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brownbox

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#20382 24-Mar-2008 16:08
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I read that GPS doesnt work on imported phones (in this case, the Nokia N95). Is this true? I dont think it would be, as GPS is GPS isnt it?

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johnr
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  #118389 24-Mar-2008 16:31
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Where did you read that? And yes its very incorrect.

brownbox

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  #118396 24-Mar-2008 17:14
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Im not sure now, but it was on some BS Iphone vs N95 blog, and a guy ws going on about how the GPS is useless, and doesnt work well, and doesnt work at all if its an import. Some people really need to get their facts straight. Cheers for the quick answer

 
 
 
 


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#118398 24-Mar-2008 17:19
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I have seen people trying to use it inside!

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  #118402 24-Mar-2008 17:29
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FYI, the N95 with A-GPS, I have picked up a signal inside, metres away from a window. Lock time typically 5-10 secs Cool





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  #118760 26-Mar-2008 13:04
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I have a N95 and an iPhone.

The N95 DEFINETLY has a GPS and yes it does work in NZ. You have to let the GPS lockon - this can take upto 3 minutes sometimes.Its better when the N95 can 'see' the satellite.

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  #118786 26-Mar-2008 15:47
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brownbox: BS Iphone vs N95 blog


Sigh.

Yes GPS works, on imported N95 handsets too (like mine). On A-GPS it locks fast, I usually lock in timeframes like Peejayw - and I have gotten locks indoors too (although they are slower).




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#121135 4-Apr-2008 17:04
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A little of topic, but to just say that I got my N95 Gps and Gmaps all working great thanks to the various threads and info on Geekzone CheersLaughing


 
 
 
 


brownbox

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  #121167 4-Apr-2008 18:49
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i got my n95 and its working great with garmin xt. Absolutely loving my N95. Goes everywhere with me and does anything wellCool

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