Thuraya XT-LITE

Thuraya XT-LITE

XT-LITE FrontStaying connected has never been this easy. Introducing Thuraya XT-LITE, the world’s best-value satellite phone. The Thuraya XT-LITE provides reliable satellite phone connectivity with unbeatable value. It is designed for cost-conscious users who need to stay securely connected, without compromising on a clear and uninterrupted connection.
It is very easy-to-use. You can make phone calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode, whether you are crossing the desert, sailing at sea or climbing mountains. No matter where your journey takes you, you can rely on Thuraya’s comprehensive satellite network to provide reliable, clear and uninterrupted communications in more than 160 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.


Calls and text messages in satellite mode.
Make calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode whenever there is no terrestrial network available. The advanced omni-directional antenna ensures uninterrupted communications, offering seamless walk-and-talk functionality for calls-on-the-go.
Long-lasting battery life
Thuraya XT-LITE enables reliable communications with a long-lasting battery which provides up to six hours talk time and up to 80 hours standby time.
Ease of use
Simply charge your phone and ensure that your SIM card is working. It’s that simple. You can then program the Thuraya XT-LITE to one of the 12 languages available.
Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network
Thuraya’s satellite network is renowned for having the most reliable satellite coverage, including approximately 160 countries or two-thirds of the globe. The Thuraya XT-LITE enables you to receive a call notification even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.
Additional features include: Address book, alarms, calculator, calendar, call logs, conference calls, contact groups, speed dialing, stopwatch, world time and many more.
Thuraya has developed a set of accessories for the XT-LITE to provide extended mobility when needed. Please visit for more information.

Thuraya_Coverage_Map_2014Thuraya’s coverage area
The Thuraya XT-LITE enables you to stay connected via satellite mode from anywhere under the coverage area of Thuraya’s satellite network, which extends across more than 160 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Thuraya’s congestion-free network automatically re-allocates network resources to any single spot beam, allowing Thuraya XT-LITE users to enjoy uninterrupted connectivity beyond the reach of terrestrial communications and cellular networks.
Wherever your journey takes you, Thuraya XT-LITE provides the advantage of reliable satellite communications even in the most challenging environments and remote locations. With the Thuraya XT-LITE, staying connected via satellite has never been this easy.

Technical specifications

  • Size (phone body): 128 x 53 x 27 mm
  • Weight: 186g
  • Services: Satellite calls and satellite SMS
  • Network frequency: L-Band
  • Satellite antenna: Omni directional (walk-and-talk functionality)
  • Battery life – talk time: Up to 6 hours
  • Battery life – standby time: Up to 80 hours
  • Network features: Call barring, Call diverting, Conference calls, Call waiting, Closed User Group, Voice mail
  • Organizer: Alarms, Calendar, Calculator, Stopwatch, World time
  • External interfaces: UDC data cable with USB connector, earphone jack (2.5 mm), DC power
  • Firmware versions: Multi-language firmware: Arabic, English, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu. Chinese firmware: Simplified Chinese, English
  • PC compatibility (for firmware upgrades): Windows 8/8.1, 7, Vista



  • Spare Batteries. An additional battery serves as a backup for the Thuraya XT-LITE and extends usage time when you have no access to electricity.
  • Spare Travel Chargers (with EU/UK/CHN/AUS plugs). The travel charger connects your phone to a mains socket. The exchangeable plugs allow charging in most parts of the world.
  • Spare USB Data Cables.With a USB data cable you can upgrade the software of the Thuraya XT-LITE easily when new software versions are released.
  • Car Chargers. A car charger ensures that the Thuraya XT-LITE is never out of power while you are on the move.
  • Solar Chargers. Charge the Thuraya XT-LITE even when you have no access to electricity.
  • Indoor Repeaters.With an Indoor Repeater you will be able to use the Thuraya XT-LITE in indoor environments.
  • Earphones.Use the Thuraya XT-LITE in hands-free mode with an optional earphone.