La Verne, CA (Vocus) August 12, 2009
Nextar®, a designer and marketer of bold and new consumer electronic products with mass appeal, is offering updated maps for many of its popular GPS navigational units. Available on an SD card (GPS-MAP09SDC), information includes the most current maps for all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada as well as updated routes and 1.6-million points of interest. Its text-to-speech function provides directions in either English, Spanish, or French.
"For any GPS device to be useful 100% of the time, it needs to have the very latest information," said Eddy Zheng, Nextar founder. "Nothing frustrates a driver more than being provided wrong or outdated directions. Nextar is pleased to offer users of many of our most popular GPS units the opportunity to easily update their systems and have the most accurate, current information right at their fingertips."
Installing the updated maps does not require a computer or internet connection. Users simply insert the SD card into the unit's SD slot then download the card's contents. Updated maps are available for the following Nextar GPS devices:
3.5" M3 Portable Navigation Series:
Models accepting the new map upgrades are the M3, M3-02 and M3-06. Common features for the M3 Series devices include: 3.5" touch-screen display, maps of the 50 US states from NAVTEQ®, text to speech, voice-guided directions; turn-by-turn voice prompts, instant route recalculation, 1.6 million points of interest, built-in speaker, 2D or 3D map viewing modes, day and night modes, MP3 playing & JPEG viewing and more.
4.3" Q4 Portable Navigation Series:
The most popular members of the Q4 family including the Q4, Q4-01, Q4-03 and Q4-04 now have map upgrades available. Common features for the Q4 navigation units include: 4.3" touch-screen display, maps of the 50 US states and Puerto Rico from NAVTEQ®, text to speech, voice-guided directions; turn-by-turn voice prompts, instant route recalculation, address book, 1.6 million points of interest, built-in speaker, 2D or 3D map viewing modes, day and night modes, MP3 playing & JPEG viewing and more.
Pricing and Availability
The Nextar GPS-MAP09SDC SD card with updated navigational maps and information has a MSRP of $69.99. Please visit http://www.nextar.com to purchase the map upgrades and for more information on upgrading your maps.
Nextar, headquartered in Southern California, is a global designer and marketer of consumer electronics. From the categories it enters to the products it develops and the manner in which it goes to market, Nextar's decisions are based on its unique 'bold and new' philosophy. It currently offers products in the following categories: portable personal audio and video; digital photo frames; GPS navigation; and Bluetooth®. In addition to tried-and-true consumer electronic retail outlets, Nextar products also are boldly marketed through non-traditional avenues such as department stores, automotive, mass merchants, food and drug, and do-it-yourself.
Nextar is an affiliate of TofascoSM, a rapidly growing company that sells products worldwide in a variety of industries. For further information regarding Nextar, visit its website at http://www.nextar.com or call toll free 888-849-0846.
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