The New eTrex

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Garmin | Newsroom | Press Releases

OLATHE, Kan./May 31, 2011/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the redesigned and upgraded eTrex® handheld GPS device – evolving from one of the world’s most reliable and popular handhelds, with millions sold. This entry level option has been given enhanced ergonomics, an improved interface, paperless geocaching and in -certain models, a 65k color screen with expanded mapping capabilities. These new additions - along with up to 25 hours of battery life - make the new eTrex more versatile and user-friendly, while maintaining its storied toughness and durability. The eTrex was announced in preparation for the Teva Mountain Games in Vail, CO, where it will be prominently displayed at the Garmin booth June 3-5.(中略)
 
The new eTrex devices are expected to be available in the third quarter of 2011. The eTrex 10 and 20 have a suggested retail price of $119.99 and $199.99, respectively.  The eTrex 30 has a suggested retail price of $299.99.

知らない間に、次期 eTrexシリーズが発表になっていたようです。
従来の Vista、Legend といったサブネームをやめて、eTrex 10/20/30 という形式になるようです。

ただ、現在のeTrexは地図表示が可能なモデルとしてはエントリー機であること、現在のHCxでほぼ完成されていることから、大幅な機能アップというのはなさそうです。
むしろ、ボディ形状が完全に変わるので、従来のマウントアダプタが使えなくなりますね。