Thuraya X5-Touch

  • $2,199.00
    Unit price per 
GST included.

The Thuraya X5-Touch is the world’s first Android based satellite and cellular phone offering users unparalleled flexibility. Running an Android operating system the X5-Touch has a 5.2” full HD touchscreen and offers fast and simple connectivity on the move, ideal for users who frequently move in and out of areas that are beyond the reach of smartphones.

  • Android platform from Google
  • Equipped with two nano SIM card slots and support satellite and cellular modes at the same time
  • Manage airtime usage by allowing certain apps when connected to WiFi, LTE and Satellite networks
  • 5.2” full HD touchscreen made of glare resistant Gorilla® glass
  • IP67 standard and compliance with MIL 810 G/F
  • Dedicated SOS button
  • talk-time of up to 11 hours and a standby time of up to 100 hours

Please Note: This is a Smart Android Phone running Android Nougat 7. Updates are via Thuraya. Band 28 is not supported and may affect rural LTE coverage in some areas. No IT support by Sat Phone Sales is available for the Android operating system (3rd party App installations etc.), other than SIM configuration.


  • Dimensions: 145 x 78 x 24 mm
  • Weight: 262 grams
  • Operating System: Android Nougat
  • Connectivity: Thuraya Satellite and Cellular (• GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz • LTE: B1 (2100), B3 (1800), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B20 (800), B40 (2300), B41 (2500) • UMTS | HSPA: B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B5 (850), B8 (900))
  • Sim card slots: Satellite: nano SIM and Cellular: nano sim
  • Data services: Satellite: GmPRS up to 60/15kbps download/upload and Cellular: LTE up to 300/150 Mbps download/upload
  • Display: 5.2” full HD touchscreen made of glare resistant Gorilla® glass
  • Ingress Protection: IP67 –dust tight, water proof up to 1m & MIL-Standard 810 G/F for shock, vibration, extreme temperature
  • Battery life: up to 11 hours talk time, up to 100 hours stand-by
  • Camera: Rear camera: 8MP with flash, Front camera: 2MP
  • Memory: 16 GB eMMC memory, 2 GB RAM, Expandable memory up to 32 GB via microSD (optional)
  • External interfaces: USB-C connector for charging and data transmission, Earphones jack connector (3.5mm), Antenna connector
  • Operating temperature: -20°C – +60°C

What's in the Box

  • Thuraya X5-Touch phone
  • Battery
  • Travel charger (including 4 adaptors for EU, UK, AUS, China)
  • Car charger
  • Earphones
  • USB-C data cable
  • Micro-USB to USB-C adaptor
  • Quick-start guide
  • USB drive


There are a variety of Post Paid Plans.

Our most popular plan is the $15 monthly Casual Plan

  • No lock in, or term, contract.
  • Standard Australian Mobile Number
  • $15 plan fee plus costs of calls billed in arrears monthly.
  • $25 one time account setup and connection fee.
  • Pay by Credit Card, Direct Debit or Bpay
  • Calls 99c per minute out bound
  • No Charge for receiving calls
  • Callers pay just the normal rate to call an Australian Mobile (effectively free if on a capped or unlimited plan)

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