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TomTom GO 730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 670 reviews of TomTom GO 730. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Comments about the screen and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and performance are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the price. There are some less positive comments about the memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO 730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom GO 730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of TomTom GO 730 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and maps are overall positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the durability and memory. Opinions are divided on the screen.

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70% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom GO 730 Satellite Navigation SystemTomTom GO 730 Satellite Navigation System

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (electronicsme.com)

TomTom GO 730

 

Overall, the TomTom GO 730 does not seem to quite match the description of the "perfect GPS," but it certainly does not fall into the category of "beginner's choice" either. This model is great for users who have experienced other, less-featured TomTom...

Communicate- voice-input addresses and hands-free Bluetooth callingNavigate- IQ Routes, Advanced Lane Guidance, and Map Share technologyFeatures- includes 2GB internal memory plus SD expansion slotDurable- integrated lithium-polymer battery with 5-hour...

Valuable- not the best GPS, but overall a great value for the consumer

If you are ready to upgrade your old GPS to a premium widescreen...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Adam (techreviews.tv)

TomTom GO 730

 

The TomTom GO 730 is a popular GPS at an attractive price, it replaces the older TomTom GO 720. It comes with maps of U.S. and Canada and has a new brighter 4.3 inch screen. The 730 also has a …

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

TomTom GO 730 review

 

The TomTom GO 730 updates the TomTom GO 720 with several new features — advanced lane guidance (pictured above), IQ RoutesTM and voice address input. I'll delve into those a little later in the review. First, the basics…

Jun, 2008

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Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

TomTom GO 730

 

A refresh rather than a completely new model, TomTom's GO 730 takes everything we enjoyed about the GO 720 and adds a few excellent software features....

IQ Routes technology, advanced lane guidance, text-to-speech, Bluetooth, Map Share, Help Me menu

No AC charger included, No EPT, voice address input is hit and miss

TomTom’s latest addition to the navigation market continues the company’s fine form when it comes to the user experience. The GO 730 adds some excellent software features to a package that we've come to know and love.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Tech Staff (techradar.com)

TomTom Go 730 Traffic review

 

Compact and fully-featured sat nav

Accurate and easy to follow maps ; Helpful features ; Great screen ; Compact and slim

No hardware button to adjust volume

A fantastic, user-friendly sat nav

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Tim Greene (techadvisor.co.uk)

TomTom GO 730 review

 

From a very easy installation, to its built-in intelligence, the TomTom GO 730 delivers a navigation system that is far more than a multimedia presentation of how to get from point A to point B.

More than 'just' a satnav, the TomTom GO 730 is a great gadget for your car.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

TomTom GO 730 review

 

One of our favourite satnavs is TomTom's Go 720 (What's New, Shopper 237), and this is its successor.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Tim Greene (techworld.com)

TomTom GO 730 review

 

From a very easy installation, to its built-in intelligence, the TomTom GO 730 delivers a navigation system that is far more than a multimedia presentation of how to get from point A to point B.

More than 'just' a satnav, the TomTom GO 730 is a great gadget for your car.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Tim Greene (reseller.co.nz)

TomTom Go 730 GPS

 

A navigation system that is far more than a multimedia presentation of how to get from point A to point B

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: New Zealand PC World (pcworld.co.nz)

TomTom GO 730

 

TomTom's latest addition to the navigation market continues the company's fine form when it comes to the user experience.

IQ Routes technology, advanced lane guidance, text-to-speech, Bluetooth, Map Share, Help Me menu

No AC charger included, No EPT, voice address input is hit and miss

Oct, 2008

Product Specifications

TomTom GO is a stand-alone, portable and easy-to-use car navigation appliance that incorporates navigation software, maps and GPS receiver in one device. Navigation solutions are now accessible to everyone thanks to TomTom GO's ease-of-use, ease of installation and affordability. Complete car navigation solution in one box.

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1

Battery

Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:4.3"
Diagonal Size (metric):10.9 cm
Resolution:480 x 272

Camera

Built-in camera: No

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed

Digital Player (PF)

Digital Player: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:3.3in
Weight:7.8oz
Width:4.6in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:4.3
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Display size (HxV):4.3
Display size (HxV) (imperial):4.3
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touch screen: Yes
Touch sensitive screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):5
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

GPS Performance

Antenna:Internal

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / Europe / USA/Canada / USA

GPS System

Connectivity:Bluetooth
Recommended Use:Automotive
Traffic Services:TMC (Traffic Message Channel)
Type:GPS receiver

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Bike/Scooter: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking):No / Yes
Sport (fitness, running):No / Yes
Truck: No

Header

Manufacturer:TomTom
Model:730/730 Traffic/730T
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:TomTom GO

Map

Map coverage:Canada, USA
Maps included: Yes
Voice maps: Yes

Memory

Internal storage capacity:2
Storage media type:Flash

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Refurbished

Navigation

Live service: No
Photo navigation: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes

Other Features

Additional map options:2 years Map Update Service
Basemap: Yes
GPS receiver:SiRF StarIII / Y
GPS softwares & maps description:UK & Benelux
Internal memory:2048 / 64
Storage Capacity:2048 / 4096

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):5
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

Processor

Processor frequency:400

Radio

Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Software

Bundled software:TomTom HOME

System Requirements

Minimum RAM:64

Technical Details

4.3" touch screen (11 cm):Y
4.3" widescreen: Yes
Advanced Lane Guidance: Yes
Announces street names: Yes
Anti-glare screen: Yes
Bluetooth handsfree calling: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Color of product:Black
FM Transmitter: Yes
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed
Hands-free calling:Y
Help Me! emergency menu: Yes
Interface Type:Touch Screen
IQ Routes: Yes
IQ Routes technology:Y
Latest Map Guarantee: Yes
Map Share On-Demand Updates: Yes
Plug & Go: Yes
QuickGPSfix: Yes
Spoken street names:Y
TomTom HOME Content Manager: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.945 / 3.27
Height:0.941 / 0.945 / 3.27
Weight:7.76 / 7.84
Width:4.65