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Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
Top 16%209 points
Top 16%
Top 75%63 points
Top 75%
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
Top specs, facts and figures

Magellan SmartGPS vs Garmin eTrex 30x: 49 facts in comparison

1. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5"
Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT-Digital: 7"
2.2"

2. Has weather updates

You can access weather forecasts using the device.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
8% have it

3. Has lifetime maps

Users are able to download the latest maps four times per year with no further fees or subscriptions.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
63% have it

4. Has route optimizer

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.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
49% have it

5. Has day and night mode

The brightness of the display adapts to the level of light, for example at dusk it will dim as the amount of sunlight decreases.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
24% have it

6. Has lifetime traffic updates

The device includes a subscription to a lifetime of free traffic updates.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
59% have it

7. weight

70.3g lighter.
212g
Garmin Nuvi 3760T: 113.4g
141.7g

8. thickness

21mm thinner.
12mm
Becker Revo.2: 7mm
33mm

9. Has device to device sharing capabilities

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.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
11% have it

10. Has a favorites menu

Save all your favorite destinations, such as certain towns or restaurants, so you have directions ready for your next visit.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
57% have it

11. Has music playback

The device can play mp3 music files.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
13% have it

12. resolution

5x higher resolution.
800 x 480px
TomTom VIA 1605 M: 800 x 600px
240 x 320px

13. has an external memory slot

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.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
77% have it

14. Has route avoidance

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.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
75% have it

15. Has lane guidance

This feature will tell the user what lane they should be in when preparing for upcoming turns or junctions.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
74% have it

16. Has pedestrian mode

The pedestrian mode optimizes the route for walking, and may also adjust arrival times to match walking, rather than driving speeds.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
19% have it

17. width

106mm narrower.
160mm
Garmin eTrex 30x: 54mm
54mm

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
6% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
88% have it

20. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
3% have it

21. Has an automatic rerouting feature

If you take a wrong turn or face heavy traffic ahead, the GPS will design a new route so that you will still arrive at your destination as quickly as possible.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
79% have it

22. Has speed alerts

The device will alert you of upcoming speed cameras and warn you if you exceed the current speed limit.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
78% have it

23. Has travel applications included

This includes useful travel information pulled from Yelp and Foursquare, such as nearest gas stations, live fuel prices and nearby traffic events.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
2% have it

24. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
3% have it

25. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Magellan SmartGPS
Garmin eTrex 30x
8% have it

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