64points

Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT

38points

Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT vs Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Why is Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT better than Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM?

  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 36% higher resolution
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    480 x 272pxvs400 x 240px
  • 0.5h longer battery life - GPS
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    2.5hvs2h
  • Has route optimizer
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has an emergency shortcut app
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  • Has a currency converter
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  • Has lane guidance
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Why is Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM better than Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT?

  • 16.28% bigger screen size
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    5"vs4.3"

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General info

1.screen size

4.3"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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.resolution

480 x 272px

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.
4.battery life with GPS on

2.5h

2h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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 2495LMT
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 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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.
5.Has day and night mode
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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 optimizer
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
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.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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 voice commands
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Has an emergency shortcut app
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.
4.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
5.Has a currency converter
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
6.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT
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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