GPS Cell Phones are now dubbed as one of the highly must have products not only for folks whose interests are on traveling. They come with multiple uses and are more preferred than a mere GPS tracking device. In the United States, the start of using GPS chips in cell phones for the purpose of tracking 911 callers has increasingly spawned the development of GPS Cell Phones. The development has turned out to be the most innovative idea that brings out the many advantages not just for navigators but to almost everyone.
Today’s GPS Cell Phones are equipped with turn-by-turn voice prompt guide which can just function in over 180 countries. They have this pedestrian and car navigation attributes which can function even no cellular network is available. Whether traveling as either driver or pedestrian, globetrotters will enjoy voice-guided navigation. While driver are given lane assistance and real-time traffic updates, pedestrians on the other hand, are guided to shortcuts, pedestrian-only zones and re-routing options.
What is more amazing on the new features of these phones apart from it multipe overlapping positioning technologies is that they utilize text-to-speech feature that speaks the names of the streets your are hitting. Reviews even indicated that it effectively gives step by step directions and when one wittingly tried to make a wrong turn, it immediately reacted to make sure that you are on the right track.
GPS navigation systems are only used in expensive luxury cars in the past. In view of its not being multi-purpose however, some have ventured into thinking that it can better be appreciated if it will be incorporated in the increasingly popular brands of cell phones. Globetrotters are saying that it would interest them most if handy and convenient GPS tracking cell phones are offered in the market.
Also, the use of GPS Cell Phones has brought some privacy concerns to the fore. Their sleek look and the sea of futuristic features that they carry were not appreciated but were believed as something which will infringe privacy rights. Thanks to those who endeavored to make these phones reach a compromise level, they became publicly available and have gained a place in the lives of the today;s globalized consumers.