SatSleeve for iPhone

Transform your iPhone into a satellite smartphone

  • Size 138 x 69 x 20 mm (h x w x d)
  • Weight (Main unit) 178 g (with battery)
  • Weight (5/5s Adaptor) 49 g
  • Connectivity 3.5 mm jack for headset , Micro USB for charging and upgrade, DC charging jack
  • 3.7V Li-ion, 2440 mAh

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Calls and text messages in satellite mode +

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

Email on the go +

Access emails in satellite mode, no matter where you are.

Take your favorite Apps with you +

Use your favorite Apps such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and many more, so you can chat and update your profile in places that are beyond terrestrial network reach.

Compatibility with the iPhone +

Add a reliable satellite connection to your iPhone, wherever you go. The SatSleeve App is available as a free download from the Apple App Store.

User-friendliness +

Simply dock your iPhone into the SatSleeve to enjoy satellite connectivity. Available in 12 languages, the user-friendly SatSleeve App allows you to easily integrate your iPhone address book for satellite calls and messages with the swipe of your fingers.

Enhanced safety features +

Thuraya SatSleeve comes equipped with an Emergency Call button, allowing you to make an emergency phone call to one predefined number even without your iPhone docked.

Supported by the most robust and powerful satellite network +

Thuraya’s satellite network is renowned for having the most reliable satellite coverage that covers approximately 161 countries or two-thirds of the globe. With the high penetration alerting capability (HPA), Thuraya SatSleeve enables you to receive a call notification even with the satellite antenna stowed, keeping you connected at all times.

Changeable smartphone adaptors +

Different smartphone adaptors for the SatSleeve provide you with the flexibility to use the SatSleeve with recent smartphone models.

Built-in compression +

To increase the speed when loading websites, the SatSleeve for iPhone can be used with 3 different access points (APNs). Select either high compression (no images will be downloaded for fastest website loading), low compression (images will be compressed), or no compression (full website content will be loaded). Depending on your requirements, select the most suitable APN in the GmPRS settings on your Thuraya SatSleeve.
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The perfect blend of mobility and simplicity, the Thuraya SatSleeve is the smartest, fastest and simplest way to transform your iPhone into a satellite smartphone. An industry first, the Thuraya SatSleeve provides access to phone calls, emails, instant messages and popular social media apps in satellite mode, across 161 countries across Thuraya’s coverage network.


This product is no longer available. The latest versions are Thuraya SatSleeve Plus and Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot that are compatible with iPhones and Android phones. 



Solar Charger

Charge your Thuraya SatSleeve anytime and anywhere with our multi-functional portable solar charger.


Car Charger

Charge your Thuraya SatSleeve using standard 12V car cigarette lighter socket.


Spare Battery

In case of any emergency, a fully-charged spare battery is the best accessory to have.


Spare Travel Charger with 4 plugs (EU/UK/CN/AUS)

Charge your SatSleeve almost anywhere in the world.


Spare Adaptor for iPhone 4/4s

Changing your smartphone? No problem, just get a new smartphone adaptor for your SatSleeve!


Spare Adaptor for iPhone 5/5s

Changing your smartphone? No problem, just get a new smartphone adaptor for your SatSleeve!


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