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Magellan

December 16, 2014 13:05 ET

Magellan 5" and 7" RoadMate GPS Navigation Systems Make the Perfect Holiday Gift

The RoadMate Auto Series Provides the Ultimate Blend of Premium and Essential Safety Features; Gifts That Keep on Taking Drivers Where They Want to Go

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2014) - Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices and content services for vehicles, fitness, outdoor, and mobile navigation, has the perfect gift this holiday season for anyone who drives an automobile, light truck, or SUV: 5" and 7" RoadMate GPS navigation systems. Each of the five units is loaded with world-famous Magellan safety, convenience, and trip-planning features. The 5" models are: RoadMate 5430T-LM multi-touch navigator and RoadMate 6230-LM DashCam Navigator. 7" models include: RoadMate 9212T-LM, RM9400-LM and RoadMate 9465T-LMB with Bluetooth connectivity.

"These RoadMate GPS navigation units are exceptional values for both gift givers and recipients," stated Stig Pedersen, Magellan vice president of product management. "The vast array of features that can be found in every model has long been a hallmark of our RoadMate products. Whether used in an automobile, light truck, or SUV, drivers will enjoy being on the road letting their new Magellan GPS navigation system assist them in getting to their destination."

Common Features
Among their many terrific features, the five Magellan RoadMate units share the following.

  • Free Lifetime Map Updates - never worry about out-of-date maps again
  • Traffic Camera Alerts by PhantomALERT™ - provides audible and visual warnings of red light and speed cameras along a route
  • Landmark Guidance - directions use landmarks as a guide, making it a more intuitive way to navigate
  • Junction View - realistic images of freeway signs and arrows guide drivers to the correct lane making the drive easier, safer and less stressful
  • OneTouch™ Favorites Menu - creates shortcuts to favorite destinations and previous searches with personalized bookmarks for easy reference
  • Best Parking - provides locations, hours of operation, and directions to the entrance of nearby parking garages
  • Preloaded Premium Maps - maps of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico
  • Multi-destination Routing - allows user to plan a trip with multiple stops in the order they want, or let the navigator select the most efficient route
  • Spoken Street Name Guidance - driver hears street names and directions for a clear understanding of when to make the next turn
  • QuickSpell® with SmartCity Search - user types the first few letters of an address and QuickSpell function instantly auto-fills search choices

RoadMate 5430T-LM
5" multi-touch glass screen provides a large, vibrant display that automatically adjusts color and contrast for superior day and night visibility. Drivers enjoy outstanding clarity and greater sensitivity, making everyday navigation easier and safer. Additional features include free real-time traffic alerts that help the driver avoid traffic jams and delays before they are in them. MSRP: $199.99

RoadMate 6230-LM DashCam Navigator
Gives users flexibility as well as protection from questionable accident claims, and the confidence gained by using award-winning Magellan navigation to get them where they need to go. DVR capabilities of the dashcam allow important events during the drive to be recorded, providing proof of a legal insurance claim, if needed. Video is automatically locked when an impact from an accident is detected. The unit was a Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice award winner at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2014. MSRP: $229.99

RoadMate 9212T-LM, RM9400-LM and 9465T-LMB
These three step-up extra-large-screen GPS devices give a feature-rich navigation experience and provide superior navigation for drivers of large vehicles or for those who desire a larger display to better see content as it appears on the screen. The 7" displays feature automatic day/night views for easy visibility. Model 9465T-LMB adds Bluetooth connectivity that turns the device into a hands-free speakerphone. MSRPs: $199.99 (9212T-LM), $169.99 (9400-LM), and $229.99 (9465T-LMB).

Availability
Magellan RoadMate 5" and 7" GPS navigation systems are available through online retailers, such as Amazon.com, and at www.magellangps.com.

About Magellan
Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, MiTAC Digital Corporation, manufacturer of the Magellan (www.magellangps.com) brand of portable GPS navigation devices, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation. Magellan, the industry leader for innovative GPS navigation devices since 1986, globally markets award-winning products in multiple categories including auto, RV, commercial, outdoor, fitness and mobile. Continuing its spirit of innovation, Magellan is developing new cloud-based technologies, wearables, OEM and B-to-B solutions to meet the changing needs of today's consumers.

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