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Satellite Communicator Device  ZOLEOSpot X™
Supported NetworksIridiumGlobalstar
Coverage100% global (incl. oceans, airways)Most land masses
Requires Airtime SubscriptionYesYes
Dimensions3.6 x 2.6 x 1.06 inches (9.1 x 6.6 x 2.7 cm)6.54 x 2.9 x 0.94 inches (16.6 x 7.4 x 2.4 cm)
Weight5.3 oz (150.3 g)7 oz (198.4 g)
Dedicated SMS Number ProvidedYesYes
Two-way MessagingYes, via the mobile appYes, via the device or mobile app
SOS with 24/7 MonitoringYesYes
Progressive SOS alerting with step-by-step updatesYes, via the mobile appNo
Weather ForecastsDark Sky™ forecasts, via the mobile appNo
Share GPS CoordinatesYes, via device or mobile appYes, via device or mobile app
Dust and Water ResistantYes, IP68 (superior water-resistance)Yes, IP67
Battery Life200+ hrs. (at 12 min. message checks)10 days (at 10 min. tracking intervals)
Built-in, Covered SOS ButtonYesYes
Built-in Check-in ButtonYesYes
LED IndicatorsYesYes
Built-in Display & KeyboardNoYes
Built-in Compass/TrackingNoYes