Garmin introduces new GPSMAP 79 Series

Garmin GPSMAP 79 Series

Nov 9, 2021

Building on the legacy of the GPSMAP 78 series, the GPSMAP 79 series introduces an all-new design with modern display features that are specially crafted for a life on the water.

Packed securely in a rugged, floating design, the GPSMAP 79 marine handheld series equips mariners with a suite of essential, easy-to-use onboard navigation tools from the palm of their hand. Thanks to a larger, optically bonded display and transflective, scratch-resistant glass lens, the GPSMAP 79 series prevents fogging, improves contrast and enhances clarity for easier, sunlight-readable navigation in marine environments.

The GPSMAP 79 series is available in two models – the GPSMAP 79s with a built-in worldwide basemap and support for downloadable marine charts, and the GPSMAP 79sc which comes standard with built-in BlueChart g3 cartography.

In addition to a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass, the GPSMAP 79 series allows boaters to access data across the world using reliable GNSS with support for multiple constellations. For capturing more adventures on open water, the GPSMAP 79 marine handheld series provides up to 19 hours of battery life while using GPS and 8GB of memory for storage of up to 10,000 waypoints and 250 routes.

The GPSMAP 79s and GPSMAP 79sc marine handhelds are available now with suggested retail prices of $299.99 USD and $349.99 USD, respectively.


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