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Via 280

Your journey... Stress-Free

Other products in this series
  • Hands-Free Calling via Bluetooth
  • Advanced Lane Guidance
  • 13 cm (5") touch screen
  • Map of South East Asia
  • Integrated mounting
  • 2 Year Warranty*
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Via 280
  • Hands-Free Calling via Bluetooth
  • Advanced Lane Guidance
  • 13 cm (5") touch screen
  • Map of South East Asia
  • Integrated mounting
  • 2 Year Warranty*
was Free
Where to buy
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Free Lifetime Map Promotion
TomTom knows that great in-car navigation relies on the best quality map. To keep enjoying fast and accurate navigation, your map needs to stay up to date. That’s why for a limited time only we are offering FREE Lifetime Maps!* For the life of your product, you can download 4 or more full updates of the map on your device every year. You receive all updates to the road network, addresses and Points of Interest. The benefit? You can relax in the knowledge that your device will always give you the quickest, most accurate route possible. * Please check instore for further details.

Via 280 features

  • Map of South East Asia

    Your TomTom device is pre-installed with the latest map of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Brunei, Hong Kong, Macau and Philippines.

  • Hands-Free Calling

    Use your device as a car kit for your mobile phone. Now you can make and answer phone calls safely while driving, making you in control and in touch.

  • Spoken street names

    Helping you to keep your eyes on the road, spoken instructions now include street names, to make turnings even clearer.

  • 3 layer maps

    Getting you there faster with more than just a basic map, it's 3 layers of navigation technology: starting with the most up-to-date map, plus TomTom IQ Routes to give you the quickest routes and most accurate arrival times. The 3rd layer, TomTom Map Share, helps you avoid detours and get to your destination even faster.

  • TomTom Speed Cameras

    Your device has speed camera locations, including reports from other users. It also warns you of other alerts, such as fixed speed cameras and average speed checks for the road ahead. It saves you money on speeding fines, helping you drive safely and relaxed.

  • Integrated mounting

    A convenient foldaway mount that’s integrated with your device, so it’s always there when you need it. It attaches easily to your windscreen. And using the optional mounting disk, you can turn it upside down and position it on your dashboard too, where the screen automatically flips to the right way up.

  • Parking Assist

    Find nearby parking with the aid of your TomTom device. Since Parking Assist is available throughout your journey, you can choose to navigate directly to the nearest car park when planning your route, or find parking en route – either near your destination or close to your current location.

  • Frequent destinations

    You can choose icons for your most frequent destinations and add your own text. This makes your navigation experience truly your own with even easier and quicker navigation to the places you go most often.

Features for all TomTom car navigation

  • IQ Routes

    The world's biggest database of real travel times is built into every TomTom device. Which means you'll get the fastest routes and most accurate arrival times. It's genius!

  • Latest Map Guarantee

    If a new map for your device is available within 90 days of first use, you can download that map once for free via tomtom.com.

  • Advanced Lane Guidance

    Clearly shows which lane to take at junctions so you don't miss your turning. On the most difficult highway intersections, realistic 3D representation of the junction keeps you relaxed and safe.

  • QuickGPSfix

    QuickGPSfix speeds up the time it takes to fix your GPS position to help you drive off more quickly.

  • Rich maps

    You are ready to go with the rich maps. IQ Routes gives you arrival times you can rely on. And with a wealth of Points of Interest, such as phone numbers and opening times, you have even more information at your fingertips.

  • Points of Interest

    Your pre-installed map has Points of Interest from petrol stations to hotels, so you are sure to find what you want.

  • Speeding alert

    Alerts you when you’re speeding, even if you're not in navigation mode.

  • Help Me! emergency menu

    You can find help with local emergency service information at your fingertips. From hospitals to roadside assistance, this information will be useful in any area.

  • Safety preferences

    Recommends driving breaks; warns when approaching places of worship or schools; unpaved road warnings; reminds you not to leave device in car; hides map view above a selected speed; reminds you which side of road to drive when abroad.

  • Fast route planning

    No more waiting around - your route is calculated in a matter of seconds, so you get on your way much faster than ever before.

  • Eco Routes

    Driving with these fuel-efficient routes saves you money as well as reducing your impact on the environment.

  • 2 Year Limited Warranty*

    Your device comes with a 2 year limited warranty. *For full details, see tomtom.com/legal.

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Technical specs

Battery Battery lifetime Up to 2 hours autonomous operation
Connectivity
LIVE services connectivity No
Bluetooth® For handsfree calling
Mount Vehicle mount Passive, foldable windscreen mount
Memory
Internal memory Yes
SD slot microSD
Screen
Screen size 13 cm (5") touch screen
Screen type 16:9 resistive touchscreen
Screen resolution 480 x 272 pixels
Dimensions
Size (W x H x D) 134 x 95 x 20 mm
Weight 181 grams

Supported languages *

The user interface comes in the following languages

Afrikaans Bahasa Indonesia Bahasa Malaya
Brasilian Portuguese Bulgarian Catalan
Croatian Czech Danish
Dutch Estonian Finnish
Flemish French German
Greek Hungarian Spanish International
Italian Latvian Lithuanian
Norwegian Polish Portuguese
Simplified Chinese Slovakian Slovenian
Spanish Swedish Thai
Traditional Chinese Turkish UK English
US English

Spoken instructions comes in the following languages

Afrikaans Bulgarian Catalan
Croatian Czech Danish
Dutch Dutch Belgium Estonian
Finnish French German
Greek Hungarian Italian
Irish English Latvian Lithuanian
Norwegian Polish Portuguese
Romanian Russian Serbian
Slovakian Slovenian Spanish
Swedish Turkish UK English

Spoken street names comes in the following languages

French UK English

Voice recognition comes in the following languages

Dutch French German
Italian Portuguese Spanish
UK English

* languages available may differ per country.

In the box

Via 280

Your journey... hands-free

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Integrated mount

For mounting on your windscreen.

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USB cable & car charger

For in-car charging of your TomTom device & for connection to your pc or Mac.

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Documentation

Contains Quick Start Guide, Accessory/PLUS leaflet and TomTom Safe Driving leaflet.

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Downloads

Looking for free software updates, manuals or installation guides? Check out our download section

Compatibility

On this page you can check compatibility of TomTom devices with mobile phones.

  • Latest Map Guarantee

    If a new map for your device is available within 90 days of first use, you can download that map once for free via tomtom.com.

  • 3 layer maps

    Getting you there faster with more than just a basic map, it's 3 layers of navigation technology: starting with the most up-to-date map, plus TomTom IQ Routes to give you the quickest routes and most accurate arrival times. The 3rd layer, TomTom Map Share, helps you avoid detours and get to your destination even faster.

Map coverage South East Asia

Southeast Asia

South East Asia

Brunei Hong Kong Indonesia
Macau Malaysia Singapore
Thailand Philippines

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Bean Bag Dashboard Mount

Dashboard Mount Disks

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