Garmin introduces the new GPSMAP 600 series rugged GPS navigation device that is ready for land and sea. There are two models, the GPSMAP 620 and GPSMAP 640, both featues a rugged touchscreen. The GPSMAP 640 is design for the US market and preloaded with a comprehensive set of street maps and marine charts while the GPSMAP 620 is for markets outside the US.
Garmin’s GPSMAP 600 series is equipped with high sensitivity GPS receiver, a IPX7 waterproff 5.2-inch 800×480 touchscreen display. The GPSMAP 640 is able to offer a true 3-D “mariner’s eye view,” and a “fish eye view” for an underwater 3D bathymetric contour perspective, thanks to the optional BlueChart g2 Vision technology.
Both GPSMAP 620 and 640 comes preloaded with a worldwide basemap with shaded relief, while the GPSMAP 640 gets also comprehensive street maps of North America and detailed U.S. coastal BlueChart g2 charts. The GPSMAP 620 can have optional street map and marine chart data through an SD card slot.
The GPSMAP 620 and GPSMAP 640 are priced at $999.99 and $1199.99 respectively.