Garmin Oregon 550 vs Rino 610

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A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin Oregon 550 and Rino 120

Garmin Handheld GPS
Garmin Oregon 550Garmin Rino 610
ModelsOregon 450
Garmin Oregon 550
Rino 610
Garmin Rino 610
View the latest priceGarmin Oregon 550 Waterproof Hiking GPSGarmin Rino 610 US GPS
Product Type HandheldTwo-way Radio
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:2.3" x 4.5" x 1.4" (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm)2.4" x 7.5" x 2.2" (6.0 x 19.0 x 5.6 cm)
Display size, WxH:1.53"W x 2.55"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)1.43" x 2.15" (3.6 x 5.5 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:240 x 400 pixels160 x 240 pixels
Display type:transflective color TFT touchscreentransflective, 65-K color TFT
Weight:6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries12.2 oz (345 g) with batteries
Battery:2 AA NiMH batteries (included)4 AA batteries (not included)
Battery life:16 hours18 hours
Built-in memory:850 MB1.7 GB
Accepts data cards:microSD™ card (not included)no
Electronic compass:yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)no
Barometric altimeter:yesno
Camera:yes (3.2 megapixel with autofocus; 4x digital zoom)no
Geocaching-friendly:yes (paperless)yes
Frequency band:NAFRS and GMRS
Squelch codes:NA38 (CTCSS); 83 (DCS)
Transmit power:NA0.5 watts FRS, 1.0 watt GMRS
Range:NAUp to 2 miles FRS; up to 5 miles over GMRS (US); up to 8 km over GMRS (Canada)
VOX (voice activation):NAyes
Location reporting (send and receive GPS positions):NAyes
Vibration alert:NAyes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):yesNA
Custom maps compatible:yesNA
Outdoor GPS games:yes (Wherigo only)NA
Tide tables:yesNA
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):yesNA
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):yesNA
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):yesNA
What's Common
Waterproof:yes (IPX7)yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver:yesyes
Interface:high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatiblehigh-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
Ability to add maps:yesyes
Track log:10,000 points, 200 saved tracks10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads):yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Picture viewer:yesyes
Hunt/fish calendar:yesyes
Sun and moon information:yesyes
Area calculation:yesyes
What's Unavailable
Preloaded maps:nono
Unit-to-unit transfer and ANT+™ compatible:NAno
NOAA weather radio:NAno
Official Specs and Features
Learn more from the manufacturer site. Read more about Garmin Oregon 550 at garmin.comRead more about Garmin Rino 610 at
Amazon Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical reviewClick here to read the reviews on Oregon 550Click here to read the reviews
Demo Video
Relavant video from Click here to watch Garmin Oregon 550 demo from YouTube.comN/A
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Oregon 550 Waterproof Hiking GPSClick on this link Garmin Rino 610 US GPS

Note: NA – Not Available. The features are not available/exist  in the Garmin models shown.

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