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TomTom GO LIVE 1000 4.3" Sat Nav with Europe Maps (45 Countries)

by TomTom
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (466 customer reviews)



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  • Fluid touchscreen
  • One year FREE LIVE Services - unlimited access to HD Traffic, Speed Cameras and more
  • Hands-free calling - Use your device as a car-kit for your mobile phone
  • Faster route planning
  • Voice Control - Use your voice to plan your route and give commands to your device
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.9 x 8 cm ; 222 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 907 g
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Item model number: GO LIVE 1000 Europe
  • ASIN: B003Z6P0B0
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 11 Aug 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (466 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 21,255 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Product Description

Stay connected in real time to the most accurate travel information at home and abroad with LIVE Services.
Stay connected in real time to the most accurate travel information at home and abroad with LIVE Services. Click here for a larger image

Keep in touch with the fast lane through faster, more interactive navigation with the TomTom GO LIVE 1000 Europe. Enjoy ultra intuitive design with a responsive, rich colour Fluid Touch screen and magnetic mount. A year of LIVE Services is included free, for the best mobile speed cameras and traffic information across Europe. Add our intelligent maps with IQ Routes™, and you'll leave the rest behind.

If you want something more from your satellite navigation, check out the TomTom GO LIVE 1005 Europe, with a 5" (13cm) touch screen.

Do you drive regularly or commute daily? Then TomTom LIVE Services is for you. When you leave the house in the morning, you never know what you'll find on the roads. So take control of your journey with TomTom's LIVE Services, delivered over the air straight to your TomTom device. These service work straight out of the box, and are free to use for one year, after which they are available for an affordable annual rate. What's more, your device can receive TomTom LIVE Services in other LIVE countries, perfect for business trips or if you're taking a holiday. See www.tomtom.com/live for the latest details.

Enhance Safety

Safety is always the number-one priority when driving, and the GO LIVE 1000 gives you the tools to make your journey go more smoothly - from easy-to-read-and-use screens, hands-free operation, emergency information, and warnings of danger ahead.

4.3" Fluid Touch Screen (11 cm)

See more of the map more easily with a 4.3" Fluid Touch screen. Pinch to zoom in and out of maps, or scroll through menus with the tip of your finger – the screen responds intelligently and sensitively to your touch.

Easier navigation with a large, rich colour Fluid Touch screen and new user interface.
Easier navigation with a large, rich colour Fluid Touch screen and new user interface. Click here for a larger image
Intuitive User Interface

The new user interface gives you a sharper view with richer colours, allowing you to identify maps and directions much more easily and quickly. The navigation view is more fluid, with clear and detailed lane guidance to help you navigate complicated junctions.

Help Me! Emergency Menu

You can find help with local emergency service information at your fingertips. From hospitals to roadside assistance, this information will be useful in any area.

Be Aware of Cameras Ahead

Your device receives real-time mobile speed camera locations, including reports from other users. It also warns you of other alerts, such as fixed speed cameras and average speed checks for the road ahead. It saves you money on speeding fines, helping you to drive safely and relaxed.

Hands-free Calling

Use your device as an car-kit for your mobile phone. Now you can make and answer phone calls safely while driving, leaving you in control and in touch.

Voice Command and Control

Advanced speech recognition technology lets you control your TomTom device using voice commands. From planning a route to placing a call, over 150 tasks are easily activated by voice, making your drive smoother and safer.

Reduce Driver Stress

Find the right route every time with the GO LIVE 1000's real-time traffic information, the latest maps, and easy and clear instructions on how to get started.

Advanced speech recognition technology lets you control your TomTom device using voice commands.
Advanced speech recognition technology lets you control your TomTom device using voice commands. Click here for a larger image
LIVE Snapshot

LIVE snapshot gives you all the relevant information in your surrounding area right from the start. You'll be able to see real-time information at a glance, including traffic conditions, safety cameras and more, making your drive more relaxed.

Advanced Lane Guidance

Drivers often feel stressed at unfamiliar junctions when there are a lot of lanes to choose from. Advanced lane guidance provides extra clarity to drivers in these circumstances, so they won't miss a turn or have to make a last-minute lane crossing. It works by giving them a still 3D image on the screen that clearly indicates the lane they need to take. So even at the most complex junctions and in the heaviest traffic, drivers can stay relaxed and in control.

Richer Maps

You are ready to go with the richer maps, covering two million km more roads in 45 European countries with more graphical details. IQ Routes™ speed profiles give you the fastest route any time of day. And with rich POI data, such as phone numbers and opening times, you have even more information at your fingertips.

Search & Go with TomTom Places

Tap into TomTom Places, search results designed for drivers. Helping you find anything from a local petrol station to a supermarket, wherever you are. Type in your search word, find matching locations and let your device take you there.

Advanced lane guidance gives clarity even when navigating difficult junctions.
Advanced lane guidance gives clarity even when navigating difficult junctions. Click here for a larger image
Parking Assist

See information on nearby parking garages when you get close to your destination by default. When planning a route the GO LIVE 1000 will also ask if you want to find parking spot near your destination.

Easy Click Magnetic Mount

A unique magnetic dock makes docking and undocking your device easy.

Fast Route Planning

No more waiting around - your route is calculated in a matter of seconds, so you get on your way much faster than ever before.

Save Time & Money

Drive smarter with the GO LIVE 1000. Find up-to-date traffic information, the most economical routes, and plan the best routes for any time of day.

TomTom HD Traffic gives you the most up-to-date traffic information, and IQ Routes helps you find the fastest route, anytime.
TomTom HD Traffic gives you up-to-date traffic information, and IQ Routes helps you find the fastest route. Click here for a larger image
HD Traffic™

It's often helpful to check the radio, TV and internet for traffic news. But most of these sources only give news on the main highways. And that information won't make any difference to route calculation on your device. Our leading HD Traffic™ service, however, gives drivers more detailed updates on more of the roads – live on their TomTom device. Users can view detailed incident reports, estimated delay times and alternative route proposals in an instant. The result? Drivers stay calm and in control, with the most accurate journey durations and arrival times.

IQ Routes™ Technology

Only TomTom uses actual speed data collected from millions of users to accurately calculate the travel time of your route. It allows for rush hour, traffic lights, even shopping crowds. So no matter what time it is, you can rely on IQ Routes to tell you when you'll get there.

Eco Routes

Driving with these more fuel-efficient routes saves you money as well as reducing your impact on the environment. Your device can show you the route which has a lower environmental impact, using the driving data of millions of TomTom users.

The menu system allows easy access to services such as map corrections, TomTom places search and weather updates.
The menu system allows easy access to services such as map corrections, TomTom places search and weather updates. Click here for a larger image
QuickGPSfix™

QuickGPSfix™ speeds up the time it takes to fix your GPS position to help you drive off more quickly.

Smart Extras

Update your maps and plan your route - all from the comfort of your own home.

Map Share™ Technology

Our research reveals that roads change by as much as 15% every year. That's why we draw upon the largest satellite navigation community in the world – ours. Through our unique Map Share™ technology, drivers can make corrections to their map and benefit from thousands of corrections made by over 40 million TomTom users every day – free of charge.

Over 5 million Map Share™ corrections have been made worldwide to date. Through Map Share™, a driver can: block and unblock a street, reverse traffic direction, edit a street name, change turn restrictions, change road speed, add a missing Point of Interest (POI), edit a POI, and report another error.

Weather with LIVE Services

Your TomTom device receives local and five-day forecasts so you can make planes based on the latest weather.

Box Contains

  • GO LIVE 1000 device
  • Easy click magnetic mount
  • USB car charger
  • USB home charging cable
  • Installation poster


  • Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews
    510 of 521 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Good but Flawed Sofware 7 Feb 2011
    Model:GO LIVE 1000 UK & RoI
    I deliberated for a long time before taking the plunge. The decision was between this TomTom and the traffic version of the Garmin Nuvi. I decided on the TomTom, as magazine reviews said that the TomTom had a more comprehensive live traffic reporting service. Apparently the Garmin's traffic covers motorways and major roads only and as the traffic facility was the major reason for upgrading from my existing original TomTom satnav, TomTom it was.

    Out of the box, the bigger and clearer screen is a great improvement over my original TomTom.

    However, setting up the device started to show why this model has been heavily criticised elsewhere. I put in my address to define Home to the device. Apparently number 3 in my street does not exist, neither does number 1 or 5. This is strange since my earlier TomTom recognised my address correctly. Never mind, I will use the facility to put my current location as my Home address. Problem solved.

    I next put in my eldest daughter's address as a favourite. Neither the post code nor the street was recognised by the device. I was not entirely surprised by this, as this post code and address has only been in existence for 18 months, because it is a new housing development. So much for TomTom's claim that the maps and data are up to date.

    My step-mother's address was also a problem. The post code was there but her road was not. This is no newly built estate, but one that has been in existence for 35 years. Not impressed TomTom.

    I have used the device for about 6 weeks and am generally happy with the basic functionality. The lane guidance on motorways is a good feature, as is the integrated Bluetooth facility for hands free mobile phones. It connected easily to my Blackberry and my wife's Nokia.
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    461 of 472 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars Reduced functions, but fantastic SatNav 6 Nov 2010
    By A. Kirk
    Model:GO 1005 LIVE Europe|Verified Purchase
    TomTom have been market leaders in simplicity and accuracy of navigation for many years now, and I have been a loyal follower having used several models. The new 1000 / 1005 series (1005 simply has a bigger screen), is another step forward in the device - slim, attractive and so easy to use. However, there have been a number of criticisms of these models as TomTom seem to be reducing functionality rather than increasing it - so, for example, you won't yet find the ability to add your own POIs, btu the company says that is coming.

    What you have here though is a continued refinement of the core functionality of the device - the ability to go from A to B simply, easily, with the minimal hassle and without getting lost, ending up in a dead end, or the wrong side of the country! The TomTom 1005 does that superbly. The box arrived just before I had to make a trip to Shropshire, via the M5 / M6 junction, the satnav was out of the box, in the car, fired up and ready to go within minutes - it is very intuitive. It comes with a year of 'live' services free (payment after that) and they are very good - accurately predicting each set of road works / traffic jams.

    The new mount is also very good - drop the satnav on it and magnets pull it into place - when you are ready to go, just pull it off...

    So, yes, there is some reduction in what it can do - if you want your satnav to act as a multi-functional, do everything in the car type of device, then perhaps one of the slightly older models will be more suitable, or await a later stage in the life of this model, however if you want the latest iteration and just need to get from A to B then it is very good - 4 stars only because it seems strange for devices to go backwards in functionality!
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    16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars great bit of kit but you need to be aware 11 July 2012
    Model:GO LIVE 1005 World|Verified Purchase
    The 1005 world is first class but yet again TomTom shoot themselves in the foot through lack of memory capacity built into the device.

    With all the world maps loaded the device is full so if a bigger map comes along then there is nowhere to put it.

    Solution is to buy a 1005 with a micro sd slot and put a 16gb card in it. you can then load some maps on the card and it frees up valuable space on the device for bigger updates.

    live services work ok and I like the auto download of safety cameras.

    The 'My Tom Tom' application is useless and not a patch on 'Tom Tom Home'.
    Should be updated to match the flexibility of TT Home.

    TomTom GO LIVE 1005 5" Sat Nav with World Maps (66 Countries)
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    123 of 130 people found the following review helpful
    1.0 out of 5 stars Dissapointed with the Go Live 1000 13 May 2011
    By Wookie
    Model:GO LIVE 1000 Europe
    I bought this Tomtom and for a week it work great. Then I did the updates on it and lost all the speed camera data.
    Spoke to Tomtom support and they were aware of the problem, but as to date have no fix for it. My advice is if you buy any of the Tomtom Live series, is not to do any updates till the software problems have been resolved. Its now been a month and I'm still waiting for a software fix. Its worth reading the Tomtom forum if you're thinking of buying one,that will help you reach a decision.
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    146 of 156 people found the following review helpful
    2.0 out of 5 stars Another nail 15 Nov 2010
    Model:GO LIVE 1000 Europe
    Still requires updates to produce functionality available on 910

    However, the interface has improved a bit. And the traffic is better displayed. I would not have upgraded if my previous TomTom 910 hadn't died.

    New browser based access from PC is far worse than the old TomTom Home. In fact it is non existent.

    To my surprise there are several features that do not work yet on the Go Live 1000

    When you finally get it to work the browser proudly tells you
    ! MyTomTom is the easiest way to keep your TomTom device up to date. MyTomTom offers you:
    ! * Latest Map Guarantee: if a newer map becomes available for your device within 90 days of first use, you can download a free map here.
    ! * Free software updates: you know you have the best navigation possible
    !Coming soon:
    ! * Map Update Service, Speed camera locations, Funny voices, Personalised POI's, Map Share changes and much more.
    ! New content and capabilities are being added all the time - Visit MyTomTom often, so you can see the latest. When you register, we will keep you updated on any new upgrades and how they help you.

    Note the coming soon! I have been waiting months.

    Another location says
    !Updating fixed speed cameras is currently not possible in MyTomTom for the following navigation devices:
    ! GO LIVE 1000, GO 1000, Via 110, Via 120, Via 125
    ! We are working hard to offer this as soon as possible.

    !Downloading and installing maps
    !Buying new maps is currently not possible for the following navigation devices:
    !GO LIVE 1000, GO 1000, Via 110, Via 120, Via 125
    !We are working hard to offer this as soon as possible.

    I think this is miss-selling
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    Most Recent Customer Reviews
    5.0 out of 5 stars Great Sat Nav
    Came with Lifetime Europe Map Update. Shame the maps aren't done as updates. Had one problem after adding a map (Argentina), then updating. Read more
    Published 6 days ago by MR NEIL ADAMS
    1.0 out of 5 stars Customer support is useless
    I bought this unit because of the live traffic for three years and lifetime maps.
    The unit didn't last the year, it started shutting down and acting strange. Read more
    Published 12 days ago by Jonathan Kershaw
    1.0 out of 5 stars wrong product
    i bought this product in January for use when i get to the USA for April but i arrived yesterday and there was no map for USA there which means i paid for the wrong product and i... Read more
    Published 13 days ago by A ADEWAKUN
    5.0 out of 5 stars Tom tom 1005
    Very easy to mount and charge. Looks great, works brilliantly.
    A bit long winding to find how to safe favourite places though. 1
    Published 17 days ago by a animashaun
    1.0 out of 5 stars Unreliable
    When I started using this I was quite impressed about how to good it was. But my joy was short lived as the device turned out to be unreliable. Read more
    Published 22 days ago by BP
    5.0 out of 5 stars BRILLIANT
    REALLY PLEASED WITH THIS - GOOD QUALITY - DOES WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN!

    ONCE AGAIN - THANK YOU TOM TOM
    Published 1 month ago by Luci Murray
    1.0 out of 5 stars 180.. ALOT OF MONEY AND ALOT OF DISAPPOINTMENT
    I bought this item in May 2012. After a year I discovered that what I thought were free lifetime maps and live updates would cost me 75 a year to upgrade.. Read more
    Published 1 month ago by Sandy Snaith
    5.0 out of 5 stars superb!!
    buy this - the only way to save time in a car! i love it...better than every sinlge factory nav i have ever used. great in the USA too
    Published 1 month ago by steve
    2.0 out of 5 stars TomTom
    I did not like this satnav because it was such a drag to update the software. Thank goodness we have a car with a built in satnav.
    Published 1 month ago by ARD
    4.0 out of 5 stars PRETTY GOOD SAT-NAT, BUT NOT PERFECT.
    Main reason for the purchase was a reliable signal and lots of features with clear instructions. On the whole its a good sat nav but the start up time is quite slow on occasions... Read more
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