Excerpt: The number of portable navigation systems coming out these days is pretty astonishing, but the thing is, we’re finding that when it comes to the core navigation functions, they pretty much all offer the same thing–text- and voice-guided directions, extensive POI databases, automatic route recalculation, and so forth.
Conclusion: Secretly, we all like to give orders, don't we? The Magellan Maestro 4250 accepts your spoken commands without a complaint. Summon it to life by saying "Magellan" and then order it to take you to the nearest coffee shop. Done. Beyond its cool voice command feature, the Maestro 4250 is loaded with features and reasonably priced.
Pros: Voice command and control feature., Automatic split-screen turn preview., Competitive price for high-end features, and traffic receiver included.
Cons: Voice command limited. Can't voice in address, for example., Windshield mount bracket somewhat bulky, but sturdy., Must plug in or remove cables to mount or stow unit. No quick-mount contacts.
Excerpt: The Magellan Maestro 4250 updates the Magellan 4050 . Thinner and lighter, it also increases the number of points of interest (POIs) available to 6 million, compared to the 4050′s 4.5 million. Otherwise, the two units are identical in their key specs. Both offer pre-loaded maps of the U.S. and Canada, text-to-speech, Bluetooth and live traffic info.
Excerpt: Il nuovo Magellan Maestro 4250 è un navigatore satellitare dotato di design elegante, che si discosta dagli altri modelli della serie Maestro 4000 per la presenza dei comandi vocali, del TMC e della tecnologia Bluetooth. Per il resto, le caratteristiche sono le stesse, quindi interfaccia utente intuitiva, mappe del Nord America precaricate, 6 milioni di punti di interesse, icone POI interattive, funzione di completamento automatico QuickSpell, mappe in 2D e 3D, antenna...