The same day TomTom announced their new GO 720, they also unveiled the new TomTom GO 520, which is the successor of the older GO 510. GO 520 will only be available in Europe offering only local maps – depending on where you buy it from.
Here are the features of the new GO 520:
- 4.3 widescreen 16:9 format LCD (WQVGA: 480*272 pixels)
- CPU 400 MHz, 64MB RAM
- 512MB, 1GB (TomTom GO 520) or 2GB internal flash memory (TomTom GO 720)
- SD card socket
- High sensitivity GPS receiver
- Compatible with RDS-TMC traffic information receiver
- Integrated FM transmitter
- Battery lithium-polymer (5 hours operation)
- Optimised integrated microphone and speaker for high quality hands-free functionality
- Dimensions: 118 mm x 83 mm x 24 mm
- Weight: 220 grams
GO 520 will also make speech recognition available in certain European countries allowing the users to speak the address they want to go to instead of trying to typing it in.
NOTE: The US version of TomTom 720 does not seem to offer speech recognition.