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6.2 out of 10

TomTom One XL-S

TomTom features text-to-speech to announces street names and mor Read more

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Reviews and Problems with TomTom One XL-S

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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0

No free upgrade

Overstock
12 November 2009
  • Summary: This item works great, and has a big screen. I was excited to see that we had a free upgrade to get the latest maps, but was dissappointed after connecting to the web site to hear that our upgrade was "out of date" and that upgrades are going to cost us $79.00 more! That being said, we have not found it to be missing any of the streets that we have asked it to find, so I am not going to upgrade at this point. I just don't like "hidden fees" very well.
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Overall 6
6.0

No free upgrade

Overstock
12 November 2009
  • Summary: This item works great, and has a big screen. I was excited to see that we had a free upgrade to get the latest maps, but was dissappointed after connecting to the web site to hear that our upgrade was "out of date" and that upgrades are going to cost us $79.00 more! That being said, we have not found it to be missing any of the streets that we have asked it to find, so I am not going to upgrade at this point. I just don't like "hidden fees" very well.
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Overall 6
6.0

No free upgrade

Overstock
12 November 2009
  • Summary: This item works great, and has a big screen. I was excited to see that we had a free upgrade to get the latest maps, but was dissappointed after connecting to the web site to hear that our upgrade was "out of date" and that upgrades are going to cost us $79.00 more! That being said, we have not found it to be missing any of the streets that we have asked it to find, so I am not going to upgrade at this point. I just don't like "hidden fees" very well.
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Overall 6
6.0

Seems ok, though I wish I were aware of some things BEFORE purchase

Michael DiGregorio, Amazon
28 May 2009
  • Summary: 1. The internal memory on this unit is 1 GB. Though that fact in and of itself wouldn't have made me pause at purchasing this device, the following situation would have: I went to download an updated map using the "latest map guarantee," and it told me there was not enough room on my device for the map. Huh? I just bought this (brand new), and it already can't fit the latest map!
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Overall 6
6.0

DOES NOT COME WITH LATEST MAP UPDATE

John Madison "John Madison", Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: I've just received the XL-S and haven't had time yet to use but I am sure I will like it based on specs. However, I bought it "New" from Amazon to make sure that I could download the latest map update for free (refurb devices don't provide for that). When I went to update the map, the message from Tom Tom...
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Overall 6
6.0

"OK but missing some features."

cookeemama, CNET
7 February 2009
  • Pros: I like having my speed, time to arrival, etc. bar on the screen where it can be seen at a glance. And the fact you can place it at the bottom of the screen or on the right hand side. Finds satellite quickly.
  • Cons: Having to enter names/info manually. If I looked for a grocery store, I only got a couple. If any. Same with restaurants, pharmacies, things-to-do, etc. Extremely annoying to me. Not very intuitive. Don't return emails. Service is non-existant
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Overall 6
6.0

I Nicknamed it Dum Dum

Frank C, pcRUSH.com
31 December 2008
  • Summary: Comments about TomTom ONE XL-S Automobile Navigator: While on a tour one truck had this, the other didn't. While mostly good, it made enough mistakes for it to earn the nickname Dum Dum. For example the time it said I was at a restaurant when I was parked in front of an empty field.
  • Pros: Compact, Durable, Easy To Use, Improves Experience
  • Cons: Sometimes Not Accurate
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Overall 6
6.0

"Incomplete"

techiegranna, CNET
8 November 2008
Overall 6
6.0

"My first GPS"

royaloak8048, CNET
5 November 2008
Overall 6
6.0

TomTom ONE XL-S

R. Schloss, Amazon
12 July 2008
  • Summary: The TomTom ONE XL-S is a good product with a few annoying quirks. It features a widescreen display and text-to-speech feature (announces street names), which are among its strong points. But I also use a Garmin Nuvi in my wife's car, and it has several features that the TomTom lacks. For example, the Garmin turns itself on when the car is started, and off when the engine in turned off; the TomTom must be manually turned on and off.
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