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Consumers Want GPS, Not Mobile Internet

Yet More Google Maps Location InaccuraciesLeo Blanco over at The Mobile Technology Weblog (which I also blog at) points to a study that says more consumers want GPS versus Mobile Internet. According to the study by Leo J. Shapiro and Associates (LJS) among 450 Americans, about 24% of the consumers want to have a GPS-enabled cellphone while only 19% prefer mobile Internet access.

Are these things mutually exclusive? I think not. Google Maps with an actual GPS such as the one on my Nokia N95 is a winning combination! Once they sort out the battery issues–GPS takes a bit of battery–and come out with devices other than the iPhone that provide a compelling Internet experience on the handset, look out!

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