Updated on 17 December 2013 by

The best GPS devices with the support for traffic updates reduce the congestion while navigating in busy areas. These devices can be best utilized to save the time while having the congestion of commuting during the rush hours.

The traffic services on the navigators help in avoiding the traffic caused by accidents, construction or any other things. An updated traffic information on the GPS devices can suggest alternate routes and guide around trouble spots and the manufacturers do it by using different kinds of traffic data and avoidance technologies.

Some GPS let you have the live traffic subscription after you buy the device and some come with an in-built option of accessing the lifetime free traffic updates similar to the map updates - the latter are recommended vividly.

The best GPS with traffic updates go through the data to find the quickest and most hassle-free route by automatically rerouting the way to your destination. There could be a limited number of brands offering the lifetime traffic updates to the GPS devices and among them Garmin, Magellan and TomTom could be the better choices affordable under the $300 price range.


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Release Date
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
Map capabilities
Internal, Download maps
Internal
Internal
Internal, Download maps
Designation
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Form Factor
Portable
Portable
Portable
Portable
Input Method
Touch Screen
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Screen Size
5.0 inch
7.0 inch
5.0 inch
4.3 inch
User interface
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.7 stars
 4.2 stars