October 14th 2011 3:05 pm

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Critic reviews

7.4
2 reviews
  • Location accuracy
    8.0
  • Battery life
  • Durability
    6.0
  • Start-up time
    8.0
  • Display
    8.0
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    6.0
  • Expandability (maps, POI, etc.)
    8.0

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User reviews

8.3
3 reviews
7.0
CNET Nov 28, 2011

Garmin's formula for entry-level GPS devices doesn't change much with the new Nuvi 50, but small tweaks, a lower price, and a massive screen enhance value.

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8.0
TrustedReviews Aug 2, 2012

The Garmin nuvi 50 is perhaps the best-value sat-nav the company has released. Sporting a 5in display and core navigational features, including speed camera locations and full UK post code entry, it provides everything you need for occasional journeys.

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8.0
Sansei Sansei

The Garmin Nuvi 50 is the latest generation in its base GPS lineup. Only a few years ago, the Nuvi 50 would have probably been near the top of the product lineup and probably have carried a $500-$700 price tag, too. Noticeable improvements are boot time, accuracy of location and ease of entering...

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9.0
scottls scottls

This GPS has a good size screen, is dead simple to use, with a nice set of basic features. The best feature (which is why I bought it) is the lifetime maps at this price range! I always liked Garmin's UI but then again I haven't played around a whole lot with their competition.

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