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Satellite Communicator Device ZOLEO Spot X
Supported Networks Iridium Globalstar
Coverage 100% global (incl. oceans, airways) Most land masses
Requires Airtime Subscription Yes Yes
Dimensions 3.6 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)
Weight 5.3 oz (150.3 g) 7 oz (198.4 g)
Dedicated SMS Number Provided Yes Yes
2-way Messaging Yes, via the mobile app Yes, via the device or mobile app
SOS with 24/7 Monitoring Yes, monitored by GEOS Yes, monitored by GEOS
Weather Forecasts DarkSky™ forecasts, via the mobile app No
Share GPS Coordinates Yes, via device or mobile app Yes, via device or mobile app
Dust and Water Resistant Yes, IP68 (superior water-resistance) Yes, IP67
Battery Life 200+ hrs. (at 12 min. message checks) 10 days (at 10 min. tracking intervals)
Built-in, Covered SOS Button Yes Yes
Built-in Check-in Button Yes Yes
LED Indicators Yes Yes
Built-in Display & Keyboard No Yes
Built-in Compass/Tracking No Yes