Garmin Nuvi 205W simple, yet effective

As entry-level GPS navigators go, the Garmin Nuvi 205W is still one of the best choices available for users who want speedy performance without breaking the bank.

"Simple, yet effective" is probably the best way to describe Garmin's entry-level Nuvi 205W GPS device. This unit doesn't pack a lot of bells and whistles and focuses on getting the basics right, delivering a user experience that's easy for your chronically lost grandma to use.

The standout feature in this new model is a new "Where am I?" option that can come in handy during an emergency. But mostly, the 205W represents a significant performance boost over the older Nuvi 200 models.

The 205W is aimed at users who want the benefit of a big, responsive touch screen, but don't want to break the bank. Techies should go elsewhere for more full feature sets, perhaps looking further up Garmin's line or at competing TomTom models.

Check out the full review of the Garmin Nuvi 205W GPS navigator.

 

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