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Complete List of PocketPC GPS Receivers
(updated March 11, 2004)

Maker Model Chipset

Volume 5

  Description/Comments  Avail.
at 03'04
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Best
Price 1

Rating
(if reviewed)
Bluetooth GPS Receivers
Acoretech AG-600 IIe/LP BT/
107cc
  • 1000 mAh Lithium Battery
  • 55x86x23mm/xg
No - - -
Dconnex Bluetooth GPS IIe/LP BT/
107cc
  • A specially designed version of the Globalsat BT GPS
  • 47x84x27mm/98g
No - - -
Delorme Earthmate IIe/LP  
  • Modular concept (Bluetooth, USB, Serial, PDA)
  • Bluetooth docking station
Yes News
Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$249 -
Deluo Blackbox GPS EM 154cc
  • Logging functions
  • Permanent installation in car (no battery)
  • There is a version with no logging functions
Yes News
Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$250
$160
-
Emtac Bluetooth CRUX II
Socket BT GPS
IIe/LP 77cc
  • The first wireless GPS  released in October 2002
  • Also released under the Socket Com name in 11/02
  • 50x90x17mm/60g
Yes Here
Here
(EN)
Here (FR)
-

A 

Fortuna Clip-On IIe/LP/
Xtrac
92cc/
95g
  • First "dual-mode" Standard/High-Sensitivty CF GPS
  • Uses a 1,200mAh removable "nokia 8xxx type" battery
Yes Full (FR)
Full
(EN)
Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$204*
$300

139.99
-
Fortuna GPSmart BT IIe/LP Screen/
209cc
  • The first portable GPS with an integrated Bluetooth connection
Yes Here
Here (EN)
Here (FR)
E217
$185*
139.99
A+
Globalsat BT-308 IIe/LP BT/
107cc
  • Looks similar to the Emtac BT GPS, but larger
  • Offers a longer than average 8 hr battery life
  • Comes with latest 2.30 SiRF firmware
  • 47x84x27mm/98g
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$168*
$185
 
A
Haicom BT-401 IIe/LP 216cc/144g
  • "slipper" concept
  • uses standard Nokia baterry
  • wors with 303E/MMF/S
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$80* S
$90 S
$189 B
$189 B

 
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Holux GR-230 IIe/LP 116cc/
70g
  • Works as a dual bluetooth/mouse GPS
  • Battery life of about 9 hours
  • Comes in 3 colors (black, white and pearl)
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$176 -
Leadtek 9537 IIe/LP 67cc
  • First shown at CES in January 2003
  • Shown again at CeBIT in 03/03
  • 45x83x18mm/78g
No Specs $189* -
Navman GPS4400 IIe/LP   Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
- B
Pharos iGPS-360 IIe/LP 128cc
  • Bluetooth docking station concept
  • 720mAh battery for 6 hours of operation
  • 60x85x25mm/85g
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
- -
Rikaline 6031_X7 Xtrac 136cc
  • First Xtrac Bluetooth GPS
  • 1,650mAh battery for up to 16 hours of battery life
  • Has "wings" of 3 different color
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
139.99 -
Royaltek RBT-3000
BlueGPS
IIe/LP 152cc
  • Shown at CeBIT
  • Has a built-in data logger of 33,000 points
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
$189*
$210
E229
A+
Royaltek RBT-3100 IIe/LP 63cc
  • Smallest BT GPS receiver!
No News (FR)
News
(EN)
- -
Sanav BT-48 Prop 71cc
  • 3 AAA Batteries
  • 42x63x27mm/71g
No Here (EN)
Here (FR)
- -
SysOnChip GPS Bluetooth IIe/LP 111cc
  • 900mAh battery for 8 hours of operation
  • 54.5x92x22mm/78g
No Here (EN)
Here (FR)
- -
Teletype GPS Bluetooth IIe/LP 84cc
  • 3AAA batteries
  • 50x70x24mm/84g
  • OEM version of BGP-1000
No Here (EN)
Here (FR)
- -
TomTom Wireless GPS IIe/LP 73cc
  • Powered by Leadtek BT GPS module
  • Comes with a "ton" of accessories!
  • 47x86x18mm/76g
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
- B
CF GPS Receivers
AxiomGPS CF GPS IIe -
  • Currently bundled with StarCaddy. Note that their site shows the old Leadtek 9534 too. They chose not to use it after all.
Yes notes $200

-

Ambicom
Billionton
Navigation CF GPS IIe 41cc
  • The second "thin" CF GPS receiver. To be released in Late 2002 by OEMs and possibly directly by Cadmus Micro
Yes Here
notes
$149 C
Deluo Deluo CF GPS IIe/LP 91cc
  • An OEM version of the excellent Fortuna PocketTrack at a price that's hard to beat!
Yes Here $140 A
Fortuna PocketTrack IIe/LP 124cc
  • A "rhino" antenna for improved reception
  • Was the second CF GPS receiver to use the IIe/LP chipset
Yes Here $140 A
Fortuna PocketXTrack IIe/LP
HS
124cc
  • First "dual-mode" Standard/High-Sensitivty CF GPS
No Here (EN)
Here (FR)
E149(M)
$168
A+
GISSoft NeoGPS IIe 215cc
  • A pretty unique concept with a large 15 hour battery.
Yes - $286 -
GISSoft NeoGPS Ltd IIe 34cc
  • Hardly bigger or heavier than a CF...without the antenna of course!
No - - -
Globalsat BC-307 IIe/LP 76cc
  • Comes with latest 2.30 SiRF firmware
  • Comes with extra long antenna
  • 95x47x17mm
Yes - $118 -
Haicom HI 302
HI 302/LP
HI 303MMF

HI 303E
HI 303S
IIe
IIe/LP
Everm
  • HI 302 used to be sold bundled by Teletype 3
  • HI 303 has a "swinging" antenna for optimal reception
  • HI 303MMF is both a CF GPS receiver and mouse GPS receiver (90mA)
  • HI303E uses an Everore chipset (120mA)
  • HI303S uses the Xtrac software (90mA)
Yes notes

Here (EN)
Here (FR)
E149(M)
$113 (E)
$126(E)
$153 (M)
$175(M)
A
(HI303)
Holux GM-270 CF IIe/LP 91cc
  • First CF GPS to use the new IIe/LP chipset
  • Sold by Semsons under iTrek name
Yes Here $99
$126
$146
A
Holux GM-270 Ultra Xtrac 91cc
  • First CF GPS to use the new Xtrac FW
  • Offers amazing sensitivity and allows for indoor positioning!
  • Uses "averaging" which delays the position slightly
Yes Here $153 -
Leadtek 9534 IIe 39cc
  • First "thin" CF GPS receiver
  • First version had poor reception and was recalled, new one announced for September 2002 - Delayed
Yes notes $132* -
Pharos iGPS IIe 100cc
  • A bulkier form factor for improved reception
Yes external
notes
$164  
PocketMap CF GPS IIe 100cc
  • Same as above with a modified firmware
  • There is also a "high sensitivity" version that bears similarities with the Xtrac receivers
Yes Here $170 B
Pretec 4 CompactGPS IIe -
  • First  GPS found in stores (Fry's) AFAIK
Yes - $160 -
Pretec CompactGPS-LP  Trimble -
  • First CF GPS with a low power Trimble chip 
  •  8 channels instead of the usual 12, hard to tell if it will make a difference in reception
Yes Here
Thread
$155 D
Rikaline 6021_X6 Xtrac 57cc
  • One of the smaller CF GPS receivers
  • Uses high sensitivity Xtrac software
  • Comes in a "Bretling quality" box!
Yes News (FR)
News
(EN)
139.99 -
Sysonchip GPS CF Plus IIe/LP
HS
75cc
  • One of the smaller CF GPS receivers
  • Uses high sensitivity Xtrac software
Yes Here E176
$153
 
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Teletype 3 CF GPS v1 and v2 IIe -
  • v1 appears to be an OEM version of Haicom 302 CF GPS
  • v2 appears to be an OEM version of Fortuna PocketTrack
  • The "recreation model" is an OEM version of the SysOnChip CF GPS Plus (Xtrac)
Yes external 1
external 2
- -
Transplant CF GPS IIe 116cc
  • An Emtac design
  • A CF type II format for better RF shielding
Yes - $150
$200

-

Mouse GPS Receivers
Deluo Universal GPS EverM. Mouse
  • A tiny form factor and the cheapest price around !
  • Based on the rarer Evermore chipset
Yes Here $99 B
Fortuna U2 IIe Mouse
  • A tiny mouse
  • Serial or USB interface (not PDA ready)
No - E119 -
Globalsat BR-305 IIe/LP Mouse
58cc
  • First IIe/LP mouse GPS
  • Sold by Semsons under iTrek name
  • 59x47x21mm
Yes Here $90 (USB
$99 (PDA)
A
Haicom HI 202E
HI 203E
HI204E
HI 303MMF/E/S
EverM.
IIe/LP
Mouse
  • Based on the rarer Evermore chipset
  • HI303MMF is a dual CF/Mouse GPS
  • HI204E is waterproof
Yes Here (EN)
Here (FR)
E125/
(203)
E130/
(204)

E149/
(303)
B (HI203)
A (HI303)
Holux GM-210 IIe Mouse
  • Is available with a wide range of adapters (iPaq, Casio, Jornada, XDA, RS232, USB, etc..)
  • Semsons sell the XDA version
Yes Here $130
$130
B+
Leadtek 9531 (sirf I) and 9532 (sirf II) I and IIe Mouse
  • Comes bundled with Destinator and TomTom or sold separately by parts suppliers like  Newegg
  • The TomTom mouse receivers are based on these two models
Yes notes $120 B-
Pharos iGPS-180 ? Mouse
  • Comes bundled with Pharos Ostia or sold separately
  • Does not respond to CE Monitor commands
Yes - $167 -
Radioshack DigiTraveler ? Mouse
  • One of the cheapest solutions
  • Seems to have been discontinued in early 2003
No Here $99 C
Rikaline 6010 X5 Xtrac 62cc
  • First Xtrac mouse GPS
  • Uses high sensitivity Xtrac software
  • Compatible with Holux cables
No News (FR)
News
(EN)
- -
Royaltek RGM-2000 IIe Mouse
  • A favorite for its design!
  • US Reseller for Royaltek (maybe same as above)
Yes notes E159
$130
-
Sysonchip Serial GPS Receiver IIe Mouse
  • Has a separate display for power and satellite status
No - - -
Sleeve GPS Receivers
Navman iSeries
ST Version
IIe
IIe/LP
Sleeve Yes Here
- External
- Inside Pics
- Trouble
shooting
$250 B
CoPilot/
Transplant
Transplant IGSPJ
(CoPilot GPS Jacket)
IIe/LP Sleeve
  • Will be sold worldwide as a standalone unit by Transplant (Emtac Brand in Europe)
  • Sold by Travroute as a bundle with Pocket CoPilot
  • Designed specifically for the HP iPaq PocketPCs
  • Adds an optional antenna compared with Navman sleeve
Yes Here

Detailed
Specs
$250
$350
(bundle)
B

Integrated Navigation Solutions

Garmin iQue 3600 Gm INS
  • Built on a Palm OS5 platform
  • Announced at CES on 01/09/03
  • Shown again at CeBIT in 03/03
  • Uses SD memory slots
Yes Preview
Preview Ext
- -
Garmin GPS V Gm INS
  • Monochrome and no voice
  • 19mb memory (no expansion)
Yes External $499 -
Garmin Street Pilot III Gm INS
  • Color (fairly low res) and voice
  • Proprietary (and expensive) expansion memory
Yes External $999  
Garmin Street Pilot 2610 Gm INS
  • Higher re/colors
  • No battery
Yes News    
Garmin Street Pilot 2650 Gm INS
  • Same as 2610
  • Adds "dead reckoning"
Yes News    
Navman iCN 630 - US
iCN 630 - UK
IIe/LP INS
  • Announced at CES on 01/09/03
  • Shown again at CeBIT in 03/03
  • Uses the SmartMAP software (similar to SmartST Pro)
  • Uses SD memory slots
Yes Preview $999-US
e1,499-EU
 
1 Receiver alone when available
2 This is for information purposes only as I have no vested interest in any link provided. I'll try to update the links to show the best price available
 let me know if you know of a better place
3 This is an OEM version of the Haicom line of GPS receivers. Haicom GPSr's are sold separately in Europe but not in the US.
4 Same as Royaltec RGP-2202,  who are the original designers
5 Volume - assuming you were to build a box of the length, width and max height as per the specs
6 Time limited Promo