Magellan RoadMate 1470 4.7-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator

May 20, 2010 by  
Filed under GPS

Price: $128.74   



Product Features

  • Wide 4.7-inch color touchscreen and ultra-thin design for powerful navigation in a compact package
  • Includes maps of United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico with 6 million points of interest
  • Features multi-destination routing, highway lane assist, spoken street names, AAA TourBook, and Roadside Assistance menu
  • Personalized search icons let you easily bookmark favorite destinations so you can find them anywhere you travel
  • One-year limited warranty


Editorial Review

The Magellan RoadMate 1470 GPS device boasts a unique 4.7-inch color touchscreen and ultra-thin design, delivering powerful navigation in a compact package. This easy-to-use device gives you confidence while on the road with premium features, including AAA TourBook, highway lane assist, spoken street names, multi-destination routing, and pre-loaded maps of North America.

Powerful navigation in a compact package. Click to enlarge.

The exclusive Magellan OneTouch personalized search icons let you easily bookmark favorite destinations so you can find them anywhere you travel. Find your favorite café or restaurant in any city with a single touch. The RoadMate 1470 device delivers your favorites at your fingertips. Features include:

  • Ability to personalize OneTouch search icons with your favorite places
  • Announces street names and directions at each turn
  • Ultra-wide 4.7-inch touchscreen display
  • AAA TourBook and Roadside Assistance menu
  • Permits multi-destination routing
  • Maps of United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico

4.7-Inch Color Touchscreen
The large wide-format color touchscreen shows your position on the map, route, destination, ETA, surrounding Points of Interest (POI), signal strength, next maneuver, street names, and more–all at a glance.

6 million Points of Interest
Easily find what you need. Gas stations, restaurants, hotels, ATMs, and hundreds of other businesses and services are intuitively categorized and searchable from the built-in POI database. Most include the phone number.

Expanded NAVTEQ Maps
Travel the entire United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada with all the maps you need, pre-loaded on the device.

Brilliant 4.7-inch touchscreen. Click to enlarge.

Announces street names and directions at each turn. Click to enlarge.

Easily find what you need from the built-in POI database. Click to enlarge.

Add Traffic Link for live traffic info. Click to enlarge.

Text-to-Speech
Hear street names with every voice direction and have a clear understanding of when to make the next turn while you keep your eyes on the road.

Intuitive User Interface
Bold, intuitive menu options make it easy to pick destinations and choose how you navigate, without even reading the instructions.

Ultra-Thin Design
Uniquely stylish and compact, it’s easy to transfer your Magellan GPS between vehicles, or toss it in a suitcase to take anywhere.

QuickSpell with MultiCity Search
Enter destinations with a few keystrokes. QuickSpell searches locations and checks spelling to provide you with a simple list of available destinations.

Auto NightView
Color and contrast adjusts automatically for easy viewing at night.

Multi-Destination Routing
Select several destinations and choose the order to plan a trip in advance and repeat the same trip again. Easily reorganize, add, or remove destinations.

Add Traffic Link for Live Traffic Info
Stop sitting in traffic waiting for traffic updates on your favorite radio station. Traffic Link will alert you on current traffic conditions for the area in which you are travelling. Simply plug in the Traffic Link device to your compatible Magellan GPS device, and you’ll receive free information on the type of incident (e.g., accident or slow traffic), status of surrounding freeways/interstates, and approximate time until you come upon the issue. With the touch of a button, Traffic Link will provide you with an alternate route so that you can avoid delays, saving time and money.

With the Traffic Link service, you’ll also receive special offers from premium vendors. Simply touch the information on the screen to obtain details on how to take advantage of the various deals being provided. Stop sitting in traffic. Get Traffic Link, turn it on, and go! Features include:

  • Free automatic traffic updates for life!
  • Intuitive user interface clearly displays traffic events
  • Reroutes you around reported traffic jams
  • Valuable promotional offers from premium vendors

What’s in the Box
Magellan RoadMate 1470 GPS receiver; pre-loaded maps of United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; windshield mount; adhesive disc for dash mounting; vehicle power adapter; USB cable; user handbook; user manual on CD-ROM

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