GPS Systems are flooding 2015’s market and they are more valuable than they were and more in numbers than they had even a few years ago and that means that you are going to have to do some comparison shopping so that you can get as much value as possible. It can be dicey because most of the best brands have all sorts of different devices to choose from. Trying to figure out which device is the best is just as complicated as choosing a new phone or computer. To make it a little easier, we’ve selected a few notable GPS systems of 2015 that are among the best you can buy today. To select what is the best sat nav, it is best to do comprehensive research.
The Magellan Maestro 3250 is a portable, compact and lightweight GPS navigator. It comes with a rechargeable battery that allows you to operate the device away from your vehicle for as long as three hours. This means that you can just park your vehicle somewhere and then use the Maestro to get around the city. You will also get real time traffic reports that will let you know when there are traffic slowages, wrecks and even inclement weather. The GPS device even has built in Auto Re-Route which is a great feature to have if you accidentally make a wrong turn. It’s a small unit, a compact unit and an easy to understand unit, thanks to the large icons that it uses.
A small GPS system that’s rather inexpensive is the Garmin nuvi 255W. If you’d rather not spend hours installing and learning how to use a complicated GPS device, the nuvi 255W is the perfect choice for you because it’s ready to use out of the box. Two- and three-dimensional maps and voice directions are just two of the features of this small GPS device.
If you do a lot of city driving, you’ll find the City Navigator NT extremely helpful. It comes preloaded in the nuvi 255W and there are also many points of interest included in the device. The nuvi 255W also has a host of other useful features, such as a world travel clock that tells you what time it is anywhere, a currency converter and a calculator.
There are some smart phones that have navigational capabilities built in to them. It’s difficult to find a smart phone that doesn’t have a built in GPS system. Unlike the apps that come standard, if you want a good GPS app, you need to be prepared to pay for it. Compared to the price of buying an individual GPS device, though, it is quite cost effective. TomTom which is a well known manufacturer of GPS systems make iPhone app. This app gives you many of the same capabilities you would have with any good GPS system, such as voice guided navigation and turn-by-turn directions. This is not a cheap app, though, it can sometimes run as much as a hundred dollars. The Android phones allow you to use Google Maps Navigation without having to pay additional costs. It is not easy to tell which GPS system will come in #1 for 2015 but the ones here are certainly contenders. GPS can be put on almost everything now including tablets and the higher end phones. Obviously, if you are frequently traveling to unfamiliar places, it will probably be worth it to get a good GPS system for your vehicle.