Garmin Oregon 550t vs Magellan eXplorist 610

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A Comparison chart on Garmin Oregon 550t and Magellan eXplorist 610

Handhelds GPS
Oregon 550tMagellan Explorist 610
ModelsOregon 550t
Garmin Oregon 550t
Explorist 610
Magellan Explorist 610
View the latest priceGarmin Oregon 550T 3-Inch Handheld GPS Navigator with 3.2MP Digital Camera (U.S. Topographic Maps)Magellan eXplorist 610 Waterproof Hiking GPS
Key Features and Specifications
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.3" x 4.5" x 1.4" (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5 cm) 2.57" x 5.04" x 1.45"
Display size, WxH: 1.53"W x 2.55"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm) 3.0"
Display resolution, WxH: 240 x 400 pixels WQVGA, 240 x 400
Display type: transflective color TFT touchscreen Color, Transflective
Weight: 6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries 195g
Battery: 2 AA NiMH batteries (included) 2xAA
Battery life: 16 hours 16 Hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7) IPX-7
High-sensitivity receiver: yes Yes. SiRFstarIII
Preloaded maps: yes (topographic) World Edition (a road network of more than 200 countries) + Summit Series USA
Ability to add maps: yes Yes
Built-in / Internal memory: 850 MB 4GB ( Available User Storage: 500 MB)
Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included) microSD
Routes: 200200
Turn-by-Turn Routing (for detailed road mapping navigation)yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads) yes (to work with optional mapping City Series Maps)
Touchscreen: yes Yes
Electronic compass: yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis) Yes. 3-Axis.
Barometric altimeter: yes yes
Camera: yes (3.2 megapixel with autofocus; 4x digital zoom) Yes
Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless) Yes(paperless)
Details Features & Specification
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Amazon Customer Reviews
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Click here to read the reviews on Oregon 550tClick here to read the reviews on Magellan eXplorist 610
Demo Video
Relevant video found at Click here to watch Garmin Oregon 550t demo from YouTube.comN/A
Price Check
View the latest priceClick on this link Garmin Oregon 550T 3-Inch Handheld GPS Navigator with 3.2MP Digital Camera (U.S. Topographic Maps)Click on this link Magellan eXplorist 610 Waterproof Hiking GPS

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