Besides the Magellan Roadmate 3000T that we mentioned in our previous post, Magellan is about to release another new GPS system, the Magellan RoadMate 860T. The design of this new GPS device is basically the same as the Magellan Roadmate 800. Some of the new features compared with previous Roadmate models include Traffic alerts, an integrated mp3 player Magellan SayWhere text-to-speech feature. The Roadmate 860T will have a 3.5″ hi-resolution color touchscreen screen, a 20GB hard disk, SD card slot, turn by turn visual and voice guidance, over 6 million POIs and the user will have the ability of adding extra custom POIs. In addition to all of the above all the standard features of the latest Roadmate series will be available like QuickSpell, SmartDetour, SmartVolume and Night View. The 860T will come preloaded with NAVTEQ maps of fifty USA states, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
The Magellan Roadmate 860T is expected to start shipping in early May with a price of about 800$