Updated on 2 January 2014 by

The best GPS devices under $1000 are the high-end premium range of navigation devices with fully loaded features.

The below listed top-rated GPS devices find usage in automobile, mainly in cars as well as in marine.

The premium features of these devices include large screens of over 7 inch having the interface of touch or keypad. Some of these devices are designed for rugged conditions.

These rugged GPS devices are built to withstand different kinds of weather conditions: pouring rain to freezing temps to the blazing sun. They are also water resistant, glove-friendly and sunlight-readable.

Paying a hefty price means, you could get useful features such as lifetime traffic and map updates.

The best GPS devices under $1000 come from brands such as Garmin and Lowrance.


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Garmin zumo 220
Pioneer AVIC Z110BT
Standard Horizon CPF390i
Garmin GPSMAP 546
Garmin zumo 220 Car GPS Receiver
Pioneer AVIC Z110BT Car GPS Receiver
Standard Horizon CPF390i - 7 in. GPS Receiver
Garmin GPSMAP 546s GPS Receiver
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Release Date
Jan 2010
Aug 2009
Nov 2010
Jul 2009
Map capabilities
Map cartridges / Data cards
Internal
Internal
Internal, Map cartridges / Data cards
Receiver type
12 Channels
50 Channels
12 Channels
Designation
Motorcycle / Bikes
Automobile
Marine
Marine
Form Factor
Fixed
In-dash
Fixed, Wireless Receiver Module
Fixed
Input Method
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Keypad
Keypad
Screen Size
3.4 inch
7.0 inch
7.0 inch
5.0 inch
User interface
Touch Screen
Touch Screen
Keypad
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 4.0 stars
 n stars
 n stars
Display
75% Positive
25% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Usability
100% Positive
90% Positive
10% Negative
Navigation
100% Positive
80% Positive
20% Negative
Maps
100% Positive
100% Positive