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Garmin Monterra Android GPS Receiver

  • High sensitivity GPS receiver
  • Rugged and waterproof
  • Android operating system
  • Waterproof microphone and speaker
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and ANT+ connectivity


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NHBS Price: £559.00 inc VAT £599.99 (Save £40.99) $695/€644 approx

About this product

The Monterra is the first Wi-Fi enabled GPS device that combines Garmin GPS features with an Android operating system. This provides users with the ability to customise their device to perfectly suit individual needs and also means you can take your apps with you into the most harsh and demanding outdoor conditions.

Latest GPS receiver technology
The Monterra has a high-sensitivity, dual-band GPS and GLONASS receiver which lets it find your location quickly and maintains its signal, even in challenging locations such as in heavy cover and deep valleys. The built-in 3-axis compass has an accelerometer and gyro which will provide the user's direction even when standing still and when the device is not held level. The barometric altimeter will track changes in pressure to calculate precise altitude and by plotting changes in pressure over time will also give you important information about changing weather conditions. A built-in UV sensor also lets you keep an eye on your sun exposure.

Dual battery system
The Monterra utilises a dual battery system which allows you to use either the internal lithium-ion battery pack, which can be charged inside the unit, or alternatively you can switch to 3 x AA batteries. The Monterra will last for up to 16 hours on one battery charge (internal lithium-ion) or 22 hours using AA batteries.

3D Mapmerge
Custom 3D mapping lets you combine two maps (such as Topo, basemap, BirdsEye maps) into a new unique 3D map with visible "texture" such as hills, forests and lakes. The multi-touch screen lets you zoom in, pan out and rotate the map for the ultimate in viewing flexibility.

Photographs and sound
The Monterra has a built-in 8MP autofocus camera which takes geotagged photographs. It also has a 1080p HD video camera with LED flash/torch. All images and videos can be downloaded easily to your computer or shared via Garmin Adventures. The unit has 6GB internal memory which can be expanded using the microSD card slot (up to 64GB additional memory).

* 10cm (4") dual orientation, sunlight readable display with durable mineral glass for multi-touch interface
* Android operating system with Goodle Play apps
* PeakFinder app pre-installed
* High-sensitivity GPS/GLONASS receiver tracks more satellites for better position with HotFix
* Connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11gbn), Bluetooth 4.0, ANT+ or NFC (Near Field Communication)
* 8MP autofocus camera with automatic geotagging, LED flash/torch and full 1080p HD video capture capability
* 3-axis compass with accelerometer, gyro and barometric altimeter
* Built-in waterproof microphone and speaker with 3.5mm jack
* FM radio
* Dual battery system - rechargeable lithium-ion pack supported by internal charger (included) or replaceable 3 x AA batteries
* 6GB internal memory and microSD card slot for additional data storage (optional mapping, apps, images, videos and more)
* Rugged and waterproof (IPX7)
* European REC Map preinstalled
* Compatible with optional mapping including GB Discoverer, Garmin Topo Maps, BirdsEye Satellite Imagery, Custom Maps, City Navigator and more
* 3D MapMerge - Ability to blend separate maps together on device



Physical & Performance:
* Unit dimensions (W x H x D): 7.48 x 14.96 x 3.63cm
* Display size: 5.06 x 8.93cm
* Display resolution: 272 x 480 pixels
* Display type: Bright, transflective 65k colour TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
* Weight: 331g with included lithium-ion battery pack; 375g with 3 x AA batteries
* Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 x AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
* Battery life: Up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
* Preloaded maps: Worldwide shaded relief basemap
* Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
* Floats: No
* High sensitivity receiver: Yes (GPS and GLONASS compatible)
* Interface: PC interface, USB wireless interfaces, WLAN (802.11gbn), Bluetooth 3.0, ANT+, Near Field Communication (NFC)

Maps and memory:
* Basemap: Yes - worldwide
* Preloaded maps: European recreation map
* Ability to add maps: Yes (e.g. Garmin TOPO maps, Raster maps, BirdsEye, OSM)
* Built-in memory: 6GB, 2.7GB free with pre-loaded Recreational Map of Europe
* Accepts data cards: microSD card (not included)
* Waypoints/favourites/locations: 4,000
* Routes: 200
* Track log: 10,000

* Electronic compass: Yes (tilt-compensated, 3-axis)
* Touchscreen: Yes - 10cm capacitive touchscreen display with multi-touch gesture recognition
* Barometric altimeter: Yes
* Camera: Yes (8MP with autofocus and 1080p/30fps video; LED flash; automatic geo-taggin)
* Geocaching-friendly: Yes
* Custom maps compatible: Yes
* Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos): Yes
* Hunt/fish calendar: No
* Sun and moon information: No
* Tide tables: No
* Area calculation: Yes
* Custom POI's (ability to add additional points of interest): Yes
* Unit-to-unit transfer (share data wirelessly with similar units): Yes
* Picture viewer: Yes
* Garmin Connect compatible: Yes




Garmin Universal Carrying Case

Keep your GPS unit protected from bumps and scratches with this soft carrying case

NHBS Price: £9.95 inc VAT $12/€11 approx

Power Options

AA Lithium-Ion Battery (LR6): 4 Pack

Pack of four AA lithium batteries

NHBS Price: £7.50 inc VAT £10.79 (Save £3.29) $9/€9 approx

Garmin Vehicle Power Cable

Power your Monterra from any 12V cigarette lighter socket using this adaptor

NHBS Price: £18.95 inc VAT $24/€22 approx

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