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Topic # 129027 1-Sep-2013 16:15 Send private message

I'm thinking of buying tom tom xxl 550 loaded with NZ maps. My question is ... we are going to England next may or june will there be enough memory in it to download the England Ireland map as some people have told me there is enough while others have said there is not. Hoping some one can advise me correctly.thanks.

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  Reply # 887957 1-Sep-2013 21:02 Send private message

Google the size of the TomTom map for UK then how big nz map is and compare with amount of memory the 550 has. ? Does it have a sd card slot ?

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  Reply # 887966 1-Sep-2013 21:29 Send private message

no card slot. UK map is 224.1mb NZ map is 29.8mb but can't find out what size of memory is in tom tom ..hoping this makes sense.

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  Reply # 887980 1-Sep-2013 22:13 Send private message

A couple of reviews I read it says the 550 has 1GB memory, while the 540 has 2GB.








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  Reply # 887991 1-Sep-2013 22:34 Send private message

thanks but not too good with figures..just need to know now is how many mb's in an gb?

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  Reply # 888314 2-Sep-2013 14:21 Send private message

1000 Mb =1 Gb roughly.


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  Reply # 888344 2-Sep-2013 15:19 Send private message

It should be fine, my cousin has a 550 XXL with US maps loaded, which I believe are something like 600MB. It has 1GB on board (about 870ish usable), so I don't see it being an issue.




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