Garmin Foretrex 601

Garmin Foretrex 601

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Product information

Key specs

Compass
Yes
Water-resistant
Yes
Touchscreen
No
Total storage capacity
0 GB

Pros and cons

According to our hiking navigation systems expert
  • Pros:
    The device receives both GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo signals, which means your location can be very accurately determined.
  • Pros:
    A 3D compass knows where you are, even when you're not moving.
  • Pros:
    The hiking navigation system is temperature, shock, and waterproof.
  • Con:
    The hiking navigation system doesn't have a color screen.
Product Expert hiking navigation systems

Determine your location with military precision, thanks to the Garmin Foretrex 601 hiking navigation system. The navigation system uses 3 satellite systems: GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo. Thanks to the 3-axis accelerometer, the 3-axis compass, and the barometric altimeter, you can determine both your location when you're moving and your speed. This makes the navigation system suitable for adventurous hikes in mountainous locations. Easily attach the navigation system around your wrist with the wrist strap. Demanding hikes and bad weather conditions aren't a problem, since the Foretrex 601 is shock, temperature, and waterproof. You'll also be informed at all times, since your devices receives emails, text messages, and warnings from your smartphone.


Included by default

  • Wrist strap with Velcro fastener
  • Extendable strap
  • USB cable
  • Documentation

Key specs

Compass
Yes
Water-resistant
Yes
Touchscreen
No
Total storage capacity
0 GB

Included by default

  • Wrist strap with Velcro fastener
  • Extendable strap
  • USB cable
  • Documentation

Specifications

Product

Product number
807014
Manufacturer code
010-01772-00
Brand
Garmin
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

Physical properties

Height
4,3 cm
Width
7,4 cm
Depth
2,3 cm
Weight
88 g
Color
Black
Integrated camera
No

Screen

Screen size
2 inches
Touchscreen
No
Color screen
No

Navigation

Global satellite navigation system
GLONASS, GPS, Galileo
Quick GPSfix
Yes
Trackback feature
Yes
Tracklog points
Yes
Uploading routes possible
Yes
Useful places
Yes
Geocache function
Yes
Compass
Yes
Altimeter
Yes
Type of altimeter
Barometric, GPS
Tide tables
Yes
Recommended for activity
Geocaching, Hiking

Maps

Pre-installed maps
No
Maps expandable
No

Communication

Compatible with smartphone / apps
Yes
Controlled via app
Yes

Memory

Total storage capacity
0 GB
Memory card reader
No

Battery

Power supply type
Battery
Battery technology
Alkaline
Maximum battery life
1 week

Water resistance

Water-resistant
Yes
IP certification
IPX7
Water resistance
Waterproof
Dustproof
Yes