Summary: The wide screen is great, the 3D mapping is grea and the finish of the unit is classy. The only thing that I don't like is that it's very slow when you tell it to map a route and it just WON'T do it if you're moving, which is pretty stupid. I've read that if you get a faster SD card and transfer the data from the stock SD card to the new one, it will work a lot better.
Summary: I very much liked the choice between 2D and 3D view and how it shows lane preference prior to turns. I also liked the way it zoomed out at faster traveling speeds, but zoomed in for more detail when slowing down. I was not pleased with the out-of-date address database. Homes built in the last ten years are simply unavailable for directions. I tried to get updated on the website - no luck; wrote an email asking for a solution and received no response.
Summary: This product works perfectly fine if you're just looking for a simple GPS that can get you from point A to B. There aren't a whole lot of extra features, but you get what you pay for and you really can't beat this price. I've had mine for about a year now and it works just as well as any other GPS I've encountered. Text to speech feature is kind of fun. All in all, works great as a standard GPS.
Summary: Wider IS better. It is easier to see what is on the screen. But that is about the end of the positives asside from lifetime free traffic warnings. Unfortunately, the unit is a little slow in many regards. The traffic warnings can come too late. Not too late if you know your way around. It will display an icon that there is a traffic alert. However, when it gives you an audible alert, sometimes it is too late to make changes to your route.