Visit our Business Solutions website >>

MIO Spirit 687 LIVE TMC

MIO Spirit 687 LIVE TMC
alaScore 85

131 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 131 reviews of MIO Spirit 687 LIVE TMC. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the maps and screen. The price and usability also get good feedback.

performance, usability, price, screen, maps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the MIO Spirit 687 LIVE TMC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 131 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 22 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 18 of 22 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (109)

Consumer review by: ( review summary for MIO Spirit 687 LIVE TMC


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of MIO Spirit 687 LIVE TMC from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Comments about the screen and durability are on the whole positive. The route planning and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, route planning, durability, screen

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Mio MiVue 358 - Unfall-cam (FullHD 1080p)Mio Spirit 687 europeMio 687 5" Super Widescreen Premium Traffic Navigation System with Video Input - 44 European Countries

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: James Morris (

Mio Spirit 687


Does Mio's higher-end Spirit 687 offer as good value as its keenly priced Spirit 685?

5in screen ; AV input ; Maps for 44 European countires

Not as good value as the 685 ; Live services require tethered 3G smartphone ; No full UK postcode search

The remaining differences are inside. The 687 comes equipped with twice the memory of the 685 - 4GB instead of 2GB. Both are supplied with maps for 44 European countries, but the 685 only has 23 countries preinstalled, and if you want to install any...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: (

Mio Spirit 687 Review


A brilliant navigation experience and an enticing price make this satnav a real winner. Don't expect it to be pretty, though

Mio Spirit 687 vs Mio Spirit V575 TVWe’ve already had a play with the Mio Spirit V575 TV, and we decided that it was a decent satnav, but an awful TV. We felt Mio had tried cramming too much tech into

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Alun Taylor (

Mio Spirit 687 satnav


Review The 687 sits at the top of Mio's new range of Spirit satnavs and is a good illustration of exactly how much navigational kit you can expect to get for £150 these days. For your money you get a 5in, 480 x 272 screen, voice command, Bluetooth,...

Although, alternatives announcers can be installed manually, for the price, there really should be more than one bundled voice character on-board. Also, it's a shame that the voice command system doesn't really further the breed in any way. Yet, for...

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Sad_Nav (

It's ok, there are better


I bought this to replace a stopped-working Navman. The Mio is essentially an upgrade with more modern features, and traffic alerts built in. It is an improvement in many ways : the 5" screen is nice & clear, the lane guidance is very helpful , though...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: volvo man (

fantastic sat nav


I did my home work before i purchased this product i and can not give its credit worth,

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Ibrahim (

Mio Spirit 687 UK, ROI and Europe 5in Sat Nav


Best Navigation I ever had

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: JIM (

Mio Spirit 687 UK, ROI and Europe 5in Sat Nav


Most of the things on offer where good big screen was very usefull, but could not get it to connect to the web using my Orange mobile. Spoke to Mia and told speak to Orange, and Orange said speak to Mio. So no help there, so returned and got a Tomtom...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Susan (

Replacement for inferior different brand


Journey details start with map showing route and choices listed down the side. They include shortest, most economical, easiest etc:

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: chris (



this sat nav is a delight to use, it is very user friendly

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: david (

mio spirit 687 europe sat nav-5 inch


this sat nav has got to be the best sat nav for its price on the market yet the makers of this device should be proud of there work i even put thassos greece in and it came up with the goods, thumbs up all round here

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


FM Transmitter: No
FM Tuner: No
Telephone Included:Handsfree Function via External Device
TV-Tuner: No


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


Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch / No

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable


3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:Single continent
Map Provider:Teleatlas
Map Sharing: No
Map Storage Medium:Off board
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control:Address only


CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: Yes