Garmin Montana 650t vs Magellan eXplorist 710

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A Comparison chart on Garmin Montana 650t and Magellan eXplorist 710

Handhelds GPS
Montana 650tMagellan Explorist 710
ModelsMontana 650t
Garmin Montana 650t
Explorist 710
Magellan Explorist 710
View the latest priceGarmin Montana 650t Waterproof Hiking GPS with TOPO U.S. 100K and 5 Megapixel CameraMagellan eXplorist 710 Waterproof Hiking 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)2.57" x 5.04" x 1.45"
Display size, WxH: 2"W x 3.5"H (5.06 x 8.93 cm); 4" diag (10.2 cm)3.0"
Display resolution, WxH: 272 x 480 pixelsWQVGA
Display type: bright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readableColor, Transflective
Weight: 10.2 oz (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; 11.7 oz (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)195g
Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended2xAA
Battery life: up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)16 Hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)IPX-7
High-sensitivity receiver: yesYes. SiRFstarIII
Preloaded maps: yes (topographic)World Edition (a road network of more than 200 countries) + Summit Series USA + City Series USA
Ability to add maps: yesYes
Built-in / Internal memory: 3.5 GB8GB ( Available User Storage: 3GB)
Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included)microSD
Routes: 200200
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)yes ( works with the included City Series Maps)
Touchscreen: yesYes
Electronic compass: yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)Yes. 3-Axis.
Barometric altimeter: yesNo
Camera: yes (5 megapixel with autofocus; automatic geo-tagging)Yes
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 reviewClick here to read the reviews on Montana 650tClick here to read the reviews on Magellan eXplorist 710
Note: Amazon tend to group a few models into one section of customer reviews (i.e models that belong to same series). So when you read a review, do look at which model the review refers to.
Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin Montana 650t demo from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Montana 650t Waterproof Hiking GPS with TOPO U.S. 100K and 5 Megapixel CameraClick on this link Magellan eXplorist 710 Waterproof Hiking GPS

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