So, why would one pay $38 for functionality that is already provided by Google Maps for free? I'm not sure what IQ routes are, or what is meant by 'speed cameras' (warns you where speed traps are?), but Google Maps provides everything else, so I have difficulty understanding what the appeal would be to purchase TomTom's app.
I've wondered the same thing, and the most common argument seems to be that it can be used offline. That'd be rather important if you are in an area with no data connection.
Google maps can cache maps, so even if you are in an area with limitted to no data connection available, you should still be able to get directions and view maps.
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Right, but some people consider TomTom to be ideal for the worst case scenario. Imagine a bug where Google Maps didn't cache properly and you ended up needing it. Of course that situation might be mega-rare, but still. I have always found TomTom to be rather expensive, but whatever I guess. It must sell to someone.
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