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Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
Top 67%1,733 points
Top 67%
Top 3%5,101 points
Top 3%
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
Top specs, facts and figures

Garmin Nuvi 500 vs TomTom GO 600: 40 facts in comparison

1. Has lifetime maps

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
64% have it

2. Has day and night mode

The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
24% have it

3. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.5"
Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital: 7"
6"

4. Has route optimizer

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.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
49% have it

5. Has weather updates

You can access weather forecasts using the device.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
8% have it

6. Has an emergency shortcut application

In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
27% have it

7. has an external memory slot

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.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
77% have it

8. Has photo viewer

You can upload your favorite photos to the device and always have them on hand while travelling.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
32% have it

9. thickness

1mm thinner.
23mm
Becker Revo.2: 7mm
24mm

10. Has a favorites menu

Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
57% have it

11. Has route avoidance

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.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
76% have it

12. Has eco-routing

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
36% have it

13. Has device to device sharing capabilities

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.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
11% have it

14. Has lifetime traffic updates

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
60% have it

15. weight

85.5g lighter.
215g
Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g
300.5g

16. resolution

5x higher resolution.
320 x 240px
TomTom VIA 1605 M: 800 x 600px
800 x 480px

17. Has speed alerts

The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
79% have it

18. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
96% have it

19. width

63mm narrower.
107mm
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm
170mm

20. Has dedicated smartphone application

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
11% have it

21. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
22% have it

22. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
8h
Garmin eTrex 30x: 25h
2h

23. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
93% have it

24. Has camp-ground feature for recreational vehicles (RV's)

This feature is designed for caravans and other recreational vehicles, so that you can locate service points that cater especially to these, including camp-sites, pet friendly sites etc.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
12% have it

25. Measures pace

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Garmin Nuvi 500
TomTom GO 600
8% have it

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