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Magellan

October 21, 2014 13:02 ET

Magellan Introduces New RoadMate 7-Inch Automotive GPS Family

Three New Units Feature Preloaded Maps With Free Lifetime Updates, Seven Million Points of Interest, Traffic Camera Alerts and More

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) -  Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, announces three new 7-inch auto GPS models. The Magellan RoadMate 9400-LM, 9412T-LM and 9465T-LMB provide Magellan's leading safety, convenience and trip-planning features in a robust navigation experience perfect for exploring new locations.

"Our large-screen GPS devices provide superior navigation for drivers of large vehicles or those who need a larger display to see content better," said Stig Pedersen, associate vice president of product management for Magellan. "These models provide consumers with a solid navigation solution with features such as landmark guidance, traffic camera alerts, junction view and best parking."

The Magellan RoadMate 9400-LM has Magellan's latest high-end features, including lifetime map updates; the RoadMate 9412T-LM adds free real-time traffic alerts to help you avoid traffic jams and delays; and the RoadMate 9465T-LMB adds traffic alerts, and Bluetooth connectivity that turns your GPS device into a hands-free speakerphone. Shared features on all three models include:

Safe Navigation Tools 

  • Touchscreen Display - Extra large, 7-inch sunlight-readable display with auto day and night views for easy visibility. Perfect for all cars, SUVs and trucks.
  • Traffic Camera Alerts by PhantomALERT - Receive audible and visual warnings of red light and speed cameras along your route.
  • Speed Limit Warnings - Manage your speed with optional settings for visual and audible alerts.
  • Junction View and Highway Lane Assist - Realistic images of freeway signs and arrows guide you to the correct lane to make driving easier, safer and less stressful.
  • Landmark Guidance - Receive directions using 10 categories of landmarks as your guide, making it a more intuitive way to navigate.
  • Best Parking - Provides parking garage locations, hours of operation and directions to the entrance.

Navigate Easy On The Road

  • OneTouch™ Favorites Menu - Personalize your travel experience with icons of your favorite places and searches so you can quickly find them anywhere you travel.
  • QuickSpell with SmartCity Search - As you type the first few letters of your target address QuickSpell instantly narrows the search based on your destination.
  • Seven Million Points of Interest (POI) - Search and route to preloaded destinations such as gas stations, restaurants, hotels, attractions and other points of interest.
  • Highway Exit POIs - Find gas stations, rest stops, or food near upcoming highway exits.
  • Multi-Destination Routing - Plan a trip with multiple stops in the order you want, or let your Magellan navigator select the most efficient route.
  • Preloaded Premium Maps - Travel the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada with all the maps you need preloaded.

Pricing & Availability
The Magellan 7-inch RoadMate navigators are available now at Amazon.com and www.magellangps.com with MSRPs of $179.99 (9400-LM), $199.99 (9412T-LM), and $229.99 (9465T-LMB). For more information, please visit http://www.magellangps.com/Store/Latest-RoadMates?feature=7.0%22 .

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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