Handheld GPS Navigator with Digital Camera
Garmin 550T Handheld GPS Navigator with Digital Camera
Easily the most popular for hikers and geocachers , theGarmin 550T Handheld GPS Navigator with Digital Camera comes with all the bells and whistles (or is expandable to upgrade for them). With so many options to choose from this is by far the most popular for expansion, upgrades and ability to be compatible with a wide range of functions.
Hikers are going to love this because they can find many free apps in the Garmin store, share with other compatible devices (Oregon and Colorado models), retrieve altitude readings (using barometric altimeter readings), all in an iPhone feel touch screen that will quickly be the favorite for hikers and geocaching.
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What are people saying about the Garmin 550T Handheld GPS Navigator with Digital Camera
Highly rated for on and off road use. Primary reasons for using are hiking and geocaching activities.
Easy touch screen operation gives the Garmin Oregon 550t clear advantages over comparable models:
- Easy to read in direct sunlight (higher resolution makes the screen brighter)
- Camera is great for snap shots (not for photo quality but serves purpose for geocaching) location is stored in the camera's memory "geolocation information will be displayed in a text field but not in the picture"
- Pre-loaded U.S. topo maps
- Upload your photos (via USB to Garmin.com and store at Picasa)
- Has a microSD card slot (card sold separately) to expand storage space
- compass "sometimes" needs to be recalibrated
Reviews are commendable.
Overall the Garmin 55t reviews are remarkable and one of the best GPS Navigation / Sports Handhelds you can buy.