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Nextar Q3

We have collected and analyzed 110 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 70/100. The average review date is Jan 5, 2008. We have compared these reviews to 490958 reviews from other GPS. The alaScore™ for this product is 71/100 = Good. Last update: Dec 11, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Nextar Q3 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated, whereas the maps and performance get critical reviews.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

performance, maps

69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nextar Q3 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorNextar Q3 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

Dec, 2018

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Memory Shortages


Great Item for the Money. Works great at finding destinations and getting there in a timely fashion

WON"T SAVE ANYTHING!!!!!!! I can't seem to get it to save destinations or Home address. A real bummer as my wife is not Electronically Literate and I have to keep showing her how to use the blasted device. In short If you can remember where you live....

Jan, 2009

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Nextar GPS


You cannot beat this unit for 69 dollars!

Excellent directions and tracking. Suction device works very well. Great deal for the money

Longer battery life

Jan, 2009

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Can't remember home address!


windows CE error occured twice.

clear LCD, precise position, quick response and only $70

the most unforgivable problem is amnesia. it cannot remember my home address. I followed guide steps again and again. The house, street, city... everything is correct and can be found in the system. then select 'save as home' button. but it always show...

Jan, 2009

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Nextar Q3


Easy to use and works really well. It came in really handy in several night drives where the roads were zig-zaging all over the place. Found my way to a farm in the country. Good buy fo r$65

Would to update maps, but there ae none

Jan, 2009

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Excellent little GPS


Has about a second of lag time, not sure if other GPS do this.

Price| - for what I paid I laugh at the price of my other friends gps'. I used this little guy to drive from southern IL all the way to Madison WI, and from WI to Iowa. Flawless directions! Many POIs, even found a sweet chinese buffet to eat at after...

Lack of map update support, I looked everywhere on Nextars website for updates and couldn't find ANY

Jan, 2009

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No Signal, Difficult to Use, No Points of Interest


I saw a few of my other cousins' GPSs over the winter break and I wanted one really bad, but I wish I had spent about 50 bucks more to get a better one.

I wouldn't call this cheap even. You get what you pay for. This is a piece of junk

Difficult to get a GPS signal. I have to turn it on and off several times to get the screen where it gives me directions from where I am at, otherwise it thinks I'm at home or another location. There are very few Points of Interests and many roads are...

Jan, 2009

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Great Item


I bought this as a gift for a relative who has never been good at directions, and entering their senior years is even somewhat less so, now. Once in awhile I get an embarrassed phone call from them because they are lost on the way home from work in the...

First time experience with one of these and its been easy to use and understand. Have had some passenger seat experience with some others and this one stacks up well in comparison, it seems. Clear and bright display, easy to navigate menus, clear voice...

I can't see any. It works well just like other more experienced users of these products have said in their reviews

Jan, 2009

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Been "Testing"


Bought another for our parents.

Very good buy. I thought This GPS was going to be an outdated, slow, barely usable device. Fortunately it works like a charm! At least in the Monterey Bay area. The Points of Interest and "Go Home" Feature are used a lot by my less than tech savvy...

I have fat fingers too, but if you pay attention that can be easy to overcome

Jan, 2009

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Nextar Q3 GPS navigation


I bought this unit almost as a lark since it was so inexpensive. I must say that I am very impressed. My experience is with the Garmin and the Q3 measures up nicely. I think it finds the satellites faster than the garmin. It has all the bells and...

I don't really have any cons. For the price I couldn't ask for more

Jan, 2009

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Nice for the price


Basic no nonsense GPS that will get you where you're going with no hassle. For the price I did not expect a lot out of this unit but it does everything I expected and more. One reviewer mentioned that it does not come with a stylus, but it does. The...

A couple pages, Almanac and custom trip logging can only be gotten to using the remote. If the remote is lost or dies you will not be able to access those pages. At least I was not able to find how to view those pages without using the remote ; As was...

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

Getting lost is so last century. This GPS Navigation System from Nextar brings your navigation skills up to date with all the accuracy and modern magic of satellite- aided way finding. Just mount your Nextar navigation system in your car and head out on the road. You'll enjoy the confidence of having built-in maps of all 50 states complete with over 1.6 million points of interest, ranging from hotels and restaurants to airports and landmarks.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.5"
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9 cm

Digital Player (PF)

Digital Player: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:USA

GPS System

Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nextar