Owning a WB850F, my thoughts

Started Jun 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
thielges
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wifi can also be used to speed up GPS lock time
In reply to peewit, Jun 11, 2012

My iPad2 seems pretty quick and sensitive to locate a position

If I were to design a wifi+gps enabled device like an ipad I'd exploit the fact that wifi base stations are usually stationary and can provide a clue to the current location, speeding up GPS lock time. Plus you could also implement some of the A-GPS techniques like downloading the current satellite ephemeris over wifi to further speed up GPS locks.

While the WB850 has wifi I'm not sure Samsung has implemented any A-GPS style techniques.

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