Press Release Summary:
Preloaded with US and Canadian maps, TomTom ONE XL gives drivers access to TomTom PLUS services such as real-time traffic and weather reports, updates on road conditions, and TomTom Buddies feature. Traffic-ready solution comes with QuickGPSfix software for connection with GPS satellites and route calculation. Users can also take advantage of TomTom HOME to manage, download, store, and transfer content from any computer onto TomTom device.
Original Press Release:
TomTom Launches the TomTom ONE XL
New model makes navigation even easier and safer with extra large widescreen
CONCORD, Mass., April 16 -- TomTom, the world's largest navigation solutions provider, today reveals the newest addition to the world's number one selling portable navigation device. The new TomTom ONE XL makes the TomTom ONE range even more compelling, boasting a super-sized 4.3 inch touch screen and even sleeker design.
Like the TomTom ONE, the TomTom ONE XL is easy to use, lightweight and portable. The extra large screen allows for an expanded view of the driving area, showing even more street names and side roads. The TomTom ONE XL is traffic-ready, giving drivers easy access to real-time updates and road conditions through a subscription to TomTom traffic. Additionally, the device comes with the most up-to-date maps for worry-free navigation, QuickGPSfix software for an even faster connection with GPS satellites and quick route calculation for efficient travel.
"The TomTom ONE has outsold every other portable navigation device in the world, a testament to the exceptional quality and design of our products," said TomTom Inc. president Jocelyn Vigreux. "The TomTom ONE XL has the same intuitive and easy to use form for which TomTom products are so well known. Its extra large screen and great price point complement our product range and give our customers even more navigation products to choose from."
With the TomTom ONE XL, customers will have access to all the TomTom PLUS services including real-time traffic and weather reports, updates on road conditions and TomTom Buddies feature. The TomTom ONE range offers optional smart accessories such as carry cases, alternate mounting solutions and a fast home charger.
Through TomTom HOME, TomTom's free software application, customers can manage, download, store and transfer content from their computer onto their TomTom device. Users can easily plan routes, download celebrity or character voices, obtain traffic alerts and install maps to customize and update their TomTom at anytime.
TomTom ONE XL will be available for $399 at major retailers across the US and Canada in June 2007.
TomTom offers a wide range of portable navigation devices to suit every driver's need. These include:
-- TomTom GO 910: preloaded maps of US, Canada and Europe, text-to-speech technology, hands-free calling via Bluetooth-enabled phones and a 20GB hard drive enabling drivers to play music and view images
-- TomTom GO 510: preloaded maps of the US and Canada on an SD card, hands-free calling via Bluetooth-enabled phones
-- TomTom ONE XL: preloaded maps of the US and Canada, extra large 4.3 inch touch screen, sleek design
-- TomTom ONE: TomTom's ultra light, entry level portable navigation device with preloaded maps of the US and Canada
-- TomTom RIDER: the portable all-in-one navigation solution designed specifically for motorcycles and scooters
-- TomTom NAVIGATOR 6: navigation software for PDAs.
TomTom NV is the world's largest navigation solutions provider. TomTom's products are developed with an emphasis on innovation, quality, ease of use and value. TomTom's products include all-in-one navigation devices which enable customers to navigate right out of the box; these are the award-winning TomTom GO family, the TomTom ONE range and the TomTom RIDER. TomTom PLUS, is the location-based content and services offering for TomTom's navigation products easily available through TomTom HOME. TomTom also provides navigation software products which integrate with third party devices; the TomTom NAVIGATOR software for PDA's and smartphones. TomTom WORK combines industry leading communication and smart navigation technology with leading edge tracking and tracing expertise. TomTom's products are sold through a network of leading retailers in 25 countries and online. TomTom was founded in 1991 in Amsterdam and has offices in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. TomTom is listed at Euronext, Amsterdam Stock Exchange in The Netherlands. For more information, go to http://www.tomtom.com/.
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