Tag: garmin inreach

  • Garmin inReach Messenger vs ZOLEO Feature Comparison- Tracking Mapshare vs Location Share+

    Garmin inReach Messenger vs ZOLEO Feature Comparison- Tracking Mapshare vs Location Share+

    In our series of deep dive comparison between ZOLEO and Garmin inReach Messenger; we will be comparing Mapshare vs Location Share+ Both features allows you to enable tracking of your ZOLEO or nReach Messenger that your contacts can follow without the need of sending messages. The main use case is that you are on a […]

  • Design And Ruggedness Specs Breakdown – Garmin inReach Messenger vs ZOLEO

    Design And Ruggedness Specs Breakdown – Garmin inReach Messenger vs ZOLEO

    In our series of comparison posts between the ZOLEO satellite communicator and Garmin inReach Messenger, I’ll be going over some of the design and specification aspects that might interest you based on the outdoor activities you may be undertaking where having a satellite communicator is useful. Before we get going, I will acknowledge two points […]

  • How Easy Is It To Share Your ZOLEO or Garmin inReach Messenger?

    How Easy Is It To Share Your ZOLEO or Garmin inReach Messenger?

    Like it or not, if you bought a satellite communicator such as a ZOLEO or Garmin inReach Messenger; you might not use it everyday and want to lend or share the device to a family member or a friend to use on their outdoor adventure. So how easy is it to lend your device? Well, […]

  • Garmin inReach Messenger VS ZOLEO Deep Dive Messaging

    In this first deep dive comparison between the Garmin inReach Messenger and the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator is the primary function both units try to improve on; messaging experience. We’ll be focusing on the messaging functions on both smartphone apps. How ZOLEO Introduced Messaging Flexibility Before we start our deep dive, lets go back to what […]

  • Garmin inReach Messenger How-To Tutorials

    In the fall of 2022, Garmin released a direct competitor to the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator with the Garmin inReach Messenger. This new inReach model focuses on messaging rather than be integrated with GPS navigation functions. With the focus on messaging, the Garmin inReach Messenger requires the Messenger smartphone app and a valid Garmin Explore account […]

  • Garmin Launches inReach Messenger To Compete With ZOLEO

    It was a matter of time until we would see how Garmin would respond to the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator. While Garmin has been very busy integrating the inReach technology into various GPS frame, there is something to be said about the simple puck design with core inputs and associated smartphone app. The Garmin inReach Messenger […]

  • Garmin Releases inReach mini 2 For Satellite Communication

    Garmin announced the updated version of the inReach mini 2 for satellite communication and emergency SOS response.  The price of the updated mini 2 is now USD 399.99 while the previous version was USD 349.99. Other differences with the previous inReach mini are: Improved display 176×176 pixels vs 128 x 128 pixels Vastly improved battery […]

  • inReach Mapshare versus ZOLEO Location Share+

    In this video, I’ll be doing a deep dive comparison between the inReach Mapshare feature versus the Location Share+ feature on ZOLEO satellite communicator. I’ll be looking at the portal settings for both along with how each of the smartphone apps (Earthmate va ZOLEO) handles this functionality. Mapshare vs Location Share+ Mapshare was a feature […]

  • Garmin inReach versus ZOLEO Messaging Types

    In this video, I’ll expand on a question I got recently which was if it was possible to send messages from a Garmin inReach to a ZOLEO satellite messenger? The answer is yes, but in this video I’ll expand on this to send messages between both devices and see the differences when sending SMS, email […]

  • Garmin Handheld Pre-loaded Maps Options

    Now that most of the Garmin Handhelds have had a refresh in the last 3 years, it is time to take a look at a common question that arises when owners are shopping to upgrade their handheld or new users looking for an upgrade. eTrex 22x 32x – Montana 700 Series Pre-Loaded Maps Garmin included […]