Holiday gift guide: Best GPS navigation devices for Christmas

We round up the best GPS navigation devices on sale this Christmas, from leading brands including TomTom, Garmin and Navman.

Once costing in excess of $1000, GPS navigation units, or sat navs, can now be purchased for very reasonable prices. Christmas is one of the best times to buy a GPS unit and throw away your street directory for good; the cheapest GPS devices can be bought for under $200, while even the top of the line models can now be bought for well under $500.

We've rounded up the best GPS navigation devices on sale this Christmas, from leading brands including TomTom, Garmin and Navman.

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TomTom Start 10

The TomTom Start 10 has spoken street names, an EasyPort mount system, IQ Routes technology and now includes advanced lane guidance. Its screen is a little small and entering text requires a firm press, but this GPS is easy to use and functional.

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  • 15th Nov., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • TomTom
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  • Pros:
  • Ease of use, EasyPort mount, speed and red light camera alerts, advanced lane guidance
  • Cons:
  • IQ Routes still prefers main roads, route recalculation is a little sluggish, no Australian text-to-speech voice, no included AC adapter
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