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Garmin inReach Explorer+ Plus Review

A bit over a year ago Garmin acquired a company called DeLorme. Now if you have never heard of them, that isn't much of surprise since they their hardware portfolio is for a limited audience: Adventurers who leave the beaten path and stay away from the normal mobile phone grid territory. DeLorme also makes some map products but their main device is the inReach: A two-way satellite communicator using the iridium network with a 100% global coverage (For all Pauline Hanson / Trump fans: That's everywhere). Now these things aren't exactly cheap but given it isn't unusual in our household to spend a bit of extra money on weird hobbies (Anna: Dressage riding / Philipp: Geocaching) I get away with buying one of those.
The Predecessors In January Garmin announced the release of the third generation of the inReach - the SE+ and the Explorer+. The first generation was a little device which needed a smartphone as an interface and the second generation had already a colour displa…