The Garmin inReach Mini is a small yet powerful device that allows you get in touch with anyone, anywhere in the globe. It is a compact satellite communicator that serves as a life-saver on your extreme outdoor adventures, especially when you’re in areas without phone coverage.
It has a measurement of 2” (Width) x 3.9” (Height) x 1” (Depth) and it weighs approximately 3.5 ounces, making it the most compact satellite communicator that’s perfect for adventures. Whether you decide on keeping it in your jacket’s pocket, pants pocket, or small exterior compartment of your backpack, this satellite communicator will fit perfectly without adding much weight and bulk.
Apart from the size, this compact device has a rugged built with a construction that is impact and water resistant since it complies with the IPX7 standard the MIL-STD-810F impact-resistant standard. The Garmin inReach Mini allows you to send and receive messages through its global Iridium satellite network. Hence, you can communicate to anyone who has devices that’s Garmin compatible. Apart from other Garmin satellite communicators, you can also get in touch with someone who has Garmin’s connected handhelds and wearables.
Just like the Garmin Xero A1, the Garmin inReach Mini is durable and designed to last despite being exposed to extreme situations. The device also has GPS-based location tracking that makes it easier for the group to find your exact location. Additionally, it includes a large SOS button that allows you to connect with the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team.
The Garmin inReach Mini can also be paired with the Earthmate app, both available on Android and iOS. Through this app, the satellite communicator can access NOAA weather charts, aerial imagery, and maps. It has a rechargeable battery that can last for 50 hours. Likewise, it has 20 routes and 500 waypoints. Other specifications include a Garmin Pilot support, weather forecast update, monochrome MIP display, and other aviation services like ACAS and LMFS.