The newly updated Garmin inReach Mini 2 now boasts up to 30-day battery life and includes additional location and situational awareness features. Check it out here…

Originally released in 2018, the Garmin inReach Mini provides two-way text messaging, location tracking, and weather updates thanks to the global Iridium satellite network. Should an emergency occur, users can trigger an interactive SOS message to the Garmin IERCC, a 24/7 staffed professional emergency response coordination center. In short, it’s a communication device that can be used outside of regular cellular coverage, anywhere in the world, and pairs with your smartphone for a clean user interface.

Announced today, the new Garmin inReach Mini 2 keeps all the features from the original version and adds in some pretty impressive new specs. First off, the inReach Mini 2 receives a massive battery upgrade for up to two weeks of battery life in 10-minute track mode and 30 days in 30-minute track mode. The default settings on the original version offered up to 90 hours at 10-minute tracking.

Garmin inReach Mini 2
  • Garmin inReach Mini 2
  • Garmin inReach Mini 2

The second major update is a new feature that automatically records the user’s activity from the moment it’s turned on and passively stores their route. If the user becomes disoriented, they can engage TracBack and an on-device digital path will guide them back to their point of origin.

Other InReach Updates

  • New user interface includes glanceable “quick views” similar to widget views on Garmin watch, for easy access to topline info like location, weather, and messages
  • New electronic compass displays heading even when stationary
  • IM2 leverages more satellite networks (four) for faster initial acquisition time and more coverage in challenging environments than GPS alone
  • InReach Mini 2 is now compatible with Garmin Explore Mobile as the primary mobile pairing app

To communicate using an inReach Mini device, an active satellite subscription plan is required. A variety of plans that range from flexible month-to-month options to an annual contract package are available for individuals or professionals. Plans are available starting at $11.95 per month.

  • Weight: 99 grams (3.5oz)
  • Dimensions: 4 x 2″
  • Price: $399.99 USD
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