20090515

Nextar M3 Review

The Nextar M3 is an automotive GPS receiver designed to provide navigation and entertainment functionality. The receiver features a 3.5" color touchscreen LCD display with day and night modes which adjusts the screen to the appropriate lighting conditions. It offers instant route recalculations and has a built-in speaker with text-to-speech functionality to provide voice-guided directions and turn-by-turn voice prompts. The Nextar M3 comes preloaded with US maps, 1.6 million points of interest, and has 2D and 3D map viewing modes. It includes a 2GB memory card which allows the memory to be upgraded for loading additional maps. It also has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for handheld navigation and has MP3 playing and photo viewing modes for in-car entertainment. The Nextar M3 comes...more