options , built in offline GPS tablet

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  1. goranvolvo

    goranvolvo

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    i ' m looking for all around tablet for navigation but must have built in GPS and be able to use it without data
    WHAT r you using ?
    and YOU like it
     
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    I use a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 but most tablets have GPS. I prefer Android based tablets as most support uSD cards. With offline maps the extra uSD memory comes in handy. There are several mapping/nav apps available that support offline maps. I use APRSDroid with my Ham radio which not only maps me, but shows on the map where fellow Hams are that use APRS.
     
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    Izzyandsue Izzy SILVER Star

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    Ipad with GaiaGPS,download maps of your area and works off line
     
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    I use a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 also used other galaxy tab versions in the past dowloaded maps both via google maps and other software.
     
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    LandCruiserPhil Peter Pan Syndrome Supporting Vendor

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    I run several apps but for off line I find Maps.me the best for US and Mexico.
     
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    Galaxy S3 here. Been downright amazed at how I can get completely lost in National Forests ,including going off trail in the dark one time, and all I use is Google maps and it gets me where I wanna go just fine. I have backcountry, gaia and others but dont really need them since I am (almost)always on trail. Google maps sends me on hilariously difficult trails that require me to be fully locked and even then . . . .
     
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    Nexus 7 with Gaiagps...works great.
     
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    I use a Samsung Tab A, can be had from Costco on sale for $119 about 4x per year. With backcountry Navigator and mounte on my dash, works great
     
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