Magellan Introduces a New Member to the eXplorist Outdoor GPS Family - The Magellan® eXplorist® 610 The Magellan® eXplorist® 610 GPS Receiver Provides Essential Outdoor Navigation for Canada

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, a pioneering GPS brand, today announced the introduction of the Magellan eXplorist 610 GPS receiver with Summit Series topographic maps of Canada preloaded.  The eXplorist 610 GPS receiver is a power-packed, waterproof, and rugged handheld GPS designed for essential outdoor navigation.

The newest addition to the eXplorist family of dedicated outdoor GPS receivers, the eXplorist 610 provides unparalleled outdoor navigation. Find your way using the 1:50,000 scale topographic map of Canada or the World Edition map that includes coverage of more than 200 countries.  Create waypoints, record tracks, and route from point to point. Download up to 10,000 paperless geocache GPX files. Review your trip statistics with more that 30 navigational data fields. Powered by two AA batteries, the device will last up to 16 hours under normal conditions. To help conserve power, use the suspend mode to turn off the device, but maintain GPS tracking.

Feature rich and innovative, the eXplorist 610 combines high sensitivity GPS reception with easy to read mapping, accurate navigation, and experience recording capabilities. The integrated 3.2 mega-pixel camera, microphone, and speaker enable outdoor enthusiasts to record geo-tagged pictures, voice notes, and video footage. Combined with a GPS track log, the eXplorist 610 allows you to create a complete geographic and multimedia record of each outdoor adventure. Relive the journey on the device, on your computer, or share with others on your favorite social network!

Simple to use and customizable, the combination of a sunlight readable touch screen, the 4-Corners user interface, and convenient hard buttons makes the eXplorist 610 one of the easiest to use handheld GPS receivers. Tap the map screen to reveal the 4-Corner user interface. Select from a navigational dashboard, the OneTouch™ favorites menu, the main menu and a contextual options menu. Additionally, two customizable hard buttons are located on the side. Quickly mark a waypoint and activate the camera or change to your preferred feature!

The eXplorist 610 provide convenience, reliability, and personalization in the palm of your hand.

The eXplorist 610 has a suggested retail price of $479.99 and is available at Le Baron Outdoor Products and other fine retailers.

Units for review can be obtained by emailing rfinelli@magellangps.com.

For optional accessories, visit http://www.magellangps.com.

About MiTAC Digital Corporation

MiTAC Digital Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation and promotes and sells products and services under the Magellan brand name. Magellan assists people to travel, work and play with leading portable navigation and positioning solutions across multiple consumer markets. Recognized as an industry innovator, the company is the producer of the award-winning Magellan RoadMate series portable car navigation, Outdoor and Mobile navigation devices. MiTAC Digital Corp. is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information on Magellan, visit http://www.magellangps.com.

2011 MiTAC International Corporation. The Magellan logo, Magellan, RoadMate, QuickSpell, Triton are registered trademarks of MiTAC International Corporation and OneTouch,  is a trademarks of MiTAC International Corporation and are used under license by MiTAC Digital Corp. Apple, iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch, and iTunes are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Navteq On Board is a trademark of Navteq Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT:

Raphel Finelli

Senior Public Relations Manager

408-250-1778

rfinelli@magellangps.com



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