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Feature/Benefit inReach Explorer®+ inReach SE®+ inReach Explorer inReach SE SPOT
Price $589 $499 $495 $395 $149.99
Coverage/Satellite Network 100% Global, Iridium 100% Global, Iridium Most Land Masses. Globalstar SPOT
Subscription Required Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions 16.4cm x 6.8cm x 3.8cm 14.8cm x 6.3cm x 2.6cm 8.7cm x 6.5cm x 2.5cm
Weight 213 grams 190 grams 114 grams
LED Indicators
Display Screen Transflective Transflective
Battery Life (based on 10-min tracking) 100 hrs 100 hrs 400 hrs
Bluetooth Classic Classic
Send Preset Messages
Send & Receive Custom Msgs
Satellite Tracking
SOS Emergency Notification
Satellite Weather Forecasts
Voice Communication
Topographic Maps
Imagery, Quads, Charts
Handheld GPS Navigation
Navigation Sensors
Digital Compass, Barometric Altimeter, Accelerometer
Waterproof IPX7 IP67 IPX7
Companion App Available
Phone OS Support iOS & Android iOS & Android
Optimized for Tablets
Send Data to a Website Via satellite or via USB Via satellite or via USB Via satellite
Note: in 2016 Garmin acquired DeLorme. The inReach product line includes: DeLorme inReach SE, DeLorme inReach Explorer, Garmin inReach SE+ and Garmin inReach Explorer+.

If you are travelling overseas or deep into the backcountry, I’d recommend that you take an inReach Explorer to ensure that you can communicate with your loved ones and give them peace of mind. It really has no equal

– Section Hiker