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GPS bluetooth receivers

by Countyourblessings / March 23, 2008 1:01 PM PDT

Hey, I recently bought a new phone - a Sony Ericsson w580i - and was wondering if there are any compatible GPS bluetooth receivers.

I've found some neat receiver but no clue if they are compatible or not.

Thanks in advance!

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GPS receiver
by birdmantd Forum moderator / March 23, 2008 9:07 PM PDT

Just curious, what model GPS receivers have you found? I think I would check with manufacturer of the devices to verify compatibility. Are you using At&t??

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Sony Ericsson
by Countyourblessings / March 28, 2008 5:27 PM PDT
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Yeah, I'm using AT&T. Some bluetooth GPS receivers I've looked at are Holux GPSlim 240, TomTom Wireless, GlobalSat BT-359W, GlobalSat BT-359C, etc...

I have the Sony Ericsson W580i which I was thinking about getting the HGE-100 GPS Enabler, but I would rather prefer a bluetooh receiver.

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GPS
by birdmantd Forum moderator / March 28, 2008 10:09 PM PDT
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While I don't specifically which GPS device would be best, I don't think anybody has to purchase the model sold by At&t to use Telenav or any other mapping application. Your best bet is to specifically check with the GPS manufacturer to verify it is compatible with your phone. I would imagine that some folks who have already purchased other Bluetooth GPS receivers may provide opinions in this forum.

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