Garmin inReach Mini 2-Way Satellite Communicator

$349.99

The palm-size Garmin inReach Mini satellite communicator provides off-the-grid contact. At only 3.5 oz, it has 2-way texting, tracking and SOS capabilities. Exchange texts while beyond cellular range with any cell phone. The Iridium satellite network tracks within 5 meters. Share your journey with others, and trigger an interactive SOS to the 24/7 search and rescue in case of an emergency. Pair with mobile devices, access to topographic maps and U.S. NOAA charts, and get the optional inReach weather forecast service. The rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 50 hrs. of battery life in 10 min. tracking mode.

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Description

Features

  • Exchange text messages while beyond cellular range with any cell phone, email address or inReach device (satellite subscription is required)
  • Iridium satellite network ensures 100% pole-to-pole coverage with no gaps or fringe areas
  • Built-in, high-sensitivity GPS provides basic navigation, location and tracking data within 5 meters; follow routes and drop waypoints
  • Track and share your journey online, so your family and friends can follow along with your adventures
  • In case of an emergency in the backcountry, trigger an interactive SOS to the 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center (satellite subscription required)
  • Pair with mobile devices using the free Earthmate® app for easier messaging and access to topographic maps and U.S. NOAA charts, color aerial imagery and more
  • Cell service is not required to navigate on your phone using the paired app; maps are downloaded to your device for access anywhere, anytime
  • Optional inReach weather forecast service provides detailed updates directly to your inReach Mini or paired device; basic and premium weather packages available
  • Send and receive inReach messages through compatible Garmin devices, including connected wearables and handhelds (additional devices sold separately)
  • Compatible devices include Fenix 5/5S/5X watches, Fenix Chronos, Tactix Charlie, Quatix 5 and Forerunner 935 (all sold separately)
  • Internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 50 hrs. of battery life in 10 min. tracking mode
  • Rugged, impact resistant and water-rated to IPX7—easily withstands rain, snow, splashes and incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter for up to 30 min.
  • Includes USB cable, carabiner clip and spine-mount adapter
  • GearJunkie “Gear of the Year” 2018

Technical specs

Best Use Emergency Preparedness, Backpacking
GPS/Satellite Detectable Yes
Average Battery Life 50 hrs. (10 min. tracking intervals)
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Batteries Rechargeable internal lithium ion
Messaging Capability 2-Way Messaging
SOS Function Yes
Device Integration Watch, Smartphone
Location Accuracy 3 meters
Number of Waypoints 500
Weather Forecast Yes
Compass Yes
Altimeter No
Display Size 0.9 x 0.9 inches
Certification Approved by FCC
Waterproof Yes
Water-Resistance Rating IPX7
Dimensions 3.9 x 2 x 1 inches
Weight 3.5 ounces
Sustainability Contains recycled materials

Additional information

color

Garmin Mini – black, Garmin Mini – orange