Thuraya X5 Touch Satellite Phone

Thuraya X5 Touch Satellite Phone

Coverage Map - Thuraya (OSC)

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Voice Capability

Stay only a voice call away from friends, family or colleagues even when in the remotest of areas!

Low Speed Data (OSC)

This unit is ideal to be used in conjunction with our compression software, RemoteMail, to allow you to send and receive basic emails and also gain access to GRIB Weather files. This unit is not suitable for web browsing.

SOS Function

Have added peace of mind by settting up the designated SOS button on this device.  You can either set this up to send to friends, family or colleagues or alternatively why not be super safe and sign up to GEOS emergency response (GEOS service not available on PLBs or EPIRBs)

SMS & Email Capability

Send a message through your satellite phone to an email address or SMS number.

Dust & Water Resistant

One of the more rugged devices, this unit has a very high Ingress Protection (IP) rating. See Specification for the exact rating.


This device uses a GSM SIM card to function.  Don't panic though, we can provide these for you as well!  Contact us for more information on the plans available


This device is designed to BYOD (bring your own device)! Simply connect to the wi-fi of the unit and make calls, send/receive emails and even load pages depending on the capability of your device.  These deivces bring a new meaning to a remote office!

Available Now! Thuraya X5 Touch is the world’s first touchscreen Satellite Phone, which offers fast and simple connectivity on the move with dual SIM capabilities. 

$1,175.00 (Ex. VAT)
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The Thuraya X5 Touch packages below are based on the Thuraya NOVA tariff which offers reduced calling rates in many countries including the UK and most of Europe.  Check the full list of countries included in the Thuraya NOVA Zone > 


If the country you will be using the phone in is not listed you may want to consider a Thuraya Standard tariff which offers flat pricing across the whole of the Thurayacoverage area. Both Standard and NOVA SIMs offer 365 Day Validity. If you wish to choose the Standard Prepaid option, please choose "Thuraya X5 Touch Only" below.  Purchase a Thuraya Standard SIM Card > 


A final airtime option is a Pay Monthly contract.  If you wish to choose this option please choose "Thuraya X5 Touch Only" below.  More information on Thuraya X5 Touch Pay Monthly Options >

Thuraya X5 Touch PackageValidity PeriodPriceBuy Online
Thuraya X5 Touch OnlyThuraya X5 Touch Only$1,175.001175 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya X5 Touch + NOVA SIM with 10 UnitsValid for 365 Days$1,201.001201 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya X5 Touch + NOVA SIM with 30 UnitsValid for 365 Days$1,222.001222 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya X5 Touch + NOVA SIM with 60 UnitsValid for 365 Days$1,254.001254 (Ex. VAT)
Thuraya X5 Touch + NOVA SIM with 170 UnitsValid for 365 Days$1,368.001368 (Ex. VAT)

Thuraya X5 Touch is the world’s first smart Satellite Phone. It is the most rugged phone in the MSS industry, with a 5.2” full HD LCD touchscreen with Gorilla® glass, for enhanced screen protection and capacitive display. 

The Thuraya X5 Touch is a dual mode and dual SIM satellite phone - with a dual SIM slot for 2 nano SIMs. It is perfect 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. The phone offers fast and simple connectivity on the move, in remote areas normally beyond the reach of smartphones.

Thuraya X5 Touch Key Features:


The Thuraya X5 Touch Satellite Phone operates on the Thuraya network, to provide reliable, clear and uninterrupted communications across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.  

Operating System

This Thuraya Satellite Phone 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.

Dual-mode functionality

The X5 Touch works with Thuraya SIM cards or with GSM SIM cards or a combination of both. This Satellite Phone offers seamless walk-and-talk functionality even in satellite mode. 


The Thuraya X5 Touch has a dedicated SOS button, which is easy to use in an emergency. 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.

Battery Life

The Thuraya X5 has a high-capacity battery for extended talk time (up to 11 hours) and standby time (up to 100 hours). 


The 5.2” full HD LCD touchscreen of this Thuraya Satellite Phone is designed with Gorilla® glass to works with gloves and in wet conditions. Also, the X5 Touch has a front and rear camera. 

Standard Ratings

The Thuraya X5 Touch complies with MIL standard and rated IP67 with full dust and water protection.

What is Included?

  • Thuraya X5 Touch Handset
  • Removeable Battery
  • Universal Travel Charger
  • Car Charger
  • Earphones
  • USB Data Cable
  • Support USB Flash Disk
  • Quick Start Guide

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General Specifications
Dimensions 5.7" x 3" x 0.94"
Weight 9.24 oz
Operating System Android Nougat (7.1.2) 
IP Rating IP67, water and dust protection
Display 5.2” full HD LCD touchscreen with Gorilla® glass
Battery Life (Talk-Time) Up to 11 Hours
Battery Life (Standby-Time) Up to 100 Hours
Phone Storage Memory Up to 32GB
Key Features
Compliant to MIL-Standard 810 G/F 

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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