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Unread 06-30-2009, 03:54 PM   #11
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Hm, well I don't know about those ipod and zune descriptions, but this is coming from an iPhone user;

I have used TomTom & Garmin, and I'll tell you Garmin is by far better. Much more easier to use, maps are easier to read, better over all layout. Just go into a Best Buy or some type of electronic store that sales them and compare them.

Get one that speaks street names! lol don't cheap out and buy the 205w or something like that, they suck and are very limited. Unless that's your budget, then it's better than nothing.

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My mom actually got a TomTom, which i used till i got my Droid. My Droid is miles ahead of it i think.
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Garmin. Hands down. They are the most simple to use, very accurate, and work very well. I do like some tomtom's, but IMO i have always liked the layout of the garmins over the tomtoms. Ive used both, and sold alot of the two.

The garmins have a much better and more secure mounting system, they are slightly thinner too.

I have sold probably twice as many garmins as i have tomtom's.

Garmin: Nuvi 255W, is the best bang for your buck.
I second the garmin. I've had mine for 3 years and its been great.
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Well, I prefer Garmin based on my own experience, but each individual unit will compare differently to another based on price, features, etc.

Take the above poster (cluff) as an example; his Garmin units might be inferior to that particular TomTom he used, but it could also be that the models he owned weren't nearly as feature rich or pricey as the TomTom.

Here's some interesting info, a TomTom XL 330 S vs a Garmin Nuvi 255w...

Both priced at $250, but this is to get an idea of the differences when similar priced and these are close to your budget as well. You can find a lot of info "garmin vs tomtom" and it always boils down to personal preference and your needs.
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I've tried to use 2 different tom toms and they both sucked hard. My step dad travels all over the US and Canada and uses a Garmin and it works great for him.
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I like my Tom Tom...

What I have seen that sounds cool, though, is both text-to-speech (where it reads you the street names) and "lane assist" (called different things by different brands). I have neither.
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And what about Navigon? I have one low-end model and I am satisfied. I consider it as the best value for money, I really recommend it.

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holy bump, i prefer garmin, tom toms suck
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I had a Nuvi 1300 for a while and liked it. About a year ago I bought a Cobra 5550 Pro. A little bit on the pricey side but b**chin betty hasn't steered me wrong yet.

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