TomTom’s entry-level PND ‘Start’ has Garmin-like home screen

TomTom Start is an entry-level car navigation solution and costs Euro 129 for a regional map and Euro 149 for a European map.

The simplified menu displays a two button user interface, ‘Plan route’ and ‘Browse map’. The device is lightweight, has a compact 3.5” screen and has a semi-fixed EasyPort™ mount.

Available in six colours, the TomTom Start is equipped with the unique innovative solutions IQ Routes and Map Share technology.

IQ Routes technology provides users with the fastest route any time of day with accurate travel times. TomTom has a database of over 800 billion speed profiles worldwide, which are included in the device’s map so that users get smart route planning wherever they are.

The device also comes with Map Share, TomTom’s unique technology that allows users to make their own map changes, and benefit from thousands of free map corrections made by TomTom users every day – free of charge.

TomTom Start will become available in the UK and Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway.

Changeable covers (StartSkins) are available via and retailers for only €14.95 per colour.

Source: TomTom.

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