The Thuraya X5-Touch is the first Android-based satellite and GSM phone in the world, providing unrivaled versatility. It sports a 5.2" full HD touchscreen and runs on the Android operating system for users who regularly move in and out of terrestrial coverage in a variety of market sectors, including government missions, energy projects, enterprise communications, and NGO deployments. It provides quick and easy connectivity while on the move, in locations where cellphones are typically unavailable.
The Thuraya X5-Touch device 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 which 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.
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.
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.
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.
Expand Your Phone Memory
With a dedicated Micro-SD slot, expand your phone memory up to 32GB and make sure you don’t run out of memory when you need it.
Connect Anyway You Want
Enjoy using your X5-Touch in a multi-device world. The phone comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC connectivity making it easy to connect.
Walk and Talk
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.
Bring Your Own App (BYOA)
The Android platform on the Thuraya X5-Touch allows every customer and every developer to personalize the phone to their needs and to take advantage of the vast range of customization that Android provides. Don’t like the preinstalled keyboard or browser? Just download other ones from Google Play. Choose from a wide range of apps that are readily available from third party developers. The phone also integrates easily with wearables like smartwatches, healthcare wearables, etc.