The Android platform on the Thuraya X5-Touch allows every customer and every developer to personalize the phone to their needs and to take advantage of the vast range of customization that Android provides. Don’t like the preinstalled keyboard or browser? Just download other ones from Google Play. Choose from a wide range of apps that are readily available from third party developers. The phone also integrates easily with wearables like smartwatches, healthcare wearables, etc.
The Thuraya X5-Touch is the world’s first Android based satellite & GSM phone offering unparalleled flexibility. It runs on the Android operating system and has a 5.2” full HD touchscreen for users who frequently move in and out of terrestrial coverage across a range of market sectors including government missions, energy projects, enterprise communications, and NGO deployments. It offers fast and simple connectivity on the move, in remote areas normally beyond the reach of smartphones.
The Thuraya X5-Touch device runs on the Android platform from Google. A range of Google applications and services are preinstalled on your device, for example Gmail, Google Maps, Google Chrome, Google Search and the Google Play Store which gives you access to a multitude of available 3rd party apps
The X5-Touch comes equipped with a 5.2” full HD touchscreen made of glare resistant Gorilla® glass. The toughened glass also works while the display is wet or while you are wearing gloves.