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alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of SONY GPS NV-U93. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviews about the price and reliability are generally positive. The size and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views about the route planning and design.

performance, screen, size, reliability, price

design, route planning

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the SONY GPS NV-U93 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of SONY GPS NV-U93 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the maps and price. The performance and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the design and route planning.

reliability, usability, performance, price, maps

route planning, design

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SONY NV-U93 GPS Europe 4.3" screen Tactile, Info Traffic TMC , BluetoothSONY NV-U93 GPS Europe 4.3" screen Tactile, Info Traffic TMC , Bluetooth

May, 2018

Expert review by : Benny Har-Even (

Sony Nav-U NV-U93T


When it comes to electronic wizardry, no one does it better than Sony, so you'd be within your rights to expect its top-end sat-nav unit to be an impressive affair, and for the most part it doesn't disappoint

Very large screen / clear maps

Sluggish responses

The Sony offers full maps for 21 countries on its internal 2GB flash memory using the well regarded Navteq data, so it can live with you on the cross-country road trip

Aug, 2008

Product Specifications


Built-in camera: No


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:280
Display number of colors:32768 colours
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Display size (HxV):4.8
Display size (HxV) (imperial):4.8
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery performance:1200
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported:1

GPS Type

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


Traffic Message Channel (TMC): Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR

Other Features

Basemap: Yes
GPS receiver:SiRF III
Internal memory:2048

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:1200
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported:1


Built-in processor:Intel PXA270
Processor:Intel PXA270
Processor frequency:520
Processor model:Intel PXA270


Bundled software:NAVTEQ

Technical Details

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of Waypoints:Y

Weight & Dimensions