Summary: We purchased this less than two years ago as an update to our much older TomTom that we liked very much. This one is miserable. It ALWAYS has trouble finding a GPS signal to get started, when recalculating a route I can't simply tell it to avoid an entire road ( my old one could) and I can't just look at a turn by turn trip overview ( my old one could) these are two of the features that I used most often with the old device.
Summary: Scanning the other reviews I've nothing profound to add. My experience has been that the unit has obvious bugs in the voice commands. The maps are accurate and the updating easy and as advertised. However not infrequently when approaching a turn the unit will announce "turn left in one quarter mile" and then a quarter of a mile later "turn right". I cannot imagine how a reasonably mature code base could include such an obvious error but it keeps happening.
Summary: Bought it to replace Nuvi 360 instead of buying a map pack. Figured even a basic model now will be better than a "step-up" Nuvi model from 2007. Not so. On my first trip after updating the software and the maps, it first failed to find my destination address, then found it in a part of town 30 minutes away. Luckily I realized it was leading me astray and searched again, this time it found the address! Caused me to be late to my appointment.
Summary: I now have used a Garmin Nuvi, a Toyota built-in Navigator, and this Tom Tom. This device does nothing better than the others, and simply cannot estimate a time of arrival more than one hour in advance. The other two estimate such within a few minutes, and ten hours in advance! I know that the problem lies in the program because on several occasions it would display a correct average speed, say 60 mph, and an accurate distance, say 300 miles, to destination, then tell me...
Summary: I purchased one of the because I have always had TomToms and I like them. The price was great at $99 with lifetime traffic and maps. I hooked the device up as soon as I left the store, easily added "home" and selected "Navigate to Home". I liked everything about the device and was quite happy with my upgrade until I noticed that it didn't seem to be giving as much voice directions as my old unit did.
Horridly non-customizable, and forced subscriptions.
Glenn Laycock, Amazon
5 August 2010
Summary: I had a TomTom 330S, but it was 3 years old and the map was old and it seemed a good idea to just get a brand new one with lifetime maps. I am SO sad and disappointed. My old 330S is such a nicer unit .. the new map was nice though, so I will pay $100 for the new map now. Ready for my list .. this is what they TOOK AWAY. - No auto-dimming. - No auto power off option (when you turn your car off) - No POI features ..
Summary: I am a user of TomTom GPS for many years. I have models GO910 and GO730. I bought XL-350TM because of its life time traffic and map updates and my good experience with their GPS. This is a lower end model that doesn't have mp3, video, FM, blue tooth etc. That's ok. I have better devices for that. I just need GPS feature. However after playing it for awhile, I am quite disappointed. Here is why: 1) The touch screen is difficult to use. It's very sluggish and unresponsive.