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TomTom ONE 140-S 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator Review

TomTom ONE 140-S 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorTom Tom One 140-S 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator is a complete navigation device. Preloaded in this device are more than 7 million points of interest (POI).

Just switch it on and go right out of the box. Navigation is made comfortable with its spoken turn-by-turn instructions which include street names that will guide you to any address in US, Canada and Mexico.

TomTom ONE 140-S keeps up to its identity as leader of safety through its Help Me! Emergency resources menu and Safety Preferences menu.

TomTom’s map data is powered by TeleAtlas, Tom Tom’s own mapping company. TeleAtlas is one of the world’s most comprehensive mapping systems.

It incorporates and identifies changes in maps into Tom Tom devices with unprecedented levels of accuracy and speed. It offers an up-to-date 30-day latest map guarantee.

Navigation should be safe and easy as possible as what Tom Tom company believes in so it develops smart technology which provides you with up-to-date navigation and straightforward solutions to make life easy.

TomTom ONE 140-S Features

IQ Routes Technology
This feature provides the fastest route by using actual average speeds of travel on your route rather than only posted speed limits so you always travel the smartest routes.

Heavy traffic, traffic lights, rotaries and even pedestrian can slow you down. The shortest route is not necessarily the fastest route. With IQ Routes, you are always guided to the fastest possible route.

Map Share
Tom Tom One 140-S GPS for cars is preloaded with maps of US, Canada and Mexico and has the most accurate maps. Modification of street names, street directions, road speeds, turn restrictions and POI on your device becomes easy with Tom Tom Map Share technology. ‘Help Me’ menu has been added for easy access to local emergency providers.

Fold & Go EasyPort Mount
Taking this device from car to car becomes a lot easier with the award-winning Fold & Go EasyPort mount which folds flat against the device so both are small enough to fit into your pocket or purse.

7 Million POI
This device is preloaded with more than 7 million points of interest (POI) in over 60 destination categories. You can easily search for restaurants, gas stations, hotels, ATM machines and more when you travel.

You can even find tourist attractions, shopping centers and nightlife spots and directly navigate to it. You can customize your unit by adding your own points of interest.

Traffic Ready
An optional RDS-TMC traffic receiver accessory keeps you updated with traffic events so you can minimize potential delays.

Advanced Lane Guidance
Tom Tom One 140-S shows you which lane you should take to avoid missing a turn or making dangerous lane crossing through advanced lane guidance. It provides extra clarity in navigating difficult junctions.

The lanes to be used are indicated by pulsing green arrow and photo-realistic images.

Technical Details

  • Unit Dimensions (H x W x D in inches): 3.0 x 3.6 x 0.8
  • Unit Weight: 6.8 oz. (including mount)
  • Touch-screen: 3.5 inch full TFT color LCD (320 x 240 pixels, supports 64K colors)
  • Memory: 2 Gb Flash
  • Maps: Pre-loaded maps of USA, Canada, and Mexico from TeleAtlas
  • Battery: Internal Lithium-Ion battery
  • Battery Life: Up to 3 hours operation per charge

What’s in the Box
ONE 140-S 140 Device, Fold & Go EasyPort Mount, Adhesive Mounting Disk, USB Cable, Cigarette Lighter Adaptor, Documentation Pack.

Below are the pros and cons of the TomTom ONE 140-S GPS Navigator as experienced by its users.

Users’ Positive Comments

  • This device’s voice directions always seem to be spoken at exactly the right time.
  • It allows you to set voice warnings for Rest Areas.
  • The advanced lane guidance of this unit warns you that there are multiple lanes coming up and tells you very clearly through multiple arrows which lane you should use.
  • On the freeway, you get the guidance arrows at the bottom and a computer-generated picture that clearly depicts all lanes and on/off tramps with big arrows inside the lane.

Users, Negative Comments

  • It gives error warning which says it could not install the maps.
  • This device is slow in finding satellite. It sometimes take 45 minutes to acquire satellite.
  • It sometimes requests to make a turn in the middle of the bridge and from a paved road down a dirt road.

Customers’ Ratings
5 Stars 36%, 4 Stars 29%, 3 Stars 11%, 2 Stars 9%, 1 Star 15%

Find out more comments and details of the TomTom ONE 140-S 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator here.

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