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Garmin Oregon 450 vs 650

A product comparison between Garmin Oregon 450 and 650 handheld GPS. Comparing differences and similarities between the two Garmin.

Note: This comparison by GPSCompared is a basic guide based on published specifications and features at Garmin official website. And by no means that this comparison is definitive. There might be other similarities and differences which are not covered here.

Garmin Handhelds GPSOregon 450Oregon 650
Oregon 450Oregon 650
ModelsOregon 450
Garmin Oregon 450
Oregon 650Garmin Oregon 650
View the latest priceGarmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS NavigatorGarmin Oregon 650 3-Inch Worldwide Handheld GPS with 8MP Digital Camera
Product TypeHandheldHandheld
Introduction DateOregon 450 is a model that was announced by Garmin on December 2009Oregon 650 is a model that was announced by Garmin on January 2013
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 4.5" x 1.3" (6.1 x 11.4 x 3.3 cm)
Weight:6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries7.4 oz (209.8 g) with batteries
Battery:2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommendedrechargeable NiMH pack (included) or 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Built-in memory:850 MB3.5 GB
Camera:noyes (8 megapixel with autofocus; digital zoom)
Tide tables:yesyes. (with optional bluechart)
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):yesYes (plus images and custom maps)
What's Common
Display size, WxH:1.53"W x 2.55"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)1.5"W x 2.5"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels
Display type:transflective color TFT touchscreentransflective color TFT touchscreen
Battery life:16 hours16 hours
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
Accepts data cards:microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)
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)
Electronic compass:yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
Barometric altimeter:yesYes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):yesYes
Picture viewer:yesYes
Custom maps compatible:yesYes
Geocaching-friendly:yes (paperless)Yes (Paperless)
Hunt/fish calendar:yesYes
Sun and moon information:yesYes
Area calculation:yesYes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):yesYes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):yesYes
What's Unavailable
Preloaded maps:NoNo
Official Specs and Features
Learn more from the manufacturer site.Read more about Garmin Oregon 450 at garmin.comRead more about Garmin Oregon 650 at
Amazon’s 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 Oregon 450no review yet
Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin Oregon 450 demo from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS NavigatorClick on this link Garmin Oregon 650 3-Inch Worldwide Handheld GPS with 8MP Digital Camera

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