Garmin eTrex Summit HC vs Magellan eXplorist 310

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A Comparison chart on Garmin eTrex Summit HC and Magellan eXplorist 310

Handhelds GPS
eTrex Summit® HC
Modelsetrex Summit HC
eTrex Summit HC

Magellan Explorist 310
View the latest priceGarmin eTrex Summit HC Handheld GPS ReceiverMagellan CX0310SGXNA eXplorist 310 Waterproof Hiking GPS
Key Features and Specifications
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.2" x 4.2" x 1.2" (5.6 x 10.7 x 3.0 cm)2.2" x 4.4" x 1.4"
Display size, WxH: 1.3" x 1.7" (3.3 x 4.3 cm)2.2"
Display resolution, WxH: 176 x 220 pixelsQVGA, 240 x 320
Display type: 256 level color TFTColor, Transflective
Weight: 5.5 oz (156 g) with batteries147g
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included)2xAA
Battery life: 14 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: 24 MB2GB ( Available User Storage: 500 MB)
Accepts data cards: noNo
Routes: 5050
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)noNo
Touchscreen: noNo
Electronic compass: yesNo
Barometric altimeter: yesNo
Camera: noNo
Geocaching-friendly: yesYes(paperless)
Details Features & Specification
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Amazon Customer Reviews
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Demo Video
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Price Check
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