Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 10

Is a smartphone GPS Good Enough?

Samsung Galaxy S3 (blue) vs. Garmin 62st (red)

Submitted for your approval. No. The Garmin’s recorded track (red) precisely follows the actual trail as shown by Google Earth. The Samsung phone (blue) … is usually in the right zip code. Details: Garmin 62st, latest firmware. GPS was clipped to a belt loop of my pants during the hike. Samsung Galaxy S3, running “GPSLogger” …

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