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XXL 530S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of XXL 530S. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviews about the price and reliability are overall positive. The performance and screen also get good comments, but there are some negative comments about the memory and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the XXL 530S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 44 reviews)

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Expert review by: Rich Owings (gpstracklog.com)

TomTom XXL 530-S

 

The TomTom XXL 530S is one of TomTom's first 5” models. It comes with preloaded maps of the US and Canada and has IQ Routes, TomTom's historical traffic speed data that can result in improved routing in areas prone to traffic problems. The “S” in the...

Going the other direction, the TomTom XL 330-S drops IQ Routes and you only get a 4.3” screen.

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Ken (alaTest.com)

Almost Great

 

The doesn't stay on the windshield, the clips that hold the mounting apparatus does not stay attached too. poor design

Acquires satellites quickly,Easy menus,Easy to read

The unit doesn't mount on my windshield,Flimsy mounting

Recommend

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Puhi (tigerdirect.com)

great

 

very nice product, the size is great

Dec, 2011
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Consumer review by: CATAHA (tigerdirect.com)

First and Last TomTom Purchase

 

I've used several GPS devices and software, TomTom is by far the bad one.The first thing I did after purchasing this GPS was update the maps. I've been using this device for 3 or 4 months now and when I search for points of interest it does not know...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Pinkie (tigerdirect.com)

Great Price, Great Product

 

The first one I received didn't work but I was shipped another one, received it, it works great. No complaint for the price.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: lgedge (tigerdirect.com)

Great

 

I like the big display, I had to get use to the operation of the unit(I had a Garmin unit before). But overall would recommend it to friends and family.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: br27 (tigerdirect.com)

Great Product

 

Love it!

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: gps (tigerdirect.com)

good product

 

for the most part this is a great product. my only complaints are that unlike some gps units, you can't put the name of a store to find the closest one. the other feature i find us missing is a place where it tells you in words the route you will be...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Ed (tigerdirect.com)

didn't work

 

after i recieved it and charged it it wouldn't boot all the way i ended up spending 3 hours on the phone with tech support and they couldn't help ended up sending it in and got a REFURB unit back while it did work I paid for a new unit and spent more...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: MATT (tigerdirect.com)

Not Bad but I would get a Garmin1350LMT

 

this unit is not as nice as the garmin since it has lifetime maps and lifetime traffic and is a better value and has a nicer street interface even though its only 4.3

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Plug and go Spoken instructions and street names EasyPort mount Points of Interest 5" XXL screen for better view 24/7 IQ Routes technology TomTom Map Share technology Help Me! menu

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:5 / 5"
Diagonal Size (metric):12.7 cm

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / USA / Puerto Rico

GPS System

Connectivity:USB
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver

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Manufacturer:TomTom
Model:530
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:TomTom XXL
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