New TomTom GO Range Now Available in Stores in The UK

Jul 31 2007

New TomTom GO Range Now Available in Stores in The UK

UK - 30 July 2007. TomTom, the world’s largest portable navigation solutions provider, today announces the availability of the new TomTom GO range in stores around Europe. The new TomTom GO features a new slim design and the latest version of TomTom’s award winning navigation software.

The following product(s) are now available in The UK:

TomTom GO 720
TomTom GO 720 comes pre-installed with the most up-to-date door-to-door map of Western Europe on the internal memory. The recommended retail price for TomTom GO 720 is £329.

TomTom GO 520 The TomTom GO 520 T comes pre-installed with door-to-door maps of {insert your region}. The recommended retail price for TomTom GO 520 is £299.

Unique new features of the new range include:
› TomTom Map Share™ technology enabling users to correct maps instantly and to benefit from improvements made by other users
› Extra large 4.3 inch touch screen with high quality graphics and building footprints for a better impression of the surroundings
› Industry’s first speech recognition for millions of cities and street names*
› Extensive, industry leading range of safety features
› Enhanced hands-free calling with high quality sound system so drivers can make and take calls whilst keeping their eyes on the road
› Built-in FM transmitter to transmit sound over own car stereo
› New smart and fun extras such as recording your own driving instructions, view document and exchange positions via Bluetooth® wireless technology

Best Maps
This new TomTom GO range sees the introduction of TomTom’s unique map improvement technology, TomTom Map Share™. This technology enables drivers to easily and instantly correct their own maps. It also lets people share improvements and benefit from all other users’ input, daily, automatically and easily via TomTom HOME – TomTom’s free software application. TomTom offers its TomTom GO customers a ‘latest map guarantee’. This means that customers will be able to download the latest map version free of charge via TomTom HOME, if a more recent map has become available between production and purchase of the product. TomTom customers can check what map version they have on and use the map check code that is included in the box to activate their ‘latest map guarantee’.

Alternative TomTom mounts
In addition to the alternative TomTom mount kit accessory, TomTom customers now have access to a wide variety of innovative mounts designed by ProClip with a customised fit for nearly every type of car. Via, users can easily find the vehicle-specific mount that best fits with their TomTom device.

Product technical specifications
• 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
• Bluetooth™
• Battery lithium-polymer (up to 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


(*) Speech recognition will be available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK

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