Garmin GPSMAP 62s vs Montana 600

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusmailby feather

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

Garmin Handhelds GPS
GPSMAP® 62sMontana 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 pixels272 x 480 pixels
Display type:transflective, 65-K color TFTbright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
Weight:9.2 oz (260.1 g) with batteries10.2 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 recommendedrechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life:20 hoursup to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
Built-in memory:1.7 GB3.0 GB
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
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
Tide tables:yesyes
Area calculation:yesyes
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest):yesyes
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units):yesyes
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data):yesyes
What's Unavailable
Preloaded maps:nono
Outdoor GPS games: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 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
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin GPSMAP 62S Handheld GPS NavigatorClick on this link Garmin Montana 600 Waterproof Hiking GPS

Disclaimer: Information provided is believed correct and true to the best of our ability, however, GPS Compared is not responsible for typographical errors or incorrect data. To report any errors, please use the comment below or visit the official Garmin products page for details specifications.

Top 10 Handheld GPS

You might want to check the Bestselling Handheld GPS as ranked by Amazon. This is a real time feed and updated hourly by


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.