Best Outdoor GPS unit for Christmas 2020 and 2021Jon Monks
What is the best Outdoor GPS unit for 2020 and early 2021? This is a question we get asked lots as 2020 draws to an end.
It is been an amazing year for Outdoor GPS navigation. After the dreaded Covid 19 lockdown, many more people headed into the outdoors.
This has seen a massive increase in people looking for Outdoor GPS units to navigate them.
Last year The Guardian officially said walking is ‘No longer just an activity for older people with sticks, rambling in the countryside is catching on with a new generation’, it is now officially cool. You can read the article here.
GPS units – New Outdoor GPS units for late 2020.
It has been a busy second half of 2020. Garmin continued to dominate the sector, by launching a staggering six GPS units at all price brackets.
With the new Montana 700 range having the option of two-way satellite communication being incorporated into this top end unit it has certainly shook the GPS market up lots.
Therefore, there is now even more Outdoor GPS units when looking at what is the best Outdoor GPS unit for Christmas 2020 and 2021. But don’t worry we have produced a great toot to guide you through them all.
GPS chooser bot – let us guide you through the process
In late October the Outdoor GPS Shop officially launched the Outdoor GPS chooser bot. This automated GPS chooser will ask you a few simple questions.
These questions include what you will be using your GPS for, what features you would like on your Outdoor GPS unit and your budget.
With this information from you the Outdoor GPS chooser bot analyses the answers you have given and recommends the best Outdoor GPS unit for you.
It rates the results in a % score on how well each Outdoor GPS unit will meet your requirements. Then it lists the best Outdoor GPS unit for you at the top of that list.
It is free and no personal information is requested from you. Get yourself a tailored recommendation.
GPS Unit selector
What primary activity will you use the GPS unit for?
What secondary activity will you use the GPS unit for?
Would you like GB maps or GB and European maps?
Would you prefer a touch screen (easier to input information) or button (you can use with glovers on) GPS unit ?
Would you like a large screen on your GPS Unit?
Would you like your GPS to run from AA batteries or built in battery?
Would you like two way satellite communication (subscription required)
What is your budget?