|Feature||WingX Pro7||Garmin 796|
|Initial Cost||- Apple iPad - $499 to $699
- $99 for WingX Subscription
- $99 for Synthetic Vision (not a typo)
|Garmin 796 - $2,495 to $2,795
* Lower street prices available
|Annual Subscription Cost||- $99 for WingX Subscription
- $99 for Synthetic Vision
|$499 for bundle price|
|I dropped it, it broke, now what?||- Apple iPad - $499 to $699||$699 initial replacement. Note: Unless there was obvious abuse, Garmin is very likely to replace your unit with a newly overhauled unit for a fraction of the cost of new.|
|Realistic 3D Terrain View||Yes||Yes|
|Real Pitch and Bank using AHRS||Yes - using wireless AHRS unit from Levil Technology||No. The Garmin 796 uses potentially incorrect bank angle derived from heading changes and perhaps speed and other values. Moreover, the 796 3D Vision will not show pitch or bank in the usual manner, however the little airplane banks based on the derived bank angle.|
|Slide Finger to change heading/altitude||Yes/Yes||Yes/No|
|Display Synthetic Vision in split-view||Yes||Yes|
|Physical and Performance|
|Display Size||7.5"W x 9.5"H||3.6"W x 6.0"H|
|Display Area||71.25 in2||21.6 in2|
|Display Resolution||1024 x 768 pixels
|480 x 800 pixels
|Battery Life||About 8 hours||Up to 3 hours with full backlight and GXM 40 connected (8 hours with 50% backlighting and XM connected)|
|GPS Receiver||Internal receiver, external Bad Elf, DUAL GPS, GNS 5870, or WAAS-enabled SkyRadar ADS-B||High-sensitivity with WAAS position accuracy|
|XM Weather||Coming Soon||Yes|
|IFR or VFR||VFR||VFR|
|Databases and Memory|
|IFR Enroute Low/High||Yes||Yes|
|Includes Jeppesen® data||No||Yes|
|AOPA Airport Directory||Yes||Yes|
|Low & high altitude enroute airways:||Yes||Yes|
|Built-in Memory Type||Internal solid state||Internal solid state|
|Built-in Memory Size||16GB, 32GB, 64GB||Unknown|
|Road Navigation||Available on iPad with free apps (not in WingX)||No|
|Price and Use|
|Initial Price||99c||About $2,500|
|Annual Subscription||- $99.95 for Base Subscription
- $99.95 for Synthetic Vision
|$499 for bundle price|
|Print Approach Charts||Yes||No|
|email, surf the web, watch movies, ...||Yes||No|
Note: We have used data from garmin.com and other sources. If any data on this page is inaccurate, please notify us immediately and we will ensure correctness.
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