How good is your GPS?


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  1. dietcoke

    dietcoke Banned This Topic's Starter

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    Please download "GPS Test" from the Android Market.

    List how many satellites you get "In View" and how many "In Use".

    Me:
    In View: 12
    In Use: 0

    Using Samsung Vibrant....my former G1 had 8, which is why I want an EVO if it has a better GPS.
     

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  2. symp el

    symp el Well-Known Member

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    In View: 11
    in Use: 6
     
  3. gtg465x

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    Last time I checked...

    In View: 10
    In Use: 10

    Running the new JH2 firmware.
     
  4. ardyer

    ardyer Well-Known Member

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    This morning on the train station platform it was:

    In View: 4-5
    In Use: 0
     
  5. Shelbster

    Shelbster Guest

    Just went outside my office. 10 in view - 8 in use.
     
  6. Galroc

    Galroc Active Member

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    Outside: 7 in view - 0 in use
    with "GPS Fixes" but not the JH2 firmware
     
  7. phr00t

    phr00t Active Member

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    Stock/original firmware, with GPS "Fixes" in LbsTestMode (+ setting Accuracy to 150):

    Satellites in view: 8-10
    Satellites in use: 4-6
    Accuracy: 16-32 feet...
    Lock time: ~40 seconds first startup, 10 seconds thereafter

    I've had these results over a span of a few days... I'd like my satellites to stay locked (they are constantly being dropped and re-locked), but it doesn't really affect the overall accuracy... so all in all, I am mostly satisfied with my Captivate's GPS performance.
     
  8. thindery

    thindery Well-Known Member

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    Last night standing outside my front door the best I got "steady" was:
    In view: 9
    In Use: 7

    For a split second about 3 times it was
    In view: 10
    In Use: 8

    This is stock rom.. rooted. and standing outside for about 5 minutes total to get the max.

    I am going to try to reflash the updated firmware (JH2) and test at the same location, and at the same time. I will see if any improvements and let you guys know.
     

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