'For people who like the idea of having a 7-inch portable GPS and whose dashboard or console real estate is spacious enough to accommodate it, the RoadMate 1700 will make an excellent traveling companion--the best in its class.'
'Large, bright 7-inch screen'
'The main menu of the Magellan RoadMate 1700 is very clean and well-designed, making it easy to navigate for all users.'
'The screen is enormous, and very easy to read while driving.'
'The TN30's software was slow, unresponsive, and extremely buggy, requiring a hard reset every other day..'
'highly reasonable pricing'
'On the very bottom of the device an info bar is placed which is able to display information about the existing location, time and distance to destination, or speed, direction, and altitude information, also it can place to the Menu button in a flash.'
'The home screen is simple and houses all the shortcut options to various functions of the device.'
'The touch screen is very responsive, and the large LCD makes data input a delight.'
'Points of Interest and Traffic Searching the 6 million–POI database is easy, but it can be time-consuming depending on how you do it.'
'Magellan Maestro 5310 interface
A slider bar on the right side of some menus makes it easy to quickly scroll through large lists, though it is not available on POI screens, where it could be very helpful.'