Garmin eTrex 10 vs Magellan eXplorist 710

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A Comparison chart on Garmin eTrex 10 and Magellan eXplorist 710

Handhelds GPS
eTrex 10Magellan Explorist 710
ModelseTrex 10?
Garmin eTrex 10
Explorist 710
Magellan Explorist 710
View the latest priceGarmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS NavigatorMagellan eXplorist 710 Waterproof Hiking GPS
Key Features and Specifications
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.1" x 4.0" x 1.3" (5.4 x 10.3 x 3.3 cm)2.57" x 5.04" x 1.45"
Display size, WxH: 1.4" x 1.7" (3.6 x 4.3 cm); 2.2" diag (5.6 cm)3.0"
Display resolution, WxH: 128 x 160 pixelsWQVGA
Display type: transflective, monochromeColor, Transflective
Weight: 5 oz (141.7 g) with batteries195g
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended2xAA
Battery life: 25 hours16 Hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)IPX-7
High-sensitivity receiver: yesYes. SiRFstarIII™
Preloaded maps: noWorld Edition (a road network of more than 200 countries) + Summit Series USA + City Series USA
Ability to add maps: noYes
Built-in / Internal memory: no8GB ( Available User Storage: 3GB)
Accepts data cards: nomicroSD
Routes: 50200
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation) noyes ( works with the included City Series Maps)
Touchscreen: noYes
Electronic compass: no3-Axis.
Barometric altimeter: noNo
Camera: noYes
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless)Yes(paperless)
Details Features & Specification
Official Manufacturers WebsiteClick here to read more details specs from Garmin.comClick here to read more details specs from
Amazon 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 Magellan eXplorist 710
Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin Etrex 10 Review/Guide from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
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