Garmin GPSMAP 62s


Weight 9.2 oz / 260.1 g with batteries
Dimensions 2.4 in x 6.3 in x 1.4 in / 6.1 cm x 16.0 cm x 3.6 cm
Display size 1.43 in x 2.15 in / 3.6 cm x 5.5 cm, .6 in diag / 6.6 cm
Display resolution 160 x 240 pixels
Display type transflective, 65-K color TFT
Battery 2 AA batteries- not included, NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life 20 hours
Waterproof yes (IPX7)
Floats no
High-sensitivity receiver yes
Interface high-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The robust Garmin GPSMAP 62s offers all the features of the GPSMAP 62, plus a compass, barometric altimeter and wireless connection to other compatible Garmin units.


The newly designed GPSMAP 62s handheld navigator features a 2.6 in. sunlight-readable 65K color screen that supports BirdsEye Satellite imagery (subscription required) and Custom Maps.


When the terrain gets tough, you can depend on the GPSMAP 62 handheld navigator to guide you through. Inspired by the powerful GPSMAP 60 series, this rugged and waterproof GPS combines high-precision accuracy with high functionality to brave the demands of any terrain you dare to tackle wherever the adventure, whatever the activity. GPSMAP 62S has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude. View elevation and profile on the altimeter screen and you can even plot barometric pressure over time to keep an eye on changing weather conditions. With GPSMAP 62S you can also share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS handhelds.

- Altrec Outdoors

This rugged, lightweight GPS features 1.7G of memory so you can conveniently download 24K and 100K topographic maps, Garmin BlueChart preloaded cards or City Navigator NT map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads. It also supports Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into dowloadable maps for your GPS. Finally, it's compatible with BirdsEye Satellite Imagery so you can download satellite images and integrate them with your maps. BirdsEye requires a paid subscription. A built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated compass and a barometric altimeter offer more navigating options. The altimeter also lets you plot barometric pressure over time to help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions. The quad helix antenna, high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled receiver and HotFix satellite prediction allow the 62s to locate your position quickly and precisely. The bold 65-K color display is easy to see in most lighting conditions. It can also share information wirelessly with compatible Garmin device users. Comes loaded with a basemap for North and South America showing general map details including highways, major roads, rivers, lakes and borders. It has automatic routing capabilities to guide you, turn-by-turn with tone prompts, to your destination. Photo navigation lets you download pictures from Garmin Connect Photos and navigate to them. Accepts microSD cards. Imported. Dimensions 6.3"L x 2.4"W x 1.4"D. Display size 1.6" x 2.2". Display resolution 160 x 240 pixels. Weight 9.2 oz. with batteries. Batteries 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended. Battery life 20 hours. Waterproof IPX7. Built-in memory 1.7G. Waypoints 2,000. Routes 200. Track log 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks .

- L.L.Bean

Garmin GPSMAP 62s


The Garmin GPSMAP 62s is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen March 24, 2015 at REI.

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