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TomTom GO 500 vs Garmin Nuvi 2408

Top Four Reasons for the

TomTom GO 500

Compared to Garmin Nuvi 2408

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Bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.3 "
16.28% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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25
Has dedicated smartphone application
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.
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25
Displays 3D
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special 3D glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image´s depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.
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25
Has lifetime maps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

TomTom GO 500 is better than Garmin Nuvi 2408 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 17 Reasons for the

Garmin Nuvi 2408

Compared to TomTom GO 500

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26
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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26
A bit thinner
Comment
19 mm
vs
20 mm
1 mm thinner
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26
Notably lighter
Comment
155 g
vs
229 g
74 g lighter
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25
Has an automatic rerouting feature
Comment
Yes
vs
No
If you take a wrong turn or face heavy traffic ahead, the GPS will design a new route so that you will still arrive at your destination as quickly as possible.
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25
Clearly longer battery life - GPS
Comment
2.5 h
vs
2 h
0.50 h longer battery life - GPS. There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
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25
Has multi route capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
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25
Has pedestrian mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The pedestrian mode optimizes the route for walking, and may also adjust arrival times to match walking, rather than driving speeds.
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25
Has a rechargeable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
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25
Has route avoidance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can avoid certain routes depending on the user's preference. For example, if you wish to avoid expensive toll roads then the device can design an alternative route.
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25
Has route optimizer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
If the user has many destinations planned, for example a UPS driver, they can enter in all of the destinations and the GPS will calculate the most efficient route to take, saving time and reducing fuel costs.
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25
Has spoken street name feature
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will tell you what street you arrive on.
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25
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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25
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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25
Has voice prompts
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.
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24
Distinctly shorter
Comment
76 mm
vs
90 mm
14 mm shorter
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24
Has a sensitive receiver
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A sensitive receiver can deliver even more accurate estimations of your current position.
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24
Explicitly narrower
Comment
122 mm
vs
140 mm
18 mm narrower

Garmin Nuvi 2408 is better than TomTom GO 500 because...

Yes
vs
No

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