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Trimble 4700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 814 reviews of Trimble 4700. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the voice guidance and price. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the memory.

usability, performance, screen, price, voice guidance

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Trimble 4700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Trimble 4700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 767 user reviews of Trimble 4700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the voice guidance and screen. The price and performance are also appreciated, but many are negative about the memory.

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73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan Maestro 4700 4.7-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS NavigatorMagellan Maestro 4700 4.7-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS NavigatorMagellan Maestro 4700 4.7-Inch Widescreen Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator

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Magellan Maestro 4700 GPS Review

 

Magellan One Touch interface is handy ; Excellent POI handling with built-in AAA tour book ; Big, 4.7-inch screen

Voice-recognition feature is poorly implemented

This premium GPS device packs plenty of features, but you can find many of them on lower-cost products, too.

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Magellan Maestro 4700

 

Responsive touch screen. Detailed voice prompts. Fast route recalculations. Handy "Find Your Car" feature helps you locate your vehicle in a crowded parking lot

Inconsistent voice recognition. Takes a long time to lock location. A little buggy

A slim and flexible navigation device, the Magellan Maestro 4700 features a big 4.7-inch screen and serves up clear and accurate turn-by-turn directions; forget about talking to it, though.

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Magellan Maestro 4700

 

If you're concerned about keeping both hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road, the Magellan Maestro 4700 makes an excellent choice in a portable GPS navigation device. Magellan has done their homework in allowing for true hands-free operation,...

4.7 inch color LCD touchscreenBluetooth capabilityVoice command capabilityIncludes AAA roadside assistance and built-in Tour BookLane assist feature

The Magellan Maestro 4700 GPS is Magellan's latest entry in its...

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Review: Magellan Maestro 4700 GPS

 

This premium GPS device packs plenty of features, but you can find many of them on lower-cost products, too.

The Maestro 4700 has an impressive list of features. You get a larger-than-normal, 4.7-inch screen; maps for the United States (all 50 states), Canada, and Puerto Rico; a database of 6 million points of interest; highway-lane-assist signs;...

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Magellan Maestro 4700

 

The Magellan Maestro 4700 has a 4.7 inch touchscreen, voice commands, Bluetooth for hands-free cell phone use, lane guidance, 3D landmarks and AAA TourBook. In other words, it's loaded.

Stepping down to the Magelan Maestro 4370 you’ll drop to a 4.3″ screen and lose voice commands, but you'll gain the live traffic feature.

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Magellan Maestro 4700 Review

 

Magellan's Maestro 4700 offers a 4.7-inch display, voice command, predictive traffic, Bluetooth, highway lane assist, AAA data, and much more at a recession-friendly price.

A Firmware Update Away From Recommendability

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A Good Navigational Tool!

 

With an occupation that keeps me on the road, a working navigational tool is a must have. Having gone through my fair share of slow and inconsistent GPS products ranging from Garmin, TomTom and yes even Magellan through the years, one must really do...

Spoken Street Name Guide with text to speech is clear and precise ; Quick Spell automatically fills in the blanks and makes locating a destination easy ; Excellent routing and rerouting ; Ability to do multi-location routing ; AAA Tour Book

Menu system takes getting use to ; Turn-by-turn directions sometimes lists the same highway several times ; Head scratcher ; Doesn't always give you the most direct route (common with all GPS's)

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Lots of Features but GUTLESS where it counts CANADA EH?

 

Most reviews of this model are from people that have just taken it from the box and driven 50 miles with it or have it it less than a day. Reviews that shouldn't even be allowed to appear here. I have owned this terrible mess for 6 months and regret...

Large 4.7? screen ; Auto-completion when entering addresses ; Padded skin to protect while not in use included ; OneTouch shortcut buttons very useful ; Side of the Road announcing for your destination a plus

I had a list of approx 18 items that were very substandard and gltchy with this model but 250 characters doesn't even come close to how many CONS I found with this unit after using it for 6 months

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Good usability

 

Since this is my first GPS I have no others to compare it to. I chose it on the basis of comparisons of other brands and other Magellan models. Not all the features lived up to the advertisements. Menus take a lot of practice to use!!!! I wonder if...

Good visual display ; Good warning before the turn ; Maps the best way ; On map POI's are cool ; Phone connects but no address book. LG Cu405

Using the latest update (2.20) and the JUNE 2010 MAP: a test on sortest an fastest on a known 20 mile route produces values that should be the opposite. Thus the 3 out of 5 starts

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works ok but map up dates are 2 years old

 

Trying to talk to the company at Magellan is just as bad as the maps. They have no idea about new maps or up grades.

out dateded mapes makes this a very bad GPS

what good is a GPS if the places you try & go are not listed or the gps can not find them ; I called Magellan & the told me the last up date was in 2008

Product Specifications

Navigate in style with the newly redesigned Magellan Maestro 4700 GPS device. This ultra-slim device features a 4.7-inch color touch screen and boasts many premium features that give you confidence on the road and deliver a powerful navigation experience. The exclusive Magellan OneTouch personalized search icons let you easily bookmark favorite destinations so you can find them anywhere you travel. Find your favorite cafe or restaurant in any city with a single touch.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:4.7"
Diagonal Size (metric):11.9 cm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.6in
Height:3.5in
Weight:6oz
Width:5.2in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / Puerto Rico / USA

GPS System

Connectivity:Bluetooth / Hi-Speed USB
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver

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Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Model:4700
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan Maestro
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