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TomTom GO 740 LIVE

Product Code: TOM740

TomTom GO 740 LIVE is pre-installed with mapping for UK and Europe. TomTom GO 740 LIVE provides 4.3-inch colour touch screen, with 2D or 3D moving maps display and includes full 8-digit UK postcode search. TomTom GO 740 LIVE Service include a real-time connection to HD Traffic, Safety Alerts, Fuel prices, local search with Google.

TomTom GO 740 LIVE also includes speech recognition technology enabling you to enter your destination by simply announcing the address. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE also provides hands-free calling and traffic information with compatible Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones.



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The TomTom GO 740 LIVE satellite navigator is pre-loaded with 21 Western European. The large high-quality 4.3-inch touchscreen and latest version of TomTom's award-winning, user-friendly software enables you to plan your route to fit your requirements, such as: quickest, shortest, avoiding toll roads and congestion charge areas, by required arrival time, etc. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE features the latest in speech recognition technology that lets you control your TomTom GO 740 LIVE using voice commands. From planning a route to making a call, over 100 tasks are easily activated by voice, making your drive smoother and safe. TomTom GO 740 LIVE is connected to real-time information with premium services like HD Traffic, Safety Alerts, Local Search with Google and Fuel Prices so you always have access to useful and relevant information en route, this service is free for the 3-months.

Voice address input

For easier input of your destination the TomTom GO 740 LIVE provides speech recognition software enabling you to enter your destination by simply announcing the address, with no need to touch the screen. Speaking the address, to tell your GO 740 LIVE where to take you, is much easier than typing. You can also answer while driving, so you can keep your eyes on the road with combination of text-to-speech and speech recognition technology. For example: The TomTom GO 740 LIVE asks: "A new text message was received; shall I read it aloud?" and you just reply "Yes" or "No".

Efficient traffic avoidance

Improve your route finding with real-time traffic information updates, jam alerts and road condition warnings relayed wirelessly to your TomTom GO 740 LIVE via your Bluetooth mobile phone. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE will calculate the effect of traffic and suggest alternative routes:

‣ A choice of alternative routes to suit your preference: Quickest route, Avoid any traffic congestion, Stay on same route, etc
‣ Pre-program a regular route, such as "Home-Work", for a quick and easy traffic check each time
‣ A clear overview of the traffic situation, integrated seamlessly into your navigation view via the improved traffic bar.

Hands-free calling

Hands-free calling, via Bluetooth lets you take a call with just a tap of the screen, or with speech recognition just saying saying "yes". So you can keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. With optimised acoustic design, enhanced noise reduction, echo cancellation technology and the new high performance speaker the TomTom GO 740 LIVE gives you the best hands-free calling experience, comparable with Bluetooth hands free car kits.

TomTom MapShare

This unique technology enables you to add to, update and personalize your maps instantly. It also lets you share and benefit from fellow users' changes - daily, automatically and easily via TomTom HOME. IQ Routes - calculates your routes based on the real average speeds measured on roads. This will always provide you with the smartest route hour-by-hour, day-by-day, saving you time, money and fuel.

Thousands of Points of Interest

The TomTom GO 740 LIVE also provides you with access to literally thousands on Points of Interest (POI) - petrol stations, parking, restaurants, cash machines and lots more. Many now come ready Rich Content - extra information on your destination or stop, such as overview maps, pictures, description and phone numbers. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE receives advanced warnings from Road Angel, including fixed safety cameras, mobile safety cameras, black spots and more, to get you there safely.

TomTom GO 740 LIVE Features

‣4.3-inch large, high-quality touch screen
‣Pre-installed UK and Western European maps
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣Real-time traffic information in the UK via Bluetooth mobile phone
‣Voice address input - enter your destination by simply announcing the address
‣High quality speaker - get voice instructions and enjoy songs and hands-free phone calls
‣QuickGPSfixT and high sensitivity GPS chipset
‣Built-in receiver for LIVE Services
‣Integrated FM transmitter - plays your music wirelessly over your car stereo
‣Bluetooth hands-free calling
‣Advanced lane guidance - Gives you extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions.
‣Text to Speech - street names, and sms and traffic messages are announced
‣Light sensor for an optimal view - plus day and night views
‣TomTom MapShare technology
‣Stylish, slim, portable design - Fits perfectly in your car, hand or pocket
‣Plug and Go - no installation needed, works straight out of the box
‣GPRS connectivity inside, including 3 months LIVE services in the United Kingdom
‣Speed camera locations from Road Angel
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


The TomTom GO 740 LIVE has been designed to be a portable plug and play device, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease by the user. The GO 740 LIVE is powered with a 12-volt adaptor cable in-car (supplied) and attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the windscreen mount which is also included.

Map Coverage

TomTom GO 740 LIVE come with the latest and most complete TeleAtlas maps pre-installed, for accurate, door-to-door navigation. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE includes maps of the United Kingdom and Western Europe. Which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest, Estimated Time of Arrival, and more.

TomTom GO 740 LIVE map coverage includes the following countries; Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain (+ Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City.

Further TomTom GO 740 LIVE maps are available SD card which insert directly into the TomTom GO 740 LIVE. Available TomTom GO 740 LIVE maps include Western Europe, USA and Canada.

TomTom LIVE Services Subscription

TomTom LIVE Services are only available in the UK. The first three months of the LIVE subscription are free, after which you can extend this at a monthly cost. Subscriptions can be cancelled with one month's notice from the end of any month.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣TomTom GO 740 LIVE
‣Active Dock
‣Compact Car Charger
‣Docking Station
‣Quick start guide

TomTom GO 740 LIVE Accessories

Looking for genuine accessories and spares for the TomTom GO 740 LIVE? All parts are genuine TomTom product and specifically designed for use with the GO 740 LIVE sat nav. Accessories available to purchase include a mains AC charger and a beanbag dashboard mount.

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TomTom GO 740 LIVE Questions and Answers

Question: I have recently acquired a TomTom go740 Live which has no car or mains charger. The connection on the underside is not usb and has a much larger aperture and connection point. What will I need to charge this on mains or in-car.

Answer: You would need to buy this item: TomTom Compact Car Charger (plus another cable which is no longer available): TomTom GO 740 Live Connect Cable.

TomTom expect that you still have the connection cable which comes with the original 740 purchase. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE Connect Cable has been discontinued by TomTom.

We explain all at the first web page link and illustrate the connection cable that you will require. We have had no stock of the connect cable for several years. You may find one on ebay – but you will still need the Compact Car Charger as well.

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TomTom GO 740 LIVE Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 4.3-inch widescreen 16:9 format LCD (WQVGA: 480 x 272 pixels)
‣Processor: CPU 400 MHz, 64MB RAM
‣GPS Receiver: SiRFstarIII
‣Memory: 2GB Internal flash memory
‣Memory Card: microSD card socket compatible with microSD cards
‣Bluetooth Module: Bluetooth
‣Speaker: Integrated high quality speaker
‣Microphone: Optimised integrated microphone and speaker for high quality hands-free functionality
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: up to 3 hours autonomous operation
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 118mm, Height - 83mm, Depth - 24mm
‣Weight: 220g
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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