Garmin Expands GPSMAP x3 Series with New 16-Inch Mapper – Fishing Gear Retailer

Garmin Expands GPSMAP x3 Series with New 16-Inch Mapper – Fishing Gear Retailer

OLATHE, Kan. – Garmin (NYSE: GRMN), the world’s most innovative and recognized manufacturer of marine electronics, today announced… GPSMAP® 16×3 Chartplotters — The latest addition to the popular GPSMAP x3 series that combines the same easy-to-use features, including built-in Garmin Navionics+ Mapping and sonar support, with a stunning 16-inch HD touchscreen. For superior clarity and readability in sunlight, GPSMAP’s 16×3 in-plane switching (IPS) display delivers consistent, accurate colors that can be seen from all viewing angles, even with polarized sunglasses.

“The GPSMAP Both. -Dan Bartel, vice president of global consumer sales at Garmin

What mariners will love about the GPSMAP x3 Series:

  • Simple navigation: Navigate more confidently in coastal and inland waters with built-in Garmin Navionics+ mapping with auto-guidance+ technology1 Includes a 1-year subscription with daily updates. Users can also add Garmin Navionics Vision+ For premium features like high-resolution highlights and more.
  • Elegant design: Designed for a wide range of dashboard configurations, the GPSMAP x3 Series offers slim design boundaries with edge-to-edge glass displays.
  • Amazing processing power: Enjoy high-speed, responsive processing power that benefits all on-board sensors such as sonar and radar while enhancing the user experience across the entire network.
  • Built-in sonar: Sonar Combo versions (GPSMAP xsv series) offer built-in support for Ultra Clear ClearVü And SideVü Scanning sonar using bright, high-contrast color panels helps distinguish fish from structure, alongside traditional CHIRP sonar.
  • LiveScope capable: To help anglers see everything around their boat in real time, this chartplotter series supports the full range of Garmin Panoptix Sonar, including award-winning LiveScope Live scanning sonar (requires power adapter, sold separately).
  • power® Fusion: When combined with the Garmin Force Trolling Motor, anglers can create routes, patterns and paths for the trolling motor to follow while fishing. From the chartplotter’s screen, they can also control speed, check battery life, and more.
  • Seamless connectionEasily build an onboard marine system with sonar, autopilot, radars, instruments, cameras and more with NMEA® 2000 and Garmin Marine Network. Built-in wireless® Enables reliable software updates, smart notifications, and more via free ActiveCaptain® App with a compatible smartphone or table.

The GPSMAP 16×3 series is expected to be available in March, and has suggested retail pricing starting at $4,799.99, while the GPSMAP 16x3xsv series starts at $4,999.99. Along with Garmin’s full line of marine electronics, the GPSMAP 16×3 series will be on display at the Miami International Boat Show, February 14-18, 2024, at Booth No. 3235. To learn more, visit

Designed from the inside out to live on the outside, Garmin products have revolutionized the lives of fishermen, sailors, sailors, and boating enthusiasts everywhere. Garmin is committed to developing the most innovative, highest quality and easiest-to-use marine electronics the industry has ever known, and believes that every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to overcome yesterday. For the ninth year in a row, Garmin has been named Manufacturer of the Year by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Garmin’s other marine brands include Navionics® and GL Audio®. For more information, visit the Garmin virtual newsroom, email our journalism team, contact @garminmarine or follow our blog.

1 Auto Guidance+ is for planning purposes only and does not replace safe navigation operations.

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