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What is the difference between a Magnetic GPS Tracker, Hardwired GPS Tracker and a Mini GPS Tracker?

Please see the key differences in the table below which may help you choose the right tracker for your needs. This may vary based on the model of the GPS Tracker.

Magnetic GPS TrackerHardwired GPS TrackerMini Personal GPS Tracker
Portability: High
Tracking device is wireless and small. It can be moved easily from one vehicle to another.
Portability: Low
Tracking device has wires which are integrated with the vehicle’s ignition and power source. It may not be easy to remove and move it from one vehicle to another.
Portability: Very High
Tracking device is wireless and very small. It can be moved easily from one vehicle to another. It can also be placed in your child’s school bag for safety.
Discrete: Yes
Can be hidden anywhere in your car.
Using the strong built in magnet, you may even place the tracker under your car on a metallic surface

Discrete: Yes
Hidden under the hood.
Discrete: Yes
Can be hidden anywhere in the car, school bag, handbag or toolkit.
Theft Protection: High
Tracking updates are every 20 seconds.

YoGPS Magnetic trackers have motion sensors.

YoGPS Magnetic trackers send alerts as soon as your car moves. Alerts include moves, stops, over-speeding, Geofence enter/ exit, power and tampering
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Theft Protection: Very High
Tracking updates are every 3-5 seconds.

YoGPS Hardwired trackers are integrated to your vehicle’s ignition.


YoGPS Hardwired trackers send alerts as soon as your vehicle is powered on.
Alerts include ignition status, moves, stops, over-speeding, Geofence enter/exit and tampering.
Theft Protection: High
Tracking updates vary based on movement between 20 seconds to 2 minutes.

YoGPS Mini personal trackers have motion sensors.

YoGPS Mini personal trackers send alerts as soon as your loved one moves.
Alerts include moves, stops, speed, Geofence enter/exit, power and SOS.
Installation Time: 2 Mins.
Just place it in your car and start tracking. It is that simple
Installation Time: 30 Mins.
Requires installation. Anyone who can install a car stereo can install this device.
Installation Time: 2 Mins.
Just place it in the bag and start tracking. It is that simple
Power Source: Battery
YoGPS Magnetic trackers have 10,000 mAh Lithium ion rechargeable battery.
We provide the charging cable. No additional batteries needed.
Power Source: Vehicle’s Battery
YoGPS Hardwired trackers recharges itself when the vehicle is in motion.
In addition stand by battery is also available
Power Source: Battery
YoGPS Mini personal trackers have 3,500 mAh Lithium ion rechargeable battery.
We provide the charging cable. No additional batteries needed.
Battery Life: Upto 2 years
Rechargeable battery

Our wireless GPS trackers’ battery life varies on frequency of updates and driving time.

With once a day tracking and minimal movement, battery could be extended a maximum upto 2 years.

With 2-3 hours driving and real time tracking, estimated battery is 3-5 weeks.
Battery Life: Charges itself
Back up battery upto 30 mins

Our wired GPS Trackers are set -it-and-forget-it devices.

YoGPS hardwired trackers auto-charges itself when your vehicle moves.

In case the GPS trackers are disconnected, a back up battery is available which last 30mins.
Battery Life: Upto 1 month
Rechargeable battery

Our wireless GPS trackers’ battery life varies on frequency of updates and time when in movement.

With once a day tracking and minimal movement, battery could be extended a maximum upto 1 month.

With 2-3 hours of movement and real time tracking, estimated battery is 7-10 days.
Waterproof: Yes
IP 65 rating
Waterproof: No
N/A
Waterproof: Yes
IP 67 rating