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TomTom XL 340

alaTest has collected and analyzed 744 reviews of TomTom XL 340. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and maps are on the whole positive. The price and performance also get good feedback. Many are critical about the memory, while there are some mixed views about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom XL 340 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for TomTom XL 340

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 358 user reviews of TomTom XL 340 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. Views about the screen and maps are generally positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the memory and reliability, and there are some mixed reviews about the size.

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

This summary is based on the products: TomTom XL 340M 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator (Lifetime Maps Edition)(Discontinued by Manufacturer)TomTom XL 340M 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator (Lifetime Maps Edition)(Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

TomTom XL 340-S LIVE

 

The $239.95 TomTom XL 340-S LIVE is the best of the Web-connected standalone GPS devices I've tested so far. It offers plenty of Google-based searches and real-time traffic information. It also delivers much of what makes TomTom one of the top-tier...

Real-time traffic. Integrates Web-based services. No ads. Accurate routing. Timely, informative voice prompts. Map view displays plenty of trip info

Expensive monthly fees. Automatic rerouting needs a rethink

The TomTom XL 340-S LIVE is a solid navigator and a good example of what's possible with connected GPS devices, but there's room for improvement.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Craig Ellison (pcworld.com)

TomTom XL 340S Live GPS Review

 

Connected GPS provides Google Local Search ; POI database has 7 million entries ; Live traffic, weather, and fuel price updates ; IQ Routes technology works well

Connected services cost $10 per month ; Lacks Bluetooth support

Company's latest connected GPS device carries a fairly low price, but the connected services remain a mixed bag.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Antuan Goodwin (cnet.com)

TomTom XL 340 S review: TomTom XL 340 S

 

The TomTom XL 340 S builds on TomTom's successful XL series of wide-screen portable navigation devices. The XL 340 S' features, such as advanced lane guidance, daily fuel prices, IQ Routes, and TomTom Map Share, work together to constantly update its...

The TomTom XL 340 S has advanced features such as lane guidance, downloadable fuel prices, and user updated maps from TomTom Map Share. Its large 4.3-inch WXGA touch screen is easy to read and to enter addresses on. Text-to-speech enhances the device's...

The larger size, combined with additional thickness added by an EasyPort mount, somewhat limits its portability. Routing from a moving vehicle is considerably slower than from a stationary one.

The TomTom XL 340 S introduces a few advanced features to TomTom's midrange lineup, while staying well below the premium price bracket.

May, 2009

Expert review by: Rick Broida (wired.com)

Review: TomTom XL 340S GPS

 

If you're going on a journey, try not to do it with Evangeline Lilly or Matthew Fox: They're known for getting stranded in random, unknown...

Just like Evangeline Lilly, the 4.3-inch screen is easy on the eyes. Comes with top-to-bottom maps of North America, including more than 7 million points of interest — way more than you’ll ever visit. Desktop software built right into the firmware....

No text-to-speech with celebrity voices. Suction-cup mount a bit tricky in cars with deep dashes. Live-traffic features optional and extra. No Bluetooth, so forget about pairing your phone

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

TomTom XL 340-S

 

PCMag did not test the TomTom XL 340-S. We did, however, test and review the TomTom One 140-S from the same series.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Mita (brighthub.com)

TomTom XL 340 S Review

 

The TomTom XL 340 S is a complete widescreen GPS navigation device with accurate maps and loads of other features. This review gives you the complete picture of this great GPS navigation device.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

TomTom XL 340TM

 

The TomTom XL 340TM adds lifetime map updates and lifetime traffic to the TomTom XL 340-S feature set, and gives you preloaded maps of the US, Canada and Mexico, a 4.3” wide-screen and text-to-speech, so you'll hear “turn right, Oak Street,” instead of...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

TomTom XL 340M

 

The TomTom XL 340M adds lifetime map updates to the TomTom XL 340-S feature set, and gives you preloaded maps of the US, Canada and Mexico, a 4.3” wide-screen and text-to-speech, so you'll hear “turn right, Oak Street,” instead of just “turn right.”

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

TomTom XL 340-S LIVE review

 

The TomTom XL 340-S LIVE is the company's first mid-range, “connected” navigator, offering LIVE services such as Google Local search, gas prices, etc. It has a 4.3” wide-screen and text-to-speech, so you'll hear “turn right, Oak Street,” instead of...

Step down to the TomTom XL 340-S and you'll lose the LIVE services. Now that we have the basics and related models out of the way, lets talk about those “connected services.”

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Craig Ellison (macworld.com)

Review: TomTom XL 340S Live GPS

 

Company's latest connected GPS device carries a fairly low price, but the connected services remain a mixed bag.

At $300, the XL 340S Live is a bargain for a connected GPS device. It includes a three-month subscription to the Live services; but after that introductory period, a subscription will set you back $10 a month. Unfortunately, TomTom's connected services...

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

With TomTom XL, the attractive EasyPort mount can be left on the device and folded flat after use. The complete unit, including the mount, is then small enough to fit into a shirt pocket or bag when you leave the vehicle. In addition, the TomTom XL is equipped with a completely revised audio system so that navigation instructions are even more loud and clear at all times - even above outside traffic noise or a car full of excited children.

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:4.3 / 4.3"/4.3"
Diagonal Size (metric):10.9 cm
Resolution:480 x 272

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in/1.1in
Height:3.2in
Weight:6.5oz/7oz
Width:4.7in/4.8in

Display

Native Aspect Ratio:16:9

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / USA / Mexico/Canada / District Of Columbia / Mexico / Puerto Rico

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver

Header

Manufacturer:TomTom
Model:340
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:TomTom XL