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[Q] GPS Quality

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By Moozh1, Member on 19th June 2014, 10:49 PM
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I am trying to decide between the m8 and the lg g3 for my next phone. I am coming from a galaxy s3. I use the gps on my phone quite often for work. How is the accuracy, signal lock, lock on time, etc of the gps on the m8? On my galaxy s3, it was pretty solid. I could get locks in 10 seconds or less and would be accurate within 10-20 feet. Almost never lost a signal unless going through a tunnel. For those that use their phone gps several times per week, how does the m8 compare?

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19th June 2014, 11:16 PM |#2  
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Had my M8 since May 9th, have yet to see signal lost and I use GPS on average of 3 times a day

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20th June 2014, 01:39 AM |#3  
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From inside my house, locked on GPS in 5 seconds, accurate to 12 feet. (Actually, that's pretty good even with the AGPS. )
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20th June 2014, 03:58 AM |#4  
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The only trouble I ever have with it may be more related to my Jaybird Bluebuds
X Bluetooth headphones not giving me turn by turn directions when I near my destination... without those headphones, or with wired headphones, GPS is great.


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21st June 2014, 02:20 AM |#5  
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i use my M8 for navigation 10 hours a day 6 days a week non stop..i occasionally get a GPS Signal lost alert once every 3 weeks..I cover a very large territory than most people(north FL-Jacksonville to The Keys weekly)Other than that its been great.
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21st June 2014, 02:44 AM |#6  
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Best GPS I've used out of all 20 android phones I've owned.

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I use it for running with mapmyrun all the time. It's been flawless... never had an issue.
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29th June 2014, 08:26 PM |#8  
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From inside my house, locked on GPS in 5 seconds, accurate to 12 feet. (Actually, that's pretty good even with the AGPS. )

I was just browsing this thread while looking for info on getting the files to unlock the bootloader on my new M8. I wanted you to know that I gave you thanks, because of the fact that you don't accept personal donations, but instead recommended that people donate to a charity of your choosing. The world could use more people like you.
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