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Globalsat BT-359

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Globalsat BT-359. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and reliability. The price and usability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the screen and route planning.

performance, usability, price, reliability, durability

route planning, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Globalsat BT-359 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Globalsat BT-359

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Globalsat BT-359 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability and price. The durability and performance also get good reviews, whereas there are some negative opinions about the reliability and size.

performance, durability, price, usability

size, reliability

56% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GlobalSat BT-359 Bluetooth GPS ReceiverGlobalSat BT-359 Bluetooth GPS Receiver

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Globalsat BT-359

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Globalsat BT-359 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com. People really like the maps and reliability. The price and performance also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the screen and route planning.

usability, performance, price, reliability, maps

route planning, screen

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Melissa Oxendale (smartphonetoday.com)

Review: GlobalSat BT-359 Bluetooth GPS

 

My verdict: It successfully turned the BlackBerry I tested it with into a navigation and location-based services tool

In addition to AT&T, you can get the GlobalSat BT-359 Bluetooth GPS receiver through RIM's BlackBerry accessories Web site. It is available for a range of prices from various Web sites, for between $100 and $140

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Melissa Oxendale (pdastreet.com)

GlobalSat BT-359 Bluetooth GPS

 

My verdict: It successfully turned the BlackBerry I tested it with into a navigation and location-based services tool

My verdict: It successfully turned the BlackBerry I tested it with into a navigation and location-based services tool.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Robbie McGregor (pocketnow.com)

Globalsat BT-359W SiRF III Bluetooth GPS Receiver

 

(sponsor) INTRODUCTION I am typically not one to ask for directions... Maybe it's a guy thing, but I always like to figure it out first. Inevitably, I

Small, improved design ; Low power consumption SiRF III chipset ; Quick fix times, during both hot and cold starts

May require the occasional reset ; Fix could be delayed after exposure from a covered environment

For the price, this is an incredible deal. The technology is cutting edge for a commercial navigation solution, and the overall package is well designed, adding very little in terms of both footprint and bulk. The battery life is exceptional, and fix...

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Finds satellites quickly. ”

 

I am using this reciever with my laptop.The receiver quickly acquires a fix of GPS satellites.My aim in buying BT-359 was to have GPS capabilities on my laptop everywhere I go, without having to buy a standalone GPS unit with a smaller screen. The...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Configuring with Windows Mobile Devices

 

I purchased this unit to work with my Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone ( Samsung BlackJack ). I found I needed a software package to make the BT359 work with my phone www.celligent.com ). Once the configuration was complete I was able to download and use...

Small, accurate, holds good battery charge

Difficult to use with Windows without third party software

Dec, 2007

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Configuring for Windows Smartphone

 

I purchased this unit to work with my Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone ( Samsung BlackJack ). I found I needed a setup wizard to make the BT359 work with my Blackjack at www.celligent.com ). Once the configuration was complete I was able to download and use...

Small footprint, great performance, reliable device

Battery capacity could be better

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

The GlobalSat BT-359 is the next generation Bluetooth GPS receiver. Top of the line Bluetooth GPS is both stylish and functional in true GlobalSat tradition. Taking its design criteria from the market leading BT-338 Globalsat has pushed the limits of GPS even further with greater sensitivity and accuracy, than ever before. The GlobalSat BT-359 contains the latest SiRFIII Low Power Chipset for high sensitivity. It communicates with Host Platforms (PDA, Laptop, and etc.) via Bluetooth Serial Port Profile. With Bluetooth version 2.0 and built-in ceramic patch antenna, the BT-359 provides faster acquisition times and improves accuracy in urban canyons and under dense foliage. It contains a replaceable battery with a large capacity, which enables the BT-359 to operate for up to 11 hours. A slide battery lid makes it easy to remove and replace the battery without the use of tools.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.6in
Height:0.5in
Width:3.2in

GPS Compatibility

Interface:Bluetooth

GPS System

Product Type:GPS receiver module
Receiver:20 channel
SBAS:EGNOS / WAAS

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Globalsat Technology/Xerox
Model:BT-359/On-Site
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Globalsat/Xerox Extended

Service & Support

Full Contract Period:3years
Location:On-site
Service Included:Parts and labor
Type:Extended service agreement