Garmin inReach Messenger
Embark on thrilling adventures with Garmin's inReach Messenger Handheld GPS satellite communicator. Stay connected with loved ones through text messages and location updates, no matter how remote your destination and with up to 28 days of battery life. Feel secure with access to Garmin's global satellite network and 24/7 emergency service. Receive weather reports for upcoming destinations to plan ahead for your journey. Find your way back home effortlessly with Garmin's TracBack navigation, guiding you back to your starting point.
- COMPACT, RUGGED DESIGN - Don’t let the 7.8 x 6.4 cm (3.1″ x 2.5″) size and 114 g weight fool you. inReach Messenger satellite communicator is tough, durable, impact-resistant and water-rated to IPX7.
- SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY - Optimised inReach messaging uses a mobile connection of your smartphone when it’s available, then it seamlessly switches to a 100% global Iridium® satellite network when you go beyond available mobile coverage range.
- TWO WAY MESSAGING - A simple user interface through the Garmin Messenger app on your smartphone makes it easy to exchange text messages with loved ones via satellite or mobile networks.
- INTERACTIVE SOS ALERTS - In case of emergency, trigger an interactive SOS message to Garmin ResponseSM, a 24/7 staffed emergency response coordination centre.
- LOCATION SHARING - Share your location with loved ones back home anytime by using your MapShare page or with your GPS coordinates embedded in your messages.
- GROUP MESSAGING - With the Garmin Messenger app, your inReach connection supports group message threading and distribution. So, you can share your adventures with multiple contacts simultaneously — and have group text chats with friends and family.
- SAFETY CHARGING - Need a backup option in case your compatible smartphone battery dies? Just connect inReach Messenger to your phone for enough safety charge to send a custom text message from the inReach Messenger device via your phone’s touchscreen.
- EXTRA LONG BATTERY LIFE - The internal, rechargeable lithium battery gives you up to 28 days of battery life in 10-minute tracking mode, so you can do what you love longer between recharges.
- FLEXIBLE SUBSCRIPTION PLAN - To access the global Iridium network and communicate with your inReach Messenger satellite communicator, an active satellite subscription is required. You can opt for an annual package or a flexible month-to-month plan.
- SYNC YOUR CONTACTS LIST - The Garmin Messenger app can sync with your compatible smartphone’s contacts list to make staying in touch even easier.
- ON-DEVICE DISPLAY - The inReach Messenger satellite communicator"s high-end memory-in-pixel screen gives you the ability to confirm that messages have been sent, and you can even read responses right on the device.
- INREACH WEATHER FORECAST SERVICE - Get detailed weather updates on inReach Messenger satellite communicator or your paired compatible device. You can even request forecasts for your current location, other waypoints or destinations on your itinerary.
- TRACBACK ROUTING - The TracBack routing feature navigates you back to your starting point the same way you came, should you get lost — right on your device.
Unit dimensions: (W x H x D): 7.8 x 6.4 x 2.3 cm
Display size: 2.53 x 1.1 cm 2.74 cm diagonal
Display resolution: (W x H): 160 x 68 pixels
Display type: Sunlight-readable, monochrome, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Weight: 113.9 g
Battery type: Rechargeable internal lithium ion
Battery life: Up to 28 days with a message or location sent every 10 minutes with full sky view; up to 14 days with moderate tree cover
Up to 6 days with a message or location sent every 2 minutes with full sky view; up to 3 days with moderate tree cover
Up to 46 days with a message or location sent every 30 minutes with full sky view; up to 23 days with moderate tree cover
Up to 1 year when powered off.
Water rating: IPX7
In the box:
- inReach® Messenger
- Type A to Type C USB cable