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  Reply # 545810 15-Nov-2011 23:30 Send private message

Video demo of the GPS, couple of picture-in-picture screencasts to show GPSinfo and the Navigation screen on the same route too (different trips, immediately following each other):



Detailed blog post to accompany all this @ AndroidNZ.net including lots of raw MyTracks KML files for people to pore over should they feel the need.




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  Reply # 545830 16-Nov-2011 07:24 Send private message

Just got an email from Clove stating that the Galaxy Nexus has been delayed to at least 23 November..



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  Reply # 545851 16-Nov-2011 08:38 Send private message

cbdkid: Just got an email from Clove stating that the Galaxy Nexus has been delayed to at least 23 November..


That is true, but perhaps you meant that to go in a different thread? 




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  Reply # 545876 16-Nov-2011 09:41 Send private message

NZtechfreak, another great video. What is battery life like when using GPS?



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  Reply # 545900 16-Nov-2011 10:13 Send private message

Seems decent, I had this yesterday:

#GalaxyNote battery today: down to 66% after 1h43m screen on 8hrs off charger (~30mins full brightness doing GPS tests) - pretty good!




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  Reply # 546043 16-Nov-2011 14:27 Send private message

Review part 3 GPS up now, also covers WiFi and network reception, call quality, telephony:

http://www.androidnz.net/2011/11/galaxy-note-real-user-review-part-3-gps.html




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  Reply # 546073 16-Nov-2011 15:14 Send private message

What's it been like to use as a "normal user"?
I.E. your personal opinion rather than a reviewer :D

Easy to use, carry around, battery use, etc ?




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  Reply # 546074 16-Nov-2011 15:15 Send private message

Useful photo for those wanting to see how it compares in size:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/115950278312422551171/albums/5674968348149961761 

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  Reply # 546226 16-Nov-2011 22:19 Send private message

Never mind my previous post, I'll find out in week (or so) for myself.

Thanks to NZtechfreak for the reviews.




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  Reply # 546341 17-Nov-2011 10:10 Send private message

qraider: Never mind my previous post, I'll find out in week (or so) for myself.

Thanks to NZtechfreak for the reviews.


You're getting one? Nice! 




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  Reply # 546439 17-Nov-2011 12:39 Send private message

NZtechfreak:
qraider: Never mind my previous post, I'll find out in week (or so) for myself.

Thanks to NZtechfreak for the reviews.


You're getting one? Nice! 


Yeah ... wanted one since I saw it on gsmarena but tried to resist the temptation as I have an SGS2 and an HTC Titan ...

Techgeekiness won out (with the help of your reviews) :(

Ordered from Clove last night and it's been dispatched already.




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  Reply # 546644 17-Nov-2011 19:49 Send private message

Nice! Be interested to hear your thoughts when you get, always good getting more feedback :)




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  Reply # 546861 18-Nov-2011 12:52 Send private message

@NZTechFreak - Do you recall what make/model your car mount is? I need a new one for my SGS2 and my current car doesn't play nice with the air-vent mounted one I have.






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  Reply # 547074 18-Nov-2011 21:16 Send private message

Can't remember, but should be able to track down the Trademe details in my Gmail. Will get back to you.

The base it's stuck to is actually from a Dick Smith phone holder though (its stuck to the dash, and fortuitously the Trademe cradle has a compatibile fitting for it at the back).




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  Reply # 547632 20-Nov-2011 23:04 Send private message

Mine landed in Auckland today (20th 13:00), hopefully have it tomorrow or Tuesday.




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