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Old 10th October 2009, 00:10   #211
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anyone who received it can perhaps tell. HK Post parcel is delivered as registered post with signature n all or normal post?
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Old 10th October 2009, 00:51   #212
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Yes, someone needs to sign for receiving the parcel.
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Old 12th October 2009, 14:38   #213
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Guys, a quick question.

Can I buy Satguide maps for my Nokia 5800 ? Are they compatible ? I know that 5800 has nokia maps, but not impressed by the same

Thanks a ton for your replies
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Yes you can buy it. Just call them and ask for Symbian version of software.

Or you can install Garmin on your phone and buy Garmin maps from Satguide.

In both cases, it would cost you 2k.
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Yes you can buy it. Just call them and ask for Symbian version of software.

Or you can install Garmin on your phone and buy Garmin maps from Satguide.

In both cases, it would cost you 2k.
Now thats something for me

Whats the difference between "install Garmin and buy Garmin Maps" and "buying Symbian Version of software of satguide " ?
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Old 12th October 2009, 15:29   #216
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You need two things:

1. Map data
2. Application that would do navigation with map data

Satguide sells Destinator App + maps for Symbian (Nokia). So you get everything from Satguide for 2k.

OR you can install Garmin and Satguide will sell you maps in Garmin format.

I like Garmin's UI. Its better tham Destinator and Nokia maps (Personal opinion) .
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Old 12th October 2009, 15:39   #217
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Yes you can buy it. Just call them and ask for Symbian version of software.

Or you can install Garmin on your phone and buy Garmin maps from Satguide.

In both cases, it would cost you 2k.
Should i buy the SatGuide Maps for 2k (or) pay 103$ and get a PND from Deal Extreme? Which one would be a better deal?
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Old 12th October 2009, 16:01   #218
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What do you have tight now? I mean which phone?

If you have a phone with large screen + touch, than I would suggest go for Satguide. It would cost just 2k.

With with PND from DX, you would need Garmin maps from Satguide since DX unit would have maps only for US.
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What do you have tight now? I mean which phone?

If you have a phone with large screen + touch, than I would suggest go for Satguide. It would cost just 2k.

With with PND from DX, you would need Garmin maps from Satguide since DX unit would have maps only for US.
Oh, Sorry to have missed that.. I have a Nokia 5800.. And when i emailed SatGuide - This was the reply:

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[FONT=Times New Roman]Dear Mr. Ananth,[/FONT]

[FONT=Times New Roman]Thank you for your inquiry regarding SatGuide. As of now SatGuide is not compatible with Nokia 5800 as it has Touch Screen and the screen resolution is high. To use SatGuide Navigation there is no need of GPRS. [FONT=Times New Roman]SatGuide is covered 404 cities across India with all the National highways, state highways & district highways from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. [/FONT][/FONT]
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I got my PND from DX and today I received my all India maps from MAPMYINDIA. I asked for the maps compatible with the PND and was told that they did not have such a map. I then ordered a map for a Windows Mobile phone and told them that I had a HTC phone.
I loaded the SD card with the maps into the PND, set the GPS navigation path in the settings folder and the whole thing is set to go. Very simple and good fun!
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Oh, Sorry to have missed that.. I have a Nokia 5800.. And when i emailed SatGuide - This was the reply:

Oh then only way out is to install Garmin and run it with maps from Satguide. PM me. We can install Garmin + ree maps and later you can purchase maps from SatGuide.
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Oh then only way out is to install Garmin and run it with maps from Satguide. PM me. We can install Garmin + ree maps and later you can purchase maps from SatGuide.
Honey, Now we need your help in this

How can we install garmin on 5800 ? Does it void warrenty on my phone ? And when you mean free maps, do you mean mgmaps ?

Thanks a ton
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No it does not void warranty.

Free maps are from OpenStreepMpas. These are like Open source software.

NO license fee for usage and you can contribute by adding / enhancing maps for your own locality.

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No it does not void warranty.

Free maps are from OpenStreepMpas. These are like Open source software.

NO license fee for usage and you can contribute by adding / enhancing maps for your own locality.
For all new explorers planning for 5800 GPS Capability, Let me quote from the link

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1529671-post5323.html

was informed the Nokia 5800 does not support GPS anymore along with TV out hence the price drop.

So one might plan for exploring the same.

@Net, thanks a ton for your replies. Any chance can you guide me how to set up garmin or install garmin on my device please
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5800 does support GPS. A colleague got it for ~14K and Nokia maps/Garmin are working fine for him.
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