Thuraya XT-LITE Satellite Phone

Very compact, low cost satellite handset. Reliable. Affordable.

The XT-LITE is the affordable, functional and reliable satellite phone on the Thuraya satellite network. Designed for the cost-conscious user, this entry level handset is ideal for those who need to stay connected with voice and SMS connectivity at a low cost. The XT-LITE is easy to use, make calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode where there is no mobile network available. The long lasting battery gives up to 6 hours talk time or 80 hours standby time.

  • Voice calls
  • Two-way SMS
  • SMS to email
  • Long life battery
  • Send user defined messages with GPS coordinates
  • Organiser – alarm, scheduling assistant, calculator & stopwatch
  • Conference call capable
  • External antenna options available for indoor and vehicle use

Please note: use of satellite telecommunications services and devices may be prohibited or restricted in some countries.

  • Size: 128 x 53 x 27mm
  • Weight with battery: 186g
  • Battery: 3.7V 2680mAh – up to 6 hours talk time / up to 80 hours standby time
  • Thuraya XT-LITE handset
  • Rechargeable battery
  • AC travel charger with micro-USB connector
  • USB to micro-USB cable for charging and firmware upgrade
  • User manual

An updated ‘Thuraya XT-LITE V2’ was introduced from the 2nd of April 2020 onwards. The updated ‘Thuraya XT-LITE V2’ features a mini-USB port at the bottom of the handset for charging and firmware upgrades, as well as a 3.5mm audio jack port.

All units that fall under these blocks carry mini USB ports:

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As pictured above, the ‘Thuraya XT-LITE V1’ features a UDC jack connector for firmware upgrades and a pin connector for charging, as well as a 2.5mm audio jack port.