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any suggestions on in-car navigation systems best for Sing?

Post by rosborn » Sat, 03 May 2008 10:56 am

Can anyone suggest / share their experience with brands of in-car navigation systems here in Singapore?
I have recently moved here from Australia and TomTom and Navman seem to be the most popular there....not even sure how best to start here in order to get the best coverage (and then still be able to take it back to AU - or anywhere else, for that matter).

Thoughts anyone?

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Post by hiking out » Thu, 22 May 2008 8:29 pm

a good resource on GPS in Singapore and Malaysia would be

http://www.malsingmaps.com/portal/

where you can get advice and download free maps of Singapore and Malaysia.

The Garmin Nuvi series of GPS is quite extensive and you should be able to find one with the features you need. I believe Garmin is the only brand that is compatible with the Malsing maps.

Alternatively, you can get a Garmin GPS set with a preloaded map of Australia which you pay extra but it works out to be cheaper than if you buy the set and maps seperately. The free Malsing map loads onto a removable SD card which you slot into the GPS. This way you can use the GPS when you move back to Oz.
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Post by tomgreag » Sun, 07 Sep 2008 1:41 am

For additional navigational features to assist with trip planning, the built-in Bluetooth connection provides access to TomTom PLUS subscription-based services, so that you can tune in to the latest traffic and weather conditions, as well as download additional city maps, voices, points of interest, and much more. The ONE XL-S adds to these capabilities with FM radio-based RDS-TMC traffic information as an available accessory.

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Post by QRM » Sun, 07 Sep 2008 9:43 am

Why not rent a few units and find one that you are happy with.

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RE:any suggestions on in-car navigationsystemsbestfor Sing?

Post by tomgreag » Thu, 02 Oct 2008 2:39 am

Hi,
Currently My friend is in Singapore and he is working in gps navigation system, so i m giving you his contact site you can check that.

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Post by apservice » Thu, 02 Oct 2008 5:40 am

It would be quite a challenge to see GPS work in Singapore as there are too many high rise building around. Most GPS don't work well if it is in CBD, same here in AUstralia.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 02 Oct 2008 5:57 am

apservice wrote:It would be quite a challenge to see GPS work in Singapore as there are too many high rise building around. Most GPS don't work well if it is in CBD, same here in AUstralia.
It's too bad that you don't know what you are talking about. GPS is in regular use in taxis and buses.

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