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TomTom Start 20M

TomTom Start 20M
alaScore 90

230 reviews

Aug, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 230 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and value for money. The screen and usability are also appreciated.

usability, screen, value for money, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Start 20M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom Start 20M

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 262 user reviews of TomTom Start 20M from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, screen, route planning

value for money, reliability, performance

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Start 20 4.3" Sat Nav with Europe Maps (45 Countries)TomTom Start 20 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland MapsTomTom Start 20 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland and Western Europe maps

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TomTom Start 20 review

 

As affordable sat navs go, they don't come any better than this

Slick unit ; Good screen ; Easy to use ; The price is right

No traffic info

So should the TomTom Start 20 be on your shopping list? Absolutely. For £130 you get a dedicated sat nav that beats the pants off most of its standalone rivals and makes those freebie apps you can download for your phone look inadequate by comparison....

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TomTom Start 20

 

TomTom brings some of its premium features to its budget Start range.

4.3in widescreen ; Same menu system as higher-end models ; 4GB memory

The RDS-TMC receiver add-on is expensive ; 5in models now available for same price ; Integrated screen mount

is a lot more streamlined, so it made sense to bring this to entry-level devices as well. Touching the screen in map view takes you to a simple six-icon main menu, which then takes you to further submenus of extra choices.

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TomTom Start 20

 

A budget range GPS with all the basic features you need

The TomTom Start 20 Southern Africa edition GPS may be a budget oriented device, but it delivers a comprehensive set of features that will actually be used in day to day operation. The only noteworthy feature missing from this device is HD traffic...

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TomTom Start 20

 

Satellite navigation devices have had a tough time of late, with smartphones offering all the same features for free, without having to carry another gadget around. TomTom hopes that the affordable Start 20 will get people to switch from their iPhones...

At 4.3 inches, the TomTom Start 20 may be a lot smaller than high-end rivals, but it's still bigger than the majority of smartphones. It's also easy to see in all conditions – including bright sunshine – and the widescreen aspect ratio is perfect for...

There's very little to dislike about the TomTom Start 20. It's affordable, and using it means that your smartphone's battery life won't take a hit

If you still haven't managed to get round to buying a sat-nav device, the TomTom Start 20 is a good place to start. It's affordable, well equipped and the impressive screen makes it easier to view and to use than a smartphone or other sat-nav rivals.

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TomTom Start 20

 

Satellite navigation devices have had a tough time of late, with smartphones offering all the same features for free, without having to carry another gadget around. TomTom hopes that the affordable Start 20 will get people to switch from their iPhones...

If you still haven't managed to get round to buying a sat-nav device, the TomTom Start 20 is a good place to start. It's affordable, well equipped and the impressive screen makes it easier to view and to use than a smartphone or other sat-nav rivals....

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TomTom Start 20 satnav

 

Review TomTom?s entry level Start satnavs have long been the default choice for anyone wanting a reliable but basic PND. Now the range has been given a wash and brush up with the release of some new 4.3in screen devices with prices starting at ?130.

TomTom?s navigation system, its maps, UI and voices are pretty much state of the art and the device itself with its clever and versatile integrated mounting arm is physically impressive. But at ?130 the absence of traffic data seems poor value. ?

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poor product

 

Item dosent connect to internet even after hours of help from tom tom suppoet group

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tom tom

 

a nice neat and smart sat nav. easy to program

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Simple to use

 

Great value, after never using a sat-nav before, I found it easy to use, with very clear instructions.

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Fantastic Buy

 

This is one of the best purchase I have brought. Driving will never be the same again. Easy to use and essential in busy traffic as it will try and find the quickest route for you. The only frustration is the noise it makes everytime you get near a...

Product Specifications

Configuration

FM Transmitter: No
FM Tuner: No
Head up Display: No
Telephone Included:Handsfree Function via External Device / No
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

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

Display

Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch / 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:PART CONTINENT / Single continent / Single countries
Map Provider:Teleatlas / TomTom Maps
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel:No / Traffic Info ready / Yes
Voice Control: No

Playback

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