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TomTom Unveils New Navigation Products In Singapore


TomTom had an event in Singapore last week to announce the launch of their new portable navigation devices (PNDs) – TomTom GO 750, TomTom XXL 550 and TomTom XL 250. The PNDs boast ease of use, accurate maps and provide the best direction for the drivers.

Singapore, 30 September 2010 – TomTom has announced their new portable navigation devices (PNDs), the TomTom GO 750, TomTom XXL 550 and TomTom XL 250 in Singapore.The devices offer premium features that are appreciated by drivers all over the world including:

– Ease of use
– Navigation software delivering best directions
– TomTom IQ Routes – historical road speeds built in to the map directing drivers the fastest way, any time of day
– Up-to-date maps with one-year bonus map update service and daily map updates via TomTom Map Share technology
– Extensive industry-leading safety features including Advanced Lane Guidance and text to speech
– Ultra-compact design with EasyPort mount on TomTom XL and XXL and the Active Dock on TomTom GO for premium one-hand docking

Superior Maps

All TomTom PNDs in Singapore will come with maps of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei pre-installed. TomTom maps are updated every three months, ensuring drivers always have access to the latest map. Each TomTom PND comes with a latest map guarantee, allowing owners an update to the latest map, via our free TomTom HOME software within 30 days of first use. Each TomTom PND also comes with a bonus 12 months Map Update Service, allowing users free downloads of the latest TomTom map for the first year of use.

In addition TomTom Map Share allows our users to make instant changes to maps on their TomTom PND and to share these changes with other users. Access to TomTom Map Share is free, and allows access to our community of over 45 million users worldwide.

Best Directions

All TomTom PNDs feature NavCore software that ensures the optimal route is planned and provides very clear directions through clear visual and spoken instructions. Our PNDs also include spoken street names for clearly pronouncing the next street to turn into, Advanced Lane Guidance with photo junctions views for navigating complex intersections and postcode search for Singapore. The map contains an extensive set of points of interest and address points to ensure you get to your destination as quickly and safely as possible. 

IQ Routes

The TomTom Singapore map includes one of TomTom’s key navigation technologies – TomTom IQ Routes which ensures the fastest routing by time of day, and accurate arrival times, TomTom’s smart routing technology takes into account rush hour, traffic lights, zebra crossings, school exits or even shopping crowds, every minute of every day.

Easy to Use

TomTom software is intuitive to use. The free TomTom HOME software allows easy updating of our devices and access to our bonus map updates, TomTom Map Share changes and customisation options for voices, car icons, splash screens and more.

Safety as a priority

The new TomTom GO 750, TomTom XXL 550 and TomTom XL 250 come with comprehensive safety features, so drivers always have direct access to safety and roadside assistance information wherever they go. The extensive ‘Help Me!’ menu includes information such as emergency and breakdown service numbers, directions to the nearest hospital, car maintenance advice and first aid instructions.

TomTom PNDs will be sold through major consumer electronics retailers across Singapore from early October 2010. Recommended retail prices are as follows

TomTom XL 250 – S$269
TomTom XXL 550 – S$329
TomTom GO 750 – S$399

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