76points

Magellan SmartGPS

66points

Mio Spirit 697LM

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Magellan SmartGPS vs Mio Spirit 697LM

Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM
76
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66
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Why is Magellan SmartGPS better than Mio Spirit 697LM?

  • Has day and night mode
  • Has route avoidance
  • 5.5mm thinner
    12mmvs17.5mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Has travel applications included
  • Has a search browser
  • Has a sensitive receiver

Why is Mio Spirit 697LM better than Magellan SmartGPS?

  • Has eco-routing
  • 27g lighter
    185gvs212g
  • 18mm narrower
    142mmvs160mm
  • Has voice commands
  • 2.5mm shorter
    88.5mmvs91mm

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.screen size

5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital

7"

2.thickness

12mm

17.5mm

Best

Becker Revo.2

7mm

3.has an external memory slot
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

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.

4.resolution

800 x 480px

480 x 272px

Best

TomTom VIA 1605 M

800 x 600px

5.weight

212g

185g

Best

Garmin Nuvi 3760T

113.4g

6.width

160mm

142mm

Best

Garmin eTrex 30x

54mm

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

The device can connect to WiFi.

Navigation

1.Has day and night mode
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.

2.Has lifetime maps
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

3.Has route optimizer
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

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.

4.Has route avoidance
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

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 eco-routing
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

6.Has lifetime traffic updates
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.

Features

1.Has weather updates
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

You can access weather forecasts using the device.

2.Has a favorites menu
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.

3.has a search browser
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

4.Has dedicated smartphone application
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.

For example

Garmin Rino 750

5.has voice prompts
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.Has hands free calling
Magellan SmartGPS
Mio Spirit 697LM

Hands free is a crucial feature for road safety, allowing you to answer calls without taking your hands off the wheel.

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