Strongy disagree. Just because it doesn't have feature parity with a dedicated PLB device doesn't mean it's "underwhelming". In the coming years this technology with undoubtedly save countless lives. This is one of the biggest advancements in consumer phone technology in a decade.
I won't be buying an iPhone either. (My Pixel 6 has a way better camera) but this is huge and will only get better with time as more manufacturers copy Apple's innovation.
I am quite whelmed
hopefully it ushers in much better phone satcom over the next few years. And it probably will save a few lives.
But for those of with inreaches... this is not nearly on the same level of functionality. Not yet.
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