Dashboard-mount portable satellite navigation systems may be the breakthrough electronic gift this Christmas.

 




Dashboard-mount portable satellite navigation systems are set to take the honours as the breakthrough consumer electronic gift this Christmas.





The rush for presents will cap a year that is expected to see global sales more than double from the year before, to some 30 million units, marking the emergence of a new mass market category.





“It has been one of the biggest-selling categories in all of consumer electronics,” according to one market analyst.