Thuraya SatSleeve for Android

Thuraya Satsleeve

The perfect blend of mobility and simplicity, the Thuraya SatSleeve is the smartest, fastest and simplest way to transform your phone into a satellite smartphone. Thuraya SatSleeve provides access to phone calls, emails, instant messages and popular social media apps in satellite mode across 160 countries within Thuraya’s coverage network.The SatSleeve for Android comes with an adaptor for Samsung Galaxy S4 inside the package. Adaptors for Samsung Galaxy S3 are available separately.

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Calls and text messages in satellite mode

Expand the horizons of your smartphone and use it in satellite mode whenever there is no terrestrial network available.

Email on the go

Send and receive emails in satellite mode, no matter where you are.

Take your favorite Apps with you

Access your favorite apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and many more, via satellite mode so that you can surf, chat and update your profile in places that are beyond terrestrial network reach.

Compatibility with your smartphone

Add a reliable satellite connection to your Samsung Galaxy, wherever you go. The SatSleeve App is available as a free download from Google Play.


Simply dock your smartphone into the SatSleeve to enjoy satellite connectivity. Available in 12 languages, the user-friendly SatSleeve App allows you to easily integrate your smartphone’s address book with the swipe of your fingertips.

Thuraya Satsleeve

Enhanced safety features

Thuraya SatSleeve comes equipped with an Emergency Call button – you can make a phone call to one predefined number even without your smartphone docked.

Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network

Thuraya’s satellite network is renowned for being the most powerful satellite coverage that covers over 140 countries or two-thirds of the globe. With the high penetration alerting capability (HPA), Thuraya SatSleeve enables you to receive calls even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.

Changeable smartphone adaptors

Thuraya has developed a series of adaptors for different Samsung Galaxy models which allows you to switch between smartphones. The SatSleeve for Android comes with an adaptor for Samsung Galaxy S4 inside the package. Adaptors for Samsung Galaxy S3 are available separately.



More Information

View Thuraya Sat-Sleeve Brochure
View Thuraya Sat-Sleeve Fact Sheet
User Guides for SatSleeve Voice & Data model (with Call, SMS and satellite data functionality)
User Guides for SatSleeve Voice model (with Call and SMS Functionality)
Latest SatSleeve Firmware Release & Upgrade

Technical Specifications

Main unit: 138 x 69 x 20 mm (h x w x d)
Adaptor: 142 x 69 x 13 mm (h x w x d)

Main unit: 171 g (with battery)
Adaptor: 49 g

3.5 mm jack for headset
Micro USB for charging and upgrade
Docking connector with iPhone
DC Jack for charging

Battery: 3.7V Li-ion, 2440 mAh

Stand-by time: up to 36 hrs

Talk time: up to 3 hrs

Satellite Data speed: Download 60 kbps, Upload 15 kbps (GmPRS)

iPhone charging: iPhone charging via charging ports

Power supply: Output DC 5V / 2.0A (with EU/UK/CN/AUS adaptor)

Operating temperature: -10 to +55°C

Storage temperature: -20 to +70°C

App languages: English, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Adaptors: Adaptors for different smartphones models available

Thuraya Coverage Area

Covering over 140 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Africa, Thuraya is critical when you need to work where GSM and other conventional networks don’t. Thuraya XT also lets you roam across the entire coverage area using your existing GSM* SIM card. Designed for the most challenging environments, Thuraya’s compact and powerful satellite phones give you the advantages of high performance telephony together with a wide range of functions including voice, internet , SMS, fax and GPS navigation.

Thuraya XT Coverage Map

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