GeoPosition(T) Class

GeoPosition<T> Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Represents a geographic position consisting of a location and a time stamp.


Namespace:  System.Device.Location
Assembly:  System.Device (in System.Device.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public class GeoPosition<T>

<GeoPosition x:TypeArguments="T" .../>

Type Parameters


The type of the location data.

The GeoPosition<T> type exposes the following members.

Public methodGeoPosition<T>()Initializes a new instance of the GeoPosition<T> class with no data.
Public methodGeoPosition<T>(DateTimeOffset, T)Initializes a new instance of the GeoPosition<T> class with the provided time stamp and location.

Public propertyLocationGets or sets the location of the GeoPosition<T> object.
Public propertyTimestampGets or sets the time stamp of the GeoPosition<T> object.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)


If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.


Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone OS 7.1


Windows Phone 8

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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