Magellan RM5295T-LMB Review

If you are interested in the Magellan RM5295T-LMB you have definitely come to the right place, read the rest of this article for an in-depth Magellan RM5295T-LMB review. The Magellan RM5295T-LMB actually uses Wi-Fi or the data connection on your smartphone in order to use the “Cloud” service from Magellan. It does this in order to obtain data such as live Traffic information as well as Yelp and Foursquare information. It is in this sense that it is the first “smart” GPS. The design of the Magellan RM5295T-LMB itself is very “premium” in the way it looks and you will find that the interface itself has a very high level of interactivity.

Key Features:
Access to Yelp and Foursqare databases, Touchscreen, Gas price data, 800 X 480 pixels screen resolution, “SmartGPS”, 4GB in built expandable memory, Bluetooth.

The Magellan RM5295T-LMB has dimensions of 6.3 x 3.5 x 0.5-inches as well as a weight of 12.5 ounces. There is actually only one button on this GPS device which is a home button on the upper left corner of the unit. The screen itself has a resolution of 800 X 480 pixels and the colours are nice and bright. The reason why there are not many buttons on it is because it is a capacitive touchscreen which works very well. Another great as well as very useful feature of this GPS is something called “Phantom ALERT” which is a traffic camera alert feature, it also has 7 million points of interest – which I am sure you will agree is very comprehensive. You also get free lifetime map updates.

The stand out feature of the Magellan RM5295T-LMB, or in other words the ‘unique selling point’ is the fact that it has “SmartGPS”. This GPS device is different to most of the others on the market because they do not really have access to data coming from outside the GPS unit. “SmartGPS” however is able to access a big database of real-time data that is relevant to your location. The database is “cloud” based and you can access Yelp as well as Foursquare. Another nice addition is the ability to obtain the price of fuel from Gas stations you may be considering buying from.

If you are in the market for a GPS system then you should give serious consideration to the Magellan RM5295T-LMB.This is because it has a very intriguing unique selling point, which is the “SmartGPS” feature. The ability to access a Yelp and Foursquare cloud database really does take GPS systems to a whole new level of usefulness. With free lifetime map updates as well as all the other great features, it really does become a very enticing product the more you think about it.

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