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Garmin Astro 220

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Garmin Astro 220. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and size. The performance and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, size, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Astro 220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Garmin Astro 220


alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Garmin Astro 220 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Reviewers really like the design and durability. The size and performance also get good opinions. There are some negative comments about the reliability, while there are some mixed comments about the price.

usability, performance, size, durability, design


84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Astro 220 Dog Tracking GPS Bundle with DC40 Wireless Transmitter CollarGarmin Astro 220 Dog Tracking GPS Bundle with DC40 Wireless Transmitter Collar

May, 2018

Consumer review (

DC-20 antenna


this sistem is very cool and easy to use! but needs to do something about the antenna on collar (DC 20) it keeps on breaking when the dog goes under fences and in tall grass!

Dec, 2007

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The best way to track your dog


probably the best tracking system you can get

Nov, 2007

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dependale, but becomes outdated fast ”


p style="__styledocument: [object];">My wife bought this GPS for me two years ago for Christmas at a Black Friday special. For being a cheap, low end GPS, it has performed very well. Aside from the occasional saying I am driving in a river, it gives...

Dec, 2009

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very unique ”


The Garmin Astro is a unique product which gives you the ability to track your dog by GPS while hunting. The Astro resembles many of the other Garmin handheld devices but with the addition of a second antenna. In fact, it is really just a modification...

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Release the hounds and know what they're up to with Astro, the GPS-enabled dog tracking system for hunters. Ready to go right out of the box, the Astro system will have you hunting in no time. This unique system pinpoints your dog's position every 5 seconds. You will know if your dog is pointing, sitting, moving or treeing. Where it's at. Where it's been. How fast it's moving and how far it's gone.


Battery life (max):24
Battery Type:AA
Run Time (Up To):24hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:160 x 240


Built-in camera: No


Color of product:Black, Orange
Form Factor:Handheld

Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:2.6
Display Resolution:160 x 240
Display size (HxV):36 x 55
Display size (HxV) (imperial):36 x 55
Touch screen: No
Widescreen: No

Energy Management

Battery life (max):20
Battery Technology:Alkaline
Number of batteries supported:2
Power source type:Battery

GPS System

GPS Functions / Services:Altimeter / Distance / Electronic compass / Elevation / Local pressure / Speed
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking
Type:GPS receiver

GPS Type

Auto: No
Aviation: No
Camper/Caravan: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): Yes
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): Yes
Sport (fitness, running): No
Truck: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin Astro


Maps included: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:1.7


Waterproof: Yes


Live service: No
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N
Tracklog Points:10000
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Waypoints per route:250


Bluetooth: No


Battery life (max):20
Battery Technology:Alkaline
Number of batteries supported:2
Power source type:Battery

Technical Details

Color of product:Black, Orange
Form Factor:Handheld
International Protection (IP) code:IPX7
Protection features:Water Resistant

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.26 / 1.3
Height:6.1 / 6.26
Weight:6.53 / 7.51 / 9.17
Width:2.24 / 2.4