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Garmin GPSMAP 640

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the durability and memory are generally positive. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the design and price.

screen, usability, performance, memory, durability

price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin GPSMAP 640 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Garmin GPSMAP 640

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Garmin GPSMAP 640 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

screen, usability, performance, memory, durability

price, design

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin GPSMAP 640 Waterproof Car/Marine GPS and ChartplotterGarmin GPSMAP-640 Car Marine GPSGarmin GPSMAP 696 Color Portable Aviation GPS

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Garmin GPSMAP 696 Aviation GPS Offers Split-screen Versatility

 

Big, high-resolution screen permits simultaneous map and instrument viewing., XM satellite weather radio and integrated weather display layer., High-resolution terrain alert features.

May have difficulty finding room for it in the cockpit., Study up and practice to master all of its features and controls.

Garmin takes portable aviation GPS to the next level with its GPSMAP 696 multi-function display (MFD) model. The 696 features a big (7-inches diagonal), bright, high-resolution display that can be operated in split-screen mode to display maps and...

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Multi-Purpose GPS For The Car And Boat

 

I have used several different GPS devices over the years and Garmin builds some of the best automotive and boating units you can buy. My latest purchase was the Garmin GPSMAP 640. Although expensive, this unit packs plenty of features with the weekend...

Built in maps. Auto and marine capable

Poor speaker. Expensive. Optional maps expensive

Product Specifications

With the Garmin GPSMAP 640, you'll get a full-featured marine chart plotter and an on-the-road navigator. The GPSMAP 640 comes standard with a high-sensitivity GPS receiver and brilliant, high-resolution touch screen display so you'll always know the way whether you're on land or at sea.
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