30points

Garmin GPSMAP 64s

90points

TomTom VIA 1605 TM

Garmin GPSMAP 64s
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Garmin GPSMAP 64s vs TomTom VIA 1605 TM

Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM
30
points
90
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Why is Garmin GPSMAP 64s better than TomTom VIA 1605 TM?

  • Has device to device sharing capabilities
  • 9.9g lighter
    260.1gvs270g
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 42.11% less body volume
    351.36cm³vs608.616cm³
  • 97mm narrower
    61mmvs158mm
  • Has dedicated smartphone application
  • Has social features
  • Has dedicated social media applications

Why is TomTom VIA 1605 TM better than Garmin GPSMAP 64s?

  • Has day and night mode
  • Has route optimizer
  • Has weather updates
  • Has lifetime maps
  • 2.31x bigger screen size
    6"vs2.6"
  • Has a favorites menu
  • Has route avoidance
  • Has lifetime traffic updates

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.screen size

2.6"

6"

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

Best

Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital

7"

2.has an external memory slot
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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.

3.resolution

160 x 240px

800 x 600px

Best

TomTom VIA 1605 M

800 x 600px

4.weight

260.1g

270g

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.thickness

36mm

36mm

Best

Becker Revo.2

7mm

Connectivity

1.Has device to device sharing capabilities
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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.Automatically syncs
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

3.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

Navigation

1.Has day and night mode
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

2.Has lifetime maps
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

3.Has route optimizer
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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.

4.Has route avoidance
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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 lifetime traffic updates
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.

6.Has eco-routing
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

Features

1.Has weather updates
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

You can access weather forecasts using the device.

2.Has an emergency shortcut application
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

3.Has a favorites menu
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

4.Has dedicated smartphone application
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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

5.Has a world timer
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

With a world timer you can easily see the time all over the globe. It is useful if you are travelling through different time zones.

6.Measures pace
Garmin GPSMAP 64s
TomTom VIA 1605 TM

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.

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