Summary: Overall I really like this GPS and find it easy to use to navigate. It is very clear about directions both with audio and a nice map. I especially find the map easy to understand what it wants me to do at a glance, unlike my old GPS.
Summary: I bought this Garmin almost exactly 2 years ago. At the beginning it was fine, then about a year in I started having issues with it charging. I always had the Garmin plugged in when I was using it, and unplugged it when I was done.
Summary: I like the unit as a navigator but I genuinely hate false advertising. This unit claims to have lifetime map updates, but it is impossible to do, because the unit's power preservation function turns the unit off before the updates can complete. So it is literally impossible to do.
Summary: Pros: Lifetime maps and traffic. A lot of old and new features. Route avoidance and re-routing. User friendly. Cons: It took the first time about 15 minutes to find its location. It always takes a long time to find its location. Sometimes it even doesn't know!
Well worth it to upgrade from a more basic Garmin model!
11 June 2011
Summary: This was a last minute purchase when our Garmin Nuvi 660 died two days before our flight to Italy. I had a hard time deciding whether it was worth it to get to spend the money to upgrade to the Nuvi 1350T, or whether we should get a more basic model.
Summary: I've used the Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS for a month, including a road trip through the west coast US and Canada. Pros: - GPS works well most of the time - I found it easy to follow with clear voice annunciation of upcoming turns. The GPS did "get lost" when in downtown areas with high buildings.
Summary: I am not sure what is wrong with this device, but it does not navigate properly. I have unselected all of the avoidance settings (avoid u-turns, toll roads, HOV lanes, traffic, etc) and selected the fastest route.
Summary: We have been so pleased with our Garmin 1350T (purchased last summer), that we have ordered two more as Xmas gifts this year. We've used it in the far reaches of northern Maine as well as through confusing traffic and streets in Manhattan, Bronx, North Jersey, & Washington, DC.