Garmin Unveils the GPSMAP 64 Series

Garmin Unveils the GPSMAP 64 Series

Garmin announced a followup to their GPSMAP 62 series this week. The GPSMAP 64 series comes in three models (64, 64s and the 64st), and some of the key features include...

  • Dual GPS and GLONASS (locks on approximately 20 percent faster than using GPS alone)
  • 2.6-inch sunlight-readable transflective color display
  • Water-resistant (IPX7)
  • 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter
  • The 64s and 64st can be used as a remote for the VIRB (read our coverage of the VIRB camera)
  • wireless connectivity for data transfer between the the 64s and 64st and other compatible Garmin handhelds, mobile apps, and for Smart Notification technology
  • Through ANT+™, the 64s and 64st models are also compatible with external sensors such as tempe™, the external temperature sensor and the premium heart rate monitor
  • Dual-battery system, where both standard AA batteries and a rechargeable NiMH battery pack (sold separately) can be used