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TomTom GO 540 Live

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of TomTom GO 540 Live. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and voice guidance. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the price.

usability, design, voice guidance, reliability

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 540 Live is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 16 reviews)

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PC ADVISOR - RECOMMENDED

Expert review by: Marie Brewis (pcadvisor.co.uk)

TomTom Go 540 Live satnav review

 

The TomTom Go 540 Live satnav lives up to its maker's claims of helping you to "drive smarter".

The TomTom Go 540 Live lives up to its maker's claims of helping you to "drive smarter". While its Live services are available only on a subscription basis, heavy drivers should find them well worth the added expense. For the rest of us, you may be...

Dec, 2008

Recommended!

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

TomTom GO 540 LIVE Sat-Nav

 

James takes TomTom's GO 540 for a spin and discovers that its 'real-time' LIVE services are actually rather good.

The TomTom GO 530 wasn't exactly cheap when it was released, and the 540 is even more expensive. However, whilst the 530's new features didn't seem sufficient to buy it over its cheaper predecessor, the 540's LIVE capabilities are a revelation. TomTom...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: (v3.co.uk)

Tomtom Go 540 Live sat nav

 

A sat nav with built-in connectivity and enhanced route planning

Apr, 2009
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Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

TomTom - Go 540 Live

 

Right from the outset, TomTom's Go 540 Live, which comes pre-installed with UK and Ireland mapping, makes a good impression. Its sleek, rounded chassis looks great and you get the feeling it will withstand the occasional ...

Although impressive, the fact you have to shell out £7.99 per month to get the most out of the Go 540 Live will be enough to dissuade many potential buyers. But if you spend a lot of time on the tarmac, the regularly updated traffic service may well be...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Marie Brewis (techworld.com)

TomTom Go 540 Live satnav review

 

The TomTom Go 540 Live satnav lives up to its maker's claims of helping you to "drive smarter".

The TomTom Go 540 Live lives up to its maker's claims of helping you to "drive smarter". While its Live services are available only on a subscription basis, heavy drivers should find them well worth the added expense. For the rest of us, you may be...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: (activegps.co.uk)

Snooper S280 Sapphire Plus satellite navigation, speed camera detector, Golf Shot Saver - Snooper GPS satnav

 

TomTom GO 540 LIVE with UK and Ireland maps, includes TomTom LIVE Services with real-time connection to HD Traffic, Safety Alerts, Fuel prices and local search with Google.

Consumer review by: moneydo (ciao.com)

TomTom GO 540 Live

 

Want to introduce you TomTom GO 540 Live. So, it is perfect GPS navigator for me. One Month ago I traveled around Europe and this GPS very help for me. With this navigator i found very interesting places in different cities in Europe ( Berlyn, Rome,...

Very easy to use

Expensive

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: bubalo (ciao.com)

540 live review

 

TomTom 540 Live comes with the latest and most complete maps of the UK and republic of Ireland pre-installed. Door-to-door accurate navigation anywhere across UK & ROI. * Voice command and control - The latest in speech recognition technology lets you...

accurate

price tag

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Unsafe Product

 

This TomTom GO 540 LIVE sat nav is dangerously unfit for purpose. The mounting bracket does not adhere properly even to a clean wi...

May, 2009

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Good satnav but with 3 unacceptable flaws

 

I bought one of these TomTom GO 540 LIVE sat navs for the advanced features of "live" update and because it was listed as compatib...

May, 2009
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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No
USB: No

Display

Display Technology:TFT 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 Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel:Limited Traffic Subscription
Voice Control:Address only

Playback

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