Released March, 2008
The Pros:Real-time traffic updates. Uses WiFi and cellular connections. Plan routes from your PC and send them wirelessly to the car.
The Cons:No web browser. Can't play video. Only works in US. Doesn't work in Canada/Mexico/Europe.
The Dash Express is the first internet-connected GPS receiver. The main benefit to the Dash is the real-time traffic updates that use the Dash Driver Network to show you traffic in your local area. The Dash Express connects to the internet via cellular or WiFi radios, depending on proximity.
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The GPS works without internet connection if there is none available. It's important to note that the internet connection associated with your Dash requires a monthly subscription fee ranging from $9.99/month to $12.99/month, depending on your commitment (2 year to monthly).
- Real-time traffic updates
- Internet connection
- Automatically updates maps, software and traffic information
- Ability to plan your routes from your PC and send them to the Dash
- Stores addresses and favorites for easy access
- Theft deterrant - allows you to shut down your Dash if it has been stolen
- 4.3" LCD with 480x272 pixel resolution
- Weight: 13.3 ounces
- QWERTY keyboard
- Plugs in to car charger
- AC adapter included
- Mounting arm, cradle and dashboard included
- Rechargeable lithium ion battery with 2 hour battery life
Dash has embraced the open-source community and allows 3rd party developers to create software for the Dash. They support the GeoRSS and KML standards.
User Reviews (3)
Real-time traffic updates
Uses WiFi and cellular connections
Plan routes from your PC and send them wirelessly to the car
Lists actual gas prices in your vicinity
Only works in US. Doesn't work in Canada/Mexico/Europe
GPS functionality is spotty
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