TwoNav say their Roc is smallest GPS with the most advanced mapping on the market.
What’s the old saying about good things coming in small packages? It looks like TwoNav are aiming to prove that adage right. TheRoc GPS unit has just been released and it packs some serious features into it’s 58x90x20mm body.
How do TwoNav back up their claim that the Roc is the smallest GPS on the market? Well it’s the size and it’s mapping compared to it’s competitors. TwoNav says it will allow “you to overcome any unexpected situations thanks to its screen with perfect visibility, detailed maps, and advanced navigation tools.”
They go on to say; “TwoNav’s digital roadbooks guide you step by step, preventing wrong turns and providing real-time information. Easily see what the next step is, thanks to routes enriched with directions, alerts, photos, or videos as you progress.”
TwoNav’s other cycling GPS units
The Roc is the newest in TwoNav’s range of cycling specific GPS units, the others are the Cross Plus and the Terra. While it’s smaller and lighter (120g) than it’s siblings, it’s still packed with some serious features. It’s battery has a claimed run time of 18 hours and it comes with 32GB of memory. The 2.7in touchscreen (240 x 320 pixels) is made from tough Gorilla Glass and has IP68 certification. This means that it’s dust-tight and protected against powerful jets of water
What makes the Roc appealing to UK based riders is that it comes pre-loaded with some useful maps. These are Great Britain Topo 1:50.000 and 1:250.000. As well as TomTom British Isles, OSM World and 3D Relief Western Europe. With all that mapping data, getting lost should be a thing of the past. Positioning is obtained via the Roc’s GNSS geolocation chip. this combines the four satellite constellations: GPS, Galileo, Glonass, and Beidou with AGPS. A novel feature is the Roc’s ability to “merge the maps for a clear and accurate view of your surroundings”. It will be interesting to see what that actually looks like.
Bluetooth and 5G Wifi
As you would expect of a modern GPS unit, the Roc can connect to all your sensors and phone via Bluetooth and 5G Wifi. Once connected you’ll be able to receive notifications, broadcast your real-time position, or upload your activity once you finish. The Roc can also transfer routes and maps to your device via a 5G Wi-Fi connection. Once you are connected you can “track more than 200 data in real time“; that’s a lot of data.
TwoNav app and pricing
All this can be viewed on TwoNav’s Link app. This will allow you to receive alerts from your phone, sync activities and load and view routes. When you buy the Roc you also get a TwoNav subscription, this includes: Land, App TwoNav, Maps Plus and the GO cloud.
The TwoNav Roc will be priced at £285.38 and will include a free heart-rate monitor for the first customers, so get in early!