Garmin Nuvi 2408TomTom GO 500
Top 67%4 points
Top 67%
Top 42%7 points
Top 42%
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29 GPS navigation systems
140mm - 149mm
NaN% of all GPS navigation systemsYes
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has a touch screen

Garmin Nuvi 2408 vs TomTom GO 500: 32 facts in comparison

1. 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 2408
TomTom GO 500
25% have it
27
0

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.3"
Becker Ready 50 ICE: 7"
5"
27
0

3. Has lifetime maps

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
66% have it
27
0

4. resolution

0% higher resolution.
480 x 272px
TomTom VIA 1605 TM: 908 x 800px
480 x 272px
26
0

5. 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 2408
TomTom GO 500
76% have it
26
0

6. thickness

1mm thinner.
19mm
Becker Revo.2: 7mm
20mm
26
0

7. 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 2408
TomTom GO 500
51% have it
26
0

8. Has eco-routing

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
37% have it
26
0

9. weight

74g lighter.
155g
Garmin Nuvi 1260T: 113.4g
229g
26
0

10. 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 2408
79% have it
26
0

11. Has lifetime traffic updates

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
62% have it
26
0

12. Has spoken street name feature

The device will tell you what street you arrive on.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
88% have it
25
0

13. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
86% have it
25
0

14. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
98% have it
25
0

15. Has lane guidance

This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
77% have it
25
0

16. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
89% have it
25
0

17. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
2.5h
Garmin Zumo 220: 8h
2h
25
0

18. Has multi route capabilities

This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
60% have it
25
0

19. Has speed alerts

The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
82% have it
25
0

20. 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.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
82% have it
25
0

21. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
8% have it
25
0

22. Has pedestrian mode

The pedestrian mode optimizes the route for walking, and may also adjust arrival times to match walking, rather than driving speeds.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
20% have it
25
0

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 2408
TomTom GO 500
92% have it
25
0

24. Has dedicated smartphone application

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
7% have it
25
0

25. width

18mm narrower.
122mm
Mio Moov 200: 83.8mm
140mm
25
0

26. displays 3D

The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special 3D 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.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
25% have it
25
0

27. Automatically syncs

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
4% have it
25
0

28. has voice prompts

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
94% have it
25
0

29. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
5% have it
25
0

30. Can be protected by password

The device can be password protected to prevent other people using it.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
TomTom GO 500
7% have it
25
0

31. height

14mm shorter.
76mm
Becker Ready 50 SE LMU: 19mm
90mm
24
0

32. Has a sensitive receiver

A sensitive receiver can deliver even more accurate estimations of your current position.
Garmin Nuvi 2408
61% have it
24
0

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