Garmin GPSMAP 62s vs Montana 600

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A Comparison on the difference features between GPSMAP 62s and Montana 600

Garmin Handhelds GPS
GPSMAP® 62s Montana 600
ModelsGPSMAP 62s
Garmin GPSMAP 62s
Montana 600
Garmin Montana 600
View the latest priceGarmin GPSMAP 62S Handheld GPS NavigatorGarmin Montana 600 Waterproof Hiking GPS
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.4" x 6.3" x 1.4" (6.1 x 16.0 x 3.6 cm) 2.9" x 5.7" x 1.4" (7.48 x 14.42 x 3.64 cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.43" x 2.15" (3.6 x 5.5 cm); 2.6" diag (6.6 cm) 2"W x 3.5"H (5.06 x 8.93 cm); 4" diag (10.2 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 160 x 240 pixels 272 x 480 pixels
Display type: transflective, 65-K color TFT bright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
Weight: 9.2 oz (260.1 g) with batteries 10.2 oz (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; 11.7 oz (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life: 20 hours up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
Built-in memory: 1.7 GB 3.0 GB
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 20004000
Touchscreen: no yes
What's Common
Waterproof: yes (IPX7) yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yes yes
Interface: high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
Basemap: yes yes
Ability to add maps: yes yes
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included) microSD™ card (not included)
Routes: 200200
Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks 10,000 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: yes yes
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): yes yes
Picture viewer: yes yes
Custom maps compatible: yes yes
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless) yes (paperless)
Hunt/fish calendar: yes yes
Sun and moon information: yes yes
Tide tables: yes yes
Area calculation: yes yes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest): yes yes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units): yes yes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data): yes yes
What's Unavailable
Floats: no no
Preloaded maps: no no
Camera: no no
Outdoor GPS games: no no
Amazon’s Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical review (if applicable)

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Click here to read the reviews on GPSMAP 62sClick here to read the reviews on Montana 600
Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin GPSMAP 62s demo from Click here to watch Garmin Montana 600 demo from
Price Check
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