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TomTom launches an extra-large 6” screen on the new Start 60

May 09 2012

TomTom launches an extra-large 6” screen on the new Start 60

~ A larger screen for an enhanced driving experience ~

London, 9 May 2012 – Today sees the release of the TomTom Start 60, which features the biggest screen of all TomTom’s portable navigation devices. The 6” sharp screen, big buttons and menus enhance the driving experience by making it easier and safer for users.

The TomTom Start 60 comes with a new dual mounting system, which gives people the choice between mounting their device on the windscreen or dashboard.

“Safety on the road is an ever-present concern for today’s drivers,” says Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director of TomTom. “The unique design of the TomTom Start 60 addresses that concern, with larger buttons and a sharp screen ensuring that interaction is easy and instructions are in clear view”.

The TomTom Start 60 is one of the first devices to offer lifetime free daily map changes. Updates are based on reports from TomTom’s Map Share community of 21 million, and help drivers to deal with frequent road changes such as new speed limits and blocked roads.

Pricing and availability

The TomTom Start 60 is now available for purchase and comes with pre-loaded maps of 45 countries in Europe, at a price of £169.99 (SRP).

Notes for editors

New to the TomTom Start 60:

    • 6” Touch Screen
The sharp, extra-large screen displays instructions more clearly than ever before. And bigger menus and buttons make input even simpler.
    • Dual mounting system
The TomTom Start 60 can be mounted in a safe and convenient place, either on windscreen or dashboard.

Other features of the TomTom Start 60 include:

    • Advanced lane guidance
Gives drivers extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions
    • Improved IQ Routes
Uses real travel times shared by millions of drivers to get the best routes and arrival times at every time of day
    • TomTom Map Share
Gives drivers free daily map changes from the TomTom Map Share Community
    • Spoken street names
Makes turnings even clearer
    • Parking assist
Helps drivers find parking near their destination or en route
    • Frequent destinations
Allows drivers to save their most frequent destinations, for even easier and quicker navigation to the places they go most often

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