Garmin eTrex Legend HCx vs eTrex Summit HC

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A Comparison chart on the difference features between Garmin eTrex Legend HCx  and eTrex Summit HC

Garmin Handhelds GPS
eTrex Legend HCxeTrex Summit HC
ModelseTrex Legend HCx
Garmin eTrex Legend HCx
etrex Summit HC
eTrex Summit HC
View the latest priceGarmin Legend HCX GPSGarmin eTrex Summit HC Handheld GPS Receiver
What's Difference
Battery life:25 hours14 hours
Built-in memory:no24 MB
Accepts data cards:microSD™ card (not included)no
Waypoints/favorites/locations:1000500
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads):yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)no
Electronic compass:noyes
Barometric altimeter:noyes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):yesno
What's Common
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:2.2" x 4.2" x 1.2" (5.6 x 10.7 x 3.0 cm)2.2" x 4.2" x 1.2" (5.6 x 10.7 x 3.0 cm)
Display size, WxH:1.3" x 1.7" (3.3 x 4.3 cm)1.3" x 1.7" (3.3 x 4.3 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:176 x 220 pixels176 x 220 pixels
Display type:256 level color TFT256 level color TFT
Weight:5.5 oz (156 g) with batteries5.5 oz (156 g) with batteries
Battery:2 AA batteries (not included)2 AA batteries (not included)
Waterproof:yes (IPX7)yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver:yesyes
Interface:USBUSB
Basemap:yesyes
Ability to add maps:yesyes
Routes:5050
Track log:10,000 points, 20 saved tracks10,000 points, 20 saved tracks
Geocaching-friendly:yesyes
Outdoor GPS games:yesyes
Hunt/fish calendar:yesyes
Sun and moon information:yesyes
Area calculation:yesyes
What's Unavailable
Floats:nono
Preloaded maps:nono
Touchscreen:nono
Camera:nono
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):nono
Picture viewer:nono
Custom maps compatible:nono
Tide tables:nono
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):nono
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):nono
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 eTrex Legend Hcx
Click here to read the reviews on eTrex Summit HC
Demo Video
Relevant video found at YouTube.com Click here to watch eTrex Legend Hcx demo from YouTube.comNA
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Legend HCX GPSClick on this link Garmin eTrex Summit HC Handheld GPS Receiver

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