Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Thuraya launches a new phone - Thuraya XT

Thuraya launches a new satellite phone namely Thuraya XT which is claimed to be the world's toughest satellite phone. Having released it with the many advanced features to ensure resilience, the company ensures that the device complies with world telecom IP54/IK03 standards. This makes it water resistant, and unaffected by dust and it is considered to be the most reliable satellite handheld phone launched so far.

thuraya xt satellite phone

In times when many facilities are required in a handheld phone, this innovative satellite handheld is released keeping all the needs of consumers in perspective. Adding more to its advanced features, it provides users with GPRS facility, allowing browsing the web with a laptop or PC from any location and in-built GPS-Navigation feature allowing users to create and manage Waypoints. Along with its battery longevity which has a talk-time of up to 6 hours, its standby-time is of up to 80 hours. This satellite handheld phone has been designed to allow consumers to use it in severe environments protecting its damage from water, dust and shocks.

This innovative phone has a glare-resistant with an internal brightness sensor making possible to have perfect readability outdoors due to its low reflection in bright environments. With the ruggedness of the phone, the Thuraya XT is designed with a professional and user-friendly menu allowing users to access the functions of the phone in a less span of time.

The phone also provides messaging through SMS, e-mail, fax and Organiser services and supports 12 languages. Besides, adding more to its ruggedness is the outside casing of the device. The external housing is manufactured using the latest polycarbonates and has attached rubber seals on all plugs for entire and complete protection, ascertaining the phone's durability in severe and harsh outdoor environments.

The Thuraya XT weighs only 193 grams, making it one of the smallest satellite phones. The mobile satellite operator provides a wide coverage in more than 140 countries ranging from Iceland to Australia. The product's price and availability is not revealed by the company yet.