- Built-in Microphone
- Touch Sensitive Screen
TomTom GO 740 Live 4.3-Inch Widescreen Portable Live Internet Connected GPS Navigator
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- Makes driving even safer with Bluetooth hands-free calling (compatible mobile phone required) and added safety features
- You can instantly modify street names, street direction, POIs, road speeds, and turn restrictions on your own device
- GO LIVE automatically accesses traffic
- Get the ultimate driving experience
- IQ Routes Technology gives you the fastest route every time by using actual average speeds
- Get the ultimate driving experience
- GO LIVE automatically accesses traffic
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TomTom's award-winning software means the ultimate driving experience. Switch on and go right out of the box. Just enter your destination address with voice recognition or on the touchscreen and start driving anywhere in the US and Canada. TomTom GO 740 LIVE guides you door to door with turn-by-turn spoken instructions, including street names.
The GO 740 LIVE features IQ Routes Technology, which gives you the fastest route every time by using actual average speeds of travel on your route to calculate your trip time rather than posted speed limits. You'll always travel the smartest route.
TomTom has the most accurate maps, and with TomTom Map Share technology, you instantly can modify street names, street direction, POIs, and more on your own device.
The TomTom GO 740 LIVE is the ultimate connected car navigator.
*Services available in the United States only.
GO 740 LIVE Features
- LIVE Services
- TomTom Traffic
- Fuel Prices
- Local Search powered by Google
- Weather and more
- Maps of United States and Canada with TomTom Map Share
- IQ Routes Technology
- Voice Recognition
- Advanced Lane Guidance
- Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling
- Spoken Street Names
All TomToms Feature
Plug & Go--Works right out of the box.
Preloaded Points of Interest--Easily find millions of gas stations, restaurants, hotels, and more on your route.
30-Day Latest Map Guarantee--Up to date, off the shelf.
TomTom Map Share--Modify your own map and benefit from others' verified changes with TomTom Map Share.
Help Me! Emergency Menu--Easily access local emergency providers, such as police, fire stations, and hospitals.
TomTom HOME--Always up to date.
Traffic Ready--Optional RDS-TMC traffic receiver accessory keeps you up-to-date on traffic events to minimize potential delays.
Fuel Price Service (optional)--Know more, pay less.
Why TomTom?TomTom believes that personal navigation should be as easy and safe as possible. TomTom develops smart technology that gives you straightforward solutions, innovations to make life easy.
Easy to Use
- Award-winning navigation software
- Plug & go
- 30-Day Latest Map Guarantee
- Modify your own map and benefit from others' verified changes with TomTom Map Share
- Traffic ready
Leader in Safety
- Help Me! emergency resources menu
- Safety preferences menu
What's in the BoxGO 740 Live device, windshield mount, USB cable, adhesive disk, car charger, and user guide
About TomTomFounded in Amsterdam in 1991, TomTom has established itself as a global leader in navigation by being an innovative company with a strong brand, clear customer focus, and high-quality products and services.
TomTom is a leading navigation solutions provider with navigation products sold in 30 countries and in over 20 languages. To further its commitment to car navigation, TomTom acquired Tele Atlas maps in 2008 so that the company can continually provide the most up-to-date maps and intelligent routing.
TomTom has its own mapping company!
Did you know that every year, roads change by up to 40% in high-growth areas? Tele Atlas manages this by using the world's most comprehensive systems to identify and incorporate these changes into our maps with unprecedented levels of speed and accuracy. All TomTom devices benefit from the Tele Atlas advantage--more coverage, more points of interest, and more freshness and accuracy.
Top Customer Reviews
I drive in the Washington DC area, and occassionally commute up I-95 to New York and Long Island. In other words, it's traffic, traffic everywhere.
I depend on the TomTom GO 740 Live. The traffic updates are frequent, and almost always match what I am seeing in the real world. And IQ Routes are clearly having a positive impact on route selection. IQ Routes is the feature than anonymously gathers actual driving experiences from all TomTom users and then factors that history into its route computation. I suppose it works best in metro areas where there are many users.
Why this matters: Anyone who drives north out of DC knows that 16th Street is much, much better than Georgia Ave. They both appear as normal city streets, and though Georgia appears more direct, it has more untimed lights and more local traffic. Before IQ Routes, TomTom would suggest Georgia, and I would ignore it. Now, TomTom suggests 16th. With IQ Routes, TomTom is gathering the experience that only local drivers have.
After second-guessing TomTom for a few months, and usually being wrong, I now let it automatically route around traffic. Between the traffic reports and the IQ routes, I am getting the right routes and very accurate estimates of arrival times.
My previous TomTom was the 930, which reached its traffic service through a bluetooth connection to my phone. The connection was flaky (I blame Verizon, not TomTom.) and did not work if I was on a call. The new LIVE series has it's own cell circuitry built in.Read more ›
- Smartphone: TomTom Navigator 6 (in-use), Garmin XT, Copilot Live 6, Telenav (in-use)
- Dedicated: Garmin Nuvi 885T (in-use)
I had resisted buying dedicated GPS units while the phone apps (while buggy) generally had better traffic and online search capability for what I wanted to use. So I was quite excited when the TomTom Live units were announced.
Unfortunately the first impression is not that great. After having used TomTom Navigator6 with the traffic subscription for the last year or so, I've found their traffic data to be generally reliable (Telenav and Navigator6 seem to agree quite often on the amount of congestion and how to avoid). Not so the 740 Live. For example, in the San Jose CA area where I live there's a stretch of Hwy85 that *always* backs up one way in the morning and the other way in the afternoon for several miles. You can quite clearly see this on MSN, Google, Sigalert, Navigator6, Telenav, ... but as far as the 740Live is concerned there's no traffic. While there are some traffic incidents in the area reported, I'd say I'm generally missing around 1/2 of the incidents on the surrounding freeways. I've taken simultaneous pictures of my phone and the 740Live and sent these to TomTom for comment.
I completed a 4hr drive and ran both the 740Live and Navigator6 on auto-avoidance. Luckily I was driving in the car pool lane, so I didn't have to take the detours offered, however Navigator6 seemed to have the more reasonable suggestions for when to leave the freeway and take surface streets.Read more ›
Summary first: Now if I could only cross-breed my Navigon 7200T with the TomTom GO 740.
My early and as yet incomplete impression is the TomTom GO 740 connected services are about on par with the original connected GPS, the Dash Express, which came out a year ago and withered on the vine 8-months later. TomTom does not offer the ability to integrate 3rd-party applications, which was a fantastic selling point for the Dash. The 3rd-party apps were better than the embedded ones. Anyway, enough about Dash, but I'm not going to be able to get away from the Navigon 7200T.
TomTom's connected search uses Google, and comes out of the box with all the standard TomTom GO series features. I like the way they've implemented the gas price display as it doesn't force you to look through an entire list, but just shows the cheapest along your route. You can still get a list if you want it. It's one of those, "less-is-more" things. It is a tad slow when downloading the data, so if you're in a hurried situation, it might be frustrating.
TomTom's autozoom (it was this way in my TomTom GO 730, too), bugs me to no end. Even at 70mph, it zooms too close to be useful, displaying only about a minute's worth of the road ahead, and little detail (e.g. upcoming roads) while in a route. Disabling autozoom and zooming out just a little completed eliminates all detail: It is blank, except for the road you're traveling. The Navigon displays up to 3 minutes of road ahead at that speed, and provides a reasonable amount of detail without being cluttered.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It's OK for directions, but the live traffic feature connection very often fails or won't connect at all. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Chas NY
best gps on the market. My son has the same item and it has gotten us through some tough places and never failed.Published on April 25, 2013 by curtis
product arrived on time and has been used all over the US and Puerto rico thanks for the good servicePublished on February 16, 2013 by steven Smith
Good value for this item...would purchase again if needed at a later date..would recommend to others to purchase also..thanks for product!Published on February 6, 2013 by Onkyo TX-SR508
JohnPG was an excellent vendor. The GPS I bought came very quickly. The unit was packed in the original box and was complete with mounts, cords and even original instructions. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by Mark Frieder
Got this for my parents (empty-nesters) and it's seen them through their travels. My dad doesn't get lost (and frustrated) so everyone's happy. Read morePublished on January 5, 2013 by Victoria Schwab