UPDATE: The TomTom GO 910 has been superseded by a new model, the TomTom GO 920T (with traffic) and TomTom GO 920 (without traffic).
The TomTom GO 910, featuring multi-continental map coverage including the US, Canada and the whole of Europe, this all-in-one navigation device has a long list of features. The 910 has a 20 GB hard-drive and includes a remote control, an MP3 player, iPod compatibility, a wide four-inch screen, and text-to-speech functionality. One especially nice feature is hands-free calling via a Bluetooth connection. To top it off, the TomTom GO 910 is equipped with the new SiRFstar III GPS chipset.
To see how the TomTom GO 910 stacks up against other units, check out our TomTom comparison chart.
Before we hear from others, here's what Amazon has this to say in their TomTom GO 910 review:
"The TomTom GO 910 Portable GPS Vehicle Navigator improves upon TomTom's line of all-in-one portable navigation solutions that work straight out of the box. The 910 features a new cutting-edge design that includes a high-quality, extra-wide, four-inch LCD touch screen that offers the ultimate in readability and ease of use. The GO 910 also includes the software application TomTom HOME and the HOME dock, which serves as a portal that enables you to easily manage, download and store content from your home computer. The GO 910 is the first ever portable navigation device featuring multi-continental map coverage, including the whole of Europe, the USA and Canada. It also has a range of smart extras, including a fully integrated MP3 player for playing audiobooks, music and podcasts, as well as text-to-speech functionality. With this navigator, TomTom has improved their renowned hands-free calling functionality for additional safety, and the pre-installed Safety Camera database makes it easier and safer than ever to navigate to your destination. In short, with hundreds of features and software improvements, the GO 910 has greatly improved on TomTom's already outstanding GPS performance."
More TomTom GO 910 reviews
- MyTomTomGO has posted their TomTom GO 910 review.
- Laptop Magazine gives a 4-1/2 out of 5 star rating in their TomTom GO 910 review, giving it an Editor's Choice award.
- CNet reviews the TomTom GO 910. Reader reviews are starting to show up there as well.
- Here's a great video review of the TomTom GO 910.
- GPS Magazine posts a detailed TomTom 910 review, then compares the TomTom GO 910 to two other units.
- Lord Percy chimes in with a TomTom GO 910 review.
- Less than perfect TomTom GO 910 reviews are being posted by consumers on Amazon.
- Check out this great comparison of the TomTom GO 910 and Garmin StreetPilot c550.
- GPS Magazine does their own TomTom GO 910 vs. Garmin StreetPilot c550 smackdown.
- Pocket-Lint has also posted a TomTom GO 910 review.
- Motor Authority has also posted a TomTom GO 910 review.
- Mtekk compares the TomTom GO 910 with the 710.
- PCAuthority reviews the TomTom GO 910.
- JusTech'n has published a TomTom GO 910 review, giving it a 7.8 out of 10 rating.
- GeekBrief.TV has posted a video review of the TomTom GO 910.
- A satisfied consumer loves his TomTom GO 910.
- Tech News & Geek Food has also posted a TomTom GO 910 review.
- PC Magazine has posted a review of the TomTom GO 910, giving it 3.5 out of 5 stars.
- GPS Maniac has posted a TomTom GO 910 review.
I'll be posting more hands on reviews as they appear, but in the meantime, here are some...
Additional TomTom GO 910 resources
- A link to the TomTom GO 910 owners manual.
- Here's a comparison of the TomTom GO 510 and 910.
- Here's another handy TomTom comparison chart.
- Use the TomTom product advisor to help determine which unit works best for you.
- There is a TomTom GO message forum at Yahoo.
- There is also a great TomTom message forum at yourNAV.
- GpsPasSion has a TomTom message forum too.
- As if that weren't enough, there is another message board at TomTomForums.com.
- Finally, how about a look at the inside of a TomTom GO 910?
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Features list from the official TomTom GO 910 web page:
Easy to use:
- Plug & GO: Works straight out of the box.
- Portable: Easy to take from car to car.
- Touchscreen: Easy to operate. And no awkward buttons!
- Extra wide LCD screen: 4 inch high quality LCD screen with crystal-clear 3D graphics, 480x272 pixels and 64,000 colors. For optimal visibility.
- Intuitive user interface: Combined with the large touchscreen, it gives you the perfect navigation experience.
- Anti-glare screen: Always gives an optimal view, even in direct sunlight.
- High quality Li-Ion battery: Long lasting; 4 hour battery life.
- High quality speaker: Get voice instructions and enjoy songs and hands-free phone calls with remarkable sound quality at the volume you want.
- High sensitive SiRF Star 3 GPS receiver: Ensures a quick GPS fix and optimal and accurate reception.
- Car speed linked volume: Built-in microphone notes the noise level in the car and adjusts the volume of voice instructions accordingly.
- Customizable status bar: Improve readability by customizing your status bar to show only the information you need.
- Tip feature: Discover everything your GO has to offer with useful on-screen tips.
- Extensive guided tour: Pick up features quickly and get the most out of your TomTom GO from the start.
- Start-up configuration: Customize how and where your GO opens up when you turn it on: last location, with a slideshow or your preferred chosen menu.
- Extensive preferences: From temperature (C/F) to air pressure (Pascal or Mbar), and more.
- The latest and most complete maps: Detailed maps of the USA, Canada and Europe, all pre-installed on a 20 Gb hard disk. Allowing you seamless door-to-door navigation throughout these regions without having to switch maps.
- Route choice: Plan your route to fit your requirements, such as: quickest, shortest, and avoiding toll roads, by required arrival time, etc.
- View routes: Preview and test your TomTom’s proposed route before you set off.
- Itinerary planning: Program in the schedule of places you want to visit before you leave the house.
- Fast re-routing: Miss a turn or instruction and your TomTom instantly recalculates your route from your current location.
- Easy location search and selection: Choose how you want to define your destination: street & house number, postcode (UK & NL only), city center or intersection.
- Points of Interest: Restaurant, parking garage, movie theater or gas station. 1000’s of POI’s pre-installed. Search by proximity to current location, on your route, near a specific city, etc.
- Huge choice: TomTom GO 910 speaks 36 languages in over 50 different voices.
- Realistic visual instructions: Visuals on your GO replicate road signs, making them easier to follow.
- TMC support: Access free TMC* traffic information via your GO.
*Optional TomTom RDS/TMC traffic receiver required. For more on accessories, click here.
- Compass: Displays compass on screen, for even better orientation.
Hands-Free Calling and Hi-Fi audio:
- High quality connection: Echo cancellation and noise reduction give you excellent sound quality.
- External microphone: To optimize the quality of your voice when you use your TomTom GO for hands-free calling.
- Automatic pick-up: Can automatically answer your phone calls, for improved safety and comfort.
- Bluetooth® connectivity: Connect your GO to your mobile phone, headset, car speakers or headphones hassle-free with Bluetooth® technology.
- 20 Gb hard disk: With 12 Gb free, TomTom GO 910 has enough space for 1000’s of your songs, photos and more besides.
- mp3 player: Play your stored music and audiobooks on the built-in mp3 player through the high quality GO speaker or via your car stereo, and even manage your music using the ingenious TomTom Jukebox.
- iPod® control: Connect your iPod® to your GO to operate it via your GO 910 touchscreen and enjoy mp3’s or Podcasts through the high quality speaker or via your car stereo. TomTom GO 910 supports the iPod® 3rd and higher generation (except the iPod® Shuffle).
- Speaker options: TomTom GO 910’s high quality speaker is perfect for listening to music or voice instructions. But you can also connect your GO to the car stereo using the audio cable we provide. Or use Bluetooth™ technology to connect your GO wirelessly to your car stereo, headphones or external speakers.
- Text-to-speech*: TomTom GO 910 can announce street and place names and even read you out your text messages (text message reading on compatible phones, check here).
* Text-to-speech is currently supported in 8 languages: German, UK English, US English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch and Portuguese.
- Remote control: You or a passenger can operate your GO from anywhere in the car. Making your journey easier and safer.
- Home dock: Our easy-to-use home dock is the smart way to download from your pc or Mac, upgrade your GO and manage your files, all while automatically charging your device.
- TomTom HOME: Use TomTom HOME software in combination with the home dock to manage the files on your device (songs, photos, maps, etc), get new updates, plan and schedule journeys on your pc or Mac in advance, and much more.
- Buddies: Find, invite and add friends to your GO. And even send each other text messages while you’re on the road.
- Photos: Load, store and preview photos from your digital camera. So when you’re not navigating, you can enjoy a slide show of your favorite shots.
- Quick GPS fix: If you use your TomTom GO in combination with TomTom HOME, your GO will download information about where the GPS satellites are going to be for the next 24 hours. With this information, your GO will be able to find your current position very quickly when it is first switched on. Click here for more info.
- Fleet management: Professional users can also use their GO 910 for business or fleet management purposes. For more information, click here.
- TomTom GO 910 comes ready for a wide range of TomTom PLUS services and downloads, including:
- Real-time traffic & road condition information: Traffic jam alerts with the best alternative route and road condition warnings that help you put safety first. Free trial*, click here for offer and availability.
- Real-time traffic: Up-to-the-minute traffic information, jam alerts and road condition warnings. Free trial*, click here for offer and availability.
- Real-time weather reports: A real-time overview of the weather before you leave, including 5-day forecasts for the place you’re going.
- Safety cameras: Receive and report alerts when there are safety cameras coming up, fixed or mobile.
- Maps: City, national and regional maps. Just download the areas you need.
- Voices: Download funny and famous voices to bring variety and fun to your journey.
- POI’s: 1000’s of extra POI’s are downloadable.
- Buddies: Locate your friends. Instant messaging and navigation merge together.
- Audiobooks: Famous narrators will read the latest best selling books, magazines and newspapers to you.
- And much more: For more information on what is available and how it all works, click here.
- TomTom is committed to make driving more safely on the roads. Our navigation systems encourage you to get from A to B as safely as possible:
- Light sensor: Screen adjusts itself to different light circumstances, ensuring maximum visibility, day or night.
- Clear & accurate spoken and visual instructions: Easy to follow, calm instructions given with plenty of notice mean that you can focus on your driving.
- Speeding alert: Alerts you that you’re speeding, even if you're not in navigation mode.
- Hands-free car kit: TomTom GO 910 doubles as a hands-free car kit using Bluetooth® technology. So you can make & receive calls as you drive via your touchscreen.
- Pre-installed Safety Cameras database: The most up-to-date available list of safety cameras is pre-installed on your GO. Click here for more information.
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