Product Type: Tomtom in GPS Navigation
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The Best Way Not To Get Lost
Member Name: csl003
Date: 18/08/10, updated on 19/08/10 (30 review reads)
Advantages: Widescreen, efficient
Disadvantages: Can't charge at home
This Tom Tom Sat Nav's most defining feature is that it is widescreen, which in my opinion makes a massive difference and for some reason, I find it more trustworthy (not really sure why).
The sat nav comes with a holder to use in the car, and a car charger. I find that I do have problems with the holder sticking into the window, but this may be because I am doing doing it right, or I just have a faulty holder. I do know someone else with this sat nav and they don't have any problems.
My other qualm is that you have to charge the sat nav in the car with no option of charging it in your house. I have been fortunate to discover that my blackberry charger fits the sat nav, but others may not be so fortunate.
These are the only disadvantages I can find. The sat nav is easy to use and I found it quite simple to work out how to work it. Firstly it gives you the opportunity to store your home address, so you just tap the screen from where ever you are, and it will direct you home.
The Sat Nav also stores your recent destinations, so once again you can search through that if your visiting somewhere where you have been recently.
In some instances you don't even need to know the address. For public locations ranging from restaurants to cinemas to churchs', it will tell you where the one you are looking for is and how to get to it.
The Sat Nav also comes with a wide range of voices that you can use with names for each of the voices. For example, I use Sean from Ireland, but there are a wide ranges of accents that come in both male and female voices.
I rely heavily on this Sat Nav and I am very impressed with it getting me every place I have asked directions for.
Summary: As the title says
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