Garmin Dakota 20 vs Magellan eXplorist 710

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A Comparison chart on Garmin Dakota 20 and Magellan eXplorist 710

Handhelds GPS
Dakota 20Magellan Explorist 710
ModelsDakota 20?
Garmin Dakota 20
Explorist 710
Magellan Explorist 710
View the latest priceGarmin Dakota 20 Waterproof Hiking GPSMagellan eXplorist 710 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
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 16 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) + Summit Series USA + City Series USA
Ability to add maps: yes Yes
Built-in / Internal memory: 850 MB 8GB ( Available User Storage: 3GB)
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included) microSD
Routes: 50200
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads) yes ( works with the included City Series Maps)
Touchscreen: yes yes
Electronic compass: yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis) 3-Axis.
Barometric altimeter: yes No
Camera: no Yes
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless) Yes(paperless)
Details Features & Specification
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Amazon Customer Reviews
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Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Review of the Garmin Dakota 20 GPS from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
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