TomTom VIA 180 GPS device

TomTom VIA 180 review: A mid-range GPS with IQ Routes and safety camera notifications

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  • Expert Rating

    3.75 / 5
  • User Rating

    1.50 / 5 (of 3 Reviews)
  • Price

    $ 299.00 (AUD)

User Reviews:

Ron Wong



Absolutely Nothing.
Everything about it.
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Bought it from Dick Smith and returned it. The unit would freeze regularly. Battery life was so poor, after a 24 hour charge, the battrey died midway on the 15 minute drive to Dick Smith for it's return.

I basically attracted to the look and 'claimed functionality' of the unity. I was in two minds and had one last test to see if I could live with it. There was no more power before I even reached Dick Smith.There was not enough battery charge on the unit to conduct a delete of all my stored private information, before the return.

There werre no speed camera updates and customer/technical support was poor for the unit was poor. The map update software was slow and buggy. I lost my prepaid map and traffic camera subscriptions but I was pleased to get rid of that piece of rubbish. Never buy this. Give your money to charity instead and you will feel better for that.

Give your money to charity instead.




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Unreliable stopped working after half a journey ,The screen is hard to push and very hard to type on.
The voice commands are just so frustrating and you give up.
The map gets muddled and the clamp is hard to use.
Cant make a voice command phone call as it is more frustrating than calling a telco.
If u ask for call home is says did u mean something else and you just give up.
Took it back for a Garmin ,no complaints with it after 2 weeks.




dont knoq
not sure
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How much of this is a problem with the device and how much of it is a satellite problem?

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