Tech company Apple has launched its new iPhone The 15 (iPhone 15) model is equipped with India’s Navigation with Indian Constellation i.e. NavIC GPS (Global Positioning System). Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (IT) Rajiv Chandrashekhar gave this information on Thursday. According to the information, ISRO’s satellite-powered NavIC iPhone 15 will be available with other Galileo and Glosnas GPS systems.
Let us tell you that Apple has launched iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max (iPhone 15 Pro) models at Apple Event 2023 on September 12. These models will be offered for sale this month.
The country got two big achievements with the launch of iPhone 15: Rajeev Chandrashekhar.
Rajiv Chandrashekhar said, “The country has got two big achievements with the announcement of its latest iPhone 15 by Apple. The first is that the iPhone will be available to Indian customers from the same day as the customers of New York, Tokyo and London.
NavIC GPS equipped for the first time in iPhone 15
The Union Minister said that for the first time in history, iPhone 15 has been equipped with GPS system of Galileo and Glosnas as well as NavIC GPS system in its phone. “So for the first time, a global product like the iPhone will include technology that is designed, delivered and operated by NavIC,” he said.
Know what is NavIC system?
Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) is a satellite based navigation technology. This is an Indian GPS system, which works like American GPS. It has been prepared jointly by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). It provides real-time location through satellite. Many smartphone companies are already using this NavIC Indian GPS in some of their phones, which include Realme, Xiaomi and OnePlus. But for the first time, iPhone manufacturing company Apple has supported NavIC with its new series of iPhones.