Garmin fenix vs Foretrex 401

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A Comparison on the difference features between Garmin fenix and Foretrex 401

Garmin Handhelds GPS
fenixForetrex 401
Garmin fenix
Foretrex 401
Garmin Foretrex 401
View the latest priceGarmin Fenix Hiking GPS Watch with Exclusive Tracback Feature
Garmin Foretrex 401 Waterproof Hiking GPS
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:1.9" x 1.9" x .7" (4.9 x 4.9 x 1.7 cm)2.9" x 1.7" x 0.9" (7.5 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm)
Display size, WxH:1.2" x 1.2" (3.1 x 3.1 cm)1.4" x 0.9" (3.6 x 2.3 cm)
Display resolution, WxH:70 x 70 pixels100 x 64 pixels
Display type:transflective, monochrome LCDBlack and white LCD
Weight:2.6 oz (141.7 g) with batteries3.1 oz (87.3 g) with batteries
Battery:rechargeable lithium-ion2 AAA batteries (not included)
Battery life:16-50 hours (GPS mode); 3 weeks (sensor mode); 6 weeks (watch mode)17 hours
Waterproof:yes (50m)yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver:yesyes
Preloaded maps:nono
Ability to add maps:nono
Built-in memory:20 MBno
Accepts data cards:nono
Track log:10,000 points, 100 saved tracks10,000 points, 10 saved tracks
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads):nono
Electronic compass:yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)yes
Barometric altimeter:yesyes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos):nono
Picture viewer:nono
Custom maps compatible:nono
Geocaching-friendly:yes (paperless)no
Outdoor GPS games:nono
Hunt/fish calendar:yesyes
Sun and moon information:yesyes
Tide tables:nono
Area calculation:yesno
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):yesno
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):yesyes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):yesyes
Additional:Watch functions: time, date, alarm, timer, chronograph, chimes and vibration
Fitness functions include: user profiles for running and cycling, Auto Pause®, Auto Lap®, alerts, customizable data fields such as heart rate, distance, pace, calories, laps and more
Amazon’s Customer Reviews
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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.
NAClick here to read the reviews on Foretrex 301
Demo Video
Relevant video found at YouTube.comNA Click here to watch Foretrex 410 demo from
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Fenix Hiking GPS Watch with Exclusive Tracback Feature

Click on this link Garmin Foretrex 401 Waterproof Hiking GPS

Details Specifications and Features 

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