Thuraya XT-PRO Review
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Thuraya’s XT-PRO is the world’s most advanced satellite phone. Designed for professional users, this rugged and robust satellite handset is equipped with a long battery life, ensuring you stay connected wherever you are. The first satellite phone on the market that features all three major navigation systems, this highly flexible phone has GPS, Beidou and Glonass capability.

Featuring the biggest display of any satellite phone on the market, this satellite handset comes with hardened Gorilla glass to suit the harshest of environments. The screen is glare resistant, allowing optimal visibility in bright sunlight and a brightness sensor automatically adjusts the backlight of your display.

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Selectable Navigation Systems

  • With XT-PRO, you can choose your preferred navigation system and select between GPS, BeiDou and Glonass for highest accuracy and added security in every region

Longest talk-time on any satellite phone

  • Thuraya’s XT-PRO offers a talk-time of up to 9 hours and has a standby time of up to 100 hours providing you with reliable and robust communications wherever you need it

Glare resistant Gorilla glass display

  • The XT-PRO satellite phone is designed for the harshest of environments – it is built with toughened glass and with a customized outdoor display for easy visibility even in direct sunlight

Dedicated SOS button

  • For those who find themselves in times of distress, the XT-PRO features an easy to use dedicated SOS button which can be used even when the satellite phone is switched off – all you have to do is press and hold the SOS button for 3 seconds – this will start the phone and sends an alert (a call and/or an SMS) to any pre-programmed number

Compact and rugged design

  • Small enough to fit in your pocket, the Thuraya XT-PRO is jet water and dust resistant as well as shock proof

Calls, SMS, fax and Internet connectivity

  • With the XT-PRO satellite phone, you can make calls, send SMS and fax messages – what’s more, you can connect your laptop or PC to access the Internet in satellite mode whenever terrestrial networks are unavailable

Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network

  • Thuraya’s system is renowned for having the most reliable satellite network and the advanced omni-directional antenna of the Thuraya XT-PRO ensures an uninterrupted signal when walking or moving, offering full walk-and-talk capability – the Thuraya XT-PRO also enables you to receive a call notification even if your satellite signal is too weak to receive the call itself – this is particularly useful when the Thuraya XT-PRO is in your pocket with the antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times – Thuraya’s reliable satellite network and the XT-PRO’s advanced omni-directional antenna provides an uninterrupted signal when you’re on the move – so wherever your business operations take you, you’ll be glad to know you have full walk-and-talk capability at your fingertips – the Thuraya XT-PRO also provides you with a call notification even when the satellite signal is too weak for you to receive the call itself – this is particularly useful when the XT-PRO is in your pocket and the antenna is stowed. We keep you connected at all times

Technical Specifications


  • Biggest display in the industry (2.4 inch)

Selectable Navigation Systems

  • GPS
  • BeiDou
  • Glonass


  • Up to 9 hours talk-time
  • 100 hours standby time

SOS & Protection

  • Built-in SOS button
  • Jet water
  • Dust resistant
  • Shock proof