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TomTom GO 520

Product Code: TOM520

The TomTom GO 520 is pre-installed with mapping for UK and Ireland. The TomTom GO 520 provides 4.3-inch colour touch screen, with 2D or 3D moving maps display and includes full 8-digit UK postcode search.

The TomTom GO 520 also includes speech recognition technology enabling you to enter your destination by simply announcing the address. The TomTom GO 520 also provides hands-free calling and traffic information with compatible Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones.



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The TomTom GO 520 satellite navigator is pre-installed with maps of the UK and Republic of Ireland. 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.

Voice address input

For easier input of your destination the TomTom GO 520 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 520 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 520 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 520 via your Bluetooth mobile phone. The TomTom GO 520 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 520 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.

Thousands of Points of Interest

The TomTom GO 520 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.

TomTom GO 520 Features

‣4.3-inch large, high-quality touch screen
‣Pre-installed UK and Ireland 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 FM transmitter - plays your music wirelessly over your car stereo
‣Text to Speech - street names, and sms and traffic messages are announced
‣Light sensor for an optimal view - plus day and night views
‣Optional RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver (sold separately) for real-time traffic information
‣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
‣Pre-loaded with the latest UK speed camera locations
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


The TomTom GO 520 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 TomTom GO 520 is installed via the suction mount and docking shoe.

Map Coverage

TomTom GO 520 come with the latest and most complete TeleAtlas maps pre-installed, for accurate, door-to-door navigation. The TomTom GO 520 includes maps of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest, Estimated Time of Arrival, and more.

Further TomTom GO 520 maps are available SD card which insert directly into the TomTom GO 520. Available TomTom GO 520 maps include Western Europe, USA and Canada.

TomTom GO 520 Accessories

Looking for genuine accessories and spares for the TomTom GO 520? All parts are genuine TomTom product and specifically designed for use with the GO 520 sat nav. Accessories available to purchase include a suction cup mount, mains AC charger, beanbag dashboard mount and iPod connection cable.

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TomTom GO 520 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 4.3-inch widescreen 16:9 format LCD (WQVGA: 480*272 pixels)
‣Processor: CPU 400 MHz, 64MB RAM
‣GPS Receiver: SiRFstarIII
‣Memory: 2GB Internal flash memory
‣Memory Card: SD card and MMC cards
‣Bluetooth Module: Bluetooth
‣Speaker: Integrated high quality speaker
‣Microphone: Integrated microphone for hands free calling
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: lithium-polymer (up to 5 hours operation)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 118mm, Height - 83mm, Depth - 24mm
‣Weight: 220g
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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