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The palm-size Garmin inReach Mini satellite communicator provides off-the-grid contact even when size and weight matter. At only 3.5 oz, it has 2-way messaging, tracking and SOS capabilities.


  • 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


Note: Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communication devices. It is the responsibility of the user to know and follow all applicable laws in the jurisdictions where the device is intended to be used.

A subscription plan is required to send and receive satellite messages on this device. Visit vendor website to shop satellite subscription plans and additional services.
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Technical Specs

Item #140110
Best Use

Emergency Preparedness


GPS/Satellite Detectable


Average Battery Life

50 hrs. (10 min. tracking intervals)

Battery Type

Lithium Ion


Rechargeable internal lithium ion

Messaging Capability

2-Way Messaging

SOS Function


Device Integration

Watch Integration

Smartphone Integration

Location Accuracy

3 meters

Number of Waypoints


Weather Forecast






Display Size

0.9 x 0.9 inches


Approved by FCC



Water-Resistance Rating



3.9 x 2 x 1 inches


3.5 ounces

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