Excerpt: The TomTom VIA 1535TM is the top of the line model in TomTom’s new VIA series. Sporting a wide 5” screen, the VIA 1535TM offers lifetime traffic and map updates (hence the TM in the product name). This model updates a previous unit, the exceptionally popular TomTom XXL 540TM , adding Bluetooth, voice commands and TomTom’s new Webkit-based interface. Like all units in the VIA 1xx5 series, this one comes with preloaded maps of the US, Canada and Mexico.
Summary: The TomTom Via 1535 TM offers many features and services to increase driver safety and routing efficiency.
Pros: The thin-bodied TomTom Via 1535 has a more secure EasyPort connection than previous generations. Bluetooth hands-free calling and voice command enhance driver safety. Traffic data and IQ Routes technology actually helped us to avoid traffic jams.
Cons: While much easier to use than in earlier versions, TomTom's interface can still be a bit confusing to learn your way around for the first time. Traffic info doesn't cover surface and secondary roads.