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9.0 out of 10

TomTom Via 1505m

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Reviews and Problems with TomTom Via 1505m

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Overall 8
8.0

Could be better.

Terry L., Newegg
26 March 2014
  • Summary: If I had it to buy over again I would pay a little more for what this one lacks!
  • Pros: Large screen, light weight comes with free lifetime map updates, faster than my old One third.
  • Cons: I prefer the old interface like my one third, no free camera updates like my one third, the one free camera update kept receiving errors than ended after one day no easy way to add options, no live traffic and touch screen requires a real firm press to use to where it moves the GPS. And Tomtoms web site states it has a SD slot IT DOES NOT!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great GPS, Poor Windshield Mount

Greg Day, Amazon
11 March 2014
  • Summary: The GPS has all the Features that I could want, however there is One Fly in the ointment. The Windshield Mount is permanently attached to the GPS and it is a Pain to use. Also , the first time I hooked it up to my computer to shake hands with the TomTom website, it took nearly 7 hours to complete the Downloads. Since that time, the downloads have been MUCH Quicker. The TomTom site seems to have Updates almost daily.
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Overall 10
10

What we were looking for

John B., Newegg
17 February 2014
  • Summary: Purchased as a gift for my wife. She loves it and has taken the time to customize it and set it up.
  • Pros: Very customizable
  • Cons: May need set up
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Overall 6
6.0

Good product

carlos lozano, Amazon
15 February 2014
  • Summary: Although this TT operates as advertised, I found the installation to be clunky and not very user friendly. After getting several "failed to connect" problems, I was eventually able to get it working. I was also disappointed to learn that you can not use TT HOME to set favorites and plan routes (you must use MyDrive). You can only do those with the device it self - this is much less user friendly.
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Overall 10
10

Does everything I'd hoped for (including ready web updates)

S. Collier "spcolli", Amazon
14 February 2014
  • Summary: Have now used it in both the continental U.S. and Europe (both east and west), and it's worked perfectly. It's thing, light, easy to mount and set up, and has readily accepted all of the destination addresses I've entered in it. Screen size, definition, colors, and brightness make it easy to refer to in both night and day, and sound levels are just right. It's my first TomTom but fifth portable GPS, and I'm altogether pleased with it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tom Tom works in Italy!

Kevin Michael York, Amazon
11 February 2014
  • Summary: Works well in Italy, Point Of Interest is somewhat limited, otherwise unit performs as intended. Did not recognize address in Switzerland.
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Overall 10
10

I love my TomTom

Tomasi "Thomasi", Amazon
8 February 2014
  • Summary: I far prefer the graphics and screen displays of a TomTom over my friends Garman. I bought this model because I am planning a trip to Europe. I also spend time in Canada this was a great choice.
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Overall 4
4.0

No lifetime european Map updates

Jeff Johnson, Amazon
2 February 2014
  • Summary: You have to get pass a couple of pages of description on this tomtom to find that the "lifetime maps" does not applied to European Maps. they have been doing this for years even on the Amazon website.
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Overall 10
10

Great GPS

Gerald Seguin "Gerry", Amazon
30 January 2014
  • Summary: This is exactly what you need for a compact versatile GPS for North America and Europe. Just choose your map and your off and runing.
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Overall 10
10

Works great

Jerry Boyle, Amazon
29 January 2014
  • Summary: Like the split screen. Voices much clearer. Bigger screen helps. I like the update reminders on my computer. Gives accurate information.
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