TomTom Go 740 Live UK & W. Europe reviews

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This sat nav is a good all rounder.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 70 reviews.
TomTom Go 740 Live UK & W. Europe: Covers UK & W. Europe Bluetooth In Car sat nav See full product description

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Nick, Portsmouth Use it for work

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Very accurate, the voice control works a treat, as does the re-direct & traffic updates.
Bad points:
None discovered so far
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Accuracy 9.0
Design 9.0
Size 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Oct 2009

Bhupat , Hemel Hempstead

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Good value for money.
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 8.0
Accuracy 7.0
Design 8.0
Size 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Aug 2009

Joshua , Hullbridge Essex

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
It does as stated and with the Live have allready saved time delay from traffic holdup
Phone handfree is also very good and easy to recieve calls with one touch of the screen
I avoid sending calls on the move.
Bad points:
I drive a C-max a small MPV windsceen mounting is out of arms reach unless mounted up by the rear view mirror. ( all vans etc must be similar.)
I had to purchase seperatly a dash board mounting disc.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Accuracy 10.0
Design 9.0
Size 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Oct 2009

Brian, Northampton

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
a little slow with directions spoken
and would be nice to have sound like bleeping to let you know you are on the turn
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Accuracy 7.0
Design 10.0
Size 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Oct 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
parts should be available where the item is purchased instaed of always on-line
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Accuracy 9.0
Design 10.0
Size 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Aug 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Size
Ease of use
Accuracy
Bad points:
£7 a month for HD traffic - but the mrs thinks it works a treat and she does the miles so it's worth will be down to the individual

Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Accuracy 8.0
Design 8.0
Size 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 May 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use. Excellent abroad on my recent trip across europe.
Bad points:
Expensive considering nothing came with it. eg window attachment or a case/pouch or charger!
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Accuracy 8.0
Design 9.0
Size 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jun 2009

Product Features

Type of satellite navigation Car Radio Navigation System (1 Din)
Map storage medium On board Harddisc
Monitor type Fixed Monitor
Connections Internet connectivity
Connections Reality view
Connections Map sharing
Connections Integrated telephone
Connections Pedestrian mode
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Full voice control
Screen size (Inches) 4.3
Touchscreen Yes
Map Coverage UK & W. Europe
FM tuner No
Monitor format 16:9
Playback formats MP3
Release date 2008-10-21
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Manufacturer's Description

LIVE Services: a real-time connection to HD Traffic, Safety Alerts, Fuel prices, Local search with Google and more.

TomTom LIVE services
The latest innovation from TomTom helps you drive smarter with a live connection to the most up-to-date real time route information. With TomTom LIVE services you are always connected to real time information, with premium services such as High Definition Traffic, up-to-date mobile safety cameras locations, local search with Google and Live fuel prices. This means you will always have access to the latest information on route.

This service is available as a FREE trial for the first 3 months, with the choice to continue on as a subscription at £7.99 per month.

TomTom HD Traffic™
Unique to TomTom, get the most up-to-date, real-time traffic information live on your TomTom GO LIVE. Includes detailed incident reports, estimated delay times and alternative route proposals. 95% coverage of Motorways & A-roads in the UK, updated every 3 minutes directly to your TomTom GO LIVE.

TomTom Safety Alerts
Your TomTom GO LIVE receives advanced warnings from Road Angel™, including fixed safety cameras, mobile safety cameras, black spots and more, to get you there safely.

TomTom Fuel Prices
Your TomTom GO LIVE receives the latest fuel prices from 29,000 stations across the UK. Get directions to the cheapest petrol station on route and save money on your fuel bill.

TomTom Local Search with Google
Find the latest local Google listings using your TomTom GO LIVE to locate any of the 11 million business addresses, wherever you are. Type in any search word, find matching locations and let your device guide you there.

TomTom Weather
Your TomTom GO LIVE receives local and five-day forecasts so you can make plans based on the latest weather.

TomTom QuickGPSfix™
Speeds up the time taken to fix a GPS signal, making it quicker to begin your journey.

LATEST MAP GUARANTEE
Download the latest map free via TomTom Home. Available within 30 days of using your TomTom device.

TOMTOM MAP SHARE
Make instant corrections to your own map and benefit from thousands of corrections made by TomTom users every day free of charge from tomtom.com.

HELP ME!’ MENU
You can find help, with local emergency service information at your fingertips. From hospitals to roadside assistance, this information will be useful in all situations.

PRE-INSTALLED SAFETY CAMERA LOCATIONS
Your device comes with fixed safety camera alerts pre-installed, to help you to drive more safely and responsibly.

TOMTOM HOMEFUTUREPROOF
Everything you need to keep your TomTom device up to date – get new software, download new maps, access free content from the TomTom community and subscribe to services.

4.3" WIDE TOUCHSCREEN
Touch screen technology gives you the easiest operation to make using your device a pleasure.

IQ ROUTES™
Calculates your routes based on the real average speed measured on roads rather than maximum speeds. This will always provide you with the smartest route, saving you money, time and fuel.

ADVANCED LANE GUIDANCE
Clearly shows which lane to take at junctions so you don’t miss your turning, allowing you to drive relaxed and safe.

HANDS-FREE CALLING VIA BLUETOOTH®
Make and answer phone calls safely while driving, putting you in control and in touch.

TEXT TO SPEECH
No need to take your eyes off the road. Speech technology can give you directions, inform you of the latest traffic messages and even read your text messages.

VOICE COMMAND AND CONTROL
The latest in speech recognition technology lets you control your TomTom GO LIVE using voice commands. From planning a route to making a call, over 100 tasks are easily activated by voice, making your drive smoother and safer.

POWERDOCK
Gives you easy docking and charging to optimise your TomTom GO for daily use.

TomTom is powered by Tele Atlas Quality Maps
Tele Atlas is a leading worldwide map data provider for personal navigation solutions. In a rapidly expanding industry and changing world, Tele Atlas continuously produces rich, fresh and accurate quality maps. Tele Atlas brand promise: find more, reflects how we see a world where people do not just want to move from A to B, but want to find interesting things and places on the way: restaurants, hotels, petrol stations, museums and so on. It’s not about just guiding users to destinations but also helping them easily find the people, places and products that interest them the most.

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