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TomTom GO 530 Traffic

TomTom GO 530 Traffic
alaScore 78

8 reviews

Dec, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of TomTom GO 530 Traffic. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability. The screen is also appreciated.

price, screen, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 530 Traffic is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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TomTom GO 530 Traffic review


The Go 530 is a UK maps-only model, but with some relatively high-end capabilities. Although the x30 series doesn't have the revolutionary features of the x40 Live, represented this month by the Go 740, it does have some useful enhancements.

Feb, 2009


Expert review by: James Morris (

TomTom Go 530 Traffic Sat-Nav


By sharing many of the Go 930's features, TomTom's GO 530 Traffic makes for a compelling sat-nav choice. Updated with video review.

The TomTom GO 530 has so many features, it will take you some time getting to grips with even a subset of them. That makes its £200-plus price seem reasonably good value. However, you can still currently get the GO 720 Traffic (including full European...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Alun Taylor (

TomTom GO 530 Traffic


An already good TomTom product has just got slightly better, but also rather more expensive

The GO 530 is a fine update of the GO 520 rather than a new product per se, but is nevertheless an efficient, reliable and clever navigation device. Not cheap, but the quality build, USB desk stand and excellent screen mount go some way to justifying...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Tom tom traffic


Raging about mine this evening as ...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

I really like the TomTom 530T


I really like the TomTom 530T but I am comparing it with others that I have owned. The TomTom 530T is my fourth Sat Nav - the othe...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Construction excellent but....................Bluetooth, Onb


After progressing from a Dell Axim X5 with Tom Tom Navigator, to my current Garmin Nuvi 300, I decided to purchase the Tom Tom 530...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

If it goes wrong, subscriptions are not refunded


My TomTom GO 530T sat nav went wrong on the second day of operation. Amazon refunded with no issue. I had subscibed to a few of ...

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Why has Blackpool no beach?


I have just helped a friend set up the very latest model of ...

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications


FM Transmitter: Yes
FM Tuner: No
Telephone Included:Handsfree Function via External Device
TV-Tuner: No


Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity:No / Via External Device
iPod Control:Via External Device
USB: Yes


Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable


3D Elevation Mode: Yes
3D Landmarks: No
Map Coverage:> 1 Continent / Single countries
Map Provider:Teleatlas
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control:Address only


CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: Yes