Garmin Oregon 450t vs 600t

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A product comparison between Garmin Oregon 450t and Oregon 600t 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 (eg. interface changes)

Garmin Handhelds GPS
Oregon 450tOregon 600t
ModelsOregon 450t
Garmin Oregon 450t
Oregon 600tGarmin Oregon 600t
View the latest priceGarmin Oregon 450t Handheld GPS NavigatorGarmin Oregon 600t 3-Inch Worlwide Handheld GPS with Topographic Maps
Product Type HandheldHandheld
Introduction DateOregon 450t is a model that was announced by Garmin on December 2009Oregon 600t 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
Built-in memory: 850 MB300 MB
Waypoints/favorites/locations: 20004000
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: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
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
Basemap: YesYes
Preloaded maps: Yes (topographic)yes (topographic)
Ability to add maps: YesYes
Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)
Routes: 200200
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)
Touchscreen: yesYes
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
Floats: NoNo
Camera: NoNo
Official Specs and Features
Learn more from the manufacturer site. Read more about Garmin Oregon 450t at garmin.comRead more about Garmin Oregon 600t 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 450tClick here to read the reviews on Oregon 600t
Demo Video
Relevant video found at YouTube.comNANA
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Oregon 450t Handheld GPS NavigatorClick on this link Garmin Oregon 600t 3-Inch Worlwide Handheld GPS with Topographic Maps

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