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Garmin nüvi 1300
5.9 out of 10

Garmin nüvi 1300

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin nüvi 1300

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Overall 4
4.0

defective product and bad customer service

DP, Amazon
21 July 2015
  • Summary: Works well but chronically freezes up. I called the company and their only offer was to have me personally reboot it or add some additional software which was beyond me. I was very annoyed that they did not offer a manageable solution to the chronic freeze up.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wasted Money

Marsha W. Turner, Amazon
3 April 2013
  • Summary: When I first got it, you had to keep touching the same buttons over and over to get it to do anything, then when you wanted to go "back" you would hit the "back" button and it would send you to whatever was above.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very poor touchscreen, volume hard to adjust

L. Marks, Amazon
6 February 2013
  • Summary: I have the older bulkier Garmins they made a few years ago and recently bought this one. The verdict, the new 'sleek' Garmins absolutely stink. The screens are less sensitive. The keyboard buttons are tool small now.
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Overall 4
4.0

Amazon has great customer service but the product is awful!

Alicia J, Amazon
28 November 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this product for a long road trip following a wonderful three year relationship with another Garmin GPS system. When I received this GPS, there were only two voices available - my understanding is that most have MANY options - this was annoying, but not worth returning the system.
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Overall 4
4.0

Vision not 20/20

Daveo, Amazon
29 September 2012
  • Summary: I am disappointed in the quality of the aerial photos on the vision card. If you zoom in closer than 0.3 miles, the photo becomes pretty pixilated. Luckily, I bought it for plotting courses. It works nice for that. Would buy again at the price I paid, but not at the $400.00 sticker price.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Interface Needs Serious Improvement

Jim Short, Amazon
8 April 2012
  • Summary: So I'll start by saying the Nuvi1300 is better than the GPS built into my 2004 Acura TSX. But that's not saying much. From a user interface perspective, this is a very poor product. For one thing, you can't easily view a map of a particular place unless you are physically there.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not the one to buy

T. McKinch "just a farmer", Amazon
7 December 2011
  • Summary: This GPS does not have some of the best features my old Garmin GPS has. One of the most important features missing is the speed limit of the road you are on. I work in the northern Virginia and DC area. Speed limits on roads can switch from 55 to 35 in the blink of an eye.
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Overall 4
4.0

Doesn't work like I thought a GPS should

rx2fly, Amazon
11 September 2011
  • Summary: I bought the Garmin Nuvi 1300 in Florida during an extended work commitment. Florida doesn't have a lot of geographical landmarks so it was pretty easy for me to get turned around at first.
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Overall 4
4.0

Lousy Battery Life

Marcia, Amazon
18 May 2011
  • Summary: We purchased our first Garmin nuvi 660 in 2007 for over $1000. We loved it! Sadly, its life ended far too soon (for the cost) and we had to replace it. After considerable research, we settled on the Garmin nuvi 1300LM.
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Overall 4
4.0

charger broke

izzy5550, Ebay
17 March 2011
  • Summary: I bought this for my parents had it sent to their home. They have just taken out of the box and had someone helping them with it. Found out that the charger for the GPS is broken. The little silver piece that is on the charger is missing.
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