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TomTom XL Classic

alaTest has collected and analyzed 799 reviews of TomTom XL Classic. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The screen and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the memory and route planning.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom XL Classic is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom XL Classic

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 user reviews of TomTom XL Classic from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and performance. The screen and price also get good reviews, whereas the memory and durability get less positive opinions.

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reliability, durability, memory

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom XL Classic Satellite Navigation UK & ROITomTom XL Classic Satellite Navigation UK & ROI

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: smssms (play.com)

tom tom xl

 

great machine when it works ive used mine only 6 times and it keeps crashing and i have a job to turn it back on. i am going to try a different make nxt time very disapointed for the money

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (argos.co.uk)

avoid

 

marked as fair because when working it is fine problem is with updating,

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: tapash (argos.co.uk)

very good

 

very good product. does what it says. really like the speed camera detector. tomtom is the best

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Vivek (argos.co.uk)

Great product for first time buyer

 

Hi this is value for money product.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: kevin (argos.co.uk)

tom tom classic

 

great piece of tech, all you need to get around the world with confidence, and you're always able to up date the device when you go on line, it,s the business.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Johnny (argos.co.uk)

Brilliant buy

 

So easy to use and at this price its a gift

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: christine (argos.co.uk)

Excellent

 

I was very pleased with it as I find things difficult to sort out like that but it was easier than I expect.I found it very easy to sort out

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Timothy (argos.co.uk)

Good purchase

 

Better than my Tom Tom Go

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Peggy (argos.co.uk)

TomTom XL Classic with UK and ROI Sat Nav

 

Easy to use, first time I used it, got me to my destination, no problems. Yes I would recommend this model.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: anita (argos.co.uk)

Excellent purchase

 

This is an upgrade from the tom tom one, excellent item. Brilliant speed camera detector. Would recommend this item very easy to use.

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1

Camera

Built-in camera: No

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Backlight display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:4.3 / 5
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 240 / 480 x 272
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Placement supported:Horizontal
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Battery, USB / Cigar lighter

GPS Performance

Antenna:Internal

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Bike/Scooter: No
Camper/Caravan: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): No
Sport (fitness, running): No
Truck: No

GPS type

Bicycle:N
Motorcycle:N

Map

Lifetime map updates: Yes
Map coverage:Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe / France / Italy / Morocco, Western Europe / No / Western Europe
Map view options:3D
Maps included: Yes
Maps provider:Tele Atlas
Number of countries covered:12 / 23

Memory

Compatible memory cards: No
Internal storage capacity:2
Storage media type:Flash

Navigation

Electronic compass: Yes
Lane guidance: Yes
Live service: No
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: No

Other Features

Basemap: Yes
GPS softwares & maps description:Andorra, Austria, Belgio, Danimarca, Finlandia, Francia, Germania, Gibilterra, Gran Bretagna, Irlanda, Italia, Liechtenstein, Lussemburgo, Monaco, Paesi Bassi, Norvegia, Portogallo, San Marino, Spagna (+ Isole Canarie), Svezia, Svizzera e Città del Vaticano.

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery life (max):3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Battery, USB / Cigar lighter

Radio

Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Software

Bundled software:TomTom HOME

Technical Details

4.3" touch screen (11 cm):Y
4.3" widescreen: Yes
Advanced Lane Guidance: Yes
Announces street names: Yes
Anti-theft function: Yes
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld / Handheld/Fixed
Help Me! emergency menu: Yes
IQ Routes: Yes
IQ Routes technology:Y
Languages support:CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SLK, SWE, TUR / CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, LAV, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SLV, SWE, TUR / FRE / Multi
Latest Map Guarantee: Yes
Lifetime map updates: Yes
Loud and clear voice instructions: Yes
Map Share technology: Yes
Mobile Speed cameras: Yes
Plug & Go: Yes
QuickGPSfix: Yes
Rich Points of Interest: Yes
Safety camera alerts: Yes
Simplified menu: Yes
Speeding alert: Yes
Spoken street names:Y
TMC Traffic-ready: Yes
TomTom HOME desktop software: Yes
TomTom Speed Cameras: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.906 / 0.984 / 1.02 / 3.27
Height:0.984 / 3.15 / 3.5 / 3.54
Weight:6.46 / 6.53 / 6.56 / 7.27
Width:4.65 / 5.2 / 5.31