Satellite navigation systems have rapidly become must have gadgets for the car. Offering voice activated turn-by-turn directions and useful maps they really are essential for any long journey. And while Tom Tom has rightly attracted a lot of attention with its £350 Tom Tom Go 300 system, Navman is fighting back with a sub-£300 model which looks even better.
Launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the iCN320 features a 2.83 inch LCD screen (240 x 320 resolution) and comes pre-loaded with the latest Tele Atlas map on an MMC memory card for street level coverage of the UK and Republic of Ireland. It also comes with a windscreen mount and 12V car power supply. Available now, it is expected to retail for just £279.
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· Integrated GPS receiver: 12 channel parallel, high sensitivity Navman flip patch GPS antenna
· 2.83 inches TFT LCD colour display (240×320 resolution; 262,144 colours)
· Intel PXA-255 300Mhz Applications Processor
· 32Mb SDRAM internal memory for application running
· Internal rechargeable battery (2 hours)
· Large profile loud speaker