We know the Garmin trackers are a hot topic and have been well covered. But, we are just wanting to make some comparisons and reviews on certain model for Garmin Astro 320 and Garmin Alpha 100. In the following post we will compare the features of those products of Garmin and we are excited to announce the conclusion on the end of the paragraph although we know that it all depends on what you want.
Garmin Astro 320
The Garmin Astro 320 is featured with a fully rubberized outer coating with an over molding to make you easier to grip, the non rubber exterior is trimmed in orange in place of green such as nice for hunting environment. If you set it down somewhere in the grass, it will stand out a bit better. The over molding is surrounded by rubber around the RF antenna. It has a power button on the right side of the handheld between the GPS and the radio frequency antenna, the keypad design that can raise slightly higher and it is square instead or rounded, a bit bigger especially for the arrow keys. And also the new location of the lanyard attachment on the left side toward the top that it will turn the unit back in the right direction to see the screen while you grab it in your hand. The lanyard is at the bottom of the unit which for strapping in and holding the unit facing down on your body. While the battery cap on the back is designed to work with certain Garmin accessories which snap onto it.
Garmin Alpha 100
The Garmin Alpha 100 is featured with a 3 inch sunlight readable touch screen color display that you can operate it it with only one hand, a waterproof to IPX7 standards that handheld case can withstand accidental immersion in one meter of water. The Alpha handheld can be configured to update with your dog’s location, speed and direction ever 2.5 seconds. The handheld transmitter batteries for the Garmin Alpha are a rechargeable battery pack already. And there is LED Beacon Light that can be activated from the handheld and can track any combination of 20 dogs up to 9 miles away. Such a great tool! Not enough of that, It also comes with pre-loaded with 100K Topo Map software which includes all 50 states. And it has rescue mode feature that can give you the peace of mind while the Geofence and radius alerts feature to allow and define an area or specified distance from your handhelds of radius alert. (See also : Garmin Alpha Review)
Garmin Astro 320 Vs Alpha 100
|Garmin Astro 320||Garmin Alpha 100|
|Features||- High-Sensitivity GPS with GLONASS - LED beacon lights and Rescue mode - Battery life 20-40 hrs||- High-Sensitivity GPS with GLONASS - LED beacon lights and Rescue mode as well as Stimulation levels-Tone and Vibration - Battery life 20-40 hrs|
|Ratings*||3.8 out of 5.0 stars||4.5 out of 5.0 stars|
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All we can say that it all depends on what you want, if you just need a tracking collar without any certain functions, you just need to buy the Astro one. But, since the Alpha is having more than just the ability to track with a great system is being recommended by us too.