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TomTom GO 500 vs Garmin Nuvi 2408

Top Ten Reasons for the

TomTom GO 500

Compared to Garmin Nuvi 2408

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Bigger screen size
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5 "
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4.3 "
16.28% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has day and night mode
Comment
Yes
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No
The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.
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Has eco-routing
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
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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.
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Automatically syncs
Comment
Yes
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No
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
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Has dedicated smartphone application
Comment
Yes
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No
You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.
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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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Tracks distance
Comment
Yes
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No
It tracks how far you travel.
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Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
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Can be protected by password
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can be password protected to prevent other people using it.

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

Yes
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No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Garmin Nuvi 2408

Compared to TomTom GO 500

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Modestly thinner
Comment
19 mm
vs
20 mm
1 mm thinner
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Significantly lighter
Comment
155 g
vs
229 g
74 g lighter
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Appreciably 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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Has multi route capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
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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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Has a rechargeable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
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Has route avoidance
Comment
Yes
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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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Has spoken street name feature
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will tell you what street you arrive on.
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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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Appreciably shorter
Comment
76 mm
vs
90 mm
14 mm shorter
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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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Measurably narrower
Comment
122 mm
vs
140 mm
18 mm narrower

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

Yes
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No

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