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Re: iPad GPS accuracy?
The cellular+wifi models have a full GPS. It is called assisted GPS only because it can use the phone towers to acquire an initial position more quickly. This is better, not worse than a conventional GPS system. It works fine outside cellphone range.
Having said all that there is a difference between different GPS units. The quality of the GPS chip and the antenna design do make a difference. I have a dozen GPS units on board and there are noticable variations in the data quality.
I would rate the iPad GPS as reasonably good, but there are better units.
One interesting feature is that it is also a GLONASS receiver
Last edited by noelex77; 08-31-2013 at 05:03 PM.