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TomTom GO 530

TomTom GO 530
alaScore 74

43 reviews

Oct, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money. The performance is also appreciated.

usability, performance, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 43 reviews)

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TomTom GO 530 GPS: The Best to Ever Cross Your Path

 

If you are searching the market for a good navigational system, then this is probably the thing that you are looking in terms of GPS system.

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TomTom Go 530 GPS receiver review

 

Advanced Lane Guidance, Bluetooth, screen, easy to use interface

Suction mount not the best that TomTom offer, traffic via mobile phone

All in all, this is TomTom doing what it does best. As a navigation solution, we think this is the best around. The Go 530 offers plenty and is surprisingly a large step up from the cheaper TomTom XL adding plenty of features be it better mapping...

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TomTom Go 530 GPS receiver

 

Better than the entry-level offering?

All in all, this is TomTom doing what it does best. As a navigation solution, we think this is the best around.

All in all, this is TomTom doing what it does best. As a navigation solution, we think this is the best around.

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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.

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TomTom GO 530 Review: The Youngest Sibling of the X30 Family

 

Overview Welcoming the Youngest Sibling of the TomTom family, the TomTom GO 530. With it being the youngest sibling of the family and cheapest, it's not as feature packed as its older brothers. This unit comes in both a traffic or non-traffic version....

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Review No1

 

The TomTom GO 530 sat nav came with a clear instruction booklet, easy to read and easy to follow. A CD was included which made for...

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more expensive is much better?

 

This TomTom GO 530 SatNav is my first introduction to satellite navigation systems was when I bought a cheap Tom Tom One V3. Price...

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TomTom Go 530 UK and Ireland

 

excellent product easy to use actually knows were its going ,i have used this in france found it to be just as good there

mounting bracket is really bad am currently looking to buy another one as i am fed up with it falling

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TomTom GO 530 SatNav

 

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better than the tomtom540live

 

i purchased the TomTom540live in dec 2008 and i didnt think much of it but my partner liked it alot so now he as the 540live and i...

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Product Specifications

This professional USB Data Cable will allow the perfect access to your phone's information through the fastest connection availble. Connect up to 480 MB Per Second unlike Bluetooth and infrared that connect at about 0.5 MB per second!

The below features are shown as an example to what this cable may allow access to with your software (sold seperately). Some sofware can access more than this, and some access less, or none, of the features shown below below.

USB Data Cable :

Connect at USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480mb) to your phone and software (sold separately).

Manage contacts & more :

Retrieve/Edit/Save your personal information with your specific software to/from your phone such as Phonebook, Organizer, Calendar, etc.

Manage Messages :

Manage SMS, Short Messages, and Multimedia messages.

Synchronize :

Allows you to sync or backup your phones information automatically depending on your phone & PC software.

Transfer Files :

Allows you to browse files on your phoneÿand save or send them from a PC.

Manage internet connections :

Use your phone as a high speed modem for internet connections if your phone supports this.

Compose Multimedia Messages :

Create your own multimedia (picture/video) messages and send through your phone.

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No

Display

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

General Features

Application:Car
Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:Single countries
Map Provider:Teleatlas
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Harddisc
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control: No

Playback

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