Garmin outs new Foretrex GPS navigators

Garmin has outed two new wrist-mounted GPS navigators for those of you looking to get out and about this summer.The Foretrex 401 and Foretrex 301 are

Garmin has outed two new wrist-mounted GPS navigators for those of you looking to get out and about this summer.

The Foretrex 401 and Foretrex 301 are aimed at hikers, campers and skiers, and boast a high-sensitivity GPS receiver that will be able to keep satellite reception even when you're trekking through forests and canyons.

The TracBack feature ensures you're never going to get lost getting back to where you started, and the integrated trip computer is able to store all the deets from your movements.

You'll be able to keep up to 500 waypoints, 20 routes or a tracklog of up to 10,000 points and 10 saved tracks, and there is also sunrise/sunset and hunting/fishing information for you to take advantage of as well.

What the 401 does that its sibling doesn't of course, is boast an electronic compass, barometric altimeter and the ability to wirelessly share routes and tracks with other Foretrex, Oregon and Colorado devices.

Weighing in at a rather lightweight 85g, 2 AAA batteries will give you 18 hours of battery life in the 301, and 17 hours in the 401.

Pricing is currently unknown but we'll keep you updated – check out what we thought to Garmin's Forerunner 405 in our full review.

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