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Best GPS speedometers for Android, their distinctive features

GPS speedometer is a convenient program, mainly designed for Android and iOS, which allows to record the speed of movement while walking, running, driving, cycling, boating and etc. In order to start using such kind of program, you have to install on your smartphone a corresponding utility, launch it and enable GPS connection with satellites.

GPS speedometers perform the following functions:

  1. Providing a driver with the data on motion parameters: speed, altitude differences and etc.
  2. Recording mileage via a meter.
  3. Making it possible to control the time and distance of travelling, average and maximum speed and fuel consumption.
  4. Tracking your location.
  5. Notifying of speeding via a light or sound signal.

In this review we've collected the most popular speedometers apps and we've highlighted their main functions.

DigiHUD Speedometer

DigiHUD Speedometer app for Android records and displays the following data on the screen of your smartphone:

  • current, average and maximum speed;
  • covered distance;
  • location (via a compass);
  • current time;
  • battery charge level.

When you go over the speed limit, the displayed numbers change color. This feature will be handy for motorists.

The Android speedometer has such settings as:

  • normal and background mode;
  • normal display and mirroring of elements on the screen;
  • changing speed units (km/h, mi/h, knots);
  • toggling on a horn when speeding;
  • brightness settings;
  • blocking screen rotation;
  • changing display settings;
  • displaying an odometer.

There is no ads in DigiHUD Speedometer app. In Pro version ($1.31) the following additional functions are available:

  • creating profiles for different vehicle types;
  • creating marks on a map;
  • recording and exporting routes;
  • enabling day and night modes;
  • start/exit when a charger is connected/disconnected.

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GPS Speedometer

The features of GPS Speedometer app:

  1. It records mileage and current, average and maximum speed.
  2. Saves the history of data.
  3. Shows your location on a map.
  4. Notifies of weather conditions in the region of your location.

Also this GPS speedometer allows you to use the following settings:

  • switching the modes of speed measuring;
  • enabling analog or digital speedometers;
  • setting landscape screen mode;
  • disabling the tracking of movement;
  • resetting data history;
  • listening to background music.

The speed app shows ads on Android.

The Pro version extends the range of GPS Speedometer features. It has:

  • scale;
  • speed correction;
  • 5 themes;
  • 2 styles of speedometer;
  • address display;
  • audible alarm;
  • speed limiter.

Pro version allows you to use the app with no ads.

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GPS Speedometer - Trip Meter - Odometer

This gps speed app accurately measures all key movement parameters:

  • current, average and maximum speed;
  • time of travelling and mileage;
  • number of wheel revolutions (odometer).

The free version of GPS Speedometer shows ads.

It also provides the following features:

  • recording data into device memory;
  • setting a speed limit (when it's exceeded, the program sends a signal);
  • pausing and resuming GPS tracking.

The program Pro version allows to:

  • use the app with no ads;
  • toggle on an altimeter and altitude meter.

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GPS Speedometer and Odometer app (Unreleased)

This app allows to:

  • receive data on current, average and maximum speed;
  • track your location on a map.
  • use it for bicycles, cars and trucks;
  • work with an odometer app;
  • receive notifications when you go over the speed limit.

Via its settings you can:

  • switch between digital and analog modes;
  • use multiple profiles for different vehicle types;
  • change speed units and its scale at any time.

The free version of GPS Speedometer shows ads.

Using the Pro version makes it available to:

  • toggle off ads;
  • obtain high data accuracy;
  • use an altimeter;
  • work in offline mode;
  • record a trip;
  • disable and enable tracking in GPS mode.

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GPS Speedometer, Distance Meter

This app allows you to measure the speed of walking, running, cycling and driving as well as the distance of travelling. If the speed is above the limit, the GPS Speedometer sends a vibration or sound signal.

Via the settings of the speed tracker you can:

  • change the units of distance or speed (miles or km);
  • set a permitted speed for a notification;
  • toggle on/off vibration and/or signal;
  • change tunes and alert volume;
  • enable Day/Night mode;
  • work with the program in background mode;
  • change the language of interface.

The app shows ads.

There is no Pro version.

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Speedometer GPS

It helps to keep track of speed, altitude, distance of travelling as well as to record location, gather information on the starting point, time of travelling and average speed.

The settings of speedometer meter include:

  • switching between gps odometer and speedometer;
  • changing the units of speed/distance;
  • displaying satellites;
  • saving data;
  • using diagrams and charts.

Pro version of this app allows you to work with no ads and in offline mode.

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SpeedView: GPS Speedometer

An app for measuring speed with great accuracy. It can be used while running, walking, cycling and driving.

SpeedView displays:

  • the speed and direction of travelling;
  • recent speed chart;
  • a speed limit depending on the type of a road.

The app functionality also includes the following features:

  • HUD mode;
  • changing the units of speed and distance;
  • saving the track of movement in the memory of your phone;
  • working in background mode;
  • using gyroscopes, accelerometers and other sensors.

The app shows ads. Pro version is available ($1.41) with no ads and with additional functionality:

  • displaying satellites;
  • showing a speed chart;
  • receiving information on your location and showing your coordinates on a map.

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Ulysse Speedometer

This app allows its users to:

  • measure speed in a wide range;
  • display both compass and average speed;
  • get information on the direction of travelling;
  • fix height and traveled distance.

Via its settings you can:

  • save speed data;
  • change profiles;
  • change speed units;
  • set speed corridors;
  • mirror speed when your device is mounted on a windshield;
  • keep a travel log;
  • turn on and off background mode.

The paid version of Ulysse Speedometer allows you to toggle off ads and make calls while the app is still running.

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