Garmin has introduced Oregon series of handheld GPS devices for outdoor, marine and fitness enthusiasts. Ideal for outdoors, the new range of GPS systems feature touchscreen interface, rugged and resilient design. Users can choose suitable mapping options for them.
The GPS device range includes five devices including Oregon 400t, 400c, 400i, 300 and 200. All the models boast a high-resolution, color 3-inch touchscreen. Moreover Garmin claims that incorporated Garmin’s new HotFix feature make the satellite reception faster on mountains or even in the sea. It automatically calculates and stores critical satellite information and can use that information to quickly calculate a position without waiting for data collection from the satellites.
“The Oregon’s vibrant screen is responsive to the touch of your finger, yet resistant to the forces of nature,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “Combining the touchscreen interface of our iconic automotive devices with the preloaded features of the acclaimed Colorado series makes this the ultimate outdoor handheld.”
The Oregon 400t is targeted at US hikers who need US topographic maps. These maps are in state-of-the-art 3D elevation perspective. While the Oregon 400i offers anglers shoreline details, depth contours and boat ramps for US. The Oregon 400c is meant for the marine enthusiasts. It helps users to find their way from coastal US and Bahamas.
The Oregon 300 and Oregon 200 feature a worldwide basemap with shaded relief. However the Oregon 200 incorporates a basemap that can be easily supplemented with additional mapping.
Apart from these special features, all of the Garmin Oregon series devices incorporate a barometric altimeter and electronic compass and is compatible with Garmin’s heart-rate monitors and speed/cadence sensors.
Now users can take advantage of these devices and fearlessly go on treks and other adventures.