The handheld GPS to go anywhere and everywhere
NEW GPS and GLONASS – faster and better satellite fix
4' outdoor optimised, dual orientation display – best visibility on Garmins largest handheld display, for easy readability under any condition
NEW Comes with great content preinstalled – 250k geocaches from Geocaching.com and 1 year free BirdsEye Satellite Imagery1
NEW Adds new Track Manager for better user experience and more control
NEW 8MP camera – for high resolution geotagged pictures
Most versatile navigation everywhere – most versatile features, display and mounting
Barometric altimeter and 3-axis compass
Designed for use on the trail, on road or on the water, the Montana 680 from Garmin will guide you wherever you go. With a vast 4” sunlight-readable touchscreen that offers crystal clear enhanced colours, dual orientation display and GPS and GLONASS positioning to track your location quicker and more accurately, even in the most challenging environment. It’s easy to see where you are at all times and conveniently control your track recording with the new Track Manager. Montana 680 includes a 3-axis electronic compass with barometric altimeter and comes with a free 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription1. Both durable and waterproof, Montana 680 adds a 8MP camera and is built to withstand the elements2.
See the Big View
Montana 680 features a 4' outdoor optimised, dual orientation touchscreen display that offers best readability under any light condition. The easy-to-use touch screen user interface means you’ll spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time searching for information. Adventurers love the extra-large display of Montana that provides great readability due to big data fields and clearly visible map features. Both durable and water resistant, Montana 680 is built to withstand the elements. Bumps, dust, dirt, humidity and water are no match for this rugged navigator2.
Take Geotagged Pictures
Capture locations and memories with Montana 680s upgraded 8 megapixel digital camera. Each photo is geotagged automatically with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Snap and view pictures in landscape or portrait orientation. Keep track of your photos and see their locations on a map using BaseCamp™. Insert a microSD™ card for more photo storage or to view pictures from other devices.
Keep Your Fix
With the new high-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS receiver, Montana 680 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its location even in thick forest and deep valleys. The advantage is clear — whether you’re under heavy tree cover or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Montana 680 to help you find your way when you need it the most.
With an array of compatible mounts, Montana is designed for use on bicycles, in 4x4s, on boats and as a handheld or for convenient everyday navigation in your car. Use the optional auto mount with City Navigator maps for spoken, turn-by-turn driving directions, or try out the optional rugged mount for your motorcycle or ATV.
Montana 680 comes with an 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription for great aerial images to enhance your navigation, in case you want more detailed information adding more maps to Montana is easy1. Load TOPO maps and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart® g2 preloaded cards for a great day on the water, or load City Navigator map data for turn-by-turn driving directions. Or, transform paper maps into files you can download to your Montana with Custom Maps.
Navigate with Ease
The new Montana 680 features a Track Manager app that allows you to record, view and analyse your tracks in a very convenient and intuitive way. The handheld has key features for the outdoors such as a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass which shows your heading even when you’re still, without holding it level. It also has a barometric altimeter which tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.
Montana 680 comes preloaded with 250,000+ assorted geocaches from geocaching.com and supports paperless geocaching. This allows Montana 680 to store and displays key cache information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs. Once you want to add more caches simply upload the GPX file to your device and keep the hunt going.
With Montana 680 you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS users. Simply press “Send” to transfer your information to other units.
Double Your Power
Montana 680 features the Garmin dual battery system that guarantees a maximum of independence. You’ll have the option of using the rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack or traditional AA alkaline batteries – whichever suits you best.
Plan Your Next Trip
Take charge of your next adventure with our free BaseCamp™, software that lets you view and organise maps, waypoints, routes, and tracks. This free trip-planning software even allows you to create Garmin Adventures that you can share with friends, family or fellow explorers. BaseCamp displays topographic map data in 2-D or 3-D on your computer screen, including contour lines and elevation profiles. It also can transfer an almost unlimited amount of satellite images to your device from the included BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription.
The Montana is the ultimate take-anywhere navigator for the serious adventurer.
¹One-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (software download required). Use the included BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription with BaseCamp™ to transfer an almost unlimited amount of high-resolution satellite images to the handheld device for 1 year. Once those images have been integrated into the device, they can be accessed there whenever you need them – even after the initial 1-year offer has run out. Additional BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscriptions can be purchased from www.garmin.com/BirdsEye.
²Water Rating IPX7 - Can withstand accidental immersion in water up to 1 meter in depth for up to 30 minutes. See garmin.com/waterrating for more details.
Easier to Customise
New Track Manager
The new Track Manager allows you to organise and navigate through waypoints, routes and track logs with ease and also provides great control over start/stop track recording.
8 Megapixel Camera
Includes an 8 Megapixel digital camera which allows you to take images in landscape and portrait orientation. Each photo is geotagged automatically with the location of where it was taken, allowing you to navigate to that exact spot in the future.
Advanced Shortcut Features
Whether it’s loading an application, navigating to a waypoint, switching your profile or customising specific settings to your needs, advanced shortcuts lets you combine these functions to create a custom-tailored, streamlined experience. Each Montana comes with pre-loaded shortcuts – Go Home, Track Log On/Off and Stop Navigation – to get you started.
More Dashboards in More Places
With 1 touch of the power button, you can pull up a multi-orientation dashboard from anywhere – your map, home screen, compass, trip computer, status page and more – so you can create more dashboards in more places.
Fully Customisable Homescreen
Whether you go somewhere often, continually change settings or create shortcuts, Montana’s fully customisable home screen allows you to bring up to 16 items from 'Where To?,' 'Setup' and 'Shortcuts' to your home screen so you can easily access them without having to click between screens.
Reorderable Menu Options
Reorder any menu however you like with this new feature, which keeps you from constantly scrolling to the bottom of a long list.
Montana’s smarter profiles feature remembers which profile you were using, based on the mount, so when you’re off-roading or trying to find a bike shop, it will put you in the right frame of mind so you can get you on your way quickly.
Don’t like the way something is set up? No worries. With a tap of a button, you can configure your applications easily and quickly with adaptable controls. Have to mount on the right handle bar? No problem. Montana can accommodate left- or right-handed setups based on the screen orientation.
Physical & Performance
Physical dimensions7.48 x 14.42 x 3.64 cm
Display size, WxH5.06 x 8.93 cm; 4' diag (10.2 cm)
Display resolution, WxH272 x 480 pixels
Display typeBright, transflective 65k color TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
Weight289 g with included lithium-ion battery pack; 11.7 oz (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
BatteryRechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery lifeUp to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
Interfacehigh-speed USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
Yes (8 megapixel with autofocus; automatic geo-tagging)
Electronic compassYes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
Unit-to-unit transfer (shares data wirelessly with similar units)
Maps & Memory
1 year BirdsEye Satellite subscription ready to download after you register the device.
Ability to add maps
Built-in memory2.7 GB
Accepts data cardsmicroSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
Track log10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
Automatic routing (turn by turn routing on roads)Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
Custom maps compatible
Sun and moon information
Tide tablesYes (with optional Bluechart)
Garmin Connect™ compatible (online community where you analyze, categorize and share data)
High-sensitivity GPS receiver for both GPS and GLONASS signals
250,000 geocaches preloaded
New improved track manager
In the box
Lithium-ion battery pack
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