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TomTom launches an extra-large 6" screen on the new Start 60

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AMSTERDAM--May 9, 2012: Today sees the release of the TomTom Start 60, which features the biggest screen of all TomTom's portable navigation devices. The 6" sharp screen, big buttons and menus enhance the driving experience by making it easier and safer for users.

“Safety on the road is an ever-present concern for today's drivers”

The TomTom Start 60 comes with TomTom's new dual mounting system, which gives people the choice between mounting their device on the windscreen or dashboard.

"Safety on the road is an ever-present concern for today's drivers," says Corinne Vigreux, Corinne Vigreux Managing Director Consumer at TomTom. "The unique design of the TomTom Start 60 addresses that concern, with larger buttons and a sharp screen ensuring, that interaction is easy and instructions are in clear view."

The TomTom Start 60 is one of the first devices to offer lifetime free daily map changes. Updates are based on reports from TomTom's Map Share community of 21 million, and help drivers to deal with frequent road changes such as new speed limits and blocked roads.

Pricing and availability

The TomTom Start 60 is now available for purchase, at a price starting from EUR 199.95 or GBP 169.99.*

Notes for editors

New to the TomTom Start 60:

  • 6" Touch Screen
    The sharp, extra-large screen displays instructions more clearly than ever before. And bigger menus and buttons make input even simpler.
  • Dual mounting system

The TomTom Start 60 can be mounted in a safe and convenient place, either on windscreen or dashboard.

Other features of the TomTom Start 60 include:

  • Advanced lane guidance
    Gives drivers extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions
  • Improved IQ Routes
    Uses real travel times shared by millions of drivers to get the best routes and arrival times at every time of day
  • TomTom Map Share
    Gives drivers free daily map changes from the TomTom Map Share Community
  • Spoken street names
    Makes turnings even clearer
  • Parking assist
    Helps drivers find parking near their destination or en route
  • Frequent destinations

Allows drivers to save their most frequent destinations, for even easier and quicker navigation to the places they go most often

*Prices may differ per country

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About TomTom

Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world's leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world's best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 3000 employees and sells its products in over 40 countries.

Our products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award winning TomTom HD Traffic.