|Oct 25, 2013, 03:39 PM||#1|
Does the ipad air LTE have GPS ?
For the data can we use google maps as a gps or does it need a gps chip ?
I don't really understand the ipad cellular thing.
Thanks for the help
|Oct 25, 2013, 03:43 PM||#2|
Cellular iPads have GPS chips. Wifi-only iPads do not. A GPS chip tells the iPad the coordinates of your current location, nothing more.
The GPS chip allows you to use Internet mapping services such as google maps, that will use your location for directions and nearby services. It will also allow you to use navigation apps such as Navigon that store the map data in your iPad, even without Internet access.
You can use Google maps, Navigon etc. without GPS, but your iPad will not know your current location.
|Oct 25, 2013, 03:45 PM||#3|
GPS chip is built into all cellular chips on iPads, you can use them even if you don't have an active data plan at the time.
iPad Retina Mini Wifi 16gb, 2x iPad Mini Wifi 16gb, iPhone 5s 16gb T-Mobile, AppleTV 3rd Gen
|Oct 25, 2013, 03:51 PM||#4|
Its kind of neat to have a cellular GPS unit. You can download Google Maps for a particular location, like a different country and store it on your device. You can then use the GPS function on the device, overlaid on the map, to find out where you are, without any kind of data( read expensive) connection.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|iPad Air and iPad mini With LTE Cellular Launch in China||MacRumors||iOS Blog Discussion||6||Mar 31, 2014 10:16 PM|
|Carrier: iPad Air: *Really* One LTE Model?||screensaver400||iPad||152||Feb 21, 2014 11:02 PM|
|iPad: ATT LTE on my ipad air is extremely slow compared to the 5S and iPad 4!||richard371||iPad||0||Nov 2, 2013 01:16 PM|
|iPad Mini: Can the iPad mini with LTE be used as a GPS navigation device?||saintforlife||iPad||4||Feb 25, 2013 04:23 PM|
|iPad Mini: Can you use an iPad mini + LTE as an in-car GPS navigation system?||saintforlife||iPad||23||Dec 3, 2012 11:06 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:17 AM.