GARMIN HANDHELD AND OUTDOOR GPS

Garmin outdoor GPS units are handheld units that you can take with you while you’re hiking, biking and exploring. From basic handheld GPS units to full-feature GPS with two-way radio, we have the right GPS to get you outdoors.

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Garmin ModelMontana 680Montana 700Montana 700iMontana 750iOregon 750
Waypoints400010,00010,00010,00010,000
Routes200250250250250
Track log10,00020, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20,000
Tracks200250250250250
Display size2″ x 3.5″5.0″ diagonal5.0″ diagonal5.0″ diagonal1.5″ x 2.5″
Display resolution272 x 480 pixels480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels240 x 400 pixels
Built-in memory4 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB4 GB
Expandable memory
✅ (micro sd)
✅ (micro sd)✅ (micro sd)✅ (micro sd)✅ (micro sd)
Battery typerechargeable Li-Ion/AArechargeable Li-Ion/AAremovable li-ion battery packremovable li-ion battery packrechargeable NiMH pack (included) or 2 AA (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life16/2218/33018/30018/30016
GPS/GlONASS galileoGPSGPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS/GLONASS
Touchscreen
Colour
Flashlight
Camera✅ (8mp)
Connect IQ
Garmin explore
Garmin connect
MIL STD 810G ruggedness
Rinex logging
Built-in satellite messenger
inReach remote widget
Electronic compasstilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axis
Barometric altimeter
Auto routing
Eternal antenna compatible
Area calculate
Mapping compatible
Dual orientation
WirelessANT+Bluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFi
Spoken direction✅ (with mount and maps)✅ (with mount and maps)✅ (with mount and maps)✅ (with mount and maps)
Preloaded mapsWorldwide basemap + 1 year BirdsEye SubscriptionTopoActive, by region; Federal Public Lands maps, North America onlyTopoActive, by region; Federal Public Lands maps, North America onlyTopoActive, by region; Federal Public Lands maps, North America onlyWorldwide basemap + 1 year BirdsEye Subscription
Custom maps
Satellite imagery
Geocaching✅ (paperless)✅ (geocaching live)✅ (geocaching live)✅ (geocaching live)✅ (geocaching live)
Unit to Unit transfer✅ (plus images and custom maps)
Smart notification
Live tracking
Boat data streaming
Active weather
Garmin ModelGPSMAP 276CxGPSMAP 66sGPSMAP 66stGPSMAP 66srGPSMAP 66iGPSMAP 64xGPSMAP 65GPSMAP 65s
Waypoints10,00010,00010,00010,00010,000500050005000
Routes250250250250250200200200
Track log20,00020,00020,00020,00020,00010,00010,00010,000
Tracks250250250250250200200200
Display size5.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal1.43″ x 2.15″1.43″ x 2.15″1.43″ x 2.15″
Display resolution800 x 480 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels160 x 240 pixels160 x 240 pixels160 x 240 pixels
Built-in memory8 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB8GB16 GB16 GB
Expandable memory✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)
Battery typerechargeable Li-Ion/AArechargeable Li-Ion/AArechargeable Li-Ion/AArechargeable, internal lithium-ionrechargeable, internal lithium-ionAAAAAA
Battery life (hours)16/816/1 week16/1 week36/45035/200161616
GPS/GLONASS GalileoGPS/GLONASSGPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, IRNSSGPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS/GLONASS
Galileo
GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, IRNSSGPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, IRNSS
Touchscreen
Colour
Flashlight✅ Plus SOS Beacon✅ Plus SOS beacon✅ Plus SOS beacon
Camera
Connect IQ
Garmin Explore
Garmin connect
MIL STD 810G ruggedness
Rinex logging
Built-in satellite messenger
inReach remote widgetbuilt in inReach capabilities
Electronic compasstilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axis
Barometric altimeter
Auto Routing
External Antenna Compatible
Area calculate
Mapping compatible
Dual orientation
WirelessBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+Bluetooth/ANT+
Spoken directions✅ with mount & maps
Preloaded mapsWorldwide basemap + 1 year BirdsEye SubscriptionWorldwide basemap + 1 year BirdsEye SubscriptionTopographic 100k for U.S. and Canada, not routableTopoActive, routableTopoActive, routableTopoActive, routableTopoActive, routableTopoActive, routable
Custom maps
Satellite imagery
Geocaching✅ Paperless✅ Paperless
Unit to unit transfer
smart notifications
Live tracking
Boat data streaming
Active weather
Garmin ModelGPS 73GPSMAP 78GPSMAP 78sGPSMAP 78scGPSMAP 86sGPSMAP 86scGPSMAP 86iGPSMAP 86sci
Waypoints100020002000200010,00010,00010,00010,000
Routes50200200200250250250250
Track log10,00010,00020, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities20, 000, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
Tracks100200200200250250250250
Display size1.43″ x 2.15″1.43″ x 2.15″1.43″ x 2.15″1.43″ x 2.15″3.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal3.0″ diagonal
Display resolution128 x 160 pixels160 x 240 pixels160 x 240 pixels160 x 240 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels
Built-in memory1.7GB1.7GB1.7GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Expandable memory✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)
Battery typeAAAAAAAA40/20040/20040/20040/200
Battery Life
GPS/GLONASS GalileoGPSGPSGPSGPSGPS/ GalileoGPS/ GalileoGPS/ GalileoGPS/ Galileo
Touchscreen
Colour
Flashlight
Camera
Connect IQ
Garmin Explore
Garmin connect
MIL STD 810G ruggedness
Rinex logging
Built-in satellite messenger
inReach remote widgetbuilt in inReach capabilitiesbuilt in inReach capabilities
Electronic compasstilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axis
Barometric altimeter
Auto Routing
External Antenna Compatible
Area calculate
Mapping compatible
Dual orientation
WirelessANT+ANT+Bluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFiBluetooth/ANT+/WiFi
Spoken directions
Preloaded mapsWorldwide basemapWorldwide basemapWorldwide basemap + U.S. Marine chartsWorldwide TOPO basemapWorldwide TOPO basemap, U.S. BlueChart G3Worldwide TOPO basemapWorldwide TOPO basemap, U.S. BlueChart G3
Custom maps
Satellite imagery
Geocaching✅paperless✅paperless✅paperless✅paperless✅paperless✅paperless✅paperless
Unit to unit transfer
smart notifications
Live tracking
Boat data streaming
Active weather
Garmin ModeleTrex 10eTrex 22xeTrex 32xRINO 700RINO 750RINO 755t
Waypoints200020002000100010,00010,000
Routes20020020050250250
Track log10,00010,00010,00010,00020,00020,000
Tracks100200200100200200
Display size1.4″ x 1.7″1.4″ x 1.7″1.4″ x 1.7″1.4″ x 1.7″1.53” x 2.55” 1.53” x 2.55” 
Display resolution128 x 160 pixels240 x 320 pixels240 x 320 pixels128 x 160 pixels240 x 400 pixels240 x 400 pixels
Built-in memory8GB8GB1.7GB4.5GB
Expandable memory✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)✅ (MicroSD)
Battery typeAAAAAAinternal li-ion battery packremovable li-ion battery packremovable li-ion battery pack
Battery life (hours)252525131414
GPS/GLONASS GalileoGPS/GLONASSGPS/GLONASSGPS/GLONASSGPS/GLONASSGPS/GLONASSGPS/GLONASS
Touchscreen
Colour
Flashlight
Camera✅ 8 MP
Connect IQ
Garmin Explore
Garmin connect
MIL STD 810G ruggedness
Rinex logging
Built-in satellite messenger
inReach remote widget
Electronic compasstilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axistilt-compensated, 3-axis
Barometric altimeter
Auto Routing
External Antenna Compatible
Area calculate
Mapping compatible
Dual orientation
WirelessANT+Bluetooth/ANT+Bluetooth/ANT+
Spoken directions
Preloaded mapsTopoActive, routableTopoActive, routableTOPO U.S. 100K
Custom maps
Satellite imagery
Geocaching✅ paperless✅ paperless✅ paperless
Unit to unit transfer
smart notifications
Live tracking
Boat data streaming
Active weather