Sunday, March 18, 2012

WiFi Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM emerges


UPDATE: Read my hands on review of the Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM.

If Garmin won’t follow up on the success of their WiFi-enabled nuvi 295W, Magellan certainly will. That’s right, the new Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM offers WiFi and a Web browser. Besides that, you’ll get the ability to switch between portrait and landscape modes, a 5” screen, lifetime map updates and traffic, and a new feature called Tour Director. The latter presumes to know how long the kids will want to stay at Disneyland! MSRP is $299.99; we don’t have any word on availability but we’re betting it will be hitting store shelves soon. Hit the jump link for a video preview:

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