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TomTom VIA 130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 578 reviews of TomTom VIA 130. 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. Reviewers really like the design and maps. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the durability and reliability.

usability, performance, price, maps, design

reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom VIA 130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom VIA 130

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 user reviews of TomTom VIA 130 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and maps. The price and performance are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the reliability and durability.

usability, performance, price, maps, design

durability, reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Via 130 UK GPS UnitTomTom Via 130 UK GPS Unit

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: 2011-07-29 21:03:29.143 (which.co.uk)

Rubbish voice recognition, map update software and general interface software.

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In use it's not bad although establishing satellite connection can be long-winded. But anything connected with software/map updates is rubbish! Also the traffic alert system and the map updates are very expensive. In a way their machines are like...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: 2011-07-29 21:03:29.143 (which.co.uk)

Voice recognition and update software

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1 The voice recognition is, as previous reviewer says - a joke. It almost never recognises words, usually coming up with something completely different, even in ideal situations i.e. not in the car.2. The update and download software for one's PC is...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: lodine (which.co.uk)

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Although very good I think it worth knowing that if the speech recognition available on this model is important to one, it is a bit of a joke,and had my family laughing as it was very difficult to get it to understand what address one was trying to enter.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: tiggeroo2 (tesco.com)

Very Accesable,

 

I bought this about 6 weeks ago and used it endlessly.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Tony8757 (tesco.com)

TomTom Via 130 UK -Bluetooth -free Lifetime updates

 

The TomTom via 130 was chosen for travel in UK and for the ability to connect to a mobile pkone via Bluetooth.\nThe offer of free Lifetime maps influenced my outlet selection.\nThe visual and verbal directions are clear, and the setup is easily...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: 54mitzi (tesco.com)

Love the hands free phone connection

 

Bought this for my son who does a few long trips, live being able to ring and not worry about him answering the phone if he's driving and not at his destination

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Robb68 (tesco.com)

Excellent value Tomtom.

 

I've had a Tomtom for some years but realised that it was somewhat out of date with maps etc. I saw the Tomtom via 130 advertised at a very competitve price at Tesco and bought it after looking at the very positive reviews. I am delighted with my...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: mattihep (tesco.com)

Delighted!

 

Delighted with my new sat nav\n So many more features than my old one. More informative. Gives road names and tells you which lane to be in. Doesn't keep falling off windscreen! Easy to use. Very pleased.

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Rhi95 (tesco.com)

Great features

 

I bought this sat nav last month and haven't had a problem! It get's me from A to B and offers different routes etc. Happy with my purchase :)

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: BarbLiv (tesco.com)

Very easy to use

 

Found this product very easy to use, and gets you where you want to go using the best routes.

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity:No / Via External Device
iPod Control: No
USB: Yes

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch / One-Point Touch

General Features

Application:Car
Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

GPS type

Bicycle: No

Map

Number of countries covered:45

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks:No / Yes
Emergency Help : No
Lane Assistant: Yes
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Map Coverage:PART CONTINENT / Single continent
Map Provider:Teleatlas / TomTom Maps
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode:No / Yes
Reality View: No
Text-to-Speech:No / Yes
Traffic Message Channel:Traffic Info ready / Yes
Voice Control:Address only / Full Voice Control

Playback

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