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Garmin Rino 655t

Garmin Rino 655t
alaScore 80

16 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Garmin Rino 655t. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Garmin Rino 655t is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Garmin Rino 655t from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Reviewers really like the design and reliability. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but views are divided on the size.

usability, price, reliability, design

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin 010-00928-01 Rino 650 US GPSGarmin 010-00928-01 Rino 650 US GPS

May, 2018

Expert review by : Rich Owings (

Garmin Rino 655t


The Garmin Rino 655t GPS with two way radio updates the Rino 530HCx with a touch screen interface, preloaded100k scale topo maps, triaxial compass and 5MP geotagging camera. In addition, the 655t gets the other goodies common to recent Garmin...

Before wrapping up, how about a few more screenshots? That's the altimeter screen, above at right. Below, left to right, we have the trip computer with the recreational dashboard option enabled, one of the main menu screens, and the compass screen with...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (

Garmin Rino 655t Handheld GPS Navigator


I gave this as a gift and they were thrilled.The ordering process and delivery time were excellent. I would recommend your company to everyone.

Dec, 2011

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Bad pixel right out of the box


If you're going to pay $500.00 or more for a device you expect it to be good quality, especially right out of the box. This device had a bad pixel, bright purple, in the middle of the screen brand new and right out of the box.

Aug, 2014

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Great GPS


Very easy to use GPS! Garmin offers a very useful GPS that let's use see all members of your group on one map. Garmin is the leader in the kind of technology and the only GPS manufacturer to offer this useful function I think. Touch screen works great...

Mar, 2014

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Advanced technology, easy to use


I actually don't have a 655t, just the Rino 110. My dad has the 655t and I hunted with him this past week. The capability to see the locations of other Rino users was the attraction to these products. My dad's 655t tracked my positions throughout the...

Oct, 2012

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Really great device


I got this radio/GPS for mountaineering trips. Already took it up the Grand Teton where it came in very handy. The ability to up the radio to 5w actually came in handy. But you do need an FCC license to broadcast on 5w which I have. The GPS is very...

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Built-in camera:No / Yes


Color of product:Black, Grey / Grey
Form Factor:Handheld


Backlight display: Yes
Display Diagonal:2.6
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display Resolution:160 x 240
Display size (HxV):1.43 x 2.15
Display size (HxV) (imperial):1.43 x 2.15
Placement supported:Vertical
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen: No

Energy Management

Battery life (max):14
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:4
Power source type:AC, Battery / Battery


Shock resistant:Y

GPS Performance

Antenna:External / Yes
Channels quantity:22

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): Yes
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): Yes
Sport (fitness, running): Yes


Ability to add maps: Yes
Map coverage:All Europe / USA
Maps included: Yes
Topographic map: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:1.7 / 4.5
Storage media type:Flash


Auto re-route: Yes
Automatic routing: Yes
Barometric altimeter: Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
Routes quantity:200
Tracks quantity:200
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No


Bluetooth: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery life (max):14
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:4
Power source type:AC, Battery / Battery


Vibrating alert: Yes

Technical Details

Area calculation: Yes
Calculator: Yes
Calendar: Yes
CD player: No
Color of product:Black, Grey / Grey
DVD player: No
Form Factor:Handheld
Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
Image viewer: Yes
MP3-player: No
Number of Waypoints:2000
Protection features:Shock resistant, Water resistant / Water Resistant
Sun & moon information: Yes
Tracklog: Yes
Waypoints: Yes

Weight & Dimensions