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Magellan RM5295T-LMB 5" Smart GPS, Cloud Connected, WiFi

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the voice guidance and route planning. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the reliability and performance. Views are divided on the design.

usability, screen, price, route planning, voice guidance

durability, size, performance, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan RM5295T-LMB 5" Smart GPS, Cloud Connected, WiFi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 49 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

great deal from best buy

 

Love the size of the screen and all the alerts it gives in real time. Easy to understand voice alerts. Gas prices, restaurants and entertainment near by constantly updated for no matter where you are.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy...

Easy to see map, real time traffic updates, near by gas prices and reastuants in customisable boxes on the side of the s

Very poor and short windshield mount

Consumer review by:

Loved this GPS

 

I absolutely loved this GPS. It was easy to use and the ability to bluetooth with my iPhone was the best feature. I was disappointed that you cannot add POI as with a Garmin, but the Magellan RoadMate app and Wi-Fi capability overroad this missing...

Ease of Use

Died after 16 months

Consumer review by:

great input

 

It freezes frequently, other than that it's a good product.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updates, gas prices

esay to navigate

iy freezes frequently

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Consumer review by:

Excellent

 

This is a great GPS spot on with locations and tells you landmarks where u have to turnThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Frequent traveler

ease of use and spot on

nothing

Consumer review by:

Great aide on trips.

 

Having this unit allowed me to cancel my subscription to OnStar and experience good savings while retaining the ability to navigate new locations. Works well for me.This product has... Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Frequent traveler

Ease of use

Nothing

Consumer review by:

Did not work

 

I had problems with this from the beginning. The first one I bought the maps could not be authenticated. I called Magellan and they told me it needed to be replaced. I got it replaced at best buy and I had the same problem. Somehow I was able to fix...

Screen size

Multiple problems

Consumer review by:

solid unit

 

I've only used mine a few times so far, so it's getting easier, however, the first time I used it I ran into a couple of snags. Nothing big, but not knowing how to change or cancel a route while your already away from home can be a bit overwhelming....

lots of features

takes some getting used to

Consumer review by:

Easy to use

 

Good product for the money. My husband said it was fairly easy to set up.

My husband didn't have trouble setting up

Consumer review by:

Has a little bit of an issue connecting Bluetooth

 

I got the device to be a hands free calling device with the bonus of a GPS. Works great most of the time but has trouble sometimes ending a call. Great features for the GPS though, lifetime traffic and maps, red light cameras and speed camera warning....

Simple to use and lots of info like stop light cameras

Has trouble when ending a call

Consumer review by:

Excellent value for the features but quit working.

 

I was excited to get the new unit and ordered the backup camera unit as well. After everything was installed I was pleased with the GPS and back up camera. GPS seemed to take a long time to acquire satellite data at time and once in a while the camera...

Easy to get started

Have gone thru 2 units in one month, both just quit turning on

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