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Sat nav Help..... tomtom 1 XL or Tomtom go520

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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
Hi all.. Hope someone can help. Looking to buy a sat nav over the weekend. I have used a tomtom in the past and liked it lots, and they are real easy to use.
I am a little unsure of which to go for.. feels like buying a rail ticket there are so many options.
OK, I was going to buy the tomtom1 (£99 version) and then realised it had no card slot, meaning I could not get anyother maps on it. (will need Canada in June), so decided to get the go520, as it has a card slot, and the added bonus of bluetooth handsfree phone. (£165ish)
Then I noticed the tomtom1Xl, (around£120), but no bluetooth, and I can live with that. This does appear to have a card slot though.

OK, what I guess i am asking is... If I get either the TT1XL or the TTgo520, will I be able to add other maps to them simply. (buying the card and installing I'm guessing), or have i missed the whole point...

Are there any other significant differences between the two other than the bluetooth..?

thanks, and hope someone can help.

Charlie.
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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
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#1
TTgo520! or even 720 for abit more money!
#2
The TomTom XL has got BlueTooth spec listed below:

[LIST]
[*]Highly sensitive GPS chipset
[*]32 MB RAM
[*]CPU 266 MHz
[*]4.3 inch full TFT colour LCD touchscreen (480 x 272 pixels, 64.000 colors)
[*]Internal memory 512 MB
[*]SD slot (only for additional maps, SD not included)
[*]Bluetooth™ 2.0
[*]Internal Litium-Ion battery (2 hours operation)
[*]119 x 86 x 27 mm, 208 grams
[*]Operating temperature: -10 °C to +55 °C[/LIST]
#3
I dont think the 1XL has bluettoth enabled for voice caling like on the 520/720/920 though. I think its only there to link in to your phone for traffic updates or someother random thing.

Fwiw, I'd go for the 520 as its the better model.
#4
520 definately! It's got the bluetooth hands free option!

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