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Marine GPS Comparison Table

Are you considering which marine chartplotter, fishfinder or marine handheld to buy? The table below a compares nine of the latest Garmin marine GPS models that are available to buy from ActiveGPS.

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 chartplotter models.

For further help on deciding the best marine GPS system to buy for your needs or maybe as a gift for somebody else, please see the product pages or phone 01733 777623 (Mon-Fri 9:30am-5pm) outside of these hours please contact us.


Marine GPS Features Comparison

 

Features

Garmin GPSMAP 1022xsv

Garmin GPSMAP 722xs

Garmin GPSMAP 276Cx

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 75sv

Garmin ECHOMAP Plus 45cv

Garmin STRIKER Plus 9sv

Garmin GPSMAP 78

Garmin GPS 73

Garmin GPS 158i

Screen size

12-inch

7-inch

5-inch

7-inch

7-inch

9-inch

2.6-inch

2.6-inch

5-inch

Touchscreen

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

UK and Ireland Bluechart

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

NMEA 0183

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

NMEA 2000

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

CHIRP

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

DownVu (or ClearVu)

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

SideVu

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

Sonar

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

WiFi and Bluetooth

WiFi only

WiFi only

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Radar compatibility

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No


Want to compare more Garmin marine GPS models?

The above table only represents a small fraction of the Garmin marine models you can buy from ActiveGPS. If you would like to compare marine systems from a different Garmin ranges e.g. chartplotters, please click on the relevant link below to compare models:

Chartplotter comparison table
Fishfinder comparison table
Marine handheld comparison table


Marine GPS features explained

CHIRP - CHIRP offers better sonar detection which mean you will get a clearer picture of the waters below you boat making it easier to identify fish, rocky seabeds and more.

DownVu (or ClearVu) - Note: On the newer Garmin Chartplotters this feature is called ClearVu. DownVu is the Garmin feature that provides a view below the boat.

SideVu - SideVu is the Garmin feature that provides a view to the sides of you boat.


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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: 28th March 2019

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