In this time where most people rely on smartphones and apps to navigate to places, it is already clear that a GPS device is a must. A GPS device has many advantages over a smartphone since it doesn’t require the use of the Internet and is more accurate when it comes to the information provided. One can be quite sure that a GPS device will always help one get to a place faster than any other gadget. But, there is a catch, there are plenty of devices available in the market and it could be a little overwhelmed when trying to find the best GPS device. User-friendliness, clarity in direction and mapping, alert system, usability and features to update are some of the most common things to be kept in mind.
Some of the best GPS devices that are available in the market are:
MingAo GPS navigator system
The best thing about this device is that it already has the maps of North America and South America pre-installed in it and the way they are designed is quite easy to understand. The graphical and audio directions are accurate and the device provides all the important alerts to the driver. The device has a large and responsive display, making the usage very easy and snappy. The device offers timely updates of the map and it has the space to store music and photos as well. The only drawback, if at all it can be considered as one, is the learning period to master the device since it bundled with lots of features.
Garmin nüvi® 57LM GPS
Garmin, like MingAo, also has maps of all the 49 states in North America and is very good at directing and finding locations. The device has a dual screen display and has school zone warnings too. The device offers timely, free updates. However, many have noticed that the screen is a little small and the device sometimes has poor responsiveness.
Garmin DriveSmart 60 NA LMT
60 NA is known for its crystal clear display with very useful directions. The device has maps preloaded in it and has innovative voice control. The screen offers a zoom function for clearer viewing and offers plenty of driver alerts for safe driving. The device also provides notifications for calls, texts, and apps. However, it has been found that voice control isn’t as accurate as expected.
TVIRD Car GPS System
The TVIRD is a hybrid of GPS and a smartphone, making it one of the most exciting devices for an automobile. The device provides easy-to-follow visual and audio directions and preloaded maps that can be updated. The device has a decently sized screen with very responsive touch. The device offers speed alerts and has many multimedia features. It is sometimes little weak in receiving signals and there can be connection drops. Additionally, it has a small battery, considering all its features.