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The Best Handheld GPS Review

 The Best Handheld GPS Review
Which handheld GPS is the best? We tested nine of the latest and greatest units from Garmin, Magellan, DeLorme and RandMcNally in a head-to-head competition that assessed satellite reception, ease of ...


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Aug 04, 2013
How to Choose the Best Handheld GPS - Click for details
 How to Choose the Best Handheld GPS
Do you need a GPS?
It's generally wise to be prepared when heading into unfamiliar territory, and a GPS can provide protection if conditions turn ...

by Max Neale
Dec 26, 2013
Garmin eTrex 20

 Garmin eTrex 20
The Garmin eTrex 20 is the best value GPS available anywhere. It locates your position with reasonably efficiency and accuracy and helps to get you back on route or navigate in low visibility conditio...


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Aug 03, 2013
Garmin GPSMAP 62sc

 Garmin GPSMAP 62sc
The Garmin GPSMAP 62sc is the most accurate and most reliable GPS unit we've tested. Its large external antenna locked on our position faster and plotted slightly more accurate locations than other un...


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Aug 04, 2013
Garmin Oregon 550

 Garmin Oregon 550
The Garmin Oregon 550 is a powerful and easy to use touchscreen GPS device that has been replaced by the newer and much better Garmin Oregon 600. The difference between the two units is dramatic and i...


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Aug 04, 2013
Garmin Dakota 20

 Garmin Dakota 20
The Garmin Dakota 20 is our top rated budget touchscreen GPS. Its easier to use and faster than the Magellan eXplorist 310 and is faster to type on than the Garmin eTrex 20. However, the Dakota's touc...


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Aug 04, 2013
Magellan eXplorist 310

 Magellan eXplorist 310
The Magellan eXplorist 310 is a budget, low performance entry-level GPS unit. Its cramped button configuration makes it difficult to operate efficiently and the directional toggle is jerky and impreci...


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Aug 03, 2013
DeLorme PN-60W

 DeLorme PN-60W
The DeLorme PN-60W is mid-level GPS unit capable of pairing with inReach, a two-way pole-to-pole satellite text messaging device (which costs an extra $249 plus $10+/month subscription). The PN-60W ha...


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Dec 09, 2011
Magellan eXplorist 710

 Magellan eXplorist 710
The Magellan eXplorist 710 is large, fully featured all-purpose GPS with some excellent features such as a large touchscreen, two programmable buttons, and a quick One Touch menu. But, unfortunately, ...


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Aug 03, 2013
Garmin eTrex 30

 Garmin eTrex 30
The Garmin eTrex 30 handheld GPS device is the enhanced version of the Garmin eTrex 20, about which we did a full review. The main differences are that the eTrex 30 has a barometric altimeter, a 3-axi...


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Aug 03, 2013
Garmin eTrex 10

 Garmin eTrex 10
The Garmin eTrex 10 handheld GPS device is the less-featured version of the Garmin eTrex 20, about which we did a full review. The main differences are that the eTrex 10 does not have a color display ...


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Aug 03, 2013
Garmin GPSMAP 60csx

 Garmin GPSMAP 60csx
The Garmin GPSMAP 60csx is the antiquated predecessor of the 62 series. The 62 series has new hardware, a new operating system, and the workflow is much better and faster than the 60 series. The 60csx...


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Jan 23, 2012
Garmin Oregon 300

 Garmin Oregon 300
The Garmin Oregon 300 handheld GPS device is a less featured version of the Garmin Oregon 550, about which we did a full review. The dimensions, weight, maps and memory are the same. The feature list ...


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Apr 16, 2012
Garmin Oregon 200

 Garmin Oregon 200
The Garmin Oregon 200 handheld GPS device is a much lower cost, less featured version of the Garmin Oregon 550, about which we did a full review. The dimensions, weight, maps and memory are the same. ...


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Apr 16, 2012
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