Sony to integrate GLONASS Navigation System with XPERIA Smartphones

Sony to integrate GLONASS Navigation System with XPERIA SmartphonesSony has announced that it will include  GLONASS  satellite navigatio system in newly announced Smartphones like Xperia S and Xperia lon. The GLONASS is Russia’s navigation system like GPS.

It is not new in Sony’s device, SOny has already included the system in its previous Smartphone like  Xperia arc, Xperia arc S,Xperia ray, Xperia neo, Xperia pro, Xperia PLAY, Xperia active and Live with Walkman.

While the GPS is just stuck with 31 satellites, the Smartphones with both GPS and built in GLONASS will have  access to 24 additional satellites and will speed up lock-on time as well as ensures you get a lock-on in trickier places like with full of buildings. GLONASS has also been used by some other manufacturers like Apple, Nokia, Samsung and Motorola in some of their phones and let’s hope more phones come with GLONASS.


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