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TomTom Go 500
8.4 out of 10

TomTom Go 500

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TomTom GO 500 Review

Digitaltrends
27 August 2014
  • Excerpt: The trouble with navigation isn’t usually finding your destination, it’s finding the quickest way to your destination. One of the first companies to deliver useful live traffic information to solve that problem on its portable navigation devices was TomTom.
  • Pros: Reliable maps, Excellent traffic information, Quick response times
  • Cons: Smaller icons make interface trickier, Smart phone required for traffic info
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TomTom GO 500 Review

GPS Tracklog
11 July 2014
  • Excerpt: The TomTom GO 500 is the top of the line in the most recent editions of the GO Series, launched in January 2014 (Not to be confused with the older, clunky GO 500 model released in March 2005).
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Overall 9
9.4

Expert Review

TopTenREVIEWS
15 May 2012
  • Summary: The TomTom Go 500 has voice recognition and lifetime map updates, and it comes preloaded with maps of North America. It also has excellent lifetime traffic, although you'll have to pair it with your smartphone for the traffic updates to work.
  • Pros: It has voice recognition software, so you can command the device verbally.
  • Cons: It needs to be paired with your smartphone to get traffic information.
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Overall 9
9.0

The TomTom GO 500 isn't perfect, but remains one of the best GPS units we've ever used

Good Gear Guide.au
4 September 2013
  • Summary: The TomTom GO 500 has a new user interface that strips away the traditional address entry search process, and its capacitive touch screen is responsive. Safety camera alerts are an optional extra and you'll need to tether your smartphone to get live traffic information, but the GO 500 remains one of...
  • Pros: Excellent search functionality, Responsive screen, Good overall navigation experience
  • Cons: Safety alerts require yearly subscription, Live traffic requires smartphone tethering, Map Share not available, yet
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Overall 9
9.0

TomTom GO 500 GPS unit

New Zealand PC World
16 August 2013
  • Summary: The TomTom GO 500 has a new user interface that strips away the traditional address entry search process, and its capacitive touch screen is...
  • Pros: Excellent search functionality, Responsive screen, Good overall navigation experience
  • Cons: Safety alerts require yearly subscription, Live traffic requires smartphone tethering, Map Share not available, yet
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 7
6.7
Features 8
8.3
Performance 8
8.3

TomTom Go 500

PC Pro
13 July 2013
  • Conclusion: Superb guidance and hardware with lifetime traffic alerts, but the search facility is average
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Overall 10
10

TomTom GO 500

Trusted Reviews
11 July 2013
  • Summary: TomTom's radical redesign is a huge success
  • Pros: Lifetime TomTom traffic, Lifetime European map updates, Redesigned menu interface
  • Cons: Traffic updates require smartphone tethering, LIVE services only include traffic and speed camera updates
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
18 September 2012
  • Summary: The TomTom GO 500 adds handsfree capabilities to an already impressive set of GP features.
  • Pros: Touchscreen LCD, excellent mapping software, Bluetooth capabilities, extremely customisable
  • Cons: Address searching could be improved, no speed camera or safety warnings, no external volume control
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Brandneue TomTom Go 500 Navigationsgerät mit Lifetime Maps

navi-test-portal.de
2 weeks ago
  • Conclusion: Fazit: Das TomTom Go 500 ist ein mobiles Navigationsgerät zum entsprechend guten Preis aber kein High-End-Navi (wirkt unfertig) mit überzeugter schicker Gestaltung und neuen Ansätzen bei der Bedienung .
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Análise GPS TomTom Go 500: Sempre com rumo certo

Tecnologia.com.pt
25 February 2014
  • Summary: Há muito que confiamos no GPS para nos guiar. A Tomtom sabe disso e concebeu o Go500 . Fácil de utilizar e de construção sólida. Descubra tudo na nossa análise. Com a evolução dos smartphones, são cada vez mais os utilizadores que optam por este aparelho em detrimento do GPS .
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