Comparing Prices for Garmin inReach® Mini 2 and GPSMAP Series

Introduction to GPSMAP and Pricing Factors

Among the plethora of other options available, Garmin GPSMAP devices stand out as trusted companions to any dedicated adventurer, trekker, mariner, or off-road lover, offering precise and reliable satellite GPS navigation in even the most challenging environments. With their robust features and user-friendly interfaces, these handheld GPS device have amassed a loyal following, and for good reason. At OSAT we offer a wide range of Garmin GPSMAP handheld devices at varying prices from $200-$400.

Garmin inReach Mini 2: Features and Price Range

  • Price: $399.99

The upgraded Garmin inReach Mini 2 is a small but mighty satellite GPS communicator that is brimming with powerful features and technology. The device itself is lightweight, compact, and can fit easily in a pocket to keep you reliably in touch or within just a button press of emergency help in a dangerous situation. Some of the device’s features include:

  • Interactive Alerts: In the event of an emergency, trigger an interactive SOS message to the Garmin IERCC, a 24/7 staffed emergency response coordination centre.
  • Location Sharing: Bring peace of mind to friends and family back home by sharing your GPS coordinates embedded in your messages.
  • Small but Mighty: Measuring at just 4″ x 2″ and 100g in weight, the inReach Mini 2 is a small but tough unit, being water-rated to IPX7 and impact resistant (MIL-STD-810).
  • 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.
  • Digital Compass: Get accurate heading information — even when you’re not moving.

Garmin GPSMAP 66i: Advanced Features and Pricing

  • Price: $599.99

Combining precise navigation with global communications in a ruggedized handheld, the Garmin GPSMAP 66i is one of our highly recommended pieces of hardware here at Orbital SatCom. Because of the lower case ‘i’ in its name, you know it has inReach technology built-in. And inReach technology means it’s globally connected via the world’s one and only truly global satellite network: Iridium. Some of the other features include:

  • Interactive SOS Functions: Simply trigger an interactive SOS to the GEOS 24/7 Search and Rescue monitoring center (this feature requires an active inReach subscription plan).
  • Navigation: This GPSMAP 66i tracker features preloaded Garmin TopoActive Europe mapping for detailed views of topographic elevations, summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes and geographical points.
  • Weather Forecasts & Geocaching Live: Cellular connectivity lets you access weather forecasts and Geocaching Live. Receive active weather with up-to-date information about forecasts, including predictive maps for temperature, wind, precipitation and clouds — right on the handheld when connected to Garmin Connect Mobile.
  • Pre-loaded Mapping: Preloaded Garmin TOPO mapping with direct-to-device BirdsEye Satellite Imagery downloads (no annual subscription); includes multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) support and navigation sensors.

Garmin GPSMAP 86s Handheld GPS: Price and Marine Navigation

  • Price: $399.99

With the Garmin GPSMAP 86s handheld GPS, you can take to the seas with total confidence thanks to the integrated and feature-rich set up of valuable boat data, which can all be seen directly from its crystal clear display at a glance. The device itself seamlessly syncs with your onboard marine system to supercharge your experience at sea. With the super accurate navigational tracking, as you travel, the adjustable GPS filter smooths the way by levelling speed and heading indications as you pass over swells, allowing for more accurate tracking. Together with this, the Worldwide Basemap allows the device to show you significant bodies of water including oceans, seas, major lakes, and rivers, as well as international and state political boundaries and time zone information so you know exactly what is around you at all times.

Garmin inReach Subscription Plans: Pricing and Connectivity Options

  • Price: from $19

Loading up your Garmin inReach device with a Garmin inReach subscription plan superpowers it further than ever before, giving you SOS functionality whilst off-grid, as well as things like weather reports, tracking points, and mail checking abilities. Plans can renew every month unless specified otherwise by the device owner to keep you reliably connected and in touch with contacts back home or other inReach device users in the field alongside you. Here at OSAT we offer three core plans – Safety, Recreation, and Expedition – that cater for different user types. Each plan comes with unlimited SOS alerts but varying amounts of text messages, weather reports, and tracking points.

As always, our team of experts at OSAT is here to help. So, if you need any advice about Garmin GPSMAP or inReach Mini devices, contact us via:

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