September 22, 2006

Trackback: The Week in Review and Steals & Deals

Lots of news on new GPS units this week. Stay tuned next week, we'll have reviews next week. Have a good one. Remember, if you haven't read it, it's new to you.

News of new GPS Systems:

  • New GPS: Delphi NAV200
  • New GPS: FineDrive M300 in Korea
  • New GPS: Via Michelin X980T Launched in Europe
  • New GPS: Rand McNally GPS Navigator

    GPS Review:

  • GPS Review: Averatec Voya 350

    General GPS News:

  • NAVTEQ Finishes Mapping Finland
  • ViaMichlen gets FCC OK for US
  • Can you save the World? - Disney testing LBS/GPS game
  • Motionbased - New Features
  • Garmin Forerunner on NBC's Today Show
  • TomTom Firmware
  • TomTom Firmware Update 6.51 for Go 510, 710, 910
  • More Info on the Lowrance iWay 250C

    A bit like News and a bit like a deal.... Price Drops on Garmin StreetPilot C550 - October 1st

    Deals on GPS's. Here’s a rundown:

  • Recently stumbled across the low price on the Mio C310 - less than $400 - check out our review of it, and consider it at this very motivating price.

  • Garmin Nuvi 350– Blowout price. Well off the $900 list price, making way for the Nuvi 360.

  • Garmin Nuvi 360 is now below $700 and within striking distance of the Nuvi 350 price.

  • Garmin StreetPilot C330 – Now around $400 for this very capable, maps pre-loaded device. Earlier this spring this was selling for the mid-to upper $400’s.

  • Garmin StreetPilot C340 – Also price dropped, now selling for around $450. Text to speech capability – says “Turn right on Maple St.” instead of “Turn Right”; a nice touch for an extra $50. Also optional traffic capability. See our review.

  • Lowrance iWay 350C – $50 Rebate right now. Mid Tier model that we reviewed earlier this year. Highly configurable. Rebate Through 10/30.

  • Lowrance iWay 500C - $100 Rebate right now. BIG 5 inch touch screen and 10GB available for your MP3’s on board. Rebate though 10/30.

  • Averatec Voya 350 - $30 Rebate for purchases through 12/31/06.


    Handheld GPS

  • Garmin GPSMap 60CS - $50 Rebate only at Amazon. Rebate extended. Now through 10/31/06.

    New "x" series GPS Units with the better SiRF star III Chipset. All $50 Rebates, all run through 12/31/06.

  • Garmin GPSMap 60Cx - VERY capable GPSMAP handhelds, excellent performers.
  • Garmin GPSMap 60CSx - Adds Altimeter and Electronic Compass.
  • Garmin eTrex Venture Cx - Entry level color handheld with Mapping. Net Cost is within about $30 of the Monochrome Legend - DEFINITELY worth the upgrade - Color, Memory Card, USB Connectivity, 32 hour battery life..... consider at least the Venture Cx.
  • Garmin eTrex Legend Cx - adds a 64MB micro SD card.
  • Garmin eTrex Vista Cx - Adds Altimeter and Electronic Compass.

  • New Rebate on Garmin MetroGuide V8 Upgrade - $30 back now through March 1, 2007. See Form (PDF)

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    Posted by Scott Martin at September 22, 2006 8:33 AM
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