Garmin Dakota 10 vs Magellan eXplorist 510

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A Comparison chart on Garmin Dakota 10 and Magellan eXplorist 510

Handhelds GPS
Dakota 10 Magellan Explorist 510
ModelsDakota 10?
Garmin Dakota 10
Explorist 510
Magellan Explorist 510
View the latest priceGarmin Dakota 10 Waterproof Hiking GPSMagellan eXplorist 510 Waterproof Hiking GPS
Key Features and Specifications
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.2" x 3.9" x 1.3" (5.5 x 10 x 3.3 cm) 2.57" x 5.04" x 1.45"
Display size, WxH: 1.43" x 2.15" (3.6 x 5.5 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm) 3.0"
Display resolution, WxH: 160 x 240 pixels WQVGA, 240 x 400
Display type: transflective color TFT touchscreen Color, Transflective
Weight: 5.25 oz (148.8 g) with batteries 195g
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended 2xAA
Battery life: 20 hours 15 Hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7) IPX-7
High-sensitivity receiver: yes Yes. SiRFstarIII™
Preloaded maps: no World Edition (a road network of more than 200 countries)
Ability to add maps: yes Yes
Built-in / Internal memory: 850 MB 2GB ( Available User Storage: 500 MB)
Accepts data cards: no microSD
Routes: 50200
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads) yes (to work with optional mapping City Series Maps)
Touchscreen: yes yes
Electronic compass: no No
Barometric altimeter: no No
Camera: no Yes
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless) Yes(paperless)
Details Features & Specification
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Amazon’s Customer Reviews
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Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin Dakota 10 : In the Box from Click here to watch Magellan Explorist 510 demo from
Price Check
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