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Mio C230
5.1 out of 10

Mio C230

The Mio DigiWalker C230 is a slim and compact car navigation GPS Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Mio C230

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Overall 2
2.0

Just say NO

Amazon Customer, Amazon
29 May 2011
  • Summary: Bought one years ago for my wife. In hindsight, worst purchase I have ever made. At the current price, you can do much better with a low end TomTom. No updated maps have ever been released for this series and never will. It's obsolete before you even buy it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Mio does not support the C230

Andrew L. Hawkins, Amazon
20 May 2010
  • Summary: This product seemed like a winner when I went to buy it... Spoken street names are nice.... However, there are a few issues to consider about this product and Mio as a company: - Mio never came out with a map update for the c230. To me this is unacceptable!
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Overall 2
2.0

I threw mine out!

L. Snow "Reasonable Person", Amazon
17 January 2010
  • Summary: There are very few products that I have bought that have failed on as many levels as the Mio. Just the other day, after getting me hopelessly lost - again, and causing a 35 minute trip to take 2 hours - again. I finally threw the thing on the ground and stomped that baby to pieces.
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Overall 2
2.0

Can not get new maps

innovision237, Ebay
6 January 2010
  • Summary: Mio does not support this product...maps are old 2007 and they do not offer new maos...Do not buy from Mio they do not support their own products for over 2 years!! Get a Garmin and you will be better off. Mio is a poor company to deal with.
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Overall 2
2.0

Never received item

pdeckcat "Peggy", Amazon
7 January 2009
  • Summary: The item was apparently sent to Fl, and I live in Ga., so I can not review the item. Amazon gave me a refund.
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Overall 2
2.0

Never again in a million years

Vacaferret, Amazon
31 December 2008
  • Summary: The only good thing about it is that the touch screen works well. Mio does not provide upgrade maps. Directions are very iffy. ( if you're on a freeway it can and will send you through interchange lanes that it doesn't need.
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Overall 2
2.0

Please do not bother!!!!!!!

Jillian M. Martino "lilac dust", Amazon
14 December 2008
  • Summary: My father bought one of these things for my brother and me last year for Christmas. I was so excited because I'd never owned a GPS system and now I could have the freedom of just plugging it into my car charger, typing in an address or selecting a favorite address and being on my way. WRONG.
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Overall 2
2.0

Slow to start and poor POI database

Eduardo Reis, Amazon
22 November 2008
  • Summary: It takes 2-3 min for the equipment to get updated coordinates upon start. The built-in POI database is very unpopulated, making it useless. I have tried a Garmin GPS (nüvi 200). It update coordinates quickly (as long as there is signal of course) and the POI database is amazing.
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Overall 2
2.0

It has outdated maps!

V. Haney, Amazon
18 November 2008
  • Summary: This unit comes with 2005 maps from the manufacturer and MIO does not have map updates for this unit. Do NOT purchase this device if you intend to drive on any road that has been built since 2005.
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Overall 2
2.0

I wouldn't recommend it.

Dara C, Amazon
11 March 2008
  • Summary: This is the worst GPS system I have ever interacted with. It took a long time to figure out how to set the system up, and eventually I just gave up reading the manual and experimented till it worked.
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