Know exactly where you are all the time with the Garmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS Navigator by Garmin. This handheld GPS unit is jammed packed full of useful feature which will see to it that you are never left out in the wild again, even if you are in a dead spot like the woods or canyons.

The handheld device has a large 3 inch touch screen which can be read even in sunny situations. The menu is easy to navigate and packed full of useful programs all designed to help you see the way forward.
The unit is also waterproof and the rugged design will withstand knocks and bumps and not be affected by dust or humidity.

Another feature the Garmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS Navigator has is the 3 axis tilt compensated electronic compass. This feature will show you the way even if the unit is uneven or you are stood still. If you want to share your routes or tracks with other people then the Oregon 450 will do that for you seamlessly by sharing the data wirelessly.

With Garmin Connect you can now explore like never before with other routes and activities which have been uploaded onto the website. You can then share this information with other people via social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Other features the Garmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS Navigator offers are hot fix satellite technology which will never leave you lost as it can locate your position fast and accurate. And because the navigator supports BlueChart g2 you are safe in the knowledge that on water every contour and navaid will be covered.
Battery life on this GPS Navigator is out of this world with a whopping 16 hours of usage on one charge. And the unit will take normal AA batteries or NiMH or Lithium rechargeable ones.

Other great features on this unit include the 850Mb of internal memory and the SD card slot. Both of these features can be used to store maps, waypoints, routes and tracks and a whole host of other useful information. Plus you can share it all around so no one should ever get lost again. Connecting the device to a computer or laptop couldn't be simpler with the USB high speed connection. That is yet another way for you to share and store your information.

So what are people saying about the Garmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS Navigator? Well on the whole the unit is a well liked GPS Navigation unit and a good price to pay for a quality unit like that but one or two have reported that the screen illumination is not very bright.

The Garmin Oregon 450 Handheld GPS Navigator by Garmin is an excellent GPS Navigation unit that is reasonably priced and not out of reach of most people's budget.

Packed full of useful features including the ability to share things between your friends or other Garmin users and easy to use menu system this handheld GPS unit should be on everyone's list of must haves.

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