53points

Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT

43points

TomTom START 55 M

Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
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Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT vs TomTom START 55 M

Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
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Why is Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT better than TomTom START 55 M?

  • Has an external memory slot
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  • Has route optimizer
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  • Has a favorites menu
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  • Has multi route capabilities
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  • Has a currency converter
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  • Has photo viewer
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  • Has hands free calling
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  • Has pedestrian mode
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Why is TomTom START 55 M better than Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT?

  • Has day and night mode
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  • Has an emergency shortcut app
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  • 1000000 more points of interest
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  • Displays 3D
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  • 5mm narrower
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    132mmvs137mm

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General info

1.screen size

5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.resolution

480 x 272px

480 x 272px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
4.battery life with GPS on

3h

3h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
2.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
3.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has route optimizer
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
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.
5.Has day and night mode
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.
6.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
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.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
2.Has a currency converter
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
This allows the user to calculate currency exchange rates when passing from one country to another.
3.Has an emergency shortcut app
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.
4.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.Has photo viewer
Garmin Nuvi 1490LMT
TomTom START 55 M
You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.

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