~ First fully connected mid-range device with HD Traffic and easy Voice Control ~
South Africa, Johannesburg, 23 March - TomTom today launches the brand new TomTom Via LIVE, bringing the most accurate traffic information as well as a more enjoyable driving experience. TomTom Via LIVE comes with enhanced driving features, including full voice control and hands-free calling. Designed for people who love to drive, the device comes fully connected, providing unprecedented live traffic information knowledge of the road ahead.
With TomTom HD Traffic™ bundled free for the first year to all Via LIVE is built to get drivers through traffic quicker than any other traffic service available on the market. The TomTom Via LIVE range is the perfect companion with up-to-date speed camera information on both fixed and mobile cameras en route, as well as live weather updates and local Google™ business address searches.
“TomTom Via LIVE is designed to put the pleasure back into driving, with the knowledge of having the most advanced traffic information available packaged in a smart and simple to use device.” says Daan Hendrickx, Country Manager for South Africa. “With Voice Control we’ve taken the hassle out of navigation and added powerful new features all of which add up to a more easygoing and enjoyable journey.”
The Voice Control function makes navigation speedy and convenient. By simply speaking instructions, drivers can input their addresses, navigating more safely and freely.
Other new features for the VIA range include a foldable mount, integrated into the device, with 180 degree flip screen for easy fixing to any dashboard or windscreen.
The TomTom Via LIVE 120 and TomTom Via LIVE 125, drivers can see more and drive with ease thanks to a new user interface, and a choice of 11cm (4.3”) or 13cm (5”) touch screen respectively for easy operation. The TomTom Via LIVE 120 comes complete with new and improved South African, Lesotho and Swaziland maps and the TomTom Via LIVE 125 includes all Southern Africa maps. All this is wrapped up in a modern and contemporary design.
So whatever way drivers look at it, the new TomTom Via LIVE succeeds in bringing the best innovation to the road, for the ultimate in easygoing navigation.
Availability and Pricing
The TomTom VIA LIVE 120 and TomTom VIA LIVE 125 includes one year of LIVE Services for free and is available from all retail stores nationwide, for R 2 299.00 and R 2 599.00 respectively. The LIVE Services subscription will cost R 499.00 for the second year.
The TomTom Via 110 without LIVE connectivity is available from R 1 999
VIA Range Capabilities
|Model||Map Cut||Voice Control||Bluetooth||LIVE|
|Via 110||3 (RSA,Lesotho, Swaziland)||*|
|Via 120||3 (RSA,Lesotho, Swaziland)||*||*||*|
Key features of the TomTom Via LIVE:
- Including 1 year free LIVE Services
- Voice Control
- Hands-free calling
- Alternative routing via secondary roads / suburban areas
- Integrated mounting with flip screen
- TomTom IQ Routes™
- Advanced lane guidance
- Spoken street names
- 11cm (4.3”) OR 13cm (5”) touch screen
- TomTom Speed Cameras