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TomTom Via 220

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the voice guidance and design. The usability and value for money also get good feedback, but there are some critical opinions about the screen and performance.

value for money, usability, design, voice guidance

performance, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Via 220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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TomTom Via 220 GPS unit

 

The TomTom Via 220 is a basic navigation unit that lacks some advanced features, but provides a pleasant user experience

Attractive and user-friendly interface ; Compact design with integrated mount ; Good value for money

No Bluetooth hands-free ; Sometimes slow to recalculate route ; Screen sometimes requires a forceful press

TomTom's Via 220 may be a basic, entry-level GPS unit, but unless you critically require Bluetooth hands-free functionality, we highly recommend it over more expensive models like the Via 180. An attractive, easy-to-use interface and a positive...

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TomTom Via 220

 

Decent price ; Fast route calculation ; Buggy voice recognition junked

Why was TomTom Home killed ; No Bluetooth hands-free ; Slow acquisition of GPS lock

With a keen price, and minus the frustrating voice-recognition system found in the rest of the range, the Via 220 proves that less is more; but still not enough to earn it top marks.

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TomTom VIA 220

 

TomTom has carved this satnav out of its larger, older brothers to create a simple but somewhat lacking alternative. But at less than $200, is this a low-budget bargain?

Sub-$200 price; simple user interface; fairly loud and clear speaker

No Bluetooth; poor GPS signal acquisition

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