Packed with useful features
Excellent free address and POI searching
'GPS performance is solid and re-routing times are in line with most other units.'
'one dynamic device'
'The Garmin Zumo 550 features a waterproof case and large buttons which make it easier for riders wearing gloves to access the buttons.'
'The Nuvi 255W's feature set is rather limited.'
'Garmin is also releasing a new “HotFix” feature which will likely be similar to TomTom's QuickFix system of acquiring satellite signals faster.'
'this portable navigator is priced right and ultra-easy to use.'
'The display itself is bright and sharp with a 320x240 pixel resolution and features an antiglare coating.'
'I'm happy to report that Garmin didn't cut corners by putting in a cheaper, more reflective screen.'
'It's quick to start up, and as with all kit equipped with the SirfStar III GPS chipset, quick to establish its position.'
'Acquisition time is horrible.'
'It's also difficult to remove the device from the vehicle mount.'
'The integration of SiRF's chipsets into the latest generation of in-car navigation systems has been a watershed event for GPS manufacturers and made GPS navigation significantly more reliable.'
'The battery life on the unit is acceptable, and is rated for up to about 3 hours.'
'Hundreds of thousands of preprogrammed points of interest make it easy to find restaurants, gas stations, ATM and more.'
'I like the removable Lithium-Ion battery option for swappable batteries'
'solid state memory'
'This GPS comes with the Sports Guard case to make handling the device easier and also provides additional protection for the device.'
'The other additions over the series is an internal rechargeable lithium ion battery rather than the AA batteries.'
'The Garmin StreetPilot c550 is occasionally slow to acquire a satellite fix, and it's a bit pricey.'
'new, greatly improved screen'
'a bright, sharp display, which doesn't show a bit of glare in bright sun.'
'The MSN Direct service isn't available in all areas, and names of gas stations weren't always provided.'
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