Magellan Maestro 4050 takes directions by voice
Magellan has taken the button pressing out of its new GPS range with a voice operated unit; the Maestro 450.
The new satnav which is one of three in the range will also sport a 4.3-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth for handsfree calling and point of interest details.
Available in May, the device will allow you to voice routing directions via Magellan’s SayWhere text-to-speech function, which audibly announces the street names for upcoming manoeuvres.
The Maestro 4050 also includes a life time subscription for real-time premium traffic services and comes preloaded with full coverage maps of Europe from NAVTEQ.
The company has announced two further models in the range; the Maestro 4040 and the Maestro 4010.
The Maestro 4040 also features the Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling feature, Text-to Speech and is also preloaded with full European maps from NAVTEQ, Marco Polo sight seeing points of interest plus an additional 1 million POI. Users will be able to upgrade to add real-time traffic services capabilities at a later date.
The Maestro 4010 provides Bluetooth functionality, turn-by-turn directions with preloaded maps of different European regions from NAVTEQ.
UK prices will be £199.99 for the Maestro 4010, £239.99 for the Maestro 4040 and £299.99 for the Maestro 4050.