33points

Garmin Nuvi 500

97points

TomTom GO 600

Garmin Nuvi 500
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Garmin Nuvi 500 vs TomTom GO 600

Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

Why is Garmin Nuvi 500 better than TomTom GO 600?

  • Has photo viewer
  • 1mm thinner
    23mmvs24mm
  • 85.5g lighter
    215gvs300.5g
  • 63mm narrower
    107mmvs170mm
  • Weather sealed
  • 20mm shorter
    85mmvs105mm

Why is TomTom GO 600 better than Garmin Nuvi 500?

  • Has lifetime maps
  • Has day and night mode
  • 1.71x bigger screen size
    6"vs3.5"
  • Has route optimizer
  • Has weather updates
  • Has an emergency shortcut application
  • Has eco-routing
  • Has device to device sharing capabilities

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General info

1.screen size

3.5"

6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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7"

2.thickness

23mm

24mm

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7mm

3.weight

215g

300.5g

Best

Garmin Nuvi 3760T

113.4g

4.resolution

320 x 240px

800 x 480px

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800 x 600px

5.has an external memory slot
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

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.

6.width

107mm

170mm

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54mm

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Connectivity

1.Has device to device sharing capabilities
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

This feature allows you to transfer your favorite routes or waypoints to other devices, and it makes it easier to keep your device up-to-date.

2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

3.Automatically syncs
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

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Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

2.Has route optimizer
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

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.

3.Has day and night mode
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.

4.Has route avoidance
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

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.

5.Has eco-routing
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

6.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.

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Features

1.Has weather updates
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

You can access weather forecasts using the device.

2.Has an emergency shortcut application
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.

3.Has photo viewer
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.

4.Has a favorites menu
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.

5.Has dedicated smartphone application
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.

6.has voice commands
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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