Garmin GPSMAP 8400 / 8600 series Chartplotter released

Garmin has just announced their new ranges  – Garmin GPSMAP 8400 series and GPSMAP 8600 series. Available in 17″, 22″ and 24″ display sizes – we all need bigger boats

Garmin GPSMAP 8400 Series in 6 way Split
Garmin GPSMAP 8400 Series in 6 way Split

They all have IPS (in-plane-switching) screens with multi touch and have “glass helm” look. Screens are WUXGA (1920×1200) for the 17″ and 24″and FHD (1920×1080)  for the 22″ – and can be flush or flat mounted. Garmin also says they have higher speed processors – actually they say the processors are the fastest in the entire range of Garmin GPSMAP chart-plotters.

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