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TomTom XXL 550
 
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$78.19 - $87.81
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Summary: This TomTom has a 5-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
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Type: 4.7- to 7-inch screen GPS
About - TomTom XXL 550
The XXL 550 has a 5-inch LCD screen. Notable features include reality view, and lane assistance. This unit is preloaded with maps covering the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

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Founded in Amsterdam in 1991, TomTom now has offices Europe, North America, and Asia. The company Web site claims that TomTom is the world's largest provider of navigation devices, with sales in 30 countries and online. We've found TomTom devices to be among the easiest to use in our testing, but the company also offers tech-savvy users options to customize their units. Celebrity voices are available, and TomTom invites customers to update maps and POI information, and share it with other users.

Features & Specs - TomTom XXL 550
info Screen size (in.) 5.0
info Weight (oz.) 7.2
info Bluetooth hands-free calling No
info Spoken street names Yes
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General Information
Manufacturer TomTom International BV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.tomtom.com
Product Line XXL
Product Series 550
Product Name XXL 550 Automobile Portable GPS Navigator
Product Type Automobile Portable GPS Navigator
User Reviews - TomTom XXL 550
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4.0
TomTom XXL 550 Satisfies
2/28/2012
Pros
Compact
Easy Menus
Easy To Read
Easy To Setup
Large Screen
Reliable Performance
Simple Controls
Cons
Acquires Satellites Slowly
Best Uses
Faster Routes
Finding Specific Address
Planning Trips
Urban Navigation
Comment:
I use this GPS for road trips and for work. I transfer it from Vette to Vette and to family car depending on need. I like the windshield mount. I don't like the thick cord but I understand why this is necessary (nav traffic!). Directions are extremely good. I love the flexibility to change car icons, voices. I'm in love with NavTraffic and Map Updates for life. This unit really surprised me the first time gave a speed camera alert! The battery life is a little short when not plugged in to car 12v.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
good unit
4/7/2011
Pros
Easy Menus
Easy To Read
Easy To Setup
Large Screen
Reliable Performance
Simple Controls
Cons
Acquires Satellites Slowly
Short Battery Life
Best Uses
Finding Specific Address
Planning Trips
Rural Navigation
Urban Navigation
Comment:
I have owned this unit for about a year and a half we have used it when we went to Disney World this last July and we had never been to Orlando it got us every where including all the theme worlds at Disney World from Embassy suites where we were staying. We live in California and know t how to get every place but I still use the nav. sys. because it it will get you to address and places of interest ,it does mess up here and there but it will get you in the general area and bottom line it is great compaired to maps and asking for directions.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Great product, but get the bean bag
4/6/2011
Pros
Acquires Satellites Quickly
Compact
Easy To Read
Large Screen
Simple Controls
Cons
Flimsy Mounting
Best Uses
Faster Routes
Finding Specific Address
Planning Trips
Comment:
Excelent screen and menus, very friendly interface and big touch buttons. It is better to use it with the dashboard mounting bean bag.<br />The lane indications is really amazing.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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