Leading GPS manufacturer SkyCaddie has revealed its latest product—the SkyCaddie SX500 GPS—launched to mark the company’s 20th anniversary in business.
SkyCaddie are renowned as being one of the industry leaders when it comes to GPS and distance-measuring devices, and the SX500 takes things to a whole new level as the most impressive creation to date.
The SkyCaddie SX500 GPS will be released in August 2018 and will headline the product range for fans of SkyCaddie devices as the manufacturer celebrates the 20th anniversary of its formation in true style.
“Nothing else comes close”
SkyCaddie are so confident in the quality of the SkyCaddie SX500 that it comes with the advertising tagline, “nothing else comes close”. That may well be the case too, because the new release has technological advances in abundance and arguably the best display and accuracy of any GPS device currently on the market.
The SkyCaddie SX500 replaces the SkyCaddie Touch, which was the manufacturer’s previous top-range GPS. The new product features a colour touchscreen, WiFi, the fastest processor yet, up-to-date maps and course details and has been designed with durability and usability in mind.
The first thing noticeable about the SkyCaddie SX500 is the screen and graphics incorporated into the GPS. It comes with a five-inch color touchscreen display which makes finding distances to the greens (front, back and middle) as well as water hazards, bunkers, out of bounds and lay up areas easy to access while out on the course.
There are also HD graphics of the map of each hole, detailing all the key data required from a golfer, a feature that SkyCaddie are calling the “largest and best view in golf”.
The maps also provide “unmatched accuracy” according to SkyCaddie when it comes to providing the required distances in either meters or yards, whatever your personal preference is.
All of these details are easily accessible thanks the ultra-fast multi-core processor that SkyCaddie has built into the GPS device. The claim that the SkyCaddie SX500 GPS is the most powerful product it has produced is fully justified—golfers will love the fact they are not delayed over a shot.
The SX500 comes pre-loaded with more than 35,000 worldwide courses upon purchase, making it one of the widest-reaching of any golf GPS. No matter where you are in the world, the SkyCaddie SX500 is highly likely to be ready for use when you tee it up on your local course.
The built-in WiFi that has been designed into the SkyCaddie SX500 GPS also means there is no need to connect the GPS to a computer to get updates when course details or designs are changed. The maps will automatically update thanks to the WiFi connection.
With the product being on the higher end of the price scale, durability has also been factored in by SkyCaddie. The new SkyCaddie SX500 GPS has a rugged shell around it. Not only does that protect it against being dropped out of course, it also helps provide a water resistance for golfers who are out on the course in the elements.
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