Garmin GPSMAP 64sc (©Garmin)

Garmin GPSMAP 64sc (©Garmin)

Garmin announced the GPSMAP 64sc, an outdoor handheld with an 8MP camera, geotagging and flash functionality.

The GPSMAP 64sc is the successor of the GPSMAP 62sc, providing almost all features of the Garmin GPSMAP 64 series.

Garmin states:

Adding a flash camera in the GPSMAP 64sc opens up a variety of new opportunities for the GPSMAP user,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “The flash plus geotagging capabilities allows users to easily scout hunting spots, navigate to different waypoints or automatically geotag locations for professional use. Users can even use the camera flash as a flashlight, something that isn’t available on other 64 series units.

GPSMAP 64sc key features:

  • Dimensions: 2.4″ x 6.3″ x 1.4″ (6.1 x 16.0 x 3.6 cm)
  • Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g) with batteries
  • Display: 2,6″ 65K color TFT, 1.43″ x 2.15″ (3.6 x 5.5 cm), 160 x 240 pixels
  • Battery: 2 AA batteries or rechargeable NiMH pack
  • Battery life: 16 hours
  • Water rating: IPX7
  • Memory: 4 GB built-in, microSD card
  • Camera: 8MP, autofocus, automatic geotagging, flashlight, picture viewer, photo navigation, different resolutions, storage location (microSD or internally)
  • GPS: GPS & GLONASS receiver, HotFix satellite prediction, WAAS/EGNOS (but no MCX connector for an external GPS antenna)
  • Sensors: 3-axis electronic compass with accelerometer, barometric altimeter, fitness sensors & tempe sensor via ANT+
  • Connectivity: ANT+, Bluetooth LE, high-speed USB (NMEA 0183 compatible), unit-to-unit transfer via ANT+
  • Smartphone: notifications, live tracking, activity upload to Garmin connect
  • Navigation: all Garmin standard navigation features (tracks, routes, waypoints, …)
  • Geocaching: paperless geocaching with 250,000 preloaded caches
  • In the box: 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription, AC charger, rechargeable NiMH battery pack, carabiner clip, USB cable, manual
  • Suggested retail price: $399.99
Our verdict

  • The Garmin GPSMAP 64sc is the perfect rugged and glove friendly outdoor handheld for scientists, geocachers, hunters and all other outdoor enthusiasts for waypointing and geotagging an important finding place!
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