Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
64% have it
2. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital: 7"
3. Has route optimizer
If the user has many destinations planned, for example a UPS driver, they can enter in all of the destinations and the GPS will calculate the most efficient route to take, saving time and reducing fuel costs.
49% have it
4. has an external memory slot
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
77% have it
5. Has music playback
The device can play mp3 music files.
13% have it
6. Has a favorites menu
Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
57% have it
Becker Revo.2: 7mm
8. Has an audiobook player
Allows users to download books and listen to them while on the go.
14% have it
9. Has route avoidance
The device can avoid certain routes depending on the user's preference. For example, if you wish to avoid expensive toll roads then the device can design an alternative route.
76% have it
10. Has an emergency shortcut application
In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.
27% have it
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TomTom VIA 1605 M: 800 x 600px
12. Has eco-routing
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
36% have it
13. Has hands free calling
Hands free is a crucial feature for road safety, allowing you to answer calls without taking your hands off the wheel.
40% have it
14. Compatible with iPod
Allows you to play your iPod music directly through your GPS device.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
96% have it
16. Has map editing capabilities
This means that users can add extra detail to their map or correct any wrong information.
1% have it
17. Has lane guidance
This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
75% have it
18. points of interest
A point of interest, or POI, is a specific location that someone may find useful or interesting, for example a famous museum or landmark.
Clarion NX302E: 12000000
19. Has multi route capabilities
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
58% have it
20. displays 3D
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image's depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.
24% have it
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm
22. Has an automatic rerouting feature
If you take a wrong turn or face heavy traffic ahead, the GPS will design a new route so that you will still arrive at your destination as quickly as possible.
79% have it
23. Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
87% have it
24. Has speed alerts
The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
79% have it
25. Can be protected by password
The device can be password protected to prevent other people using it.