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Garmin-nuvi-5000.33366668
6.4 out of 10

Garmin nuvi 5000

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Overall 6
6.0

garmin gps nuvi 5000

Noah "Noah", Amazon
3 April 2010
  • Summary: It works well. I did not realize that it does not have an internal battery and that Garmin discontinued selling this product. However they do support it and I was able update the software and map. You can only use it while plugged in a car. You cannot use it by plugging it to your computer.
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent Potential - Yet Underdeveloped

Remford, Amazon
12 February 2010
  • Summary: Why does there seem to be no one product that offers the complete suite of features available? The 5000 is a well-made piece of hardware that feels robust and its 800 x 480 display resolution makes possible detail not commonly available elsewhere. Of course, it really only matters if it's used to its maximum potential, and this seems to be the 5000's Achilles heel.
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointed

Summer Breeze, Amazon
12 February 2010
  • Summary: This is the second Garmin nuvi I purchased. The first one is nuvi 660 which serves me really well. I bought this nuvi 5000 since it is the only portable GPS unit able to connect a back up camera (and it is a Garmin). It came with a large LCD screen which I find that easy to read. The menu is simple to navigate and customization is a breeze. Navigation performance is roughly in par with nuvi 660 which I am accustomed to. Now the down side of this unit.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Abbyd1, Walmart
17 August 2009
  • Summary: This GPS has some wonderful features, but the show stopper was the fact that there is no internal battery. When the car is off, so is the unit. Then I would have to reprogram it once I got back on the road. I returned the unit and will purchase one with a battery back up. However, the value for the features included was impressive, especially the screen size.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Abbyd1, Walmart
17 August 2009
  • Summary: This GPS has some wonderful features, but the show stopper was the fact that there is no internal battery. When the car is off, so is the unit. Then I would have to reprogram it once I got back on the road. I returned the unit and will purchase one with a battery back up. However, the value for the features included was impressive, especially the screen size.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Flbamaboy, Walmart
14 July 2009
  • Summary: I had used the Lowrence i600 before and was use to it's many functions - the 5000 is a nice enough machine and does what it does well or so it seems. But if you are looking for all the bells and whistles - garmin does not provide it. If you are looking for a point to point machine - garmin is as good as most of them. I love the 5.2" screen.
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Overall 6
6.0

lady driver

Cheryl Tyler-folsom, Amazon
4 July 2009
  • Summary: There is a problem with the product not working and saying no tower available. This problematic if you are out of town and need directions.I may need to send this product back.
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