23points

Garmin Nuvi 50

43points

TomTom START 55 M

Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M
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Garmin Nuvi 50 vs TomTom START 55 M

Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M

Why is Garmin Nuvi 50 better than TomTom START 55 M?

  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Has a favorites menu
    ?
  • Has a sensitive receiver
    ?
  • 74.8g lighter
    ?

    177.2gvs252g
  • 5mm thinner
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    18mmvs23mm
  • 3mm shorter
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    86mmvs89mm

Why is TomTom START 55 M better than Garmin Nuvi 50?

  • Has lifetime maps
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life - GPS
    ?

    3hvs2h
  • Has lifetime traffic updates
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  • Has day and night mode
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  • Has eco-routing
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  • Has an emergency shortcut app
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  • 2000000 more points of interest
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    7000000vs5000000
  • Displays 3D
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Price comparison

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 50
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

2h

3h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 50
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 50
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 50
TomTom START 55 M
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has day and night mode
Garmin Nuvi 50
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.
5.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 50
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.
6.Has eco-routing
Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M
This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 50
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 an emergency shortcut app
Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M
In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.
3.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin Nuvi 50
TomTom START 55 M
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
4.Has voice prompts
Garmin Nuvi 50
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.

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