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Magellan Roadmate 5265T-LMB 5" Portable GPS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and performance. The value for money and screen also get good views, but many are critical about the design and voice guidance. Views are divided on the route planning.

usability, screen, value for money, performance, size

reliability, voice guidance, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan Roadmate 5265T-LMB 5" Portable GPS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Magellan Roadmate 5265T-LMB 5" Portable GPS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Magellan Roadmate 5265T-LMB 5" Portable GPS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

usability, screen

reliability, design

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Magellan RM5265SGLUC RoadMate 5265T-LMB

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Magellan RoadMate 5265T-LMB

 

If you are looking for an advanced car GPS system, the RoadMate 5265T-LMB has many of the high-end features you are looking for. Bluetooth, landmark guidance and multi-destination routing really help this model stand out. However, the limited function...

This device can use landmark guidance to make it easier to take the right turn without having to read street signs

This unit cannot accept voice commands and has a resistive screen that limits the potential of this device

The RoadMate 5265T-LMB has several high-end features, such as Bluetooth, landmark guidance and multi-destination routing. However, the lack of voice commands and the basic resistive screen keeps this model from truly excelling.

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Magellan RoadMate 5265T-LMB

 

The Magellan RoadMate 5265T-LMB is another 5-inch GPS coming to an already crowded field. However, this new model brings a new Bluetooth Safe Texting feature that lets you safely reply to incoming calls with pre-written texts. It also comes loaded with...

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Love my Magellan

 

This is my third one of the exact model. The first the battery quit working and the second was stolen. But, I liked it well enough to buy it three times - lol - It is far superior to Garmin - I had one of those for awhile.This product has... Large/easy...

Ease of use

Signal slow

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Worth for the price

 

Great product for the price. The graphics are not that pretty. I love the directions in highways which gives you a lane indication. Although not 100% accurate, the product has free map updates. Camera locations and speed indication is also not so...

Traffic updates, camera locations, speed indication

Database is not thorough and some items are not up to date

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light weight

 

Great Gps. Has great features. Love the Bluetooth. Used mostly when we travel out of state and some times to find different places to go for the weekend. Found it on a whim and got a great deal that day.This product has... Large/easy to see screen,...

great features

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had a similar one before

 

very good for use on trips where there is no gps in vehicleThis product has... Free map updatesAbout me... casual user

works ok

battery life

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Good product

 

Good product. Nothing special but it works great and is easy to use.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Free map updatesAbout me... Frequent traveler

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Good GPS, it's my 2nd Magellan.

 

It's easy to use and accurate most of the time. It has the most bang for the buck.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Free map updates, bluetoothAbout me... casual user, college student

i like that it shows landmarks

it's slow to connect to the satelite when you tuen it on

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ok

 

Its great lalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalaThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updates, rear camera in putAbout me... Frequent traveler, Business Professional

lots

not

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Nice, easy GPS

 

Overall great GPS for my daughter, easy to use, set up and began using in a couple of minutesThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Budget Conscious, Parent with kids, Business...

great features for the money

does not have lane help

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