iPod Touch 6th Generation good to use?

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  1. neph19d

    neph19d Member

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    Hey I'm trying to make a decision on buying an ipod touch 6th generation to fly the mavic or and ipad mini with the att thing. I know the ipod doesn't have gps, so would that change anything from having a phone with gps? The ipad mini would have gps if its the att or verizon version i think.

    So, if the ipod not having a gps isn't a big deal i'll just buy that. Let me know what you think! Thanks in advance for your help.
     
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    The functions you lose without GPS are 'Follow Me', and the ability to reset the Home Point to your current position if you move away from your launch point.
     
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    thegenerallee86 Active Member

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    I use my iPod touch without any problem. Because I don't want to pay for a smart phone they are 2 expensive.
     
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    I bought an Ipad Mini 4 with cellular for exclusive use with my Mavic. It only has the basic apps that comes with the Ipad, DJI GO4 app, Litchi, UAV Forecast. I have zero issues and like that I can use all my Mavic's functions. I've left Wifi on, airplane mode off, even had it tethered to my Iphone so the map would update... Zero issues...

    When I considered buying the Mavic, I factored in the cost of buying an Ipad Mini 4 as part of the overall package/experience.
     
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  5. neph19d

    neph19d Member

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    Great! Thanks! I appreciate your help.
     
  6. neph19d

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    Yeah, that's true. I think I'll get an iPod to save money and it probably works better than my droid Maxx 2
     
  7. neph19d

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    That's smart! Yeah I'm going to Best buy later and I'll grab an iPad mini or an iPod touch 6th gen. I appreciate your response!
     
  8. neph19d

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    I ended up buying the iPad Mini 2 32GB Wi-Fi over the iPod Touch 16GB because Best Buy didn't have the 16GB in stock. They had the 32GB so for a few more bucks I just got the bigger screen.

    I went out and used it in the controller and it fit great. The cord was long but I just looped it and it was fine. I'll end up ordering a smaller one if it gets that serious. Works way better than with my android phone. If I want to use the follow me or to have the change return to home option i'll just use my cell phone. Thanks for everyone's input.
     
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  9. PeterDaGr8_One

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    Neph19d....I'm currently debating wether to do what you were considering at the beginning. If I may ask you, have you tried connecting to your phones hotspot with the ipad? is this a thing that would work and or give you the options on the ipad that they mention before? It might be a stupid question to some but I'm a total rookie to all of this!
     
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