Garmin Rino 650 vs 655t Side by Side Comparison

Garmin Rino 650 vs 655t is our head to head of features and price.  These 2 handheld gps’s are versatile enough for hunting, climbing, hiking, or just about any outdoor feature you can think of.  The 655t has major upgrades which include:  5 megapixel camera, additional internal memory, and pre-loaded TOPO 100K maps. The microSD slot allows for additional maps to be utilized.  The Rino 655t comes with a camera that you can use for geo-tagging and marking waypoints.  Use these units in tandem with multiple contacts where you will have voice contact and the ability to track each other on your screen.  The 650 and 655t are built for the most rugged circumstances.  NOAA weather radio will keep you informed on impending weather conditions.  Don’t leave home without yours.

Garmin Rino 650

Garmin Rino 655t

Price  

Retail: $499

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Retail: $599

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Size

2.4″ x 7.5″ x 1.8″

2.4″ x 7.5″ x 1.8″

Weight

11.3 oz w/Battery Pack

11.3 oz w/Battery Pack

PC Interface

USB and NMEA 0183 Compatible

USB and NMEA 0183 Compatible

Display Transflective, 65K Color TFT

1.43″ x 2.15″ Screen

2.6″ Diagonal

160 x 240 Pixels

Touchscreen

Transflective, 65K Color TFT

1.43″ x 2.15″ Screen

2.6″ Diagonal

160 x 240 Pixels

Touchscreen

Battery Type

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack

Removeable

Battery Life:

Up to 14 Hours

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack

Removeable

Battery Life:

Up to 14 Hours

What’s Included Only with the Rino 655t Not Available  5 Megapixel Camera w/Autofocus

Pre-Loaded with TOPO 100K Maps – Includes coverage of the full U.S.

Additional Built-in Memory:  4.5 GB compared to 1.7 GB

Maps

Basemap

Additional maps can be added

No Preloaded Maps

Basemap

Additional maps can be added

Comes Pre-Loaded with Topographic 100K Maps

 Range Up to 2 Miles Over FRS

Up to 20 Miles Over GMRS (US)

Up to 13 Miles Over GMRS (Canada)

 Up to 2 Miles Over FRSUp to 20 Miles Over GMRS
Built-in Memory

1.7 GB Memory

Accepts microSD card

With Card Slot You Can Load:

TOPO U.S. 24K

BlueChart g2

BirdsEye Satellite Imagery

Also compatible with Custom Maps

4.5 GB Memory

Accepts microSD card

With Card Slot You Can Load:

TOPO U.S. 24K

BlueChart g2

BirdsEye Satellite Imagery

Also compatible with Custom Maps

Waypoints

Routes

Waypoints – 2000

Routes – 200

Waypoints – 2000

Routes – 200

Track Log 10,000 Points, 200 Saved Tracks 10,000 Points, 200 Saved Tracks
Automatic Routing (turn by turn routing on roads) Yes (when you have the optional mapping for detailed roads installed) Yes (when you have the optional mapping for detailed roads installed)
 Electronic Compass Tilt-Compensated, 3-Axis  Tilt-Compensated, 3-Axis
 NOAA Weather Radio Yes

The radio displays county lines and storm watches/warnings on the map screen

Yes

The radio displays county lines and storm watches/warnings on the map screen

Camera No Yes

5 Megapixel with Autofocus

4x Digital Zoom

Automatic Geo-Tagging

 View Contacts View multiple contacts on 1 screen.  See where you are in relation to your contacts.  You can easily route to your contacts.

View multiple contacts on 1 screen. See where you are in relation to your contacts. You can easily route to your contacts.

Rino Images  

 

 

  

 

 

 

Common Features Barimetric Altimeter

Waterproof (IPX7)

Picture Viewer

Unit to Unit Transfer and ANT+ Compatible

Hunt/Fish Calendar

Paperless Geocaching

Sun and Moon Information

Area Calculation

Frequency Band: FRS and GMRS

22 Channels

Squelch Codes: 38(CTCSS)  —  83(DCS)

VOX – Voice Activation

Send and Receive GPS Positions with Compatible Units

Vibration Alert

Garmin BaseCamp Compatible

Barimetric Altimeter

Waterproof (IPX7)

Picture Viewer

Unit to Unit Transfer and ANT+ Compatible

Hunt/Fish Calendar

Paperless Geocaching

Sun and Moon Information

Area Calculation

Frequency Band: FRS and GMRS

22 Channels

Squelch Codes: 38(CTCSS) — 83(DCS)

VOX – Voice Activation

Send and Receive GPS Positions with Compatible Units

Vibration Alert

Garmin BaseCamp Compatible

What’s in the Box Rino 650

Lithium-ion Battery Pack

USB Cable

AC Charger

Carabiner Clip

Manuals

Rino 655t

Lithium-ion Battery Pack

USB Cable

AC Charger

Carabiner Clip

Manuals

Price Retail: $499

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Retail: $599

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Samples of Additional Mapping Options