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Garmin eTrex Vista Cx

Garmin eTrex Vista Cx
alaScore 84

498 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 498 reviews of Garmin eTrex Vista Cx. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The price and performance also get good feedback.

usability, performance, price, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin eTrex Vista Cx is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 468 user reviews of Garmin eTrex Vista Cx from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People really like the durability and performance. The reliability and price also get good feedback.

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin eTrex Vista CX Handheld GPS NavigatorGarmin eTrex Vista Cx Waterproof Hiking GPSGarmin eTrex Vista CX Color Handheld GPS

Nov, 2015

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Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: tikabiotek (

GPS Handheld that i dream


I was using this GPS unit for my field work and I found that this GPS was very easy to use. I always dream to have this GPS ever since(I was using my friend's GPS). I found that electronic compass inside this GPS very useful when we enter an area with...

Lot of feature with affordable prise

limited memory no removable media

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: patan425 (

Never lacking in my suitcase.


This GPS already has a few years since I bought ago 4. I cost â'¬ 540 and is GPS hardest of all that I have. I have been a pda with built-in GPS that has color display, memory and virtually unlimited permit programs incorporate digitized mapping, but I...

Resistance, a large memory

Small Screen. Time positioning

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: James (

I have fallen in love


I have fallen in love with this device. It has got the works it comes with a 64MB Micro SD card this can be replaced with a large capacity card. If you want turn by turn instructions you have to buy additional software like MapSource® City Navigator...

Aug, 2007

Product Specifications

Pack more detail into your adventure with the eTrex Vista Cx. Garmin has added removable memory to this pocket handheld, making it easy to pack light and add maps on the go. The eTrex Vista Cx is loaded with the same popular features found in the eTrex Vista C, including barometric altimeter, electronic compass, sunlight-readable color and advanced GPS routing capabilities - all in a waterproof design. You won't miss a thing when you take this rugged, lightweight, easy-to-use handheld out hiking, biking, boating or even geocaching.


Run Time (Up To):20hour(s)/22hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:2"
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1 cm
Resolution:176 x 220

Dimensions & Weight



Designed For (MG):Other
Product Type:External battery pack/GPS receiver battery
Subcategory (MG):Specific batteries

GPS System

GPS Functions / Services:12-hour pressure trend / Ascent/descent rate / Bearing / Electronic compass / Elevation / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / ETE (Estimated Time Enroute) / Heading / Local pressure / Speed / Time/date / VMG (Velocity Made Good)
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Hiking
Type:GPS receiver


Model:Vista Cx
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin/Garmin eTrex


CE Product Type:GPS receiver bike mount
Compatible Mobile Devices:Garmin Colorado 300 / Garmin Colorado 400/Garmin n
Waterproof: Yes


Tracklog Points:10000

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty