Thuraya XT-LITE Review
4.5Overall Score
Reader Rating 46 Votes

Thuraya’s XT-LITE is the world’s best-value satellite phone. Designed for cost-conscious users, this reliable satellite handset offers a clear and uninterrupted connection at an unbeatable price. An easy-to-use satellite phone, users can make phone calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode. If you’re about to embark on a journey of mountain-climbing or desert crossings, Thuraya’s XT-LITE is the best choice on the market for keeping you in touch with friends and family – at an affordable price.

The Thuraya XT-LITE brings you everything you need to keep connected where all other communication mediums fail from either being down or simply too far to connect to!

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Calls and text messages in satellite mode

  • The Thuraya XT-LITE lets you make calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode when terrestrial networks are unavailable – for uninterrupted communication, our advanced omni directional antenna ensures seamless walk-and-talk functionality for calls on-the-go

Long-lasting battery life

  • Thuraya’s XT-LITE enables reliable communications with a long-lasting battery which provides users with up to six hours of talk time and up to 80 hours standby time


  • The XT-LITE satellite handset is designed for ease of use – simply charge your phone and make sure your SIM card is working… and you’re ready to go – what’s more, users can program the Thuraya XT-LITE to one of 12 languages available

Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network

  • Thuraya’s satellite network is renowned for having reliable satellite coverage that includes two-thirds of the globe – the Thuraya XT-LITE also lets you receive a call notification even when the satellite antenna is stowed, keeping you connected at all times