14points

Garmin GPSMAP 64

72points

Magellan SmartGPS

Garmin GPSMAP 64
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Garmin GPSMAP 64 vs Magellan SmartGPS

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
14
points
Garmin GPSMAP 64
72
points
Magellan SmartGPS

Why is Garmin GPSMAP 64 better than Magellan SmartGPS?

  • 15.5h longer battery life - GPS
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    16hvs0.5h
  • Has a 3D compass
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  • Can upload maps
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  • Has a dedicated smartphone app
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  • Measures pace
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  • Tracks distance
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  • Weather sealed
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  • Is dustproof and water resistant
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Why is Magellan SmartGPS better than Garmin GPSMAP 64?

  • 1.92x bigger screen size
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    5"vs2.6"
  • Has day and night mode
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  • Has a favorites menu
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  • Has lifetime maps
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  • Has route optimizer
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  • Has weather updates
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  • Has route avoidance
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  • Has lifetime traffic updates
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General info

1.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital

7"

2.6"

5"

2.battery life with GPS on
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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Garmin eTrex 30x

25h

16h

0.5h

3.resolution
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Best

TomTom VIA 1605 M

800 x 600px

160 x 240px

800 x 480px

4.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
5.thickness
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Best

Becker Revo.2

7mm

36mm

12mm

6.weight
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Best

Garmin Nuvi 3760T

113.4g

260.1g

212g

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS

Navigation

1.Has day and night mode
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The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
2.Has route optimizer
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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.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
3.Has lifetime maps
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Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
4.Has route avoidance
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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.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
5.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
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The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
6.Has lifetime traffic updates
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The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS

Features

1.Has a favorites menu
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Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
2.Has weather updates
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You can access weather forecasts using the device.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
3.Has social features
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Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
4.Has a 3D compass
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3D compass is a compass that will show accurate readings also when the compass is tilted. Therefore you don’t need to keep the compass on level ground to get steady readings.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
5.Has a dedicated smartphone app
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You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS
6.Measures pace
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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.

Garmin GPSMAP 64
Magellan SmartGPS

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