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Navman S70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 219 reviews of Navman S70. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and maps. The screen and price also get good feedback. Many are negative about the memory and reliability. Opinions are divided on the durability.

usability, price, screen, maps, performance

reliability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Navman S70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Navman S70 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Reviews about the screen and performance are overall positive. The maps and price also get good comments. Some have doubts about the memory and size.

usability, price, maps, performance, screen

reliability, size, memory

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

This summary is based on the products: S70 3DS70 3D

Mar, 2018

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Navman S70 and S50 S Series Car GPS Navigator Review


Navman have obviously put in some heavy design work developing their new S Series car GPS navigators having made 500 individual improvements. The S50 and S70 both have an attractive, smart look with a silver casing finish with generously curved edges,...

Oct, 2007

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Navman S70 Review


The Navman S70 fits just above the similarly styled S50 but contains European maps alongside its innovative NavPix technology.

Navman have produced a low priced quality product that features the excellent NavPix technology, great screen and performance to match. Only let down slightly by its route-recalculations which we felt could have been a touch quicker.

Nov, 2007

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Navman S70 3D GPS Satellite Navigation System, Navman S70 3D GPS


Navman S70 3D is preloaded with Western Europe maps, featuring a 4.3-inch widescreen and full 8-digit UK postcode search. Navman S70 3D includes integrated Bluetooth module.

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Navman S70


Ease Of Use

Has been returned twice in 12 months for faults. Was diddled about getting free 09 map upgrades - Navman can't find a record of me registering for this so no upgrade as expected..

Dec, 2009

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Navman S70


good clear screen

very slugish does not keep up with route

Sep, 2009

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Navman S70


Very easy to set up and use. Accurate maps especially in rural France. Very quick to respond when alternate route is needed. Kids love it!

None so far.

Sep, 2009

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Navman S70


Gets you to where you want to go easy to operate.

Aug, 2009

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Navman S70


Cheap Big screen

Speaker is poor. When setting speaker high enough to hear it distorts the sound. The On/Off/Reset switch is ridiculous. When switching off it's too easy to go another click and then it resets deleting all previous favourites. The speed camera sound and...

Aug, 2009

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Navman S70


Nice clear display, lightweight.

Major bad point - the S70 3D takes far too long to find the current position from switch on, up to 5 or 6 minutes and sometimes more (works OK when it eventually finds the current position). Minor bad point, no 240v mains charge unit supplied.

Jul, 2009

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Navman S70


Large, clear screen that can be viewed in 2D or 3D. Nice product with European maps and bluetooth.

The contacts list does not appear to sync with a Blackberry, although the Sat Nav still takes and receives calls ok via bluetooth. The soft case supplied protects the product from scratches but a more solid version would help to protect the screen when...

Jul, 2009

Product Specifications


Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Handheld


Display Diagonal:4.3
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Display size (HxV):4.3
Display size (HxV) (imperial):4.3
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):3 / 5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

GPS Type

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


Map view options:2D, 3D
Voice maps: Yes


3D landmarks: Yes
Photo navigation: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): Yes
Voice commands: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes

Other Features

Basemap: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows Vista/XP2/2000 SP4\nInternet Explorer 6+
GPS receiver:SiRFstarIII / SiRFstarIII + InstantFixII
I/O ports:USB
Internal memory:64
Storage Capacity:2048 / 512


Battery life (max):3 / 5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Processor frequency:400


Bundled software:Pre-installed Safety Camera Data / SmartS 2008

System Requirements

Minimum system requirements:DVD drive \nUSB port

Technical Details

Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Handheld
Interface Type:Touch Screen

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.764 / 0.787
Height:3.06 / 3.15
Weight:6.03 / 6.98
Width:5.31 / 5.51