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Old Feb 25, 2013, 12:47 AM   #1
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Can the iPad mini with LTE be used as a GPS navigation device?

Does the iPad mini have GPS, compass and all the other sensors that the iPhone 5 has?

If so, technically the Maps application on the iPad mini with data connection should work as well, if not better, as on the iPhone making it a great in-car navigation system. Right?
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 12:58 AM   #2
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Does the iPad mini have GPS, compass and all the other sensors that the iPhone 5 has?
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 07:58 AM   #3
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Yes. If you have a GPS app like Navigon or TOMTOM with maps stored on the device you don't even need a data plan.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 04:03 PM   #4
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Awesome. The mini with its size would make a great in-car dash/wind shield mounted navigation device. Surprisingly I don't see much discussion online about people using the mini for this purpose.
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Awesome. The mini with its size would make a great in-car dash/wind shield mounted navigation device. Surprisingly I don't see much discussion online about people using the mini for this purpose.
The iphone makes a better one. Plus the Mini is still too big for this.
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