Conclusion: A large screen, fresh new user interface, AAA's TourBook functionality, and a great price make the Maestro 4040 a compelling in-car navigation device.
Pros: Large, 4.3 inch screen. New, improved user interface. AAA TourBook and roadside-assistance location. Powered by SiRFStar III receiver. Supports multisegment routing and is upgradable to live traffic and voice commands.
Cons: Bluetooth phone interface isn't as robust as on other GPS products. No auto-zoom or auto-volume ability.
Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Gets Me Where I Want To Go
Personal Electronics buzz
19 June 2007
Excerpt: My work takes me to the length and breadth of the lower 48 states. I may be in a small town or a major metropolitan area. It doesn't matter where I go the Magellan Maestro 4040 gets me where I want to go. The 4.3-inch display is easy on the eyes after a day of traveling it makes a big difference. I purchased this GPS for less than $300.
Excerpt: The Magellan Maestro 4040 is part of Magellan’s newest lineup — the Maestro series. Like all members of the Maestro family, the 4040 has a wide 4.3″ screen, voice-prompted directions, AAA travel information and a SiRFstarIII chipset . The 4040 also has preloaded maps of the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, 4.5 million points of interest (POIs), and Bluetooth for hands free cell phone use. Additionally, it will call out the street names for upcoming turns.
Excerpt: Il nuovo Magellan Maestro 4040 , lanciato insieme ad altri nuovi navigatori realizzati da questo produttore, è un dispositivo compatto e dalle levate capacità. Tra le sue caratteristiche principali uno schermo molto grande, ben 4,3 pollici di diagonale e con una risoluzione di 480x272 pixel, il nuovo ricevitore GPS SiRF Star III con ben 20 canali, il processore Samsung 2443 da 400 Mhz, di 2 GB di memoria integrata, espandibile tramite le schede Secure Digital , della...