The Magellan Roadmate 1225 Satellite Navigator is a small pocket sized GPS unit that provides navigational instructions, live traffic information, text-to-speech functionality and ensures that you reach your destination safely and quickly. The Magellan Roadmate 1225 Vehicle Satellite Navigator measures about 9.2 cm x 1.8 cm x 8.4 cm and weighs just about 140 grams. Its display screen is 3.5-inches in size and has a display resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.
The screen comes with a light sensor that automatically adjusts the brightness and contrast for easy viewing at night. It is powered by a rechargeable battery that comes with a battery life of up-to 3 hours. It works on a Microsoft Windows platform. Its internal antenna is integrated with an EGNOS enabled Centrality Atlas III GPS receiver. A slot has been provided for connecting external SD memory cards. A USB interface allows the device to be connected to a computer.
The Magellan Roadmate 1225 Portable Satellite Navigator uses the NavteQ mapping system that comes with the maps of 24 European countries along with several points of interest. The points of interest make it very convenient to locate the nearest hotel, restaurant or petrol station. It provides navigational instructions along with announcements of the street names. Maps can be viewed in 2D and 3D formats. While searching for an address, the QuickSpell feature allows you to locate the address quickly. While driving along the specified path in case you miss a turn or take the wrong lane; the device’s auto-detour function automatically gets you back on the prescribed route. You can even choose the route to avoid tolls, shortest route or fastest route. You can even create and store personalised points of interest for easy reoccurring trips. With this hand-held sat nav you can plan a holiday to any of your favourite destinations across Europe.