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TomTom GO 550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the reliability and voice guidance are generally positive. The performance and usability also get good comments, whereas there are some critical reviews about the value for money and screen.

usability, performance, voice guidance, reliability

screen, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom GO 550

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 544 user reviews of TomTom GO 550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, performance, value for money, screen, route planning

72% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom GO 550 LIVE UK & RoI Satellite Navigation SystemTomTom GO 550 LIVE UK & RoI Satellite Navigation System TomTom GO 550 LIVE UK & RoI Satellite Navigation System

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TomTom Go 550 Live review

 

Last year, TomTom launched its Go x40 Live satnavs which were the first to include a GPRS radio for near-realtime traffic updates. Since then, a rash of GPS-equipped smartphones have appeared which threaten the standalone satnav's existence. At least...

Yet another great satnav from TomTom which, despite lacking some of its predecessors’ features, still wins a Best Buy award.

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TomTom GO 550 Live SatNav

 

Although the TomTom GO 550 Live is not at the top of the TomTom line up of brand new satnavs for drivers, it is by no means lacking in terms of raw specifications or advanced functionality.

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TomTom Go 550 Live

 

If the miles you cover and the places you visit demand something better than a free navigation phone app, then you can't do much better than this.

At all times the directions were clear and obvious and the planned routes took us from door to door with complete accuracy. The only criticisms we can make are inability of the computer generated voice to pronounce the word 'Lancashire' - it kept...

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great sat nav

 

i have only ever brought Tom Tom and this one is like all the rest - excellent, it does everything i need it to and more, easy to set up, easy to follow.

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tomtom GO55hd live

 

very good unit this is my 5th tomtom and by far the best the live system is accurate and best used on long journeys updated system in minuets very good would recommend it to any one

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Brilliant

 

Have had this product now for three weeks, and can't fault it, it is clear, precise and accurate. I love it :)

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Excellent Purchase

 

Needed to replace an old satnav.Chose this one and don't regret it. A wonderful piece of kit and a world away from my old one.Would recommend it with no hesitation.

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TomTom GO550 HD Live with UK and ROI GPS Sat Nav

 

great product .this is my 2nd tomtom .wouldnt buy any other make.

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tom tom 550 golive

 

good sat nav very informative about problems ahead&delays etc. good screen info for lanes etc .only down side is voice command doesn't allways understand a command for city or street names.but good for phone hands free etc.

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Worst Sat Nav Bought

 

Bought the Sat Nav from Argos as an upgrade so could use the Live Traffic. The Live services failed to work and the Sat Nav unit continually locked and the screen froze on the start up screen. Returned the product and got a refund

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display / Unknown
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 continent / Single countries
Map Provider:Teleatlas
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: No
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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