Summary: The Garmin Nuvi 295W is a mid-range navigator with built-in wireless. It features the well-known and reliable Garmin navigation with the added benefit of a slightly updated UI. The icons for navigation within the UI are easier to see and access and are accessed through a touch screen scroll screen...
Keep your phone but get this. Exceptional Value for the Almost All In One Gadget it is!!!
David Schad, Amazon
18 February 2011
Summary: While not a beginner's GPS, this nüvi makes a fascinating gadget for the tech minded traveler. I'm new to GPS navigation but not gadgets. For what I paid as a Gold Box offering, this is one of the best gadgets I have ever acquired.
5 Stars - For what it is, instead of what it's not!
D. Daniels, Amazon
1 February 2011
Summary: Can't understand the negative reviews for the Nuvi 295w. It's not a 4.3 or 5 inch screen. It doesn't have lane assist or bluetooth or traffic. It won't be audible over your loud car radio. If you're expecting those features in a GPS, choose a high priced Nuvi model.
Summary: It's kind of hard to believe that I picked this up for $63. We needed a GPS and this is just so much more. I read all the bad reviews and they're all from snobby picky users who think they're getting a $400 machine. This is super cheap and it navigates you from point A to B.
Summary: First off- great price! Shipped quickly. "Frustration free" packaging is a nice spin on cost savings but it was fine. As for the product- WOW! Excellent GPS as expected (Garmin). I like the 3.5 size so when typing I can hold it like a phone and use my two thumbs. Email client is awesome.
Summary: I bought one of these for my husbands birthday he hates smart phones but sometimes needs some of the features of one. he constantly uses a mp3 for books on tape which the Garmin is too. what does this thing not do. the GPS is great small and accurate.It even show the speed limit on certain roads.
Summary: I did considerable research before purchasing. Even called support at Garmin, very helpful people, to discover you can install alternative databases, in my case TOPO. They work on the Nuvi. This means you can readily use it for multiple purposes, on foot, cycle, driving.
Summary: Firstly I want to address the battery life. The one reason I was reluctant to buy this item is because people reviewed it to have a short battery life. I don't get this at all! With normal use of the mp3 player, wifi internet and gps, this device will last me easily 2 solid days with no charging,...
This particular GPS is a sleeper and a real WINNER
Amazon Customer, Amazon
11 December 2010
Summary: I am a very big GPS fan. I have them on my cell phone, computers and in my automobiles. I prefer the Garmin brand. They get the military contracts so their gear is durable. They are simple to use. Practically no manual with the newer ones. If you can use ONE Garmin you can use any of them.