Magellan Unveiled The eXplorist 710 Handheld GPS Device

Magellan unveiled the rugged eXplorist 710 handheld GPS device which will be available to consumers in Q4 2010 at an M.S.R.P. of USD $549.99. The eXplorist 710 features a 3.0-inch color touch screen, a 3.2 mega-pixel camera with auto-focus, microphone and speaker to record geo-referenced images, videos, and voice notes. Preloaded with Magellan’s World Edition map, the device also includes OneTouch™ favorites menu, expandable memory, paperless geocaching, GPX compatibility, 16 hours of battery life, high sensitivity GPS enabling 3-5 meters of accuracy, vertical profiling, a digital almanac, track summary statistics and area calculation.