Iridium 9555 Review
4.9Overall Score
Reader Rating 12 Votes

Anywhere is the New Everywhere

Mobile communication can expand frontiers, create opportunities, and establish critical lifelines. But only when it works. From distant rigs to pitching decks, baking deserts to frozen ice packs, the Iridium 9555 satellite phone can handle any environment. It is small but determined, sleek but durable, easy to use but powerful.

It is every bit as rugged as Iridium’s previous handsets – still industrial grade and packed with innovative new features. Iridium 9555 is the evolution of trusted, reliable mobile communications.

And it is connected to the only truly global mobile communications network. So anywhere on the planet you need to be, Iridium 9555 is connected and backed by superior network quality and world-class technical support.

Compact Power

The Iridium 9555 packs serious power into its small frame. With a significantly reduced footprint from Iridium’s previous phone, a more hand-friendly form factor, and space-saving features such as an internally stowed antenna, this sleek handset is designed to easily go wherever you go.

Rugged and Reliable Critical Lifelines

The Iridium 9555 is a dependable, ruggedly built tool, not a toy. It won’t play games, take pictures, or play MP3s. What it will do is work. Everywhere. It is engineered to withstand some of the world’s toughest environments, so the world’s toughest customers can depend on it as a critical lifeline whenever and wherever the need takes them.


  • Compact size for easy portability
  • Intuitive user interface for out-of-the-box functionality
  • Industrial grade design for unparalleled durability
  • Enhanced SMS and email messaging capability
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • Headset and hands-free capability
  • Internally stowed antenna
  • Mini-USB data port

Enhanced Features

In addition to all the features customers have come to expect from Iridium’s trusted satellite phones, the Iridium 9555 also incorporates an integrated speakerphone, SMS and email messaging capabilities, and a Mini-USB data port. It continues the evolution of satellite phones, making communication more efficient and effective for end users.

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Intuitive Communications

Iridium 9555 features an intuitive user interface – making reliable communication more efficient than ever. It is made so easy, users can start making calls right out of the box, skipping the traditional learning curve.

Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions – 143 x 55 x 30 (mm)
  • Weight – 266(g)
  • Standby Time – >30 (hrs)
  • Talk Time – >3.1 (hrs)
  • Operating range – -10°C to 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
  • Durability – Water, shock and dust resistant