Garmin® Introduces the GPSMAP® 64sc, adds 8MP camera with geotagging and flash capabilities to trusted GPS handheld

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced the GPSMAP 64sc, updating the popular line of rugged,
button-operated outdoor handhelds with an 8MP camera complete with
geotagging and flash functionality. The GPSMAP 64 series brings a dual
GPS and GLONASS receiver, preloaded geocaches and smartphone connectivity1
to a product line already popular with hunters, hikers and geocachers of
all ages, and the 64sc unit adds another reliable unit to the lineup.

“Adding a flash camera in the GPSMAP 64sc opens up a variety of new
opportunities for the GPSMAP user,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice
president of worldwide sales. “The flash plus geotagging capabilities
allows users to easily scout hunting spots, navigate to different
waypoints or automatically geotag locations for professional use. Users
can even use the camera flash as a flashlight, something that isn’t
available on other 64 series units.”

In addition to the new camera, the GPSMAP 64sc boasts a 2.6-inch
sunlight-readable transflective color display and a high-sensitivity GPS
and GLONASS receiver with a quad helix antenna for superior reception.
Using GPS plus GLONASS satellites provides faster acquisition times and
helps the user maintain signal in heavy cover and deep canyons. The
GPSMAP 64sc is also equipped with a 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic
compass with accelerometer and barometric altimeter. Users can also pair
the GPSMAP 64sc with their phone to receive texts and alerts right on
their device with their phone safely tucked away in their pack.

Like other handhelds in the GPSMAP 64 series, the GPSMAP 64sc is
water-resistant (IPX7)2 and perfectly suited for a variety of
activities. It comes preloaded with a worldwide basemap with shaded
relief and a free one-year subscription to BirdsEye Satellite Imagery3
for real-life terrain views right on the device. Additionally, the
GPSMAP 64sc is compatible with a variety of optional maps including
Garmin HuntView™,
which provides satellite imagery, landowner and parcel information to
make your next hunting trip a success. Other supported maps include Garmin
TOPO maps
, BlueChart®
g2 HD
marine charts, Custom Maps, raster maps and turn-by-turn
routing on City
and TOPO
US 24K maps
. The device’s 8 GB of internal memory can also be
expanded using a microSD™ card (sold separately).

The rugged GPSMAP 64sc is the perfect companion for the outdoor
adventurer. It is compatible with BaseCamp™,
a free software download that allows users to view and organize maps,
waypoints, routes and tracks. It’s also compatible with the Garmin
Connect™ mobile app, for features such as LiveTrack. With LiveTrack,
users can pair their device with the app, and invite friends and family
to follow their activity in real time. This provides peace of mind,
especially if users are alone.

The GPSMAP 64sc makes paperless geocaching easier than ever. The unit
comes preloaded with 250,000 geocaches from,
which includes key information to find the cleverly hidden containers
such as the geocache coordinates, terrain rating, difficulty, hints and
descriptions. By going paperless, users are helping the environment, and
improving their efficiency. In addition to the preloaded geocaches, the
GPSMAP 64sc devices can store millions more, so users will no longer
have to pick and choose which geocaches they want to load on their

The GPSMAP 64sc has a unique dual battery system that works with both
the included NiMH battery pack and traditional AA batteries, so users
have options on how to keep their device charged while out in the field.
The 64sc can get up to 16 hours of battery life.

The GPSMAP 64sc is available now and will have a suggested retail price
of $399.99.

The GPSMAP 64sc is the latest solution from Garmin’s expanding outdoor
segment, which focuses on developing technologies and innovations to
enhance users’ outdoor experiences. Whether hiking, hunting, geocaching,
golfing, or dog training, Garmin outdoor devices are becoming essential
tools for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels. For more information about
Garmin’s other outdoor products and services, go to, and

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at,
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1 Compatible smartphone required. See for more

2 For more information on water ratings, see

3 Software download required.

About Garmin

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin, GPSMAP, BlueChart, City Navigator and ANT+ are
registered trademarks, and HuntView and Garmin Connect are trademarks of
Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Garmin International Inc. Maddie Estrada, 913-397-8200 [email protected]