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Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone + Free Shipping!!! (CPKT1101)

Iridium 9575 Extreme

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Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone
The Iridium 9575 Extreme is the toughest handset ever from the only company that offers real global, real mobile, real reliable communications. Engineered with more features and more accessories than any other satellite phone on the market, Iridium 9575 Extreme puts more innovative capability — and more ways to connect than ever before — into the hands of people everywhere.

Enhanced voice quality, integrated speakerphone and hands-free capability make the Iridium 9575 the smart choice.
Text Messaging

Text Messaging

The Iridium 9575 Extreme is SMS enabled letting you stay in touch and share experiences with others through easy to use text messaging.Send Free Text / SMS Message.

Emergency Button
The Iridium Extreme is equipped with a programmable emergency button that activates critical, rapid response when you need it most. It is the only satellite phone with GPS enabled SOS button with emergency services supported by GEOS Travel Safety Group, included at no additional charge. See Details.

GPS Positioning
The Iridium 9575 Extreme is equipped with Location Based Services (LBS) enabling GPS positioning and allows you to pin point and share your coordinates from anywhere on the globe.
Online Tracking
Online Tracking
Iridium data services enable highly accurate online tracking of the Iridium Extreme satellite phone for up to date monitoring of locations. See demo. Additional charges apply.

Data Tethering
Connect the Iridium Extreme to your laptop via USB cable to email, surf the web and stay connected with the only truly global communications network.

A highly capable handset needs a highly capable network to empower it. Iridium Extreme is built with the same reliable voice and data capability that Iridium users have come to trust, and backed by the world’s only satellite network that commands real global coverage, pole to pole.

From desert to mountain, jungle to tundra, Iridium Extreme puts more powerful capability into the hands of people, around the world. It has more features and accessories than any other satellite phone. It is the only one with real time tracking. It is the only one with GPS-enabled SOS. And it can connect with Iridium AxcessPoint to create a Wi-Fi hotspot to keep in touch on your trusted devices — everywhere.

No other phone in the world has more guts or grit than Iridium Extreme. It is the first phone with military-grade 810F durability. It is dust proof, shock and jet-water resistant. From emergency crews and paramedics to military personnel and government operations, Iridium Extreme is built for the world’s toughest, highest usage customers to make the connections that matter under the harshest conditions, anywhere on the planet.

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Iridium is the only provider of truly global satellite voice and data solutions with complete coverage of the earth (including oceans, airways and Polar Regions). Iridium phones deliver essential communications services to and from remote areas where no other form of communication is available.

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Customer Reviews

Iridium 9575 Extreme Review Review by Jonathan L. Stewart
I've been using Iridium phones for about 10 years now, and they continue to evolve, with the Extreme the latest (as of 1/2012) version. Compared to the previous version, the 9555, the Extreme does seem to acquire signal faster. Call quality is about the same. The Extreme has a better hand feel, with a rubberized surface with little ribs for better grip. It's also marginally lighter and smaller than the 9555, and the antenna feels much sturdier. There are some differences to functionality, primarily GPS. You can attach your location to a message, and the lat/lon is sent, along with a Google Maps link embedded in an Iridium website. Another benefit of GPS is that now the Extreme has a built-in SOS button, which you can program to connect to a rescue service of your choice. GEOS is the default, the same as is used by SPOT, with optional coverages available for purchase. I have a SPOT as well, and will continue to use it since it's cheap enough, but I believe the Iridium will be better, because unlike SPOT's Globalstar, Iridium's coverage is truly global.

SPOT doesn't work in parts of Asia and Africa, or the oceans or poles. Also, the Iridium constellation is much more robust and reliable, and the Extreme can get a message out in conditions where SPOT can't, or at least can't quickly. Plus, the Iridium gives a verification of message sent, unlike SPOT. A side note for SPOT users, standard rescue coverage purchased with SPOT is only good for the Americas and Western Europe, plus Australia. If you get into trouble anywhere else on the planet, you'll need the optional worldwide coverage available through GEOS. As mentioned, the same coverage is available with the Extreme. But that's comparing apples to oranges, since in addition to being a messenger, the Extreme is a fully-enabled voice and data device.

Downsides to the Extreme: It's still clunky and feels like a tough-built 1995 cell phone. To charge it, you don't just plug in a little tip, as you have with every other sat and cell phone ever built. No, you have to install a little appendage to the bottom of the phone, then plug the adapter into that. It's just one more part to lose and break and I really don't understand why they designed it like this. It can't be for waterproofing, since there are other holes on the phone. That's a mistake, in my opinion.

Overall, it's an incremental improvement over the 9555, and for the GPS, ruggedness (plus water-resistance), and slight weight and size gains, I think it's worth the upgrade. (Posted on 2012-09-29)
The Ultimate Phone Anywhere on the Planet Review by Wolfgang Gruener
The Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone Hands-on Review: The Ultimate Phone Anywhere on the Planet

Iridium 9575 Extreme: First Impression and Specs

The 9575 is not what kids would imagine a phone to look like today. Its appearance and weight is closer to the mid-90s versions of Nokia or Motorola phones. This particular version is dust- and spill-proof (as it is meant to be used outside with direct view to satellites) and covered in a sturdy rubber padding that prevents damage to the phone when it is dropped.

It has a monochrome display (no, it (Posted on 2012-09-29)
Iridium 9575 Extreme Review Review by Court Ogilvie, Executive
(Posted on 2011-09-29)

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