TomTom announces availability of TomTom GO x30 series in UK

May 07 2008

TomTom announces availability of TomTom GO x30 series in UK

~ New TomTom GO range features unique IQ Routes™ technology and Advanced Lane Guidance ~

– TomTom, the world’s leading portable navigation solutions provider, today announces the retail availability of its new flagship range:

    • TomTom GO 930 Traffic: SRP £399.99 inc VAT
    • TomTom GO 730 Traffic: SRP £329.99 inc VAT
    • TomTom GO 730: SRP £299.99 inc VAT
    • TomTom GO 530 Traffic: SRP £279.99 inc VAT
    • TomTom GO 530: SRP £249.99 inc VAT

The TomTom GO x30 series comes with a fresh new look and high quality user interface. It features TomTom’s award-winning software, the latest navigation features and content including IQ Routes™, Advanced Lane Guidance and Map Share™, as well as Bluetooth® hands-free connectivity. Drivers also have easy access to detailed traffic information through the RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver, which is included in the box in the Traffic models.

TomTom’s innovative new IQ Routes™ technology provides users with the most efficient route planning on the market today. It considers all possible options to its final destination, taking into account any situations that may delay a driver’s journey, such as traffic on roundabouts, speed bumps or traffic lights. It also takes into account the traffic situation on weekends and weekdays, ensuring the TomTom GO always selects the fastest route, putting drivers back in control of their daily route planning.

The new TomTom GO x30 series will replace the current TomTom GO x20 range (GO 520(T), 720(T) and 920T). The products are available in stores now across the UK.

TomTom GO 930 Traffic
TomTom’s premium model comes with the latest seamless maps of 35 countries in Western and Eastern Europe, USA, Canada and Russia stored on the internal memory. The TomTom GO 930 Traffic has a suggested retail price of £399.99 including VAT.

TomTom GO 730 and GO 730 Traffic
The maps on the TomTom GO 730 and GO 730 Traffic have been expanded to include 31 countries in Western & Eastern Europe. These models have a suggested retail price of £299.99 and £329.99 inc VAT respectively.

TomTom GO 530 and GO 530 Traffic
The TomTom GO 530 and GO 530 Traffic come with pre-installed door-to-door maps of the UK and Ireland. The suggested retail price of the TomTom GO 530 and GO 530 Traffic are £249.99 and £279.99 inc VAT respectively.

The new TomTom GOx30 series features the latest in navigation with a host of navigation technologies and content:

    Advanced Lane Guidance for a more realistic view and enhanced visual instructions of drivers’ surroundings
    TomTom Map Share™ technology enabling users to make corrections to their own maps instantly and benefit from improvements made by other users, completely free of change
    Latest map guarantee so users can download the latest map within the first 30 days of use, should a new version be released during that time
    • Plug and play traffic through the TomTom RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver for detailed traffic information (included in the Traffic models, and available as an optional extra for non-Traffic models)
    Enhanced Positioning Technology (EPT) for uninterrupted navigation, even in tunnels or built-up areas (TomTom GO 930 Traffic only)
    Enhanced hands-free calling with high quality sound system via Bluetooth® to allow drivers to keep their eyes firmly on the road whilst making phone calls in the car
    Extensive safety features including the TomTom ‘Help Me’ menu to give drivers direct access to emergency services and roadside assistance
    New premium look with high quality finish, 4.3 inch touch screen with new generation icons, and an updated user interface to guide drivers to their destination more easily
    Voice address input allowing drivers to input millions of cities and street names by simply announcing the address of their destination
    Clear voice instructions and text-to-speech to enable street names, places, traffic alerts and SMS messages to be read aloud as part of the spoken instructions
    Built-in FM Transmitter to play music and navigation instructions seamlessly over the car stereo
    New smart & fun extras to personalise users’ devices, including recording their own driving instructions, viewing documents, exchanging positions via SMS and Bluetooth® wireless technology and selecting a favourite car icon on the screen
    Free TomTom HOME software and content from the TomTom online community to keep the user’s device up to date at all times
    Pre-installed safety camera database providing drivers with timely information on safety cameras on drivers’ routes
    Full range of accessories to match the design and finish of the updated GO range

Product technical specifications:

    • 4.3 inch widescreen 16:9 format LCD (WQVGA, 480 x 272 pixels)
    • CPU 400 MHz
    • TomTom GO 930 Traffic: 4 GB internal flash memory
    • TomTom GO 530/730 and GO 530/730 Traffic: 1-2 GB internal flash memory
    • SD card slot
    • High sensitivity GPS receiver
    • Bluetooth® connectivity
    • Battery lithium-polymer (up to 5 hours operation)
    • Dimensions: 118 mm x 83 mm x 24 mm
    • Weight: 220 grams

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For further information:
IQ Routes™ technology: www.tomtom.com/iq-routes
Advanced Lane Guidance: www.tomtom.com/lane-guidance

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