30points

Garmin GPSMAP 64s

86points

TomTom GO 50

Garmin GPSMAP 64s
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Garmin GPSMAP 64s vs TomTom GO 50

Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50
30
points
86
points

Why is Garmin GPSMAP 64s better than TomTom GO 50?

  • Has a 3D compass
  • Has dedicated social media applications
  • Has social features
  • Can upload maps
  • Weather sealed
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 83.5mm narrower
    61mmvs144.5mm

Why is TomTom GO 50 better than Garmin GPSMAP 64s?

  • Has lifetime maps
  • Has day and night mode
  • Has route optimizer
  • Has weather updates
  • 1.92x bigger screen size
    5"vs2.6"
  • 3.4x higher resolution
    480 x 272pxvs160 x 240px
  • 12mm thinner
    24mmvs36mm
  • Has route avoidance

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.screen size

2.6"

5"

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

Best

Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital

7"

2.thickness

36mm

24mm

Best

Becker Revo.2

7mm

3.has an external memory slot
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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.

4.weight

260.1g

210g

Best

Garmin Nuvi 3760T

113.4g

5.battery life with GPS on

16h

2h

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

Best

Garmin eTrex 30x

25h

6.resolution

160 x 240px

480 x 272px

Best

TomTom VIA 1605 M

800 x 600px

Connectivity

1.Has device to device sharing capabilities
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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.

2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

3.Automatically syncs
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Navigation

1.Has lifetime maps
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.

2.Has route optimizer
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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.

3.Has day and night mode
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.

4.Has route avoidance
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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.

5.Has eco-routing
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

This option allows users to plan environmentally friendly routes which can reduce fuel consumption.

6.Has a sensitive receiver
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

A sensitive receiver can deliver even more accurate estimations of your current position.

Features

1.Has weather updates
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

You can access weather forecasts using the device.

2.Has a favorites menu
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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

3.Has an emergency shortcut application
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

In the case of an emergency the user can quickly contact the emergency services through the device.

4.Measures pace
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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.

5.Has a 3D compass
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

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.

6.Has dedicated smartphone application
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom GO 50

You can have routes prepared on your smartphone and sync it with your device before beginning your journey.

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