Garmin updates its Rino line with three new handheld two-way radios with GPS – the Rino 610, 650 and 655t. They are equipped with high-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix which automatically calculates and stores critical satellite information and can use that information to quickly calculate a position so you can spend more time active and less time waiting, and offer unique position reporting capability that lets you send your exact location to other Rino users so they can see it on their map page and allows you to send unit-to-unit text messages to other Rino users in your area.
The Rino 610 is an entry level 1-watt FRS/GMRS radio handheld GPS radio. It has 1.7GB internal memory and is pre-loaded with a worldwide basemap. It is compatible with Custom Maps and allows users to load TOPO U.S. 24K maps and hit the trail or BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), which lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. It is powered by four AA batteries, lasts up to 18 hours.
The Rino 650 and Rino 655t are 5-watt FRS/GMRS radios featuring a 2.6-inch glove-friendly touchscreen, barometric altimeter, 3-axis tilt compensated compass and NOAA weather radio. With Rino 650 and 655t, you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS devices. The 655t adds a 5 Megapixel auto focus camera with geotagging capability and pre-loaded TOPO 100k maps. The 650 and 655t are powered by a removable and rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack lasting up to 14 hours or up to 18 hours with the optional AA battery pack.
The Rino 610 is priced at $349 while the Rino 650 and Rino 655t are priced at $499.99 and $599.99 respectively.