36points

Garmin eTrex 30x

60points

Magellan SmartGPS

Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
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Garmin eTrex 30x vs Magellan SmartGPS

Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS

Why is Garmin eTrex 30x better than Magellan SmartGPS?

  • 24.5h longer battery life - GPS
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    25hvs0.5h
  • Has a dedicated smartphone app
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  • Syncs wirelessly
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  • Automatically syncs
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  • Tracks elevation
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  • Tracks distance
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  • Can upload maps
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  • 1980 more waypoints
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    2000vs20

Why is Magellan SmartGPS better than Garmin eTrex 30x?

  • 2.27x bigger screen size
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    5"vs2.2"
  • Has lifetime maps
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  • Has lifetime traffic updates
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  • Has weather updates
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  • Has multi route capabilities
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  • 5x higher resolution
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    800 x 480pxvs240 x 320px
  • Has route optimizer
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  • Has route avoidance
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Price comparison

Garmin eTrex 30x

Buy used:

$329.99

ProductStorePrice
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 30x, Handheld GPS Navigator...Garmin eTrex 30x, Handheld GPS Navigator with 3-axis Compass, Enhanced Memory and Resolution, 2.2-inch Color Display, Water Resistant
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$249.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 22x, Rugged Handheld GPS Na...Garmin eTrex 22x, Rugged Handheld GPS Navigator
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$199.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS N...Garmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS Navigator
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$88.86
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 30x TOPO GPS Bundle (100K T...Garmin eTrex 30x TOPO GPS Bundle (100K Topographic Card, Carry Case, BirdsEye, Belt Clip), Upgraded Version of Garmin eTrex 30 bundle
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$358.98
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 30 Worldwide Handheld GPS N...Garmin eTrex 30 Worldwide Handheld GPS Navigator (Renewed)
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$179.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin GPSMAP 64x, Handheld GPS, Preload...Garmin GPSMAP 64x, Handheld GPS, Preloaded with TopoActive Maps, Black/Navy, One Size (010-02258-00)
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$249.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin etrex Touch 35
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$252.22
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 20XT Camo Bundle with Prelo...Garmin eTrex 20XT Camo Bundle with Preloaded TOPO U.S. 100K Maps
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$169.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin 010-01772-00 Foretrex 601, 2 inch...Garmin 010-01772-00 Foretrex 601, 2 inches
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$189.90

General info

1.screen size

2.2"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.has an external memory slot
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.battery life with GPS on

25h

0.5h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
4.resolution

240 x 320px

800 x 480px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has a touch screen
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
2.Automatically syncs
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Has device to device sharing capabilities
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
This feature allows you to transfer your favorite routes or waypoints to other devices, and it makes it easier to keep your device up-to-date.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
2.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
3.Has lifetime traffic updates
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
4.Has multi route capabilities
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
This is the ability to have multiple “vias” per route.
5.Has route optimizer
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
If the user has many destinations planned, for example a UPS driver, they can enter in all of the destinations and the GPS will calculate the most efficient route to take, saving time and reducing fuel costs.
6.Has route avoidance
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
The device can avoid certain routes depending on the user's preference. For example, if you wish to avoid expensive toll roads then the device can design an alternative route.

Features

1.Has weather updates
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
You can access weather forecasts using the device.
2.Has a favorites menu
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
3.Has a dedicated smartphone app
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the device.
4.Tracks elevation
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
5.Measures pace
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
6.has a search browser
Garmin eTrex 30x
Magellan SmartGPS
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.

Price comparison

Garmin eTrex 30x

Buy used:

$329.99

ProductStorePrice
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 30x, Handheld GPS Navigator...Garmin eTrex 30x, Handheld GPS Navigator with 3-axis Compass, Enhanced Memory and Resolution, 2.2-inch Color Display, Water Resistant
Amazon logo
$249.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 22x, Rugged Handheld GPS Na...Garmin eTrex 22x, Rugged Handheld GPS Navigator
Amazon logo
$199.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS N...Garmin eTrex 10 Worldwide Handheld GPS Navigator
Amazon logo
$88.86
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 30x TOPO GPS Bundle (100K T...Garmin eTrex 30x TOPO GPS Bundle (100K Topographic Card, Carry Case, BirdsEye, Belt Clip), Upgraded Version of Garmin eTrex 30 bundle
Amazon logo
$358.98
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 30 Worldwide Handheld GPS N...Garmin eTrex 30 Worldwide Handheld GPS Navigator (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$179.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin GPSMAP 64x, Handheld GPS, Preload...Garmin GPSMAP 64x, Handheld GPS, Preloaded with TopoActive Maps, Black/Navy, One Size (010-02258-00)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin etrex Touch 35
Amazon logo
$252.22
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin eTrex 20XT Camo Bundle with Prelo...Garmin eTrex 20XT Camo Bundle with Preloaded TOPO U.S. 100K Maps
Amazon logo
$169.99
Garmin eTrex 30x AmazonGarmin 010-01772-00 Foretrex 601, 2 inch...Garmin 010-01772-00 Foretrex 601, 2 inches
Amazon logo
$189.90

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