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TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS

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TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS

Make traveling to your next destination simple with this TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS. It has more than 7 million point of interests stored within its databases so finding nearby attractions is easy. This auto GPS unit covers North American locations and offers free lifetime map updates. Its user interface is designed to be simple to navigate. The map share technology is an added bonus. It comes complete with a USB cord, a case and a battery.
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Questions & Answers for TomTom TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS

Question

Can I use it in Europe on an european car?

asked 9 months ago
By
Ly
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
1 answer
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answer 1
you can use it everywhere in every car but you need the maps for the country you want to use it
answered 9 months ago
By
weflydus
Question

What language does it have

asked 6 months ago
By
Joe
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
3 answers
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answer 1
The TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS can interface with the user in English, French, or Spanish language.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
English as far as I know.
answered 6 months ago
By
pjdog1
answer 3
English, French, Spanish.
answered 6 months ago
By
Reckers
Question

Is this model ready to use from the box or do I have to download it on my computer?

asked 6 months ago
By
imyaflower
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, it is ready to use from the box.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
I had to download from the internet. it took 2 hours.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
olygene
answer 3
I used it straight out of the box. It does suggest that you update it with your computer first though.
answered 6 months ago
By
Hddmjt
Question

being on batery does this also plug into my 12v lighter?

asked 6 months ago
By
wally
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
3 answers
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answer 1
The device has an internal battery and also comes with a car adapter to connect it to your car's 12v lighter.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
yes...it comes with a 12v adaptor
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
olygene
answer 3
It came with a cable and charger to plug into your car. Not sure about the lighter.
answered 6 months ago
By
Hddmjt
Question

Where can I get a europe map for this TomTom device?

asked 7 months ago
By
Hanshey
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
3 answers
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answer 1
You can get maps from https://www.tomtom.com/en_us/shop/maps/
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
You should be able to get it at TOMTOM.com...?
answered 6 months ago
By
AlotDisappointed
answer 3
You can buy maps from TomTom directly here: https://www.tomtom.com/en_us/shop/maps/
answered 6 months ago
By
sheldontv
Question

Do this gps talk

asked 6 months ago
By
arush10
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, the TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS does talk.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
yes
answered 6 months ago
By
mammQ
answer 3
Yes and you can choose from different voices and languages.
answered 6 months ago
By
Hddmjt
Question

can this gps can inform you about red light camera and speeding camera a head of time

asked 9 months ago
By
j
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
2 answers
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answer 1
You can set it to warn you of known locations of both. That said, you cannot assume it will know the location of one installed yesterday and warn you. It is not a detector: it warns you of the ones in it's data bank.
answered 6 months ago
By
Reckers
answer 2
yes
answered 9 months ago
By
jansport
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Are these new or refubished

asked 9 months ago
By
brad
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
2 answers
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answer 1
brand new
answered 8 months ago
By
defriter
answer 2
Mine was new.
answered 8 months ago
By
Dep354
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Does this model offer voice recognition and spoken street names?

asked 9 months ago
By
Aly86
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
2 answers
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answer 1
It offers voice instructions of your route: I don't know why it would need to recognize your voice. You cannot give it verbal instructions, if that is what you mean. It displays, but does not say, the street names.
answered 6 months ago
By
Reckers
answer 2
Not voice recognition but it does speak street name.
answered 9 months ago
By
dare2know7
Question

I received my TomTomVIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS but did not receive a carrying case. What do I do?

asked 7 months ago
By
Diana
on TomTom VIA 1500M SE 5" Portable GPS
2 answers
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answer 1
This unit does not come with a carrying case.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
Lee4840
answer 2
Diana, Unless you ordered your tomtom with a carrying case I don't think you'll get one. Mine did not come with one. You have to buy them separately,unfortunately.
answered 7 months ago
By
GrimmReaper61
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