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Thuraya X5 - Touch Satellite Smart Phone



  • First touchscreen phone in the MSS industry
  • Most rugged phone in the MSS industry with IP67 standard and compliance with MIL 810 G/F
  • Most powerful battery in the MSS industry for long and reliable battery life
  • Provides true dual mode where SAT and GSM can be on at the same time
  • Walk-and-talk capability for maximum flexibility

Feature list

  • 5.2” full HD LCD touchscreen with Gorilla® glass
  • Capacitive display works also with gloves and in wet conditions
  • IP67 water and dust protection – highest rating in the industry
  • Compliant to MIL-Standard 810 G/F
  • Android Operating System on Snapdragon processor
  • Dual mode and dual SIM:
    • Thuraya L-Band satellite and GSM 2G/3G/4G/LTE
    •  Dual SIM slot (2x nano SIM)
  • Front and rear camera
  • Micro-SD card slot
  • Most powerful battery in the industry
  • Dedicated SOS button
  • GPS, Glonass, BeiDou with Navigation and Tracking apps incl. Geofencing
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC


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Product: Thuraya X5 - Touch Satellite Smart Phone


Dimensions: 145 x 78 x 24mm
Weight: 262g
Operating Temperature: -20 to + 60
Talk Time: 11 Hours
Stand By Time: 100 Hours
Battery Type: 3800 mAh
Streaming Symmetric Data Rate(s): up to 60/15 kbps (download/upload)
Data: yes
SMS: yes
GPS: yes
SOS: yes
Bluetooth: yes
Call features
Voice: yes
Caller ID: yes
Call Forwarding: yes
Call Waiting: yes
Handsfree: yes

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