TomTom XXL 550

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  • TomTom's interface has undergone a massive overhaul with this new series, resulting in a menu structure that's much easier to navigate. Trip routing happened quickly, and turn-by-turn directions were clear and concise. TomTom's EasyPort mount


  • Traffic service requires power cable be plugged in. Some menu options are oddly labeled. Lifetime traffic models occasionally overlays ads on the map screen.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Electronicsme on 84

Overall, the TomTom ONE XXL 550 offers an affordable alternative to sophisticated and more expensive GPS units, while at the same time giving consumers more than they expect. While the device is certainly not without its faults, in general it is a...

By cnet on 67

The TomTom XL 350 and XXL 550 series of GPS devices represent a marked improvement over the previous generation, keeping its great form factor while streamlining its...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 65

The latest TomTom model to reach New Zealand features a 5-inch touchscreen and a few new features that will prove particularly useful for city-dwellers.The XXL 550’s display is almost an inch bigger than the previous model, the Go 950, which...

By Stuff NZ on

TomTom lent me one of its top satellite-navigation devices, the XXL 550 (RRP $399), for a recent road trip around northern Queensland. It's a great device, even on the narrow roads of the rainforest and tablelands near Cairns. I've tried several...