UPDATE: Here’s my hands on review of the Garmin GPSMAP 64s.
Garmin has announced the GPSMAP 64 series, updating the 62 series (of which the 62s is currently my go-to handheld). Let’s dive right into the improvements…
Smart iPhone connectivity
Optional rechargeable battery
Models, pricing and availability
There are three models being released, the 64, 64s and 64st. The base model Garmin GPSMAP 64 lists for $299.99.
The GPSMAP 64s adds a tri-axial compass, barometric altimeter, wireless connectivity for smart notifications and a one-year subscription to BirdsEye aerial imagery. It will list for $399.99.
The GPSMAP 64st adds preloaded 1:100,000 scale topo maps of the US and will list for $499.99.
The 64 series is expected to be available later this month.
UPDATE: Here’s the full news release.
What do you think? Will you be ponying up for one of these?