Higher resolution and improved user interface for the iPad available at no extra cost
CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 21, 2011 — TomTom today announced the release of the TomTom App for iPhone, version 1.9, which has been optimized for the iPad. Now, existing TomTom App customers can download the newest version of the App to their iPads for free.
TomTom App for iPhone 1.9 now available and optimized for iPad (Photo: Business Wire)
Now optimized for the iPad, the new TomTom App features a higher resolution for a sharper display and an enhanced user interface to fit the larger screen size. The new release of the App is also compatible with Apple's brand new iOS5.
“This new release – now officially called 'TomTom App for iPhone/iPad' – is a logical next step for us”, says Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director Consumer at TomTom. “Our customers asked us for enhanced iPad features, and now they have them. We have enhanced everything the iPad user sees and interacts with on the touch-screen.”
The TomTom App for iPhone/iPad, version 1.9, features a new map release – a benefit to users of both Apple devices – with updated roads and points of interest.
With this new release, TomTom has made use of the extra iPad screen size. The full-screen display shows both driving view and advanced lane guidance at the same time. Drivers can also switch to driving view with one touch from anywhere within the App, and can access guidance options in a tap.
Customers also get HD Traffic as via an added in-App purchase. For existing TomTom HD Traffic subscribers, drivers can switch subscriptions from their iPhones to their iPads, at no cost.
Availability and pricing
TomTom App for iPhone/iPad 1.9 for the US is available now for $49.99. Existing TomTom App for iPhone customers can download the new version of the App to their iPad for free.
Notes for editors
Other key features of TomTom App for iPhone/iPad:
- Access to TomTom HD Traffic – the quickest way through the traffic
- The latest, most accurate TomTom maps available – with no need for a mobile signal or data plan
- Correct your map and get others’ changes every day via Map Share
- Arrival times you can rely on – at all times of day – with IQ RoutesTM
- Seamless navigation while calling, thanks to iOS 5 multitasking support
- Seamless integration with your iPhone contacts, photos, music, email and calendar
- Homer Simpson, Darth Vader, Yoda, and C3PO navigation voices available as an in-app purchase.
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Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 3,500 employees and sells its products in over 40 countries.
Our products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award winning TomTom HD Traffic.
For the world’s most up-to-date route planner, including live traffic information go to www.tomtom.com/livetraffic
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com.
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