The ONE and only bargain sat-nav

The sub-£200 sat-nav market has long been a favourite haunt of budget stalwarts like Medion and Navman, but now TomTom has driven its shiny convertibl

The sub-£200 sat-nav market has long been a favourite haunt of budget stalwarts like Medion and Navman, but now TomTom has driven its shiny convertible into town with this new version of its ONE.

Our main beef with the original model was the lardy, generic looks and the fact that its price tag of £280 was still a tad steep. The new version tackles both moans, slimming the waist down to a pocket-friendly 25mm and dropping the price to £200 for the UK edition, and £270 for the European version.

All of this comes on top of what was already a very tempting package, with the new ONE retaining the original’s touch-screen interface, speed cam info and 3D maps.   

If you prefer to use your palmtop for GPS antics, TomTom’s also got some new Navigator 6 software for you. The update now lets you navigate direct to contacts in your address book and has given its interface a makeover with a new night mode and realistic road sign graphics, in case you’ve forgotten what they look like.

Essentials

TomTom ONE

Price: £200 (Regional), £270 (Europe)

On sale: September

Contact: TomTom

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