Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS


What does the 26% ReviewGist Score mean?

Garmin eTrex Vista is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 26%. This is because even though the Garmin eTrex Vista has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 12 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include stars),, and GPS Tracklog.
  • Released 7 years 4 months ago (May 2007) which makes it one of the very old gps devices in the market.


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Key Features
Designation Outdoor
Enhanced accuracy WAAS enabled
Form Factor Handheld
Input Method Thumb Stick
Map capabilities Internal, Download maps
Receiver type 12 Channels
Screen Size 2.4 inch
Display Size 1.3 in. x 1.7 in.
Display Type 256 level color TFT
Resolutions 176 x 220
Technical Features
Included Software/Maps Marine Cartography, North America Maps, Europe Maps, Australia Maps, South Africa Maps, South America Maps, Middle East Maps, Asia Maps
Special Features Waypoint Icons, Compass, Built-In Altimeter
Trip calculator Maximum speed, Current speed, Trip Timers, Elevation Computer, Time of sunrise/sunset, Track Log, Points-of-Interest (POI)
Grids Lat/Lon, MGRS, UTM, Loran TD position format, Maidenhead
Other Features
Antenna Built-in
Built in memory 24.0 MB
PC Interface Serial RS-232, NMEA-0183
Environmental Protection IPX7 Waterproof Standard
GPS System
Enhanced position accuracy 0.0 feet
Max. Horizontal accuracy 0.0 feet
Update rate 1 per second, continuous
Waypoints 1000.0
Number of routes 20.0
Differential standards DGPS Ready
Battery Life 25.0 Hours
Battery Type and Quantity 2 AA batteries
Warranty 1.0 Year
Depth 1.2 in.
Height 2.2 in.
Weight 0.34 lb.
Width 4.2 in.
Family Line Garmin eTrex
MPN W0100024300
Product ID 71330704
UPC 753759071141
ReviewGist ID 41979,71330704
-42298111, 85850806

Manufacturer Description

Handheld (Outdoor) GPS, Handheld, LCD Display, Accuracy: < 49 feet, 1000 Waypoints, WAAS enabled , DGPS Ready, Battery Life: 12 Ho...
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