Which PDA devices do you recommend for mobile surveys?
SurveyToGo is compatible with all the Windows Mobile PDA’s.
From our experience however, some PDA’s perform better as field survey devices than others.
Here is short list of good devices. Of these, we recommend the HTC Diamond Touch:
1. PDA Devices with cellular capabilities
These devices are more expensive but can synchronize and send survey results from the field through the cellular network. They also usually have camera and GPS capabilities which SurveyToGo can utilize in surveys. Here are 2 good devices:
- HTC Touch Diamond: http://www.htc.com/www/product/touchdiamond/overview.html
- HP as well: HP iPAQ 910c: http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/hp-ipaq-910c-business/4505-6452_7-33064927.html
2. PDA Devices without cellular capabilities:
These devices are less expensive but require a USB PC connection in order to synchronize the results. Most do not have cameras or GPS. Here is a good device