A comparison chart between TomTom Start 55M and Garmin nuvi 50LM key features
|TomTom Start 55M||Garmin nuvi 50LM|
TomTom Start 55M
Garmin nuvi 50LM
|Click on the link to view the latest price from Amazon.com||TomTom START 55M 5-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and Roadside Assistance||Garmin nüvi 50LM 5-inch Portable GPS Navigator(US)|
|Unit Dimension||5.2" x 3.5" x 0.9"||5.5"W x 3.4"H x .7"D (14.0 x 8.6 x 1.8 cm)|
|Screen Size (Diagnol)||5.0" (13 cm)||5-inch|
|Display resolution, WxH||480 x 272 pixels||480 x 272 pixels|
|Unit Weight||8.9 oz.||6.3 ounces (177.2 g)|
|Data Card Slot||No||Yes. microSD? card (not included)|
|Preloaded Maps||Yes. US and Canada||Yes. Available in 2 versions US only(49 states) or US & Canada|
|Battery Life||Up to 3 hours||up to 2 hours|
|Speaks street names||Yes||Yes|
|Lane Guidance/Assist||Yes||Yes, with junction view|
|Lifetime Map Updates||Yes1||Yes2|
|Full Specs and Features|
|Learn more from the manufacturer site.||Click here to read at TomTom.com||Click here to read at garmin.com|
|Amazon Customer Reviews|
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|Click here to read the reviews on TomTom Start 55M||Click here to read the reviews on nuvi 50LM|
|Relevant video found at YouTube.com||N/A||Click here to watch Garmin 50LM vs 40LM Screen Size demo video from YouTube.com|
|View the latest price||Click on this link TomTom START 55M 5-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and Roadside Assistance||Click on this link Garmin nüvi 50LM 5-inch Portable GPS Navigator(US). Another version is Garmin nüvi 50LM 5-inch Portable GPS Navigator (US and Canada)|
1You receive up to four non-transferable map data updates per year until the product’s useful life expires or TomTom no longer receives map updates from its suppliers, whichever is shorter. (*description from TomTom)
2Free Lifetime Map Updates entitle you to receive up to 4 map data updates per year, when and as such updates are made available on the Garmin website, for this specific Garmin product only until this product’s useful life expires or Garmin no longer receives map data from its third party supplier, whichever is shorter.(*description from Garmin)
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Info on 1 and 2 are taken from TomTom and Garmin official web sites.
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