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If you are looking for a Satellite Navigation system that is easy to use and reliable then this could be the system for you. I bought this product to use in conjunction with my 02 XDA exec mobile phone. The sd card (arrives as mini sd with an sd adaptor) installs the programme quickly and easily onto your device, all you need is enough free memory. After that, turn on your GPS reciever from the box, and your bluetooth and connect the devices. From here on you are up and running.
You can store your home destination, and if you have added addresses to contacts in your phone, you can access them directly from TomTom. It can take a while to pinpoint your location from a cold start up, which can be frustrating if you are starting from an unknown location and are wanting to get on the go. You can tailor TomTom to your personal preferecnces including, colour, voice selection, units of measurements, avoid toll roads, use motorways or not, quickest route, shortest route etc. There is an automatic reroute option should you take a wrong turn.
My particular phone has a touch screen which makes operating the system mere childsplay, I am not sure how easy this programme would be to use on a non touch screen phone.
Before using TomTom I had ViaMichelin navigator for about 18 months and I was happy with that system, until it got stolen. I replaced it with TomTom which blew ViaMichelin out of the water. I have also subscribed to TomTom Traffic and get traffic updates on my route via GPRS/3G technology so Im always on the move instead of stuck in traffic. I also get speed camera updates through my computer which update TomTom every time I sync my device.
Should you need to take a phonecall during your journey (hands free of course) TomTom will sun silently in the background while you are on the phone, and then run as normal upon ending the call. I cant stress enough how comprehensive this product is, every time I use a new feature it impresses me even more.