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TomTom GO 300

TomTom GO 300
alaScore 77

252 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 252 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and performance. The screen and value for money are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the route planning.

usability, value for money, screen, performance, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 252 reviews)

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TomTom Go 300

 

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TomTom Go 300

 

Top-notch design, slick GPS maps, fast lookups, and optional services justify the Go 300's price.

Great design, extensive features

Expensive, annoying business lookups

Editor's Choice!

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Get There From Here

 

When we first reviewed the TomTom GO, in October 2004, we were extremely impressed by its handling and 3D navigation view. The new TomTom GO 300 keeps the best features of its intuitive original interface and even offers some improvements, such as an...

Antiglare touch screen ; 1GB SD card ; very portable, and practical even for pedestrian use

Would like to see text-to-speech technology integrated into vocalized directions

With a new antiglare touch screen, preloaded maps for the entire U.S., and an itinerary-planning menu, the TomTom GO 300 is one of the best midrange products on the market.

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TomTom GO 300

 

TomTom pioneered the simple, user-friendly interface that many competing products, such as the Garmin StreetPilot c330 , have adopted, and the GO 300 carries on the tradition. On the front you'll find a power button, a quick-release button for removing...

Fast route calculation; accurate receiver; maps preloaded on SD card.

Intermittently slow satellite acquisition; screen quality could be better.

The TomTom GO 300 delivers lightning-fast route calculations, colorful maps, and concise audible driving directions. We only wish the screen were easier to view in bright sunlight.

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TomTom GO 300 Car GPS Navigation Unit Review

 

The TomTom GO 300 is the least sophisticated of GO range however, it exemplifies TomTom's marketing of a GPS navigation device which is simple to install and operate as you simply turn it on and GO. The unit has TomToms easy to use, Linux based...

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TomTom GO 300 review

 

The unit locked onto satellites promptly, even in a new location all the way across the country. It topped my trusty Garmin on this score. And it was very fast to re-route — whenever I missed or ignored a turn, a new route was calculated quickly,...

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Review: TomTom GO 300 GPS Review at the GPS Lodge

 

to navigate around Boston and the bottom line is that we really like it a lot for its good looking design and its sound navigation as well as having a certain personality for being happy-go-lucky. The price point on the TomTom GO 300 puts it in the...

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TomTom GO 300 Arrives for Review at GPS Lodge

 

come enabled to connect through your Bluetooth enabled phone to download traffic and weather updates.

Consumer review by:

It is OK,just OK.

 

Mixed feelings.

Easy to manage the menu

1. The initial satellite connection takes up to 5-6 minutes ; 2. Regardless of the distance to the next exit, my Tomtom announces "Next exit in 2 MILES". The customer service asked me to mail the unit to be repaired. I may. Volkan Akkurt

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TomTom GO 300

 

Mixed feelings.

Easy to manage the menu

1. The initial satellite connection takes up to 5-6 minutes

Product Specifications

TomTom GO 300 is the smartest portable car navigator. PRODUCT FEATURES: Just plug in, switch on & GO; Simple touch-screen operation; Clear, accurate turn-by-turn voice instructions; Compact, portable design; easy to take from car to car; Crystal-clear 3D graphics; View route: review and test the calculated route before you actually start driving; Dynamic status bar: improve readability by customizing status bar; Tip feature: discover everything GO has to offer through useful onscreen tips; Extensive guided tour: pick up the features even quicker and get the maximum out of your TomTom GO; Integrated GPS antenna; Speaks more than 30 languages in over 50 voices; User interface: now including 18 languages; Postcode navigation for simple and accurate selection of your destination (UK & NL only); A choice of routes: quickest, shortest or avoiding toll roads and congestion charge areas; Itinerary planning: plan your trip by defining multiple waypoints and destinations; The latest and most complete maps of the United States and Canada; Thousands of points of interest available; Compass mode available: displays compass on screen to have even more orientation while driving; Car speed linked volume: volume of voice instructions will increase/decrease depending on speed of car; Anti-glare screen; always an optimal view, even in direct sunlight; Improved on/off button: prevents the device to turn off by accident; Built-in Bluetooth connection; Ready for TomTom PLUS services (real time information on traffic congestions, weather conditions and extra downloads such as detailed city maps, additional voices, points of interest and much more); USB 2.0 for faster data transfers.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.5"
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9 cm
Resolution:320 x 240

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.3in
Height:3.6in
Weight:0.7lbs
Width:4.5in

GPS Software

Maps Included:Great Britain/USA

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Manufacturer:TomTom
Model:300
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:TomTom GO
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