TomTom GO 500Garmin Nuvi 2408
Top 42%146 points
Top 42%
Top 62%95 points
Top 62%
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
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TomTom GO 500 vs Garmin Nuvi 2408: 32 facts in comparison

1. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5"
Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital: 7"
4.3"

2. Has lifetime maps

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
63% have it

3. 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
Garmin Nuvi 2408
24% have it

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.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
49% have it

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.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
77% have it

6. Has lifetime traffic updates

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
59% have it

7. thickness

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

8. resolution

0% higher resolution.
480 x 272px
TomTom VIA 1605 M: 800 x 600px
480 x 272px

9. 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.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
75% have it

10. Has eco-routing

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
36% have it

11. weight

74g lighter.
229g
Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g
155g

12. 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
Garmin Nuvi 2408
79% have it

13. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
95% have it

14. 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
Garmin Nuvi 2408
24% 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
Garmin Nuvi 2408
10% have it

17. width

18mm narrower.
140mm
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm
122mm

18. Automatically syncs

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
7% have it

19. 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
Garmin Nuvi 2408
78% have it

20. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
9% have it

21. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
2h
Garmin eTrex 30x: 25h
2.5h

22. 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
Garmin Nuvi 2408
8% have it

23. Can be protected by password

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

24. 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.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
93% have it

25. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
TomTom GO 500
Garmin Nuvi 2408
87% have it

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