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Garmin GPSMAP 86, 78, 66, 64 Series Comparison Table

Are you considering which Garmin GPSMAP handheld GPS device to buy? The table below compares the latest Garmin GPSMAP models available to buy from ActiveGPS including the Garmin GPSMAP 64sx, Garmin GPSMAP 66st and Garmin GPSMAP 78 and Garmin GPSMAP 78s.

The comparison table below highlights the main comparison features e.g. screen size, battery life, number of waypoints, whether the unit has a built-in compass and altimeter, etc to enable you to identify and see the difference between the Garmin GPSMAP models.

Want to compare the Garmin GPSMAP series alongside other Garmin handheld ranges e.g. Montana, Oregon and inReach? Please see the full handheld GPS comparison table.


Product features comparison

 

Features

Garmin GPSMAP 86i

Garmin GPSMAP 78s

Garmin GPSMAP 78

Garmin GPSMAP 66i

Garmin GPSMAP 66st

Garmin GPSMAP 66s

Garmin GPSMAP 64sx

Garmin GPSMAP 64x

Screen size

3-inch

2.6-inch

2.6-inch

3-inch

3-inch

3-inch

2.6-inch

2.6-inch

Touchscreen

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Satellite messaging

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

Dual orientation

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Camera

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Battery life

35 hours

20 hours

20 hours

35 hours

16 hours

16 hours

16 hours

16 hours

Compass and altimeter

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Bluetooth

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

ANT+

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Preloaded Mapping

Worldwide Basemap

Worldwide Basemap

Worldwide basemap

TopoActive Europe

TopoActive Europe

Worldwide basemap

Worldwide basemap

Worldwide basemap

Paperless Geocaching

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Waypoints

10,000

2,000

2,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

5,000

5,000

Route

250

200

200

250

250

250

200

200

Built-in Memory

16GB

1.7GB

1.7GB

16GB

16GB

16GB

8GB

8GB

Optional Garmin maps on SD/microSD Card
 

TOPO

TOPO

TOPO

TOPO

TOPO

TOPO

TOPO

TOPO

 

BlueChart

BlueChart

BlueChart

BlueChart

BlueChart

BlueChart

BlueChart

BlueChart

 

City Navigator

City Navigator

City Navigator

City Navigator

City Navigator

City Navigator

City Navigator

City Navigator

 

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

GB Discoverer

NMEA 0183 compatible

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Floats on water

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Weight

272g

218.3g

218.3g

241g

230g

230g

230g

230g


Want to compare other Garmin handheld ranges?

The above table only features the Garmin GPSMAP models that you can buy from ActiveGPS. If you would like to compare handheld models from a different Garmin range e.g. Montana handhelds, please click on the relevant link below to compare models:

Garmin eTrex comparison table
Garmin inReach comparison table
Garmin Montana comparison table
Garmin Oregon comparison table

Want to compare the Garmin GPSMAP series alongside other Garmin handheld ranges e.g. Oregon, eTrex and inReach? Please see the full handheld GPS comparison table.


Do you own an older Garmin GPSMAP handheld device? Are you looking for accessories?

As well as selling the latest Garmin Montana models and their accessories, we also sell a vast selection of genuine Garmin accessories for Garmin Montana devices that have since been discontinued. Discontinued Garmin Montana outdoor systems we sell original parts for include the Garmin GPSMAP 60 series, Garmin GPSMAP 62, Garmin GPSMAP 62s, Garmin GPSMAP 62sc, Garmin GPSMAP 62st, Garmin GPSMAP 64, Garmin GPSMAP 64s and Garmin GPSMAP 64st.

Alternatively, view accessories for all Garmin GPSMAP models, including accessory and parts for the very latest. Parts available include; retractable lanyard, swivel belt clip, mains charger and chirp geocaching beacon.


Garmin Authorised Internet Retailer

We are official Internet Retailers of Garmin products and we sell genuine Garmin accessories and maps. We purchase from the Garmin UK distributor. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

This page was last updated on: 22nd November 2019

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