Gps

Discussion in 'Android Tablet Discussions' started by charles, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. charles

    charles Member

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    A two part question.
    Does anyone know of a tablet that has a built-in GPS chip? Or a second question, is it possible to tether your android phone and use the GPS chip in it?

    The reason for the question. I travel as a field rep. about 60,000 miles a year and in many places do not have a data connection. This means that online maps aren't available. I have "Co-Pilot" and another android map app that without a data connection, but I've thinking that the 7-10 screen of one of the new tablets coming out soon would be much easier on the eyes and safer to use while driving. I currently use my Vibrant which is much better then the G1, still not all I would wish for.

    Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

    Charles
     
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    The Wits A81E has a GPS chip in it. Don't know how good it is. Also, I just received a Camangi WebStation that also has a GPS but did not have time to test it yet.
     
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    I own a A81E and it does have the gps option. With multiple gps test programs, on a nice sunny day in a suburban environment I was getting a +/- 8 ft. Accuracy. I have yet to attempt to use it in an urban jungle or highly wooded area. Both which are notorious for gps problems.

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    Notion Ink Adam
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    but... they aint out yet.
     
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    Any idea as to when the Notion Ink will be available? It sounds like the one I would be most interested in.
     
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    I am NO expert, but have been using my A81E GPS since Sep. in this concrete jungle called Los Angeles using MOTONOV SW. Quite OK, takes 10/15 mins. to get a fix initially and then normal. Hope this helps.
     
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