Magellan eXplorist Handheld GPS Device – Tech, Specs and Overview

Magellan eXplorist is a handheld GPS device developed by Magellan Navigation Inc. The device has been designed for outdoors enthusiasts. There are many models of Magellan eXplorist GPS Device available in market but here we will discuss about “Magellan eXplorist 110 North America”. This was the new device introduced by Magellan during my writing time.

Magellan eXplorist

Tech Specs of Magellan eXplorist (110 North America)

This amazing device comes with a Transflective Color display of 2.2 inches and supports QVGA resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. It has internal memory of 2 GB which is mainly used for storing app data. You can always add your USB device, compatible with it. With double AA battery this device has got a life of 18 hours, which you might think is less if you are exploring a desert, sea, or jungles. Exploring such places may take more than 18 hours. However, one good feature about the device is that it supports standard AA batteries so you can carry them in your backpack and replace whenever required.

Another highlight of Magellan eXplorist is high sensitivity GPS of SiRFstarIII™ which has the accuracy of upto 3 meters, integrated with Multi-directional Patch antenna and supports WAAS, EGNOS, and MSAS. The 233 MHz CPU seems to be enough for this purpose. Importantly, this device can survive in a temperature range of 14F to 140F or -10C to 60C.

Magellan eXplorist is a voyeger device which has Maps Preloaded with the World Edition with support for vertical profiling and information of Sun and Moon. Datums and Coordinates Systems are available with area calculation and Audible Proximity Alarms. With weight of 147 gm only and dimensions of 56mm x 111mm x 36mm, Magellan eXplorist is very easy to handle for every geographic explorer. It is also waterproof (IPX-7) and has suspend mode.

This device is easy to use because main menu is simple and easy to navigate and its graphic is rich and vibrant.

Magellan eXplorist

Magellan eXplorist Battery

Magellan eXplorist Screen

Magellan eXplorist World Map

Magellan eXplorist Price

There are many models of Magellan eXplorist GPS Device available in market. The price of these models are mentioned in the chart below:

eXplorist 710 United States eXplorist 610 United States eXplorist 610 Canada eXplorist 510 North America eXplorist 310 North America eXplorist 110 North America eXplorist GC North America eXplorist GC with Free Trackable
Price in $ 549.99 449.99 449.99 299.99 199.99 129.99 149.99 149.99


So, starting at $129.99 only, the Magellan eXplorist is one of the best GPS devices currently available in the market.

Useful Links

For more details click the Magellan eXplorist GPS Device on the Magellan website.