Pune, November 09, 2013: Car navigation gadgets are picking up great market share these days, and why not? The complex road structure of Indian cities and towns makes it highly impossible for frequent travelers to remember the roads. To tackle these complexities a one of the leading navigation company worldwide, TomTom has launched its ‘Start series of navigation units from today.
Not just that these devices will make your life easy by helping you navigate on road, but they will optimize your overall driving by finding you shortest possible routes, availing turn by turn voice navigation & community map share technology.
Navigation devices as we know, are expensive and was considered as the luxury gadgets of all. And even if you had bought any entry-level navigator before, it did not have premium features that are most helpful. Understanding this need of the auto consumers, TomTom has brought premium features to its entry-level device named – TomTom Start 20 & TomTom Start 25!
These two devices are lightweight, with a compact 11cm (4.3″) and 13cm (5”) screen and featuring a semi-fixed, foldable mount for car. And you can even carry it in your pocket when you are on a move, making it a true travel companion.
‘The Map Share’ feature is one of kind, that will avail you the daily map changes from the Map Share community, making the overall accuracy very positive. Even if someone from community updates the new street names, blocked roads, new traffic directions, altered turn restrictions and changed speed limits, it will be upgraded to your device quickly.
You are also allowed to make map corrections, if you find any on the move, and making it available to rest of the Indian TomTom users. Another important feature is ‘Landmark Navigation’, that lets you find nearby landmarks, locate yourself around the landmark, when you are lost on a nameless street road!
The Split Screen – Advanced Lane Guidance gives you extra clarity when navigating complex junctions so that you don’t miss a turn. Changes on road can sometimes happen overnight and delay your journey. TomTom’s proprietary Map share technology allows users to respond in real-time to changes in the road network and correct the maps on their TomTom GPS devices allowing users to avoid detours and get to the destination faster. TomTom’s innovative IQ Routes™ technology enables the driver to calculate the optimum route and the most accurate arrival time, this can save time and fuel. The driver is also equipped to choose and follow turn by turn voice guided instructions in 13 Indian languages besides Indian English.
Most fascinating feature we think is the driver can choose and follow turn by turn voice guided instructions in 13 Indian languages besides Indian English.
“With the Launch of Start series in India the new drivers and first time satellite navigation (sat-nav) users will appreciate the ease, convenience and safety TomTom GPS navigation brings for its consumers”, commented Sanu Vasudevan, Country Sales Manager, Consumer B.U, TomTom India.
TomTom Start Price & Availability
The TomTom Start series navigation devices will be available online and at car accessories stores across India starting form today itself. And the MRP for TomTom Start 20 is Rs. 9,499/- and Rs. 10,999/- for TomTom Start 25. All models of TomTom GPS in India comes with Free Lifetime maps with upto 4 updates of India map available in a year.