Loss of GPS in the NEW A77II

Started Jun 24, 2014 | Discussions thread
nandbytes Senior Member • Posts: 5,972

tbcass wrote:

When I use GPS on my phone the battery drains extremely fast so to be useful I have to keep it plugged into my car's power outlet. That is fact and objective.

Now as far as GPS on the A55, 65, and 77, all of which I own or have owned, I never noticed a significant difference in battery drain with GPS turned on but just in case I do leave it off as I don't find it particularly useful. Maybe if I was a World traveler I'd feel differently.

I travel a fair amount and I dont need the GPS but I guess it depends on the kind of world traveller you are. Unlike the other guy on this thread who wants to show off his campsites on google earth, I really don't need GPS to show off the location of pyramids, Mt.Fuji or some other travel destination.

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