Magellan Maestro 4250

Mid-Range GPS Devices

The Magellan Maestro 4250's calling card is its voice command feature --a new nugget in portable navigation that's only available on a handful of GPS devices. But cool tricks aside, experts describe Magellan's 4250 as a good balance of price and features.

Magellan Maestro Key Features: 4.5-inch display, Bluetooth connectivity, traffic assistance, AAA TourBook, Interactive POI, QuickSpell, voice command and control.                                                                            

Price Range:

MSRP: $399.99

Yahoo.com: $295-$504

Shopping.com: $269-$600

What the Experts Say:

  • "Despite some minor shortcomings, the Magellan Maestro 4250 is a solid and accurate mid-level portable navigation system with a helpful voice-command feature." -- CNET
  • "On my standard test routes, the 4250 yielded no surprises. ... Text-to-speech worked well and announced the street names of upcoming turns at an appropriate interval before the turn." -- PC Magazine
  • "Beyond its cool voice command feature, the Maestro 4250 is loaded with features and reasonably priced." -- About.com

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