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Zumo 550, preloaded City Navigator NT North America, MapSource City Navigator NT DVD (full-unlock), motorcycle mount with RAM mounting hardware, automotive suction cup mount with integrated speaker, dashboard disk, carrying case, AC charger, vehicle power cable, motorcycle power cable, USB interface cable, security screwdriver, custom caps (silver and black), Garmin stickers, owner's manual on disk, and quick reference guide.
Garmin Nuvi 550 - 3.5 in. Car GPS Receiver
pros: Good screen resolution , battery life ,walking feature is handy to have
cons: Would like voice commands in future,little bit of glare
Garmin nuvi 550
i've been using this GPS unit for a few months no and it's not too bad. The screen is very bri... See Full Review
pros: Waterproof! User-replaceable, rechargable battery Easy to program numerous mounting options works well on motorcycle
cons: Not "glove-friendly" Battery life Low volume
Walk, Drive, or Ride, Nuvi 550 has it covered
I purchased my Nuvi 550 in September of 2009 to replace a Mio (another review for another time. Suff... See Full Review
pros: Recommended - Very good unit for planning routes on computer first.
cons: Only one very minor item - no strap hole provided.
Flexible Multi-Use GPS
I have used this GPS for my car, hiking and biking. I plan routes on my computer usi... See Full Review
pros: Rugged construction, bright display, good support, large POI database.
cons: No audio while on battery, limited control over route legs.
One satellite short of a full constellation.
This ZUMO 550 is my second car GPS navigation system. I briefly owned the 450, but then realiz... See Full Review
pros: water resistant, shock/vibration resistant XM Radio ready, Bluetooth, MP3 player
cons: SLOW at bootup, slow at USB transfer on PC, expensive
Good for motorcycles, not a good choice for cars.
I have been using this unit for several months on my motorcycle. This unit is great for a motorcycle... See Full Review
pros: Small, Powerful, Bright display, 4+ hour battery operation. Very sensitive. Car & Bike mounts included.
cons: Fuzzy display graphics. Poor TTS quality. Not configurable.
An interesting concept that can use some improvement
May 31, 2008 A note on the various versions of the Zumo series; The Zumo 400 series is similar to t... See Full Review
pros: super fast routing, very bright display, preloaded US detailed maps.
cons: There really aren't any worth mentioning.
Garmin Zumo 550
I bought the 550 to replace my trusty Garmin GPS V that I've been using for about 3 years now. I bou... See Full Review
pros: Excellent display, good mounting hardware provided, nice array of capabilities.
cons: Auto-routing software chooses non-intuitive routes. No audio functions on external power. Weak speaker audio.
Good GPS with a few quirks....
I've owned a number of Garmin units in the past and still have and use a GPSV. The Zumo hits most of... See Full Review
pros: Easy to see and use.
cons: User manual is not extensive enough.
Outstanding GPS for a motorcyclist
I recently purchased a zumo after seeing it at the Garmin Store in Chicago. It will replace my Garmi... See Full Review
pros: Bluetooth, MP3, JPEG's.
cons: No altitude readout, no compass, no heading indicator on route page.
Zumo 550 lacks basic functions
I purchased a Zumo 550 to go along with the many motorcycles I own. I thought it would be a nice too... See Full Review
|Screen Size||3.5 in.|
|Input Method||Touch Screen|
|Map capabilities||Map cartridges / Data cards|
|Resolutions||320 x 240|
|Display Size||2.8 in. x 2.1 in.|
|Display Type||LCD TFT Display|
|Special Features||Waypoint Icons, Converter, Calculator, 3D Map View, Geocaching Mode|
|Trip calculator||Route Recalculation, Detour Feature, Points-of-Interest (POI)|
|Expansion Slot Type||micro-SD slot|
|Number of routes||10|
|Compatible PDA OS||Windows 2000|
|Battery Life||Up to 8 Hours|
|Battery Type||Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery|
|Family Line||Garmin nuvi|