This car kit's EasyPort windscreen mount is basically the same design found on, and ranges. It rotates around the rear speaker with a suction cup that's activated via a ring dial. Storing it is a cinch, as it folds up compactly.
However, there is one important difference — and it's shared with the TomTom Start — it's not detachable, so adjusting the viewing position doesn't require an elaborate two-handed ballet with frequent invocations to heavenly powers and sudden loud references to human excrement.
If you happen to own both an iPod Touch and an , be aware that this cradle is designed specifically to fit iPod Touches; attempting to fit it to an iPhone will only be met with plastic-snapping belligerence.
While the iPod Touch kit misses out on Bluetooth hands-free — there's no phone connectivity after all — it has all the other features present in the more expensive car's cigarette lighter port and has a 3.5mm line-out jack for car stereo's equipped with an auxiliary port.. So, it charges an iPod Touch via your
There's also a small volume rocker, but it's difficult to operate as it's fiddly, prone to catching on finger nails and hidden behind the iPod. Its inclusion means that the easily accessed volume switch on the Touch has been disabled. Gone too are the app's on-screen volume controls and, most importantly, its volume display, making the volume-changing process as guess reliant as playing Lotto. That said, the speaker is clear and loud, and possibly better than those on TomTom's portable units.