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TomTom XXL 540TM 5-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator Review

TomTom XXL 540TM 5-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS NavigatorTomTom XXL 540TM 5-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator is a complete navigation device which features a 5-inch wide touch screen.

Preloaded in this device are more than 7 million points of interest (POI). 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.

Tom Tom’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 device with unprecedented levels of accuracy of speed.

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.

XXL Screen
This GPS navigation device features a full- color XXL 5-inch TFT LCD wide touch screen display which helps you find your way when you are on the go.

Map Share

XXL 540TM portable gps navigator 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.

Spoken Street Names
With Tom Tom’s Spoken Street Names feature, you don’t have to take your eyes off the road. This device tells you the street names

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.

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.

Advanced Lane Guidance
XXL 540TM 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.

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.

Lifetime Traffic and Map Updates
Enjoy a lifetime of easy driving with two great features from TomTom. Lifetime Map guarantees you receive four new editions of your TomTom map each year to ensure that you are always navigating with the industry’s most up-to-date map.

And, Lifetime Traffic sends updates to your Tom Tom every three minutes, so you can always steer clear of traffic delays and take the fastest possible route to your destination.

Below are the pros and cons of the TomTom XXL 540TM portable GPS navigator as experienced by its users.

Users’ Positive Comments

  • The XXL picks up GPS satellites faster.
  • The 5-inch screen is easier to read than the old 4.3-inch screen.
  • This device thoroughly guides you from point A to B.
  • The mount does great.

Users’ Negative Comments

  • You have to reset the device a couple of times when connecting to Mac because it’s not recognized.
  • The traffic doesn’t show on the device. There was no traffic bar at all though the receiver is connected.
  • When you approach a destination, it doesn’t show which side of the street it’s on.
  • There’s no safety camera warning on the device.

Customers’ Ratings
5 Stars 36%, 4 Stars 36%, 3 Stars 7%, 2 Stars 14%, 1 Star 7%

Find out more comments and details of the TomTom XXL 540TM 5-Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator here.

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