The Garmin Drive 51MT-S is a simple, straightforward yet still feature-filled sat nav system that comes with lifetime mapping updates. It can be paired to a smartphone to enable extra features including TripAdvisor ratings for points of interest, plus it provides live traffic and parking information. It promptly finds efficient routes, has a comprehensive search functions and typically does a great job of getting you down the road, with clear, well timed visual and voice instructions. Handy features include warnings about upcoming speed cameras, along with hazards such as sharp turns, railway crossing and areas where animals are known to cress the road. TripAdvisor and Foursquare help in locating points of interests like hotels, restaurants, and parks on the GPS system.
Resolution: 480×272 pixels
Display size: 5 inches
Display type: WQVGA
Battery Type: Lithium ion
- Garmin Real Directions provides detailed guidance using landmarks and traffic lights
- Easy-to-use sat navigation with 5-inch dual-orientation display, UK and Ireland lifetime maps.
- Live parking information for on and off-street parking at your destination.
- Free lifetime Live Traffic via the smartphone Link App. Its USB mass storage is compatible with Windows XP or newer windows versions and Mac operating system X 10.4 or older systems.
- Driver awareness features include alerts for dangerous curves, speed changes, railway crossings, school zones, speed cameras and other important signs.
- This GPS system also pairs with any compatible smartwatch. once paired users can receive directions right from the smartwatch. The smartwatch provides compass guidance from your parked vehicle to your destination and back to vehicle again. Therefore, as a user you don’t need to worry about losing your car in a crowded parking lot. This device has got you covered.
- It has an outdated interface
- Has a robotic voice and doesn’t pronounce names correctly.
- Comes at a high cost.
If you are not using your phone for navigation, then the Garmin Drive 51LMT-S is one of the best GPS options out there.