Garmin Montana rugged handheld GPS

Garmin today unveiled, its most advanced handheld GPS, featuring a ruggedized design, 4-inch (272 x 480 pixels) touchscreen dual orientation display, high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver, multiple mounting and battery options, and support for a wide range of Garmin cartography.

The Montana GPS is fully waterproof and Garmin claims that it is capable of withstanding all the mud and grit you can throw at it. The handheld is also equipped with barometric altimeter, 3-axis compass and a 5-megapixel autofocus camera with automatic geo-tagging allowing you to navigate back to that exact spot in the future. It has 3.5 GB built-in memory and if need more storage, there is and microSD card slot.

Garmin Montana 650t



Montana offers two battery options – a rechargeable lithium ion battery pack, lasting up to 16 hours and when it is depleted, you can still continue your route, using three AA batteries, giving you additional 22 hours of use. The device supports Garmin’s wide array of detailed topographic, marine, and road map and  Satellite Imagery (subscription required) that lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. Also supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details directly to the handheld, as well is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device.

Garmin Montana 650t

Garmin Montana is available for preorder now, priced at $629.99, shipping is expected during 2nd quarter.

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