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Magellan-roadmate-1470.33287974
6.3 out of 10

Magellan RoadMate 1470

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Magellan RoadMate 1470

PC Magazine
12 February 2010
  • Conclusion: With a revamped user interface and features borrowed from Magellan's high-end GPS devices, the RoadMate 1470 is both easy to use and an excellent value.
  • Pros: Larger-than-average 4.7-inch screen. Maps for U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. Excellent interface and POI search capabilities. AAA TourBook guide. Text-to-speech conversion. Multisegment routing. Lane assist.
  • Cons: No pedestrian mode or support for multiple vehicle profiles. Limited route avoidances. Limited language and voice support.
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Design 7
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Features 6
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Performance 8
8.0

Magellan RoadMate 1470

CNET
10 November 2009
  • Summary: The Magellan RoadMate matches the competition's performance and ease of use, while providing a larger screen at a lower price.
  • Pros: The Magellan RoadMate's OneTouch menu puts the most commonly accessed destinations and searches at a user's fingertips at all times. The smartly designed destination confirmation screen gives users a good deal of flexibility as to how they get where they're going. Large 4.7-inch touch screen gives users more real estate for maps and menus.
  • Cons: Poorly designed cradle interferes with power cable when mounting. The onscreen keyboard cannot be changed from its alphabetical layout to a more familiar QWERTY layout.
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Overall 7
7.0
Design 7
7.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 8
8.0

Magellan RoadMate 1470

CNET
10 November 2009
  • Summary: The Magellan RoadMate matches the competition's performance and ease of use, while providing a larger screen at a lower price.
  • Pros: The Magellan RoadMate's OneTouch menu puts the most commonly accessed destinations and searches at a user's fingertips at all times. The smartly designed destination confirmation screen gives users a good deal of flexibility as to how they get where they're going. Large 4.7-inch touch screen gives users more real estate for maps and menus.
  • Cons: Poorly designed cradle interferes with power cable when mounting. The onscreen keyboard cannot be changed from its alphabetical layout to a more familiar QWERTY layout.
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