34points

Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM

38points

Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
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Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM vs Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM

Why is Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM better than Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM?

  • Has an external memory slot
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  • Has lane guidance
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Why is Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM better than Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM?

  • Has day and night mode
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  • Has speed alerts
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  • 1mm thinner
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    15mmvs16mm
  • 8g lighter
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    173gvs181g
  • 1mm narrower
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    142mmvs143mm
  • 3mm shorter
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    86mmvs89mm

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General info

1.screen size

5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
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

400 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.
4.battery life with GPS on

2h

2h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.maximum operating temperature

70°C

70°C

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
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
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
3.Has lifetime traffic updates
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has multi route capabilities
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
5.Has day and night mode
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
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
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
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
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
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 dedicated smartphone app
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
Magellan RoadMate 5230T-LM
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
3.Has voice prompts
Magellan RoadMate 5045-LM
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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