Garmin announced its new GPSMAP 62 series rugged outdoor handheld devices with a sleek updated look, new mapping options for hunters, hikers and geocachers of all ages. The GPSMAP 62 series features a 2.6-inch sunlight readable color display, up to 20 hours of battery life, a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, quad helix antenna and a built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief.
The GPSMAP 62s model comes with a 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass and wireless connectivity for sharing routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches between other compatible Garmin handhelds as well as a a barometric altimeter. The GPSMAP 62st model adds 100K topographic maps for the entire United States. Both models haev 1.7GB of onboard memory.