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TomTom Start 50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of TomTom Start 50. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The screen and maps are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the performance. There are some mixed views about the price.

usability, maps, screen, size, design

performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Start 50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 60 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom Start 50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of TomTom Start 50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the maps and size. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the performance.

usability, screen, price, size, maps

performance

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Start 50 5 inch Sat Nav with Lifetime Maps of UK and ROITomTom Start 50 WE 5 inch Sat Nav with Lifetime Maps of Western Europe

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

TomTom Start 50 M

 

The TomTom Start 50 M has a few advanced features such as lane assistance and a speed limit indicator, as well as free map upgrades for the life of your device, but it is still missing a lifetime traffic update subscription. The Start 50 M is just shy...

The Start 50 M has lifetime map updates and lane assistance

This device does not include lifetime traffic updates

Even though the Start 50 M has a few advanced features, it still misses the mark with the lack of an included lifetime traffic update subscription.

Expert review by: Mike Bedford (pcadvisor.co.uk)

TomTom Start 50 review

 

The Start 50 is currently TomTom's cheapest in-car satnav (it's the same price as the smaller-screened Start 40), but it has mapping for 39 European countries which explains why it's a bit more expensive than, say, Garmin's entry-level nüvi 52LM which...

While more expensive than some entry-level satnavs, you do get coverage of the whole of Europe and free updates for life. The resistive touch screen is a disappointment, though, and this isn’t really compensated for by voice control since this can only...

Nov, 2014
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Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

TomTom Start 50

 

The Start 50 brings TomTom's latest redesign to its budget range

Maps for 45 European countries ; Lifetime maps ; Streamlined new menu design

TomTom's GO 40 offers live traffic for the same price

Overall, we like the new menu system, as it lets you get to the features you most frequently use very quickly. The primary function you need to get to grips with is that simply tapping the map no longer invokes the menu. Instead, a circle containing...

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Configuration

Head up Display: No
Telephone Included:No / Yes
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

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

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display / Unknown
Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

Navigation

Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:PART CONTINENT / Single countries
Map Provider:TomTom Maps
Map Sharing: No
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View:No / Yes
Text-to-Speech: No
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control:Full Voice Control / No

Playback

DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No
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