[HOT] Low Cost Android with Accurate GPS (GLONASS) for OSM Survey

Alex Rollin alex.rollin at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 04:44:03 UTC 2013

I heard there was a device used in HaiPhong that might meet these criteria.
 Anyone who was in HaiPhong know that device?


On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Alex Rollin <alex.rollin at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's a funny mix and I've had trouble identifying a good choice for
> Indonesia. We have some issues with availability; not every product can be
> had here instantly, sure, but, if it can be found on AliBaba we can order
> it by Fedex.
> Yes, I have been watching all the device threads.  This is a narrow
> request, accounting for GPS and Android with a budget, so, it's OK if I
> don't learn anything, but I was hoping I mind meet someone looking for the
> same thing :)
> Here is the basic criteria:
> Low price (Less than USD150, preferrably under USD100(high risk of damage
> and loss))
> GLONASS or accurate GPS (not only A-GPS)
> Android 4.0/4.1+ support
> 5 inches or larger
> Can anybody recommend a device with these specifications?  It is used for
> survey with Android data entry.
> When it comes to the GPS most devices that actually incorporate GLONASS do
> usually list that somewhere on the product, and so I have tended to shy
> away from devices that don't list that support, but I am probably missing
> something.
> I was hoping that this search would lead to a highly accurate definitive
> list of GPS chipsets and software with a corresponding list of devices
> within which they are deployed but no such luck.
> Any advice is appreciated.
> --
> Alex
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