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Garmin GPS V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 225 reviews of Garmin GPS V. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the memory and screen. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the maps and size, and many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, screen, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin GPS V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Garmin GPS V


alaTest has collected and analyzed 213 user reviews of Garmin GPS V from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Reviewers really like the design and screen. The price and usability also get good comments. There are some critical views about the reliability. The maps and size get mixed opinions.

performance, usability, price, screen, design


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin GPS V Waterproof Hiking GPSGarmin GPS V Waterproof Hiking GPS

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

Garmin GPS V review


Garmin GPS V

Small; lightweight; good battery life; accurate positioning.

No add-on memory; limited map-storage capabilities; additional maps cost extra.

The GPS V's turn-by-turn driving directions and ease of use makes this device an ideal travel companion.

Apr, 2002

Expert review by : Rich Owings (

Garmin GPS V Review


Here's what others have to say:

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Scott Martin (

Review: Garmin V GPS Review


, a versitile GPS receiver that is right at home either as a hand held device out on the trail, or on the dashboard of your car.

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : GPS Lodge (

Expert Review

Sep, 2005

Product Specifications


Display Resolution:256 x 160

Energy Management

Battery life (max):25

GPS Performance

WAAS capability: No


Audible alarm(s):N
Audible Alarms: No


Barometric altimeter: No
Electronic compass: No

Other Features

Additional map options:N/A
Basemap: No
GPS receiver:12 channel
Internal memory:19
Number of tracklog Points:1536
Waypoints per Route:50


Battery life (max):25

Technical Details

Number of Waypoints:500