Spytec GL300 Review

Like any other people out there, you want to ensure that you know the whereabouts of your loved ones and keep them safe. If you own a vehicle, you may also want to make sure that it is well-tracked.

Fortunately, Spy Tec GL300 was invented. You can use it to keep track of your loved ones, vehicle, or valuables. So, you can have peace of mind every time you cannot track them.

If you are planning to get yourself a Spytec gl300, then this review is for you. We have carefully reviewed this popular GPS tracker on the market.

Let’s start with the review and see if you will love this product!

What Is Spytec GL300

Spytec GL300 is designed to track elderly persons, teens, vehicles, or even your valuable assets in real-time. It delivers an exceptional set of features that you will rarely see on other GPS tracking devices on the market.

You can use this GPS tracker to protect your vehicle from thieves. It will also help your safeguard your kids; you will know if they will enter an unsafe area.

To be more familiar with Spytec GL300, check out the following the information we have discovered during our review:

The Design

At only three-inch length and 8 oz, Spytec gl300 is small enough to be fitted in almost anywhere. For personal use, you can easily carry it around without noticing the weight in your pocket or purse.

It has a sturdy construction without the cheap feel. When you receive a GPS signal, the green light indicator located on the front of the device will blink. On the left side, you will find the mini USB port, while on the right side, there’s the SIM card slot. You can use the included mini-Phillips head screwdriver to open the slot. You will also get a charging cable.

Be aware that the tracker device itself is not waterproof. However, you can purchase a Spytec waterproof case for about $30.

The Exceptional Features


Most GPS trackers available on the market comes with geofencing feature. However, the Spy Tec GL300 is different as it provides an instant report via text message and email. You will receive a notification when your target person or object you are tracking goes beyond boundaries.

Remember that geofencing involves setting the GPS to track people, objects, and vehicles within a particular geographical location. Using a comprehensive and easy to follow user manual, you can easily set up GPS with Spytec GL300.

3-Axis Accelerometer

One of the good things about this GPS tracker is that it can track both the position and speed of the object you are tracking in all coordinates. This object you are tracking cannot go out of signal or reach as the GPS tracker captures the X, Y, and Z coordinates, thanks to its 3-axis accelerometer.

This feature also helps in making the device’s battery life last longer. Since it is designed with an internal mechanism, the tracking device turns on when it is in motion, while turns of when not in motion.

Compared to other GPS trackers, the battery life of GL300 lasts longer. You will rarely experience battery running down during inconvenient times. Its battery can last up to two weeks or even longer.

Other Interesting Features:

  • The Spytec GPS website allows you to manage the device through the Google Maps interface. After you log on, you can then set your home address where you need to input both the longitude and latitude coordinates.
  • You can see the movements of your target person or object over the past 24 hours
  • Simply enter contact numbers and email addresses to relay updates or alerts to additional contacts.

The Performance

We find the accuracy of this GPS tracker quite impressive. Even within a few yards, indoors, or zeroing on location, you can still get accurate tracking. It has a better refresh rate than other GPS trackers.

The Battery

This Spy Tec GPS tracking device runs on a rechargeable battery. Depending on the usage, the battery life can last up to two weeks. So, if you will use it regularly, the battery life can only last up to 10 to 12 days.

The Warranty

This device comes with an attractive warranty policy, giving you peace of mind when it comes to online purchases. You can enjoy a one year warranty when purchased from an authorized retailer.

The Monthly Subscription Plans

As you probably know, real-time GPS trackers often come with a monthly subscription plan, and gl300 has no exemption.

This GPS tracker uses a similar T-Mobile sim card that most mobile phones use. This sim card will help in sending the location data and any other essential information to the Spytec server. You can access this server in real-time via account interface or portal.

The GL300 offers three kinds of monthly subscription: Basic, Plus, and Premium. The difference between these subscription plans is the refresh rate or frequency of updates. Keep in mind that the refresh rate that is measured in seconds refers to the duration between the device pings or updates the location data to the servers.

To get more familiar with the three-month subscription of gl300, check out the table below:

Plan Price Location Update Frequency Size Battery Life Compatibility Perfect for
Basic $24.95 60 seconds 2.65 x 1.57 x 0.82 inch Up to 14 days Any smartphone, Mac, or PC Tracking assets and slow moving items
Plus $34.95 30 seconds 2.65 x 1.57 x 0,82 inch Up to 14 days Any smartphone, Mac, or PC Tracking kids, suspicious spouses, and elderly people
Premium $44.95 5 seconds 2.65 x 1.57 x 0,82 inch Up to 14 days Any smartphone, Mac, or PC Tracking teenage drivers and fleet vehicles, and use by most private investigators

Final Thoughts

No matter how busy you are, you still have a chance to monitor or track the people you love. That is because you can always rely on Spytec GL300. The only downside of this GPS tracker is that it has the most expensive monthly subscription plans we have tested. But, overall, it is an excellent and dependable GPS tracker today.

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