Softbank - Satellite phone, shaped like a smartphone case, that works with iPhone 5

Softbank - Satellite phone, shaped like a smartphone case, that works with iPhone 5

 

Softbank is going to release a smartphone case-shaped satellite phone "202TH", manufactured by Thuraya Telecommunications Company of the United Arab Emirates, on September 10.

It works with iPhone 5. You can start using "202TH" as a satellite phone after you put your iPhone 5 inside of it, then connect the iPhone 5 and the 202TH via Bluetooth and activate the dedicated application called "SatSleeve".

It allows you to talk on your iPhone 5 via satellite, and send a short message using the phone number list within your iPhone 5.

Size: 69×142×31mm
Weight: 227g

 

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