29points

Garmin Nuvi 1200

38points

Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
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Garmin Nuvi 1200 vs Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Why is Garmin Nuvi 1200 better than Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM?

  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 2h longer battery life - GPS
    ?

    4hvs2h
  • Has eco-routing
    ?
  • Has a currency converter
    ?
  • Has photo viewer
    ?
  • Has pedestrian mode
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  • 59.6g lighter
    ?

    113.4gvs173g
  • 49mm narrower
    ?

    93mmvs142mm

Why is Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM better than Garmin Nuvi 1200?

  • Has lifetime maps
    ?
  • 42.86% bigger screen size
    ?

    5"vs3.5"
  • Has lifetime traffic updates
    ?
  • 25% higher resolution
    ?

    400 x 240pxvs320 x 240px
  • Has day and night mode
    ?
  • Has multi route capabilities
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  • Has an automatic rerouting feature
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  • Has speed alerts
    ?

Price comparison

Garmin Nuvi 1200

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin Nuvi 57LM 5-Inch GPS Navigator (R...Garmin Nuvi 57LM 5-Inch GPS Navigator (Renewed)
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$119.95
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonZS Stick Anywhere Multi Surface Suction ...ZS Stick Anywhere Multi Surface Suction Car Dashboard Mount for The Garmin Nuvi 1200 (SKU 31205)
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$19.86
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin nvi 55LM GPS Navigators System (R...Garmin nvi 55LM GPS Navigators System (Renewed)
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$159.95
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin Nuvi 1100 1200 1250 1260 1260t 13...Garmin Nuvi 1100 1200 1250 1260 1260t 1300 1350 1350t 1370 1370t 1390 1390t GPS Portable Dashboard Friction Mount Kit by ChargerCity w/OEM Micro SD USB Card Reader, Bracket Cradle & Beanbag Dash Mount
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$42.99
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonEKIND Car Windscreen Windshield Suction ...EKIND Car Windscreen Windshield Suction Cup Mount Holder Cradle Compatible for Garmin GPS Nuvi 12xx 13xx Series(1200 1210 1240 1250 1260 1260t 1300 1350 1350t 1360 1370 1370t 1390 1390t) Black
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$7.99
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin Nuvi Vehicle Power Cable
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$18.99
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator Sys...Garmin Drive 51 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data
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$91.68
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin Drive 61 USA LM GPS Navigator Sys...Garmin Drive 61 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data (Renewed)
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$74.99
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin Portable Friction Mount - Frustra...Garmin Portable Friction Mount - Frustration Free Packaging
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$16.50
Garmin Nuvi 1200 AmazonGarmin DriveSmart 51 LMT-S Bluetooth Aut...Garmin DriveSmart 51 LMT-S Bluetooth Automotive GPS w/ Lifetime Maps & Traffic (Renewed)
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$84.95

General info

1.screen size

3.5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.battery life with GPS on

4h

2h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
4.resolution

320 x 240px

400 x 240px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
2.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
3.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has eco-routing
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
5.Has day and night mode
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.
6.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
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.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
2.Has a currency converter
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
3.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
4.Has photo viewer
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.
5.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 1200
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

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