Who is this Comparison Guide for?
This Ultimate Handheld Satellite Phone Comparison guide (2021) is designed to make the process of buying your next satellite phone quick and easy. Whether you are traveling remotely and need to keep in touch with important people in your life, or you just want a back-up device to have during a man-made or natural disaster if the grid goes down, this guide compares of all the best Satellite phone options available on the market today.
Handheld Satellite Phone Options
International Satellite Services, inc offers a great selection of the most advanced handheld satellite phone options for every budget, backed by 24/7 customer and technical support to keep you connected anytime anywhere.
iSatPhone Pro 2
|Network||Iridium||Iridium||Immarsat - 3 Geostationary satellites|
|Coverage||Global||Global||Global (Minus Poles)|
|Weight||9.38 oz (266g)||8.7 oz (247 g)||11.14 oz (316 g)|
|Size||5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)||5.5'' x 2.36''x 1.06'' (14.0 x 6.0 x 2.7 cm)||6.65” x 2.95” x 1.14” (16.9 x 7.5 x 2.9 cm)|
|Battery Life||3hr talk / 30hrs standby||4hr talk / 30hrs standby||8hr talk / 160hrs standby|
|Antenna||Retractable omni-directional||Retractable omni-directional||Fold-out directional|
|Text Messaging (SMS)||Supported||Supported||Supported|
|Interfaces||Mini USB, Audio||Mini USB, Audio||Micro USB, Bluetooth|
|Data Connectivity||Yes, via USB or Optimizer||Yes, via USB or Optimizer||Mini USB, Audio|
|Data Speed (Uncompressed)||2.4 Kbps||2.4 Kbps||2.4 Kbps|
|Learn More||IRIDIUM 9555||IRIDIUM 9575||ISATPHONE 2|