Want to know which GPS systems are the best for 2014? You’re going to have to take a closer look at a number of them. You’ll see that there are is a wide selection of GPS units for the top brands and they all have varying prices to suit most budgets. Do you want a portable GPS or one that permanently sits on your vehicle? How frequently will you be using it? These are just a couple of questions you’ll need to answer because they affect your choice. Let’s find out which GPS devices can be rightfully considered the best of 2014.

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The nuvi 40 is a GPS navigator by Garmin that’s regarded as one of the best. It’s portable and extremely easy to use 4.3-inch unit. It’s preloaded with maps covering 49 US states and comes with simple turn-by-turn directions. The nuvi 40 will also provide you speed limits on most major roads and other useful information. It also comes with lane assist for many metropolitan areas. If there’s heavy traffic, you won’t have to worry about not being able to get on the correct lane on time. The nuvi 40’s lane assist feature helps making lane switches easy and you’ll have plenty of time to do so. The nuvi 40 is also loaded with more than 8 million points of interest, and you can add your own points of interest as well. Together, TomTom and Nike have joined forces to come up with the Nike+ SportWatch GPS. This is the ideal gadget for people who want a sports watch that has a GPS. You can track your time, distance covered, calories burned and heart rate. In addition to this, your routes are mapped, along with changes in elevation, so this is a good sports watch and GPS system for runners and hikers. The watch also comes with a stopwatch feature. In addition to being an accurate timepiece, the Nike+ SportWatch can be used as an alarm clock.

You’ve got so many choices of the best GPS systems from which to make your selection. If you’re planning to buy a new vehicle, you can look for one that includes a good GPS system pre-installed. The GPS systems pre-installed in vehicles are usually highly advanced systems. They also generally have large display screens, making reading maps and directions easy on the eyes. Also, it’s usually connected to the vehicle’s radio and climate control systems. You’ve got two choices when it comes to a GPS unit for your car: a portable one and an in-dash unit which is permanent. The advantage of a portable unit is that it’s very flexible and can be easily transferred from one vehicle to another. In terms of price, an in-dash GPS system is more expensive than a portable one. It’s also best if it’s installed permanently on the vehicle by a professional. As you’ve read, there are a variety of GPS systems to be found in 2014. If you don’t anticipate using your GPS too often, you can likely get by with a GPS unit that’s portable, cheap, and has the basic features. A more advanced GPS system is well worth investing in if you plan on using your GPS more often. At the rate that GPS technology appears to be progressing nowadays, you can expect to see in the near future GPS navigators that have even more features.

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