up Display: No
Telephone Included: No
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No
USB: Yes

Display

Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks:No / Yes
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:PART CONTINENT / Single countries + Major continental roads
Map Provider:Teleatlas / TomTom Maps
Map Sharing: No
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control: No

Playback

DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No
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