Thuraya XT-Lite Satellite Phone


The Thuraya XT-LITE is designed for cost-conscious users who need to stay securely connected from within any of the countries served by the Thuraya satellite network.

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Device + NOVA Prepaid Airtime: The Thuraya NOVA tariff offers reduced calling rates in many countries including the UK and most of Europe but costs more per minute outside of those countries.  Check the full list of countries included in the Thuraya NOVA Zone > 


If the country you will be using the phone in is not listed you may want to consider a Thuraya Standard tariff which offers flat pricing across the whole of the Thuraya coverage area. Both Standard and NOVA SIMs offer 365 Day Validity. If you wish to choose the Standard Prepaid option please choose "Thuraya XT-LITE Only" below.  Purchase a Thuraya Standard SIM Card > 


Device + Pay Monthly Options: A final airtime option is a Pay Monthly contract.  If you wish to choose this option please choose "Device + Pay Monthly Options" below.  More information on Thuraya XT- LITE Pay Monthly Options >


The Thuraya XT-Lite Satellite Phone 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, allowing you can make phone calls and send SMS messages in satellite mode, whether you are crossing the desert, sailing at sea or climbing mountains.


Thuraya XT-LITE Key Features:


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 Satellite Phone to one of the 13 languages available (Simplified Chinese is available as a separate firmware). 


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 Satellite Phone enables you to receive a call notification even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times. the Thuraya Satellite Phone is a powerful communication tool that empowers users with global connectivity, regardless of their geographical location


Additional features

This Satellite Phone features also include: Address book, alarms, calculator, calendar, call logs, conference calls, contact groups, speed dialing, stopwatch and world time. 

The XT-LITE / XT-PRO will only work in GSM mode with an international roaming-enabled SIM supplied by an official Thuraya roaming partner, or a Thuraya Post-Paid SIM. GSM mode is not available on prepaid Thuraya SIM cards. The phone must be used outside with a clear line of sight to the sky to use the GSM mode.

Not all mobile networks allow you to send text messages to satellite phones and as a result text messaging can be unreliable. Please check with your provider or contact us for further information.


The Thuraya XT-Lite Satellite Phone comes with:

  • Battery
  • Travel Charger (including 4 adaptors for EU, UK, AUS, China)
  • USB Cable
  • Quick-Start Info Sheet
  • User Manual in 13 languages
  • Thuraya NOVA SIM (excluding handset only option)
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Dimensions 12.8 x 5.3 x 2.7cm
Weight 186g
Satellite Antenna Omni directional (walk-and-talk functionality)
Battery Life

Talk Time - Up to 6 hours

Standby Time - Up to 80 hours

External Interfaces UDC data cable with USB connector, earphone jack (2.5 mm), DC power
Languages Standard Firmware: Arabic, English, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu
Chinese Firmware: Simplified Chinese, English
Additional Features Call barring, Call diverting, Conference calls, Call waiting, Closed User Group, Voice mail, Speed Dialling





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