Inmarsat IsatPhone 2

Inmarsat IsatPhone 2

Inmarsat’s new-generation handheld satellite phone will keep you connected in the most extreme and remote locations. A robust handset, unrivalled battery life, excellent voice quality and the reliability you expect from the world’s leading provider of mobile satellite communications – IsatPhone 2 delivers it all.

The new-generation IsatPhone 2 joins IsatPhone Pro in our handheld satellite phone portfolio – bringing more choice to customers wanting the reliability Inmarsat delivers. IsatPhone 2 is a tough phone for a tough world. The robust handset has been engineered to cope with anything that nature can throw at it – from searing heat to icy blasts, desert sandstorms or monsoon rain. It offers unrivalled battery life – 8 hours of talk time and up to 160 hours on standby.

Together, IsatPhone 2’s design and capabilities – including safety features – make it ideal for the most demanding of users in sectors such as civil government, oil and gas, NGOs, and media.

Ready

  • Fast network registration in under 45 seconds
  • 8 hours of talk time and up to 160 hours standby
  • Easy to use in multiple languages

Reliable

  • Operates over Inmarsat’s I-4 global geostationary satellites, ensuring call stability and reliable network connection
  • High voice quality

Robust

  • Operates at -20°C to +55°C
  • Dust, splash and shock resistant (IP65, IK04)
  • Humidity tolerance from 0 to 95 percent
  • High-visibility, scratch-resistant transflective display readable in bright sunlight


All the features you need
  • Dependable connectivity
  • High voice quality
  • Voicemail, text and email messaging
  • Extended battery capacity
  • Assistance button – sends GPS location data and
  • text to pre-set emergency number
  • Tracking – sends location information
  • Bluetooth for hands-free use
  • Incoming call alerts with antenna stowed
  • Ergonomic and ruggedised handset
What’s in the box
  • Handset
  • Battery
  • Mains charger – 4 adaptors
  • Car charger – 10-30 volts
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wired hands-free headset
  • Quick start guide (8 languages)
  • Warranty
  • Support USB memory drive
  • Holster
  • Lanyard strap

Satellite Phone Comparison

  Iridium Extreme Iridium 9555 Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 Thuraya XT
Size 140 x 60 x 27 mm 143 x 55 x 30 mm 169 x 52 x 36 mm 128 x 53 x 26.5 mm
Weight 247 g 266 g 318 g 193 g
Display Glare-Resistant LCD Display Glare-Resistant LCD Display High contrast colour screen Glare-Resistant Color Display
Antenna Design Retractable Omni-Directional Antenna Retractable Omni-Directional Antenna Fold-Out Directional Antenna Retractable Omni-Directional Antenna
Durability Specifications Military Grade (MIL-STD 810F) n/a IK04 shock resistant IK03 shock resistant
Ingress Protection Dust proof, jet water resistant (IP65) n/a Dust proof, jet water resistant (IP65) Dust resistant, splash resistant (IP54)
Network
Network 66 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites orbiting 485 miles from earth 66 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites orbiting 485 miles from earth 3 Geostationary (GEO) satellites in fixed orbit 22,000 miles from earth 2 Geostationary (GEO) satellites in fixed orbit 22,000 miles from earth
Coverage Global, pole-to-pole coverage Global, pole-to-pole coverage Coverage over 3 regions Coverage over 2 regions
Mobility Talk and move freely 66 Low Earth Orbit satellites overhead Talk and move freely 66 Low Earth Orbit satellites overhead Talk with regional mobility limitations  3 Geostationary satellites in fixed location Talk with regional mobility limitations  2 Geostationary satellites in fixed locations
User Experience
Phone Registration Network registration Network registration Requires GPS fix and network registration Requires GPS fix and network registration
Time to Power-on and Make a Phone Call Under 30 seconds Under 30 seconds* Under 45 seconds** Up to 1 minute
Ability to Receive Incoming Phone Calls Capable of incoming call notification if antenna extended or retracted Capable of incoming call notification if antenna extended or retracted Capable of incoming call notification if antenna extended or retracted Capable of incoming call notification if antenna extended or retracted
Ability to Send/Receive SMS Messages Supported Supported Supported Supported
Ability to Connect to Laptop and Send/Receive Data Supported Supported Supported Supported
Ability to Connect and Utilize Laptop and Smartphones Supported via USB cable and Wi-Fi accessory (Iridium AxcessPoint) Supported via USB cable and Wi-Fi accessory (Iridium AxcessPoint) Not Supported Not Supported
Location Based Services (LBS)
  • Share location via SMS
  • Online tracking via SBD
  • Programmable SOS button
n/a
  • View position
  • Send position as text/email
  • GPS helper function
  • Thuraya SOS
Iridium Extreme Iridium 9555 Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 Thuraya XT

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* Data sourced from Frost & Sullivan Report, September 2010.
** Data sourced from Inmarsat website.