|Available In: App Store||Price: $99.99|
TomTom’s application has finally hit the App Store. The app is available for the US & Canada, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The cost of the app varies based on which location you need it for. The US & Canada compatible version of the application is $99.99.. see the list below for additional pricing options.
The application is compatible with both the iPhone 3G and the iPhone 3GS. The app boasts turn-by-turn directions as well as many other features (see list below). Honestly, it seems to have the same functionality as a regular TomTom device. Check out the screenshots and demo videos below.
TomTom has also has a car kit for the iPhone which “offers secure docking, enhanced GPS performance, clear voice instructions and hands-free calling, while charging your iPhone at the same time.” The kit is not yet available on TomTom’s website. There are also rumors that you will be able to purchase a full “package” which would include the car kit and the application (at a reduced price). This also has not appeared yet on TomTom’s website yet but, we will keep our eye out for it.
TomTom US & Canada:
- Fully covers the US (including Hawaii and Alaska), Canada, and Puerto Rico
TomTom Western Europe:
- Fully covers Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, France, Monaco, Italy, San Marino, the Vatican City, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxemburg, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and the Canary Islands.
- Fully covers Australia
TomTom New Zealand:
- Fully covers New Zealand
App Store Description:
For iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS
Turn-by-turn car navigation for iPhone is here.
Everywhere you go, you can have the most advanced TomTom navigation technology to lead the way. The TomTom app puts award-winning technology at your fingertips, like IQ Routes™ which gives you the smartest, most efficient route any time of day.
Tap and go – Using iPhone’s innovative technology, the TomTom app lets you tap your way from A to B – putting you in touch with all the best routes. Scroll through the menu, or pinch to zoom in and out on a map using the iPhone’s multi-touch display.
Go your own way – Why follow the rest? See your route, your way. Simply rotate from portrait to landscape to get an easier view of the road ahead.
Meet up with friends – Find an entry in your iPhone contacts list, and the TomTom app will find the way there. It’s that simple.
Find a place to eat – Thinking of stopping for lunch on the way? Choose a restaurant, call to reserve your table, then find your way there – the TomTom app does it all.
The smartest routes – Is the shortest route really the fastest? TomTom IQ Routes™ will always calculate the smartest, most efficient route – saving you time, fuel and money. Only IQ Routes™ uses the driving experiences of millions of drivers to work out your route based on actual road speed data.
The world at your fingertips – Always be prepared for what’s around the corner. The TomTom app comes with an up-to-date, detailed map – and you can add worldwide locations to suit you.
You can also make the most of your navigation experience with the TomTom car kit for iPhone. Check it out on iphone.tomtom.com
Map coverage statistics:
Detailed map seamlessly covers the US and Canada with IQ Routes™ data for faster routing.