Table of contents:
- Tracking cars, motorcycles or boats with GPS: TKMARS
- GPS tracker for kids: JBC GPS phone watch
- Senior GPS tracker with SOS function
- Find lost dogs and cats: Tractive Edition 2019
Video: The Best GPS Trackers 2019: Which One Should I Buy?
2023 Author: Sheila Hailey | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-08-25 04:29
GPS trackers are available for many areas of application. They are supposed to locate stolen cars, find lost pets, report the whereabouts of children, or rescue lost or injured seniors. GIGA has looked at the market and presents you with the best GPS trackers for every purpose.
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- GPS tracker for car, motorcycle and boat
- GPS tracker for children
- GPS tracker for seniors
- The best GPS tracker for pets
GIGA tip for buying a GPS tracker:
If a SIM is inserted in the tracker, it must first be configured. Among other things, you have to switch off the PIN query and activate the SIM card at the provider.
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Tracking cars, motorcycles or boats with GPS: TKMARS
- Price: 52.76 euros at Amazon
- Size: 90 x 72 x 22 mm
- Weight: 168 grams
- 5,000 mAh battery
- Requires a SIM card
- Waterproof and dustproof
- Up to 90 days of downtime
- Real-time tracking
- Vibration sensor
- Speed sensor
- Record of movement history
The GPS tracker from TKMARS is a real all-rounder that can be used in all vehicles. With its own 5,000 mAh battery, it should have up to 90 days of standby time. It offers real-time tracking, alarm when leaving a security zone and can be controlled via an app. A strong magnet ensures that the waterproof and dustproof device can be hidden anywhere. The Amazon ratings are mostly positive. Since the tracker only uses the 2G network, which is responsible for pure telephony and SMS services, the feedback is sent via SMS: Simply call and the position is immediately answered. Drivers in the vehicle do not notice anything.
View TKMARS GPS tracker on Amazon
GPS tracker for kids: JBC GPS phone watch
- Price: 68.50 euros at Amazon
- Dimensions: 19.7 x 5.2 x 1.34 cm
- Weight: 36 grams
- German support
- Requires a micro SIM card
- 4 colors
- Adjustable safety areas: As soon as the child leaves them, the parents are alerted.
- Localize location via app
- Telephone function
- Standby for several days
- Route history available
- SOS function
- Can only be switched off via the app!
We have dedicated a separate article to the topic of GPS trackers for children. Small boxes were presented, but also a GPS wristwatch with a telephone function, such as this children's GPS telephone watch from JBC. It contains an exact GPS location and can tell the parents the position via a SIM card. Parents can also call their child over the clock. It also contains an SOS function that tries to reach three stored phone numbers in succession at the push of a button. The whole thing is controlled via an app.
View the JBC GPS phone watch on Amazon
Senior GPS tracker with SOS function
- Price: 49.99 euros at Amazon
- Dimensions: 77 mm x 39 mm x 21 mm
- Weight: 50 grams
- Battery life: 3-5 days
- SOS button
- Live tracking
- 100 days of track storage on a German server
- Works in over 100 countries
- Security zones (geofencing)
- Vibration alarm
- Speed alarm
The small tracker "Easy Finder" from PAJ does not require an (own) SIM card. It is offered as an "all-round carefree package" in which a SIM is integrated and set up. After activation on a website, the device can be used immediately. With an SOS button, the wearer can actively give an alarm if something has happened. If a security zone is exited or a set speed is exceeded, an alarm is also sent to a cell phone. It can be easily attached to clothing or a belt with the clamp holder. The SIM costs are at least 49.99 euros / year. Then you can follow the tracker on your computer, smartphone or tablet.
Watch PAJ Esay Finder on Amazon
Find lost dogs and cats: Tractive Edition 2019
With a GPS tracker for dogs, cats or other pets, you have to choose between two concepts. Either you buy a small tracker and insert a SIM card yourself, or you buy a tracker with a subscription model. The bottom line has been shown that the pet trackers on subscription offer a better price-performance ratio.
- Price: 49.99 euros at Amazon
- Dimensions: 72 x 29 x 16 mm
- Weight: 28 grams
- Battery life: 2-5 days
- Security zones
- Unlimited live tracking
- Activity tracking
- Subscription required
- App control
Although this GPS tracker for dogs and cats works with a subscription model for the mobile phone connection, the ratio between price and performance is very good compared to your own mobile phone cards: in the 2-year premium subscription you get 4.16 Euro / month the full program. Worldwide unlimited live tracking and a waterproof tracker. The devices are available in different sizes and designs, for cats and dogs.
View Tractive Pet Tracker on Amazon
If you want to buy a GPS tracker to monitor another person with it, you should inform yourself about the corresponding data protection regulations. For example, workers who are traveling in a monitored car must be notified of each individual location by a light or other information. Continuous surveillance is illegal.
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