Small Portable GPS – What is Included With Your Purchase?

So, what features can you expect to get when you purchase your small portable GPS? Do you know what features you need or would benefit from other than just the maps? Do you want Voice Navigation? Do you want hands free? Does it come with a car attachment and charger? What is the warranty and what does the warranty include? Here is an example of the features you should get…

  1. A 4.3″ TFT Touch Screen (or bigger), high resolution, 480 x 272 pixels.
  2. CPU: SIRF Atlas 400Mhz but this will vary based on the model.
  3. Operating System: WindowsCE 5.0, this will vary based on the model.
  4. Built in High Precision SiRF Star III GPS System: cold start 45 secs, hot start 1 sec, warm start 18 secs.
  5. Built in GPS antenna and you can also connect with an external antenna.
  6. SDRAM: 64MB
  7. High Speed USB 2.0 with 480 mbps.
  8. Built in rechargeable lithium battery
  9. DC 12v, charged by AC charger or car charger.
  10. Two–track high quality sound output for connecting earphone.
  11. Voice Navigation
  12. Supports WINCE and PDA systems, but will vary based on model.
  13. Audio player supports MP3, WAV, MID, DAT, ASX but will vary based on model.
  14. Video player supports MP4, AVI, ASF, WMV, SEF but will vary based on model.
  15. Photo browser supports JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP but varies based on model.
  16. Supports both LCD and CVBS display.
  17. Support SD card navigation up to 4GB.
  18. Supports TXT format for ebooks.
  19. Supports multi–countries for emaps, can be upgraded through SD/MMC card.
  20. Supports multi–languages.
  21. FM Transmitter

Please remember, based on the brand you decide to purchase, the above features will vary. Consider the warranty when making your purchase. Some portable GPS devices are very lightweight and very easy to upload maps via an SD card and some are not. Also keep in mind that you will want to upgrade your maps so be sure your device can handle upgrades. Shop carefully and good luck with your purchase.