The Zoleo is a communication device that connects via an app on your phone or tablet so you can send/receive messages "anywhere on the planet" via the Iridium satellite network.
Zoleo provides SOS alerting with 24/7 monitoring, check-in and weather forecasts. In May 2021, Zoleo added the option for breadcrumb tracking and location push notifications for an additional monthly.
Zoleo can transmit over satellite, cellular, and Wi-Fi on a dedicated Zoleo phone number, email address, and app, which provides a lot of flexibility.
The Zoleo communication system must be paired with a Zoleo plan - of which there are three: Basic, In Touch, and Unlimited.
Zoleo plans can be suspended (after the first 3 months) for $4/month, which allows you to maintain your personal Zoleo communication number and email address.
- Main Function: Basic Satellite Communicator
- Satellite Network: Iridium
- Battery: Rechargeable internal Lithium-Ion with a reported battery life of 200+ hours
- Power input: Micro-USB Type B connector, charging time ~2 hours
- Weight: 5.3 oz
- Dimensions: 3.58 x 2.6 x 1.06 in
- Waterproof: IP68; dust- and water-resistant to 4.9 ft for 30 min
- Location: Accurate within 8.2 ft
- Device: $199
- Plans: Basic - $20/month, In Touch - $35/month, Unlimited - $50/month
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