Garmin Montana 600 vs Magellan eXplorist GC

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A Comparison chart on Garmin Montana 600 and Magellan eXplorist GC

Handhelds GPS
Montana 600Magellan Explorist GC
ModelsMontana 600
Garmin Montana 600
Explorist GC
Magellan Explorist GC
View the latest priceGarmin Montana 600 Waterproof Hiking GPSMagellan eXplorist GC Waterproof Geocaching GPS
Key Features and Specifications
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.9" x 5.7" x 1.4" (7.48 x 14.42 x 3.64 cm) 2.2" x 4.4" x 1.4"
Display size, WxH: 2"W x 3.5"H (5.06 x 8.93 cm); 4" diag (10.2 cm) 2.2"
Display resolution, WxH: 272 x 480 pixels QVGA, 240 x 320
Display type: bright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable Color, Transflective
Weight: 10.2 oz (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; 11.7 oz (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included) 147g
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended 2xAA
Battery life: up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries) 18 Hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7) IPX-7
High-sensitivity receiver: yes Yes. SiRFstarIII
Preloaded maps: no Worldwide Map
Ability to add maps: yes No
Built-in / Internal memory: 3.0 GB 2GB ( Available User Storage: 500 MB)
Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included) No
Routes: 200No
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads) No
Touchscreen: yes No
Electronic compass: yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis) No
Barometric altimeter: yes No
Camera: no No
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 Garmin Montana 600 demo from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
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