Modern GPS satellites can transmit signals on a newer, so-called L5 frequency which is both more powerful and more advanced, and which can better travel through buildings, trees and other obstacles on the way to a GPS receiver.

The new iPhone Pro has a GPS module that can receive signals on the newer L5 frequency and the older L1 frequency, writes Macrumors. By using both frequencies, the iPhone 14 Pro should be able to show a more accurate location even in areas with more obstacles such as tall buildings or trees.

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The same type of GPS is also found in the Apple Watch Ultra. The iPhone 14, on the other hand, lacks the double frequencies.

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