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TomTom Start 50

TomTom Start 50
alaScore 91

1269 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1269 reviews of TomTom Start 50. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and maps. The performance and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, maps, screen

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 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom Start 50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of TomTom Start 50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the maps and performance are generally positive. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the design.

usability, screen, price, performance, maps

design

86% 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 5 inch Sat Nav with Lifetime Maps of UK and ROI

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for TomTom Start 50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 507 user reviews of TomTom Start 50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom START 50M 5-Inch GPS Navigator w/ Lifetime MapsTomTom START 50M 5-Inch GPS Navigator w/ Lifetime Maps

Aug, 2016

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

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

Consumer review by: MTBKR (bestbuy.com)

Very poor mount!

 

The mount for this device is terrible; it will not stay on the windshield, constantly falling off. Also, It 's hard to get the screen to be straight, not crooked, unless mount is on just right.

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Shobhit (bestbuy.com)

It's great!

 

It's great! It gives clear directions with voice command

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Luvinmusiq (bestbuy.com)

Works Great

 

Replaced a old Garmin my first Tom Tom great price

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: Shan77 (bestbuy.com)

Easy to operate and very accurate

 

Absolutely Love it!!!...and would definitely recommend!!! Easy to operate and nice features!!!

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Tommy (bestbuy.com)

Ease to use and great quality!

 

I took my Tom Tom on my first trip ever into the deep part of no where of Texas and it took me the most direct route and got me there in half the time instead.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Agarminfan (bestbuy.com)

Ok for the price but has issues

 

Navigated me inexplicably through a busy city rather than remain in a highway. Ok product when you have nothing else so check directions via google maps first

May, 2014

Consumer review by: jaybosmith (bestbuy.com)

its a great gps for the money

 

I love it. I wouldn't be able to work without it. I live in West Virginia and work in Brooklyn , New York. The roads out here are mind boggling, my tom tom makes my life so much easier. Thank you so much for such a great product

Apr, 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
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch / 1-Point-Touch

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

GPS type

Bicycle: No
Motorcycle: No

Map

Number of countries covered:23 / 45

Navigation

Lane Assistant: Yes
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Map Coverage:PART CONTINENT / Single continent / Single countries
Map Provider:TomTom Maps
Map Sharing: No
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Quick search: Yes
Reality View:No / Yes
Tap & Go: 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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