Garmin eTrex 20 vs Magellan eXplorist 310

A Comparison chart on Garmin eTrex 20 and Magellan eXplorist 310

Handhelds GPS
eTrex 20 Magellan Explorist 310
Modelsetrex 20
Garmin eTrex 20

Magellan Explorist 310
View the latest priceGarmin 010-00970-10 eTrex 20, Worldwide Magellan CX0310SGXNA eXplorist 310 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)2.2" x 4.4" x 1.4"
Display size, WxH: 1.4" x 1.7" (3.5 x 4.4 cm); 2.2" diag (5.6 cm)2.2"
Display resolution, WxH: 176 x 220 pixelsQVGA, 240 x 320
Display type: transflective, 65-K color TFTColor, Transflective
Weight: 5 oz (141.7 g) with batteries147g
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended2xAA
Battery life: 25 hours18 Hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)IPX-7
High-sensitivity receiver: yesYes. SiRFstarIII
Preloaded maps: noWorld Edition (a road network of more than 200 countries)
Ability to add maps: yesYes
Built-in / Internal memory: 1.7 GB2GB ( Available User Storage: 500 MB)
Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included)No
Waypoints20001000
Routes: 20050
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)No
Touchscreen: noNo
Electronic compass: noNo
Barometric altimeter: noNo
Camera: noNo
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 magellangps.com
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 20Click here to read the reviews on Magellan eXplorist 310
Demo Video
Relevant video found at YouTube.comVideo 1 Garmin eTrex 20 User Review from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
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