TomTomís XL 340TM features a larger 4.3 inch widescreen (WQVGA – 480 x 272 pixels) for easier viewing of navigation information compared to smaller screen navigators. The inclusions which are making the XXL 540TM the most popular of the XXL 540 series are the LIFETIME Maps guarantee for four new editions of your TomTom map each year and, LIFETIME Traffic which updates the TomTom navigator every three minutes of traffic delays to avoid. With something like 15% of the road network changing annually, regular map updates are essential. Traffic is an important use for a GPS navigator if regular commutes are frequent and a LIFETIME Traffic subscription ensures your GPS navigator will always be able to help avoid traffic delays.
Other headline features of the XL 340 models are the advanced route calculation of TomTomís IQ Routes Technology; the assistance provided to drivers at intersections by TomTom’s Advanced Lane Guidance, text-to-speech capability to announce street names and QuickGPSfix which provides faster GPS satellite locks. For a detailed look at these and other features read our review of the TomTom XL 340 GPS navigator series.
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