TomTom has announced that the TomTom One will soon be available in North America for $499. This bring another simple-to-use navigation system to the market. According to TomTom, “there is no need to download complicated software, just start it up.” The North American version of the ONE comes with the latest maps of the continental USA and Canada.
The TomTom ONE weighs in at 6.5 ounces, and is packaged in a compact design measuring 3.8 in x 3.2 in x 1.0 in. This slim size allows you to easily fit it in your pocket. The device includes a 3.5 in LCD touch-screeen, a lithion-ion battery with 2 hours of life, and uses Bluetooth 2.0.
While you are in the car, you will have access to TomTom PLUS and at home you can access their Home services. PLUS includes updated traffic and weather reports, and Home services include route planning and the ability to download map updates. Look out for the ONE later in August.