TomTom START 55
TomTom START 55
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TomTom START 55: 30 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.
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49% have it

2. Has lifetime maps

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
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63% have it

3. screen size

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

4. weight

250g
Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g

5. 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 START 55
75% 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.
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26% have it

7. thickness

22mm
Becker Revo.2: 7mm

8. Has eco-routing

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

9. resolution

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

10. Has lifetime traffic updates

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
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59% have it

11. Has a favorites menu

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

12. points of interest

A point of interest, or POI, is a specific location that someone may find useful or interesting, for example a famous museum or landmark.
7000000
Clarion NX302E: 12000000

13. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
3h
Garmin eTrex 30x: 25h

14. width

132mm
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm

16. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
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88% have it

17. 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.
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79% have it

18. has voice prompts

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.
TomTom START 55
90% have it

19. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
TomTom START 55
95% have it

20. Has dedicated smartphone application

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.
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10% have it

21. Has map editing capabilities

This means that users can add extra detail to their map or correct any wrong information.
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1% have it

22. Has speed alerts

The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
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78% have it

23. waypoints

Waypoints are locations or landmarks worth recording and storing in your GPS. These are locations you may later want to return to, for example favorite restaurants, bars etc.
0
Garmin Rino 750: 10000

24. Has lane guidance

This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
TomTom START 55
74% 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.
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7% have it

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