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Topic # 166055 1-Mar-2015 08:53
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Hi all

I want to get a gps for my mother. she will need it to be very easy to use, no need for all the bells and whistles. i have used tom toms before and i find them easy to use but not sure on reliability. Read some reviews where people have difficulty upgrading maps etc

Can anyone recommend a brand and model

Thanks in advance

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  Reply # 1248695 1-Mar-2015 09:02
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Definitely TomTom!

My recommendation is to get TomTom GO 600 - decent size and capacitive screen.

Do NOT pick GO 50/60 - it uses resistive screen (but slightly cheaper).









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  Reply # 1248697 1-Mar-2015 09:09
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should have said, budget is 200ish

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1248719 1-Mar-2015 09:46
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I have a Tomtom GO720 that I put in the cupboard about 2 years ago and have no use for. (we use our mobile phones as GPS now).

The previous owner updated the maps, that would have been about 5 years ago - give or take. Anyway, if you are in Auckland, and are interested, it's yours (or any one elses!) for $75. Was working fine when last used, have no idea if it still works, but  I am happy to accept it back if it doesn't suit.

PM me if interested - I am in Parnell.

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