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#4379323 - 09/13/17 03:31 AM I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations?  
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I had a Samsung 7" tablet that had a true GPS in it for the Nieuport, but it was destroyed when I flipped her, being on my thigh and meeting the bottom of the panel in an aggressive manner.

I paid around 50 USD for it, as it was a model about to be discontinued.

Looking about, I'm just shocked that they're either well over 100 USD or don't have true GPS if they aren't. Indeed, I just returned a tablet to Best Buy, as it advertised having GPS, but it wasn't a true stand alone unit, relying on networks to give a location.

I only need the darned thing to run iFly, so it's not like I need a lot of bells and whistles. It just needs a decent GPS unit native within it.


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#4379341 - 09/13/17 07:11 AM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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I got an Archos Oxygen 101b a month or so ago, it was about €130 it has a GPS in it, that was one of the reasons I got that model, I use it to control my quadcopter

https://www.archos.com/us-en/products/tablets/oxygen/archos_101boxygen/index.html

Edit: oops it says unavailable, sorry.

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#4379422 - 09/13/17 05:47 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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I answered my own question by searching my order history on amazon. Dragon Touch Y88X, 60 USD. Hurray!


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#4379426 - 09/13/17 06:01 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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Originally Posted by Dart
I answered my own question by searching my order history on amazon. Dragon Touch Y88X, 60 USD. Hurray!



Did you get Pink or Lime green? LOL wink

https://www.amazon.com/Dragon-Touch-Y88X-Lollipop-Pre-Installed/dp/B01GJOGYVE?th=1



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#4379431 - 09/13/17 06:30 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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Why would the lessor priced have a better true GPS?


For that price, I might pick up one for the car.

#4379444 - 09/13/17 07:55 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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I got the regular black non-Disney one. smile

https://www.amazon.com/Dragon-Touch...mp;sr=1-7&keywords=Dragon+touch+y88x

I put in a micro-ad card to increase memory for the nav databases, and I can't speak for its other capabilities (browsing, music, pictures), but it worked well for my purposes. Battery life was about six hours running the app and the gps, less than the advertised eight.

It has a SIM card slot, but I don't like smart phones.

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#4379446 - 09/13/17 08:02 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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Originally Posted by Dart
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It has a SIM card slot, but I don't like smart phones.


Don't want it ratting you out when you make your strafing runs, eh? winkngrin

#4379449 - 09/13/17 08:25 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: CyBerkut]  
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Originally Posted by CyBerkut
Originally Posted by Dart
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It has a SIM card slot, but I don't like smart phones.


Don't want it ratting you out when you make your strafing runs, eh? winkngrin



LOL!


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#4379452 - 09/13/17 08:43 PM Re: I need a true GPS tablet. Recommendations? [Re: Dart]  
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If they still made them, I'd want this for my cell phone:

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/retired/287


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