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Navigation on long trips

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BigCiX, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. BigCiX

    BigCiX Well-Known Member
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    What's the longest you guys used your navigation during a trip. I'm getting ready to go on a 5 hour trip. I know the phone heats up using it. Any problems during the long usage?
     

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  2. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Well-Known Member
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    ive used mine for an hour, didnt heat up any that i noticed, probably the same temp as it is when i play games or something for awhile. never used it for any more than that
     
  3. compscidev

    compscidev Well-Known Member
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  4. mi04se1

    mi04se1 Well-Known Member
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    I used mine on a 700 mile trip. The only issue I had going was it overheated. The reason was it was in direct sunlight and when I put the air on, no issues.
     
  5. vilamonster

    vilamonster Well-Known Member
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    I use it regularly, once a month for a 7 hour (one-way) drive. I use Trapster or Waze or Google Navigation. I remove the silicon case to help dissipate the heat and put the phone in a shaded place.

    Never experienced any issues. Of course keep the phone plugged. The GPS will eat the battery in no time.
     

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