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Global Positioning System (GPS)

Overview of GPS

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. (http://en.wikipedia.o...)


Recommendations for Stand Alone Devices

Garmin Montana 600 Series
Montana 600 High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix® satellite prediction, 4" color touchscreen dual orientation display , microSD card slot, barometric altimeter, share data wirelessly with like units, touchscreen, 3-axis tilt-compensated compass, high-speed USB, dual battery system.

http://sites.garmin.c...
http://www.gpscentral...
http://uae.souq.com/a...
http://www.amazon.com...

Price:
AED 1789 (souq.com)
USD 403 (amazon.com)


Note: I do not personally have this device, but have read several reviews from off-roaders who speak highly of it.


Recommendations for Apps - iPhone

MotionX GPS (https://itunes.apple....)
Price $0.99
I have used this extensively, best part is that you can download road and topo maps and use the device offline.

HERE By Nokia (https://itunes.apple....)
Price FREE
I have tested it, its very good. Works smooth offline.

Topo Maps (https://itunes.apple....)
Price $9.99
You can download maps for offline and setup waypoints.

Gaia Maps (https://itunes.apple....)
Price $19.99
Similar to Topo Maps, with more features. You can download maps for offline and setup waypoints.


Recommendations for Apps - iPad

MotionX GPS HD (https://itunes.apple....)
Price $1.99
I have used this extensively, best part is that you can download road and topo maps and use the device offline. The iPad version is excellent, way bigger screen.

Recommendations for Android

HERE By Nokia (https://play.google.c...)
Price FREE
I have tested it, its very good. Works smooth offline. Also recommended by Khaled. : )

GPS Status & Toolbox (https://play.google.c...)
Price: Free (but has a paid version)
I have test it, its amazing!!! Deleted all other GPS apps after using this one!

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LD Bank Account Details November 20, 2017 8:35 AM Abdul R.
Disclaimer March 10, 2016 12:36 PM Ali K.
Accessories Suppliers March 13, 2016 3:04 PM Ali K.
Walkie Talkie June 13, 2018 6:26 PM Ali K.
Global Positioning System (GPS) March 11, 2016 12:27 AM Ali K.
Off-roading Equipment September 2, 2017 6:15 PM Ali K.
About Let's Drive - Adventure & Recreation February 14, 2016 11:21 AM Ali K.

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