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

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the voice guidance and route planning. The value for money and screen also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the performance and size. Reviews about the design and build quality are different.

usability, screen, value for money, route planning, voice guidance

size, performance

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 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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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

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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

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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


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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

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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

Consumer review by:

Works well


Great product; many features and the screen size is perfectThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... casual user

Ease of use

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given as a Christmas gift


Recipient is "directionally challenged" from time to time and was pleased to receive this giftThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus

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Does it all


I've owned many GPS units over the years and I must say I have never been completely satisfied with the other units. However this unit has great features and most importantly is very accurate. On some of my previous gps units I've seen where you'll...

Lifetime map and traffic updates

can be hard to see in bright sunlight

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Great feature-packed GPS


This GPS has all the features we need at a great price

Bluetooth, lifetime updates

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Poor design


In order to get ETA u have to use a split screen map leaving the map very small and the ETA is in TINY print. The unit is huge creating blind spots, but the actual screen is not. Worst gps I have ever had. NOT voice activated.This product has......

Small screen for a large unit, doesn't display ETA