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Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus

Product Codes: SN270 and SN270EU

Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus GPS speed camera detector is much more than an ordinary satellite navigation system, incorporating NAVTEQ street-level road maps for the UK and Ireland on a 2.7-inch colour touch screen. Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus features a built-in MP3, MP4 player and a handy photo viewer, AURA speed camera locations and Golf Pro Shot Saver.

Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus will provide alerts to speed cameras in the UK and Ireland via the AURA speed camera database. Snooper AURA speed camera subscription is £69.99 a year.



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The Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus includes all the features you would expect to find in a full size GPS satellite navigation system but is small enough to fit into your pocket. The Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus includes maps of UK and Ireland displayed on a 2.7-inch colour touch screen display with turn by turn navigation, voice guided instructions and a full 8-digit UK postcode searches with a choice of 2D or 3D moving map display.

The Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus also includes a built-in MP3 and MP4 player and a handy photo viewer. In addition via a one-off subscription payment of £99.95 the Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus features the award winning AURA speed camera database which is updated on a daily basis and Golf Pro Shot Saver which gives you access to over 2000 golf courses across the UK and Ireland when you subscribe to Snooper Services.

AURA Speed Camera Database

Unlike AURA, many other GPS databases rely largely on locations provided by hobbyists who might not be able to tell a speed camera or a red light camera from a traffic flow camera or a surveillance camera. These databases could result in annoying false alerts, which could lead you to start ignoring even legitimate alerts -defeating the point of having a GPS database in the first place.

Other databases are not updated every day, and they also limit how often you can download updates. As a result, devices using these databases are not as up-to-date as they could be and are likely to miss alerts.

In contrast, Snooper has assembled a professional team that devotes every working day to verifying each and every speed camera and high risk zone that goes into the AURA database. The Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus provides speed camera locations for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

The AURA speed camera database incorporates shared mobile Police positions, Gatso cameras, Truvelo cameras, SPECS cameras, DS2, Speedcurb, Watchman, Multi Lens Gatso, Accident Blackspots, Mobile Laser Sites and High Risk Zones. Plus the AURA database includes the speed limits at all these locations so your Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus can count down accurately to the hazard!

Snooper AURA speed camera subscription charges for the Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus costs £69.99 a year.

Snooper Golf ShotSaver

Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus also provides Golf Pro Shot Saver which gives you access to over 2000 golf courses across the UK and Ireland when you subscribe to Snooper Services Pack. Golf Pro Shot Saver uses the very latest GPS technology to provide you with distances anywhere on the golf course. The distance to bunker, lakes, streams, paths plus many other hazards will automatically be calculated. Snooper Shot Saver will also give you the individual distances to the front, middle and back of the green ensuring you can always select the right club.

Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus Features

‣2.7-inch full colour LCD touch display
‣NAVTEQ street-level road maps of the UK and Ireland
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣Turn by turn voice instructions
‣2D and 3D Map Views
‣Fully integrated speed camera warnings
‣Includes built-in MP3 and MP4 Player
‣Includes Photo viewer
‣Optional GPS Golf Shot Saver (requires subcription)
‣Simple touch-screen operation
‣'One touch' Home & Office route planner
‣Includes stylus for use with touch screen
‣Extensive list of Points of Interest
‣A choice of different screen colours
‣Built-in SIRF III GPS antenna
‣Built-in rechargeable battery
‣Fully portable - Plug & Play
‣2 Years manufacturers guarantee


The Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus is mounted inside on your vehicles windscreen using the suction cup windscreen bracket provided. The Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus can be powered directly either from its internal battery if it's fully charged or powered from the cigarette lighter socket.

Map Coverage

Recognised as the industry leader in digital street level mapping, Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus uses NAVTEQ map data. Ensuring you are taken seamlessly from A to B on the best possible route with full UK 8-digit postcode search. To ensure the most accurate postcode search available Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus uses Ordnance Survey, the most comprehensive of it's kind.

Also available: the Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus Western Europe - giving detailed street-level mapping for the whole of Western Europe. Map coverage: UK, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Snooper AURA Speed Camera Subscription

Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus utilises the AURA database, the most comprehensive speed camera database available offering you the ability to download new camera data seconds after it has been recorded in the database. The AURA speed camera database provides alerts to speed cameras locations in United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

There are 3 easy ways to pay the subscription using a credit or debit card.

1. Monthly £2.99 inc. VAT
2. Quarterly £7.99 inc. VAT
3. Annual £29.99 inc. VAT

PC System Requirements

To add the AURA speed camera database to the Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus you will need a PC with either Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Vista and have Internet access.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus
‣12 volt In-vehicle Charger
‣Windscreen Mounting Bracket
‣Adhesive Dash Mount Disc
‣USB Cable
‣512MB microSD card NAVTEQ maps of UK and Ireland
‣Software CD-Rom
‣Quick Start Guide
‣Operation Manual

Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 2.7-inch, TFT QVGA (320 x 240) with touch panel
‣Processor: Samsung 2440A 400Mhz
‣OS: Windows CE 5.0 Core Version
‣GPS Receiver: SIRF III
‣Memory: built in NAND Flash 256MB Samsung SLC
‣Memory Card: T- Flash (Micro SD) Card 256MB (UK & Ireland)
‣Speaker: 1W Internal Speaker
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: 3.7V Li Ion Re-chargeable, 1050mAh
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 90mm, Height - 55mm, Depth - 16mm
Snooper S270 Sapphire Plus manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

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Page updated: 15th March 2024

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