written by: DeborahWoehr•edited by: Jean Scheid•updated: 3/24/2011
Boyo GPS systems offer a variety of features besides navigation. Check out the top five models and see which is right for you.
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Boyo VTN3500 Portable 3.5 Navigation System
The Boyo VTN3500 Portable 3.5 Navigation System has a 3.5-inch wide touch panel TFT LCD with 320 x 240 resolution. It is also one-inch thick, which gives it a very slim design. Features include an SD card slot for external memory, preloaded maps of the entire US, two million points of interest (POI), MP3 compatibility with a headphone jack, a built-in rechargeable battery, a USB port for a 1.1 device, a suction cup holder with a cradle and a user's manual. The price on Amazon is around $300.
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The Boyo VTG43 is a rear view mirror monitor with built in navigation, Bluetooth, touch screen controls, SD card slot and an FM transmitter. It will clip over or replace your existing rear view mirror. Navigation features include over 11 million maps of the United States and Canada, text-to-speech calls out street names and an SD card slot to upgrade your maps. General features include a built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calls and three video inputs. The price on Amazon is around $245.
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Boyo AVN701S Single Din 7-Inch Motorized Pop-Out Monitor Receiver
The Boyo AVN701S Single Din 7-inch Motorized Pop-Out Monitor Receiver can operate when the monitor is in the open or closed position. It will play a wide variety of media, including MP3 files, CD-RW, DVD-R, AVI, DivX and more. The built-in Bluetooth is compatible with most Bluetooth cell phones, allowing hands-free audio streaming from your cell phone, AVRCP, HS/HF and more. The touch screen will allow you to control everything from your radio, iPod, DVD, SD and USB. The price on Amazon is around $350.
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Boyo 4-Inch TFT LCD GPS Navigation System with MP3 Player
The Boyo 4-Inch TFT LCD GPS Navigation System with MP3 Player has a 4.3-inch wide TFT LCD touch panel. Its other features include a plug and go navigation system, an MP3 player, SD card slot for external memory, a built-in rechargeable battery, preloaded maps of the US and Canada, two million POIs, routing destinations, suction cup holder with a cradle, spring type cigarette jack power cable and more. The price around $300 at MobileVideoZone.
Here, I have given you a starting point for finding the top five Boyo GPS systems. You will find a variety of features and prices, but the GPS features remain consistent. If you have any experience with these models, please feel free to share them with us so that our readers may get a better idea of their performance.