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Does our device have GLONASS ???

20th July 2014, 08:35 AM |#1  
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My question is on title itself.

Does we have GLONASS????
GSMARENA says so !!

In India GPS or GLONASS is better?

I had made a thorough search on internet.
There are many controversial opinions.
I want your opinions also...
 
 
22nd July 2014, 11:48 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by spknair

My question is on title itself.

Does we have GLONASS????
GSMARENA says so !!

In India GPS or GLONASS is better?

I had made a thorough search on internet.
There are many controversial opinions.
I want your opinions also...

Although it is not mentioned in the whitepapers (link C1904/C1905),
it is officially mentioned on this page: link.

Also, when using GPS Test (link), my xms sometimes does find Glonass satellites.

Those facts together, my guess is that xms does support Glonass (I have one from the Netherlands), although I would expect the signal to be much better than it is, using to satellite systems
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22nd July 2014, 05:16 PM |#3  
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Thanks for your replay & Links
My XMD locks location within 20-25 seconds in my area (Cold start), which is not bad, right?

Still my another question is unanswered!!
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In India GPS or GLONASS is better?

Anyone please... share your knowledge...
22nd July 2014, 06:03 PM |#4  
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Thanks for your replay & Links
My XMD locks location within 20-25 seconds in my area (Cold start), which is not bad, right?

Still my another question is unanswered!!

Anyone please... share your knowledge...

Why does it matter which one is better if it uses both at the same time. (I'm not sure how to check if this is actually happenning, but it should be and I assume it is because otherwise it's just a waste of hardware)
22nd July 2014, 06:10 PM |#5  
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Just for the knowledge, Dude...

If GLONASS is better in India; how will " it's just a waste of hardware"
It will help others on taking their decisions.
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22nd July 2014, 06:40 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by spknair

Just for the knowledge, Dude...

If GLONASS is better in India; how will " it's just a waste of hardware"
It will help others on taking their decisions.

Its not from your mobile. Its the location and satellite dude. If it detects Glonass satellite it will lock on to it, if it detects GPS satellite it will lock into it. And in India i haven't locked into any GLONASS satellite yet.
22nd July 2014, 07:15 PM |#7  
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Its not from your mobile. Its the location and satellite dude. If it detects Glonass satellite it will lock on to it, if it detects GPS satellite it will lock into it. And in India i haven't locked into any GLONASS satellite yet.


GPS & GLONASS are not device depended ?????????
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