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Garmin Oregon 650

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Garmin Oregon 650. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and screen also get good opinions. Comments about the maps and price are different. Many are negative about the performance.

usability, screen, design, size, reliability

performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Oregon 650 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Garmin Oregon 650

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Garmin Oregon 650 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and design. The screen and usability are also appreciated. Views about the maps and price are different.

usability, screen, design, size

68% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Oregon 650 Touchscreen Handheld GPS with 8MP CameraGarmin Oregon 650 Touchscreen Handheld GPS with 8MP Camera

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Garmin Oregon 650

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Garmin Oregon 650 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.

63% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Oregon 650 3-Inch Worldwide Handheld GPS with 8MP Digital CameraGarmin Oregon 650 3-Inch Worldwide Handheld GPS with 8MP Digital Camera

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Andy Walker (gearburn.com)

Garmin Oregon 650 GPS review: a hiker’s best friend

 

The Garmin Oregon 650 helped Andy keep away from the wolves and ultimate arrive back home from his recent Namibian trip.

: It’s a little heavy, its battery system (at least on the review unit) was flawed and the boot times were awful, but that’s really nitpicking. The Garmin Oregon 650 helped us navigate Namibia as well as a traditional map and compass. But this thing’s...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

I am continuously surprised by how awesome this is!

 

I've been using a garmin for a few years and I love the reliability and accuracy. When my old unit was stolen I had the chance to get something better. This unit amazes me with all of the extra features that I hadn't know that I was missing on my old...

Jan, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No

Camera

Built-in camera:No / Yes
Megapixel:8

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Grey
Form Factor:Handheld
Temperature proof:Y
Water-resistant:Y

Display

Backlight display: Yes
Display:TFT
Display Diagonal:3
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 400
Display size (HxV):2.5 x 1.5 / 38 x 63
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2.5 x 1.5 / 38 x 63
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Widescreen: No

Energy Management

Battery life (max):16
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:2
Power source type:Battery

GPS Type

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

Map

Ability to add maps: Yes
Map coverage:Czech Republic / Italy / No
Maps included:No / Yes
Topographic map: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:3.4 / 3.5

Navigation

Automatic routing: Yes
Barometric altimeter: Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
Live service:No / Yes
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N
Navigation protocols:NMEA 0183
Photo navigation: Yes
Routes quantity:200
Tracks quantity:200
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-20 - 70
Operating temperature range (T-T):-20 - 70

Other Features

Basemap: Yes
Number of tracklog Points:10000

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, USB / USB
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connectivity:Y

Power

Battery life (max):16
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:2
Power source type:Battery

Radio

Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Technical Details

Area calculation: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey
Form Factor:Handheld
Hunt/fish calendar: Yes
Image viewer: Yes
International Protection (IP) code:IPX7
Languages support:CZE / ITA
Number of Waypoints:4000
Protection features:Temperature proof, Water resistant / Water Resistant
Sun & moon information: Yes
Text-to-speech message reader: No
Tide tables: Yes
Tracklog: Yes
Unit-to-unit transfer: Yes
USB connectivity: Yes
USB port: Yes
Waypoints: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.3 / 1.42
Height:4.49
Weight:6.81 / 7.4 / 7.41
Width:2.28 / 2.4