Garmin eTrex 10 vs eTrex Legend HCx

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A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin eTrex 10 and eTrex Legend HCx

Garmin Handhelds GPS
eTrex 10eTrex Legend HCx
ModelseTrex 10?
Garmin eTrex 10
eTrex Legend HCx
Garmin eTrex Legend HCx
View the latest priceGarmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS NavigatorGarmin Legend HCX GPS
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.1" x 4.0" x 1.3" (5.4 x 10.3 x 3.3 cm)2.2" x 4.2" x 1.2" (5.6 x 10.7 x 3.0 cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.4" x 1.7" (3.6 x 4.3 cm); 2.2" diag (5.6 cm)1.3" x 1.7" (3.3 x 4.3 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 128 x 160 pixels176 x 220 pixels
Display type: transflective, monochrome256 level color TFT
Weight: 5 oz (141.7 g) with batteries5.5 oz (156 g) with batteries
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended2 AA batteries (not included)
Ability to add maps: noyes
Accepts data cards: nomicroSD™ card (not included)
Track log: 10,000 points, 100 saved tracks10,000 points, 20 saved tracks
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads): noyes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless)yes
Outdoor GPS games: noyes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data): yesno
What's Common
Battery life: 25 hours25 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yesyes
Interface: USBUSB
Basemap: yesyes
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 10001000
Routes: 5050
Hunt/fish calendar: yesyes
Sun and moon information: yesyes
Area calculation: yesyes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yesyes
What's Unavailable
Floats: nono
Preloaded maps: nono
Built-in memory: nono
Touchscreen: nono
Electronic compass: nono
Barometric altimeter: nono
Camera: nono
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): nono
Picture viewer: nono
Custom maps compatible: nono
Tide tables: nono
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): nono
Amazon’s Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical review (if applicable)

Note: Amazon will lump together the customer reviews for all models that belong to one particular Garmin series into one section. For example, models eTrex 10, eTrex 20 and eTrex 30 (new eTrex Series) will be lumped under one customer reviews section. So when you read a review, do look at which model the review refers to.
Click here to read the reviews on eTrex 10Click here to read the reviews on eTrex Legend Hcx
Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin Etrex 10 Review/Guide from Click here to watch eTrex Legend Hcx demo from
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS NavigatorClick on this link Garmin Legend HCX GPS

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