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TomTom GO 500
TomTom GO 500
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Top 42%
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TomTom GO 500 review: 28 facts and highlights

1. 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.
TomTom GO 500
49% have it

2. screen size

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

3. Has lifetime maps

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

4. 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.
TomTom GO 500
24% have it

5. weight

Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g

6. thickness

Becker Revo.2: 7mm

7. Has lifetime traffic updates

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

8. 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.
TomTom GO 500
77% have it

9. resolution

480 x 272px
TomTom VIA 1605 M: 800 x 600px

10. Has eco-routing

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

11. displays 3D

The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special 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.
TomTom GO 500
24% have it

12. included maps

This is the number of maps already uploaded to the device when you first buy it e.g. covering the U.S.A, Canada and Mexico.
Becker Ready 50 LMU Plus: 47

13. Has lane guidance

This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
TomTom GO 500
75% have it

14. has a touch screen

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

15. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
TomTom GO 500
87% have it

16. Has dedicated smartphone application

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

17. width

Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm

18. Has an automatic rerouting feature

If you take a wrong turn or face heavy traffic ahead, the GPS will design a new route so that you will still arrive at your destination as quickly as possible.
TomTom GO 500
79% have it

19. Automatically syncs

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
TomTom GO 500
7% have it

20. Has speed alerts

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

21. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
TomTom GO 500
10% have it

22. battery life with GPS on

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

23. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
TomTom GO 500
8% have it

24. internal storage

Garmin GPSMAP 64st: 8GB

25. Can be protected by password

The device can be password protected to prevent other people using it.
TomTom GO 500
7% have it

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