The clear 3D navigation view allows you to see your current position better, much in the same way that you would see the real world, intuitively. It is particularly helpful when navigating junctions and roundabouts. Itinerary planning gives you total flexibility, incorporating multiple stops along the way. And if you want to visit an address again, just save it as a favorite.
TomTom GO has a special low-glare night display setting. This uses colour schemes that are significantly easier for the eye to adjust to while night driving. You can select between different colour styles suitable for night-time driving depending on your personal preferences.
TomTom GO's built in BluetoothT receiver means you can download real-time TomTom PLUS services through the internet connection on your BluetoothT phone anytime and anywhere. TomTom PLUS gives you the real-time information you want on traffic congestions, weather conditions and extra downloads such as detailed city maps, additional voices, points of interest and much more.
Points of Interest - Your TomTom GO stores thousands of useful points of interest like parking, petrol stations, hotels and restaurants, with an automatic alert option as you approach one. Want more? There are thousands more points of interest available online to download to your TomTOm Go 500.
Even more flexibility in your route planning: you can choose the type of route you want, whether it's the shortest, the fastest, or one that avoids road charges.
Ready for TomTom PLUS services (real time information on traffic congestions, weather conditions and extra downloads such as detailed city maps, additional voices, points of interest and much more) Using the traffic feature (subscription required), the TomTom GO 500 can highlight any traffic problems in the road ahead, miles before you encounter them.
Hands-free car kit: The TomTom GO 500 doesn't just help you find your way, it helps you keep in touch in safety and comfort. The built-in BluetoothT hands-free car kit links compatible mobile phones to your TomTom GO. Simply tap the screen to accept a call or make one and talk through the GO while you drive.
TomTom GO 500 Features
‣Assisted Satellite Navigation allows continuous navigation, even in tunnels.
‣Just plug in, switch on & GO
‣Simple touch-screen operation
‣Clear, accurate turn-by-turn voice instructions
‣Itinerary planning: plan your trip by defining multiple waypoints and destinations
‣Compact, portable design; easy to take from car to car
‣Crystal-clear 3D graphics
‣A choice of routes: quickest, shortest or avoiding toll roads and congestion charge areas
‣Door-to-door planning: Find your way to any address in your region/country
‣Cross border planning: Find your way to any town across Europe using Main Roads of Europe map (17 countries included)
‣Optional remote control
‣View route: review and test the calculated route before you actually start driving
‣Dynamic status bar: improve readability by customizing status bar
‣Tip feature: discover everything GO has to offer through useful onscreen tips
‣Extensive guided tour: pick up the features even quicker and get the maximum out of your TomTom GO 500
‣Hands-free calling via BluetoothT connection with mobile phone: Simply tap the GO screen to accept a call or to make one
‣Integrated GPS antenna
‣Speaks more than 30 languages in over 50 voices
‣User interface: now including 18 languages
‣Postcode navigation for simple and accurate selection of your destination (UK & NL only)
‣Thousands of points of interest available
‣Phone control support: directly call a point of interest through the TomTom GO 500
‣Compass mode available: displays compass on screen to have even more orientation while driving
‣Car speed linked volume: volume of voice instructions will increase/decrease depending on speed of car
‣Anti-glare screen; always an optimal view, even in direct sunlight
‣Improved on/off button: prevents the device to turn off by accident
Ready out of the box: Just plug in, switch on & GO. Easy to take from car to car.
TomTom GO 500 works with Tele Atlas Maps to provide detailed maps of the UK and major routes of Europe. Which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest, Estimated Time of Arrival, and more.
Further TomTom GO 500 maps are available SD card which insert directly into the TomTom GO 500. Available TomTom GO 500 maps include Western Europe, USA and Canada.
TomTom GO 500 Accessories
Looking for genuine accessories and spares for the TomTom GO 500? All parts are genuine TomTom product and specifically designed for use with the GO 500 sat nav. Accessories available to purchase include car charger and a mini USB cable.
TomTom GO 500 Questions and Answers
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TomTom GO 500 Technical Specification
‣Installation: Plug & Play
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Dimensions: Width - mm, Depth - mm, Height - mm
‣TomTom GO 500 manual
Page updated: 21st December 2016