The Thuraya X5-Touch is the world’s first Android based satellite & GSM phone offering unparalleled flexibility. It runs on the Android operating system and has a 5.2” full HD touchscreen for users who frequently move in and out of terrestrial coverage across a range of market sectors including government missions, energy projects, enterprise communications, and NGO deployments. It offers fast and simple connectivity on the move, in remote areas normally beyond the reach of smartphones.
Thuraya satellite phones boldly go where no smartphones have gone before. They keep you connected from almost anywhere because they operate on a network in outer space. The phones provide similar functionality to terrestrial mobile phones like voice, SMS and low-bandwidth Internet access, fulfilling basic connectivity needs.
Now, imagine a phone that combines the power of satellite and the functionality of a smartphone. A phone that does not only rely on a terrestrial cell phone network but has the capability of beaming its calls and data to and from satellites orbiting the Earth.
The Thuraya X5-Touch is the world’s first Android TM based satellite & GSM phone offering unparalleled flexibility. It runs on the Android operating system and has a 5.2” full HD touchscreen for users who frequently move in and out of terrestrial coverage across a range of market sectors including government missions, energy projects, enterprise communications, and NGO deployments. It offers fast and simple connectivity on the move, in remote areas normally beyond the reach of smartphones.
The Thuraya X5-Touch runs on the Android platform from Google. A range of Google applications and services are preinstalled on your device, for example Gmail, Google Maps, Google Chrome, Google Search and the Google Play Store gives you access to a multitude of available 3rd party apps.
The X5-Touch comes equipped with a 5.2” full HD touchscreen made of glare resistant Gorilla ® glass. The toughened glass also works while the display is wet or while you are wearing gloves.
The Thuraya X5-Touch is the most rugged phone in the industry with IP67 standard and compliance with MIL 810 G/F. That means the phone is full dust and water protected and tested to withstand shock, vibration and extreme temperature.
Dual mode. Dual SIM.
Communicate seamlessly in satellite and GSM mode: The Thuraya X5-Touch works over Thuraya’s L-band satellite network as well as GSM 2G/3G/4G/LTE networks. It comes equipped with two nano SIM card slots for complete flexibility and
choice. Choose from a combination of both a Thuraya SIM card and a GSM SIM card, or any combination of SIM cards that meets your requirements.
SAT and GSM “Always On”
Make and receive calls simultaneously on both networks with the unique SAT and GSM “Always On” function. For a true dual experience, you can receive calls on your GSM number even when on an active satellite call and vice versa.
Advanced navigation capabilities
The phone comes equipped with GPS, BeiDou, and Glonass systems for the highest flexibility in all
regions. Use the preinstalled navigation and tracking apps to send your current location details to pre-defined numbers via SMS or email, based on pre-set time intervals, distance travelled or when moving inside or outside your pre-set geofence.
How to use – Thuraya X5 touch
The Thuraya X5-Touch facilitates reliable and efficient walk-and-talk communications due to the combination of high performance satellites from Thuraya’s network and an omni-directional antenna designed to ensure enhanced mobility.
Most powerful battery
Equipped with the most powerful battery in the industry, the X5-Touch has a talk-time of up to 11 hours and a standby time of up to 100 hours enabling reliable communications whenever you need it across an extended period of time.
Make the most out of your camera
With the front and rear cameras take photos and videos anywhere. Enjoy state-of-the-art features like built-in flash, panorama mode, face detection and many more.
Dedicated SOS button
The Thuraya X5-Touch has a dedicated SOS button, which is easy to use in times of distress. Even when
the phone is switched off, simply press and hold the SOS button for 3 seconds, which starts the handset and triggers the SOS call (and/or SMS) to any pre-programmed number