Rugged, Waterproof, Android Powered Handheld GPS with Built in Wi-Fi!
The Garmin Monterra is a full-featured, sturdy and waterproof Wi-Fi enabled handheld GPS built specifically for the outdoor professional or enthusiast. This new all-in-one adventure device is powered by the extremely versatile and popular Android operating system which allows you to download all your favorite apps from Google play. The Monterra is highly customizable to meet the individual needs of the user and boasts a large, crystal-clear 4” multi touch reflective display for an exceptional viewing experience. Viewing the unit in bright sunlight is not a problem with Monterra’s impressive mineral glass display, reflective technology and LED backlighting for superior readability.
Chock-full of features such as 3-D MapMerge, the ability to download apps, and high-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS satellite tracking, the Monterra takes the outdoor GPS to a whole new level. With the Android operating system you can access all your favorite outdoor-related apps like: PeakFinder, tar constellation charts, ballistic calculator and more using Google Play. This feature also comes in handy for the professional who desires to extend some office functions to the field by accessing construction estimators and ArcGIS. The Monterra comes preloaded with either worldwide basemap or TOPO U.S. 100K maps with other maps being added easily such as BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), Trailhead Series TOPO maps, and GIS-based maps. For an added bonus the unique 3-D MapMerge feature allows you to customize your maps by combining two maps into one for a 3-D view that even displays “visible” texture such as hills, valleys, lakes, and forest for a realistic viewing experience. The Monterra also holds million of geocaches. Caches can easily be downloaded on OpenCaching.com and filtered by size, terrain, difficulty and type.
Know where you are heading with Monterra’s built-in 3-axis compass with accelerometer and gyro, even when standing still. Track changes in pressure to pinpoint your exact altitude with the barometric altimeter and stay safe by identifying changing weather conditions by tracking barometric pressure over time paired with Monterra’s built-in FM radio and NOAA weather radio with SAME alerts that informs you of watches and warnings for your exact location. The unit even keeps you safe in the sun with its impressive UV sensor that informs you of your exposure level at higher elevations, in snow conditions, or by the water. Exploring in a deep canyon or cover? This is not a problem since the Monterra has the durability and flexibility to go anywhere. The unit’s highly sensitive WAAS and GLONASS enabled GPS receiver easily pinpoints your location with extreme accuracy.
There is no need to take a separate camera with you to capture your outdoor adventures. Monterra has a built-in 8 megapixel autofocus digital camera plus a 1080p HD video camera with LED and flash. Wireless sharing is easy with Monterra’s Wi-Fi, ANT+, Bluetooth 3.0 and NFC capabilities. Additionally Monterra is compatible with BaseCamp, a free download that allows you to view and organize maps, waypoints, routes and tracks. Monterra also features an 8GB internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 64GB) for additional storage, a dual battery system and mounting options designed for ATVs, motorcycles, boats, and automobiles. With its rugged waterproof design, powerful location and mapping capabilities and highly versatile Android operating system, the Garmin Monterra is the essential tool for the serious outdoor adventurist and enthusiast.