TomTom Go

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Gadget of the Week

TomTom Go - All in One Satellite Navigation system


All-in-one car navigation system with software, maps, GPS and car mount

Simple to use out of the box

Clear spoken instructions in your language

3D or 2D views with day and night variations

Easy to fit and remove

Easy to use touch-screen



Technical Specification


 Processor: 200MHz ARM920T

 Screen: 3.5" 320x240 colour TFT LCD  

 Memory: 32mb RAM

 Battery: Internal Li-Ion  

 Memory Card:  SD including software and maps  

 GPS Receiver: Built in antenna, 12 channels All in view tracking  

 GPS Assisted Satellite Navigation:  Determination of location outside GPS coverage  

 Sound: Internal loud speaker  

 Power Supply : Universal Mains Adapter and/or cigarette lighter plug

 PC Connection: Via mini-USB cable

 Dimensions: 116mm x 91.6mm x 67.6mm  

 Weight: 310g





All in one solution, no need to link a GPS receiver to a PDA

Very easy to set up out of the box

Nice large fingertip operable screen

Unit is not bulky

Can be easily transferred for use from one vehicle to another

Excellent software, based on the highly successful Navigator product series

External antenna available



A Built-in antenna is not always ideal

Dont get the added functionality of having a PDA as part of a two box non integrated solution

Cant install any other applications on the unit



Good Internet Price: c £425 inc. VAT


Star Rating: 8.5 Stars