Summary: Bought the TomTom Go 920 just a year ago and took it to Germany with me, worked beautifully. The device lived up to all the hype in all the five star reviews. Exactly one year from the date of purchase, during a drive through an unfamiliar part of Frankfurt, my TomTom started changing screens by...
So-so, Voice breaks up rendering device widely unusable
19 January 2009
Summary: This is my second TomTom GO (I also own the GO 910). The unit basically works fine, but there is one BIG drawback: when using a computer voice (so the unit reads out loud names of streets and cities) the voice only works with very fundamental patterns of intersections and exits.
Summary: Hawaii addresses, perhaps the majority, are of the form 46-047 Kamehameha Hwy. That s a bank. It's in the Points Of Interest that way. There is no "-" key on the TomTom house number screen. There's no other way to enter the address. So I both called and emailed their customer service.
Summary: My review is based in comparison to the Garmin 370 and Magellan 3140 GPS units. Whil each unit that I've owned has different bells and whistles, the most important feauture is its routing and user friendliness. The 920, btw, had the latest software/internet updates installed (purchased June 2008).
Summary: Comments about TomTom GO 920 Automobile Navigator: I misread the features - "voice" does not mean text to speech, which tells you street names. Not so important when you know where you are. But when you don't - like New York City, for example, "left in 200 yards" doesn't do it.
Pros: Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Simple Controls