Standard Horizon CPN700i Network Chartplotter Review

Last Updated: 07.04.20

[tabs slidertype=”top tabs” auto=”no”] [tabcontainer] [tabtext]Pros[/tabtext] [tabtext]Cons[/tabtext] [/tabcontainer] [tabcontent] [tab]With the high resolution touchscreen you can clearly view maps and charts, and you will also appreciate how easy it is to use.

It comes with an internal GPS antenna for accurate positioning, along with preloaded cartography so you can start plotting your course.

It is easy to connect to all of your devices with this chartplotter from Standard Horizon.

Not only does it come with a durable construction, it is also backed by a three year limited warranty.

[/tab] [tab]The only complaint concerning this chartplotter is the fact that it does not come with a transducer, and while this would be a nice bonus it does not affect its overall stellar performance. [/tab] [/tabcontent] [/tabs]

1.1 Standard Horizon CPN700i


Our Review


7-inch backlit display

Along with accuracy one of the most important aspects is the display, and this GPS/chartplotter from Standard Horizon comes with 7” diagonal screen that clearly shows maps and charts in crisp, clear detail. The full color display has an impressive 800 x 400 resolution, and comes with touchscreen functionality for easy navigation. The screen can also be split so you can view charts and GPS maps side by side so you know exactly where you need to go to find the best spot to start catching fish.

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Built-in GPS system

The internal GPS antenna uses 50 channels to quickly pinpoint your location and plot the best course to your destination. For even faster speeds you can also attach an external GPS antenna to the device. The touchscreen display will even allow you to scroll and zoom in through the individual pages so you can be sure that you didn’t miss a hidden hot spot. It also comes preloaded with charts for the U.S., Canada, Bahamas and Mexico.


Can connect to other devices via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

What really sets this GPS/chartplotter apart is its ability to connect to several devices. With built in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology you can connect to your smartphone and take advantage of almost any Wi-Fi hot spot. You can even stream music and play videos on the display that also comes with small built in speakers. There is even a USB and Ethernet port so you can stay connected almost anywhere. This also allows you to access local weather reports, which is always an advantage when you are on the water.

1.3 Standard Horizon CPN700i


Designed to withstand the elements and the test of time

Since you will be using this chartplotter on the water you want to make sure that it is durable. Not only can it withstand constant exposure to sun and occasional water splashes, it also comes with a three year warranty. The sturdy construction is built to last for years, and while this marine chartplotter is heavier than some similar models it only adds to its durability.



If you are looking for an accurate GPS/chartplotter that will also keep you entertained, this model from Humminbird might be exactly what you need. It comes with accurate GPS capabilities, along with preloaded charts so you can start plotting the best course to your favorite fishing spots. Since you can easily connect to almost any device, including your laptop you can stream music and movies while you are on the water. It is also backed by a manufacturer’s warranty so you can rest assured that you are getting a good value for your money.


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