It's touch screen interface is kind've weak when paired against other touch screen UI's like the palm pre or iPhone, but it's always gotten me to the front door of every area I've punched in, and I've had it for a couple years. It's fallen from the window,...Read the full review →
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I like the compact size. It fits nicely in my carry-on luggage.Read the full review →
This is a pretty decent GPS unit there isn't anything horribly special about it but it gets you wear you need to go. I used this to get around until I got a phone that could do the same thing and with out having to pay to update the maps.Read the full review →
Works for short trips without the battery. For any real GPS travel - bring the power cable.Read the full review →
Does it work? In general, yes. But... it's inconvenient and counter intuitive. Pros: It has a wide screen. Cons: Battery life could be longer. Has been inaccurate about my position on several occasions. Re-routing is slow and kind of stubborn in a sub-optimal, bad advice sort of...Read the full review →
Very basic GPS, but it does a reasonable job getting me where I need to go.Read the full review →
It gets me where I need to go, but a few drawbacks & pet peeves: - Often on the "fastest route" setting, it sends you way out of the way. On several occasions I have taken my own route and when it recalculates arrival time, my new way is faster. Go figure! - When you do points of...Read the full review →
The Garmin 255W is my first and only GPS unit so I have only my imagination to compare it with. That said, overall it is a very solid, well-thought-out device that is really helpful on the road, particularly when I am driving alone in an unfamiliar area. It has several minor flaws and...Read the full review →