Magellan Maestro 4700 GPS

The Maestro 4700 is Magellan’s latest GPS unit to be announced. The device is slim and has a fairly large 4.7″ widescreen touch display. The device aims to have a number of user friendly features which include the OneTouch user interface which allows favourite destinations to be put in to a single menu.

Magellan Maestro 4700 GPS Features

# Exclusive OneTouch(TM) Favorites Menu: Access favorite destinations and searches with personalized bookmarks. Reach your favorite cafe or restaurant in any city with a single touch. To meet consumer requests, the Magellan Maestro 4700 now offers an additional twelve bookmarks to save favorites.
# Bluetooth Compatible Hands-Free Calling: Make or receive calls using a compatible cell phone. Access your phone’s address book to access up to 1000 numbers directly from your Magellan Maestro 4700. The noise-cancelling microphone keeps road noise down so you are heard clearly.
# Predictive Traffic: Analyzes past traffic patterns when creating a route to help you avoid known delays. Choose to stay on your current route or go with suggested less congested routes.
# Instant Access to All Points Of Interest (POI): Perform one search and get results from both the standard POI database and the Magellan-exclusive AAA TourBook(R) guide. Results are organized in a tabbed format.
# “Find Your Car” with Pedestrian Mode: Remembers the location of your car in parking lots, airports, malls, universities, amusement parks or stadiums. When your day is done the Magellan Maestro 4700 will automatically guide you to your car.
# 3D Landmarks: Displays visual cues to help drivers perform maneuvers and find destinations.
# Larger Fonts: Makes viewing easier and safer while driving.
# Intuitive, Context-Driven Touch Zones: Provides drivers with a completely interactive map screen.
# New Address Book: Makes adding an address a snap with smart address summary that lets users save complete itineraries.
# QuickSpell(R) with Smart City Search: Allows quick, single-address entry or convenient multi-destination trip planning, including route optimization.

The unit will be released at a relatively good price at $299 and will include a windscreen mount and cradle, power adapter for the car, USB cable, protective pouch, adhesive disk for mounting on-dash if the cradle isn’t needed and a reference guide.

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