TomTom Start 45M vs VIA 1605TM

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A Comparison Chart on the features of TomTom Start 45M and VIA 1605TM 

Automotive GPS
TomTom Start 45MTomTom VIA 1605TM
ModelsStart 45M
TomTom Start 45M
VIA 1605TM
TomTom VIA 1605TM
Click on the link to view the latest price from Amazon.comTomTom START 45M 4.3-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and Roadside AssistanceTomTom VIA 1605TM 6-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & Maps
Key Features
Unit Dimension4.7" x 3.2" x 0.9"6.2" (W) x 4.2" (H) x 1.4" (D)
Screen Size (Diagnol)4.3" (11 cm)6.0-inch (15.4 cm)
Display resolution, WxH480 x 272 pixelsWVGA (800 x 480 pixels)
Unit Weight6.9 oz.9.5 oz
Data Card SlotNoYes. Micro SD
Preloaded MapsYes. US and CanadaYes. US,Canada & Mexico
Battery LifeUp to 3 hoursUp to 2 hours autonomous operation
Speaks street namesYesYes
Lane Guidance/AssistYesYes, with Advanced Lane Guidance
Voice CommandNoNo
Lifetime Map UpdatesYes1Yes1
Lifetime TrafficNoYes3
Full Specs and Features
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Amazon Customer Reviews
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Demo Video
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Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link TomTom START 45M 4.3-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps and Roadside AssistanceClick on this link TomTom VIA 1605TM 6-Inch GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & Maps

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.

3Traffic Updates automatically sends real-time updates to your TomTom, so you can steer clear of traffic delays and take the fastest route possible to your destination. Lifetime Traffic updates are available in the US and Canada only.

*Info on and 3 are taken from TomTom web sites.

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