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TomTom Go 520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 reviews of TomTom Go 520. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the reliability and maps. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the price.

usability, performance, design, maps, reliability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Go 520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 123 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom Go 520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of TomTom Go 520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the durability and screen are on the whole positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability, while reviews are divided on the maps.

usability, performance, price, screen, durability

reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: TomTom Go 520 Satellite Navigation System - Music Edition with UK Mapping

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

TomTom 520 GPS receiver review

 

TomTom has updated its TomTom range to follow in the thin widescreen footsteps of the TomTom One. But do you need the extra space and features? We get driving to find out. "Incredibly thin" as Mrs Pocket-lint put it, the TomTom 520 features a 4.3-inch...

FM transmitter, speech recognition, clear map data, speed camera database

Pricey

It might be pushing up the price of satnav's again, but if you are looking for a unit that does more than just give you the A to B, then this is worth a closer look

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: (techradar.com)

TomTom Go 520

 

203.32

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Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

TomTom Go 520 review

 

The Go 520 may be expensive, but it's hard to see how TomTom could have made it any more desirable. TomTom's navigation and mapping software is excellent. Onscreen instructions are clear, with precise details on what to do next and when to do it.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: (lordpercy.com)

Speak and Go - TomTom Go 520 Review

 

The all new TomTom Go 520 arrived with us and demanded that we talked to it. Speech recognition makes it to the new 3rd Generation Go and brings with it a whole host of new funky extras, we test the market leader to see if its is out front or losing...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: (ciao.com)

Great idea, needs some work!

 

So we all love the TomTom! But if you received the original mount for the TomTom and noticed the suction problem for the mount, you will encounter the same suction problems for this mount. Although it does increase the range in angle you may want for...

Better range

Suction cup doesn't work well

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Not Good enough

 

Not a bad product but I found that the map updates are not very good. The A2 in Kent has been re aligned in the Gravesend area sev...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

FM transmission of instructions no longer available.

 

I chose the 520 model because of its ability to send instructions via FM to the car radio. Following a software upgrade last week,...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Review

 

This TomTom GO 520 sat nav is very badly designed. Even though it still has the same easy to use interface (which is still great)...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Beware of additional charges!!!!!

 

I bought my TomTom GO 520 sat nav in August following some research on the internet. I liked the concept of the MapShare idea. T...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

I'm Impressed - Top Buy!

 

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Oct, 2008

Product Specifications

Configuration

FM Transmitter:No / Yes
FM Tuner:No / Yes
Telephone Included:Handsfree Function via External Device
TV-Tuner: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control:No / Via External Device
USB:No / Yes

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

Application:Car
Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable

Navigation

3D Elevation Mode:No / Yes
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: No
Map Coverage:Single continent / Single countries
Map Provider:Teleatlas
Map Sharing: Yes
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory / On board Harddisc
Pedestrian Mode:No / Yes
Reality View: No
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel:No / Traffic Info ready / Yes
Voice Control:Address only / No

Playback

CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback:No / Yes
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