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TomTom GO 550

TomTom GO 550
alaScore 84

21 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and voice guidance. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive 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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Consumer review by: review summary for TomTom GO 550


alaTest has collected and analysed 544 user reviews of TomTom GO 550 from 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

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

72% of the reviews on 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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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