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TomTom GO 1005 LIVE Europe

alaTest has collected and analyzed 986 reviews of TomTom GO 1005 LIVE Europe. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and maps. The price and performance are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the memory and reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, screen

reliability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 1005 LIVE Europe is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom GO 1005 LIVE Europe

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 652 user reviews of TomTom GO 1005 LIVE Europe from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the screen and maps. The price and performance are also appreciated, but there are some less positive views about the memory and reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, screen

reliability, memory

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom GO LIVE 1005 5" Sat Nav with Europe Maps (45 Countries)TomTom GO LIVE 1005 5" Sat Nav with Europe Maps (45 Countries)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Thomas (gearburn.com)

TomTom Go Live 1005 review: is there still any point to the peripheral GPS?

 

Smartphones these days have increasingly large screens, sophisticated mapping systems and a wide selection of accessories for attaching them to your car wi

: The Go Live 1005 is a fine peripheral GPS device that shows how far the breed has come over the past few years. Good as it is though, it’ll have a hard time competing with smartphones. And that leaves us wondering how long devices like it will still...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Claudio Rebuzzi (gearburn.com)

TomTom Go Live 1005 World, a GPS bar none

 

Who needs a GPS when you have a smartphone, right? Wrong. The TomTom Go Live 1005 showed me a different world where you can watch the road and know where y

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Dan Grabham (t3.com)

TomTom GO Live 1005 review

 

Fantastic live services and design, but this new 5-inch TomTom isn't without its niggles

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

TomTom GO LIVE 1005 World

 

TomTom's new flagship adds Twitter updates, comprehensive mapping and online travel information services.

Extensive world map package ; Twitter update facility ; TripAdvisor and Expedia services

Automated Twitter updates can annoy followers ; LIVE services only available in some of Europe ; Premium price

On paper, this function will either fill you with horror or a sense of possibility, or maybe both. On the one hand, there are definitely situations where having a publicly accessible statement of where you are going and when you might get there could...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

TomTom Go Live 1005 review

 

TomTom's Go Live 1005 calculates its routes double-quick, taking into account the time of travel, using the most accurate traffic info and laying it all out on the clearest, newest, most smoothly animated mapping. There's even multi-touch zooming on...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

TomTom Go Live 1005 Review

 

Not the cheapest, but we reckon the big screen, software and slickness are well worth the outlay

TomTom’s Go Live 1005 calculates its routes double-quick, taking into account the time of travel, using the most accurate traffic info and laying it all out on the clearest, newest, most smoothly anim

Feb, 2011

Recommended!

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

TomTom GO LIVE 1005

 

After raising the bar with the GO LIVE 1000, TomTom now increases the screen size.

The extra screen real estate may be the only difference between the TomTom GO LIVE 1005 and the European mapping version of the 1000, and you pay a £40 premium for this 0.7in greater display. But that means it's still the same cracking navigational...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

TomTom Go Live 1005

 

Sure, your phone might have a free satnav service these days, but it won't be as good as TomTom Live's: with bang up to date maps built in, a huge five-inch screen and even live traffic, this is the gold standard of turn by turn. At least, on paper: we...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Hugo Brand (mybroadband.co.za)

TomTom Go Live 1005 World 5-inch GPS Review

 

In an increasingly competitive GPS market, does TomTom's latest flagship device measure up?

In a day and age where most people are happy to simply download GPS software onto their smartphones, the question many GPS manufacturers must ask themselves is, “Are we still relevant?”

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Emma Barnett (telegraph.co.uk)

TomTom Go Live 1005 World review

 

If your car doesn't have one already built-in and your smartphone doesn't quite crack it, the TomTom Go Live 1005 World is a top of the range sat-nav, which provides good routes in real-time for avoiding traffic.

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications

The GO LIVE 1005 is TomTom's first device range to feature the capacitive Fluid Touch screen which lets drivers pinch to zoom in and out of maps, or scroll through menus with the tips of their fingers. The screen responds intelligently and sensitively to even the lightest touch, making interaction more responsive than in any of its predecessors. And combined with an extra-wide touch screen measuring 13cm (5"), the GO 1005 features the clearest view on the road ahead with even easier operation and functionality.

Display

Native Aspect Ratio:16:9

GPS type

Bicycle: No
Motorcycle: No

Navigation

Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes