Magellan Maestro 4250 Review

Posted by Stefan on November 4th, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Today, the increasing number of portable GPS units of different brands and models is quite astonishing. However, people try to find and get the one with core and all significant navigation functions. Guided directions, voice and text, automatic route recalculation and POI databases are the common features integrated in almost all Magellan made GPS units. Generally, all Magellan Maestro series and their respective models differ in quality, range and modification level. Magellan manufacturers of GPS for traffic navigation modify their old versions by adding more advanced features. So is in the case of Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS, which is released in the market with much better voice commands than its predecessors. This model is now available in the market with the price tag of $499.99.

This feature helps drivers to operate the built-in GPS device with the aid of his voice without device touch. Test of this feature remained successful but people using it has reported that it is bit limited. The Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS aside from voice commands is a solid and middle-level moveable traffic navigation tool. This GPS tool has common features of numerous other portable PNDs (Personal Navigation Devices). These features include the following:

1. Accurate directions
2. Integrated traffic receivers
3. Integrated Bluetooth
4. Text-to-speech functionality
5. Traffic capabilities

Like many other products, Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS also has few shortcomings including.

• A bit out-dated POI database
• Some general performance delaying problems
• Voice control does not facilitates the address entry
• No automatic synchronization of mobile’s address book to system.
• Call volume is quite low.

However, the Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS is a solid, trendy, handy and an accurate portable navigation system containing voice-command feature. This model is light in weight (6.8 ounces) and more compact than navigation systems like Magellan Maestro 4040.
Height of this new device is3.2 inches with the width of 4.8 inches and depth of about 0.7 inch. The slim and elegant design of Maestro 4250 GPS makes it more portable and can easily be slipped into your hand bag while traveling. Company also provides a soft carrying case as an accessory to the buyer for the protection of GPS’s case and especially screen. The user interface of Maestro 4250 GPS is sensitive but easy to understand and master. This GPS tool also contains Quick-Spell feature, which facilitates the user in making quick text entries.
This handy device has a FM antenna input, SD card reader and mini USB port on its right side.
External antenna jack plus speaker are present at back side of Maestro 4250 GPS.

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