Sat navs: Compare features & prices Snooper Syrius Proline S2000 with Truckmate review http://www.which.co.uk/technology/computing/reviews/sat-navs/snooper-syrius-proline-s2000-with-truckmate/review/
The Snooper Syrius Proline S2000 Truckmate, as the name suggests, is a portable sat nav that has been designed mainly for trucks and large vehicles such as coaches, buses and caravans. It also features Bluetooth handsfree technology and multi-routing but does it deliver great performance?
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|Sat nav type||Dedicated|
|Points of interest||Yes|
|Speed camera information||Yes - pre-installed and free updates for life|
|Avoids toll roads||Yes|
Sat nav type
Dedicated: standalone sat nav, fully portable; Integrated: fixed in 1 car; Motorbike: specifically for use on motorbikes; App: Sat nav app, downloadable to a smartphone; Bicycle: specifically for use on a bicycle
The diagonal measurement across the screen (in mm). Some devices display information on to your mobile phone so no size can be given.
Whether the sat nav can access live traffic updates to help divert you around upcoming jams. You may need to pay a subscription fee and buy extra equipment (eg an aerial, cradle or SD cards), to receive this information.
Whether the sat nav tested includes coverage of the continent. If not, look out for a "Europe" version of the same model. If your model doesn't have European maps, additional maps can often be purchased separately, although this is not always the case and you may need to upgrade to a more expensive model.
Points of interest
Tells you of Points of interest nearby or en-route eg museums, restaurants, petrol stations etc
Speed camera information
Tells you whether the system provides warning of upcoming fixed-location speed cameras. You may need to pay a subscription fee and buy extra equipment (eg an aerial) to receive this information.
Avoids toll roads
Whether the system allows you plot a route avoiding any road charging.