9575 Phone Review – A review on the all new

Iridium 9575 Satellite Phone

  The rumour mill is a humming that Iridium will be releasing a new handset to compliment its satellite network in the near future. The Iridium 9575 satellite phone will be 10% thinner and 7% lighter than the current long term model the Iridium 9555.

 


 

The all new Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite phone long awaited Australian release is upon us. Here are the  updated details. Released in August Worldwide, we are expecting to see our first shipment here in Australia around the end of September 2011.
Priced at around $1495 + GST you can order yours at www.iridiumdirect.com.au  
Features
Iridium’s most compact handset to date, Iridium Extreme is enhanced with more features than ever.
• Compact physical footprint for streamlined portability
• Intuitive user interface for out-of-the-box ease of use
• Water, shock and dust resistance for unparalleled durability
• Enhanced SMS and email messaging capability
• Integrated speakerphone
• Headset and hands-free capability
• Internally stowed antenna
• Mini-USB data port
Enhanced Features:
• Military-grade durability (MIL-STD 810F)
• Highest Ingress Protection (IP) rating in the industry (IP65)
• Supports Online Tracking services
• Smallest Iridium phone ever
• Superior in-hand ergonomics
• Rugged, high-gain antenna
Specifications
Duration
• Standby time: Up to 30 hours
• Talk time: Up to 3.5 hours
Display
• 200 character illuminated graphic display
• Volume, signal and battery strength meters
• Illuminated weather-resistant keypad
Calling Features
• Integrated speakerphone
• Quick-connect to Iridium voice mail
• Two-way SMS and short email capability
• Pre-programmable International Access Code (00 or +)
• Mailbox for voice, numeric & text messages
• Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)
Memory
• 100-entry internal phonebook, with capacity for multiple phone numbers, email addresses and notes
• Call history retains received, missed and dialed calls
Usage Control Features
• User-configurable call timers to manage costs
• Keypad lock and PIN lock for additional security
 In Touch and On Track
Iridium Extreme is engineered with more features and unique accessories than ever before, giving people more ways to connect than ever.
The Only Phone with Integrated Tracking
Iridium Extreme is the first satellite phone to offer the fully integrated services of customizable GPS, online tracking and programmable emergency notification to personalized contacts. More than a phone, it is a real mobile, real reliable tracking device with truly global coverage.

The Only Phone with Integrated SOS
Iridium Extreme is the first phone ever built with a programmable, GPS-enabled, one-touch emergency SOS button. With a Satellite Emergency Notification Device (SEND) compliant SOS button design, Iridium Extreme will alert your programmed contact of your location and will help create a two-way connection to assist in the reponse.
Iridium AxcessPoint (Coming Soon)
Combined with your Iridium satellite phone, Iridium AxcessPoint allows you to create a Wi-Fi hotspot and connect to the Internet. Now you can keep in touch on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Ruggedized 
From One Extreme to Another
It may be our smallest satellite phone, but Iridium Extreme is big on tough and is built to take a beating. It is ruggedly engineered to support the toughest, highest usage customers of satellite phone communications in the harshest conditions, everywhere.
The Toughest Phone Ever
No other satellite phone in the world has more guts or grit than Iridium Extreme.
• The first satellite phone with military-grade (MIL-STD 810F) durability
• The first satellite phone with an Ingress Protection (IP) rating of IP65
• Built dust proof, shock resistant and jet-water resistant
• Includes a speakerphone and wind-resistant microphone
• A diamond tread, tapered grip gives it the best in-hand ergonomics of any satellite phone on the market
Locations
Through certified online portals, Iridium Extreme offers an open development platform for custom location-based solutions providing real time tracking to help increase business efficiencies, improve military and emergency response, track critical assets or simply keep family and friends up to date.
• Access users through on-demand tracking
• Monitor employees en route through position updates and geo-fencing
• Use scheduled check-ins to instruct daily missions
• Let family and friends track your location online through social network updates
• Ensure safety of remote personnel
• Disable tracking on demand for stealth operations
• Iridium Extreme even allows you to send an SMS text message with your exact location co-ordinates to anyone viewable on an online map, from anywhere on the planet
Track Your Location
 
Start tracking now
Online Portals
Iridium Extreme online tracking solutions are deployable through secure hosted environments on the web, supported by certified Iridium partners. These portals provide browser-based access to a wide range of safety and communications features, monitoring windows and configuration tools.
For the casual user to the extreme adventurer.
From the first responder to the one in harm’s way.
For those tracking under pressure to those moving in on opportunity.
People everywhere are moving beyond the reach of traditional networks, and they expect their connected experience to travel with them. Our ongoing innovation in real mobile, real global communication is helping make more of these connections that matter – across the entire planet, in ways never thought possible.
Iridium Force™ is our unique vision for using the power of the world’s furthest reaching network to bring extended and enhanced personal communications to people and organizations, everywhere.
• Beyond satellite phones: Giving people the ability to use their smartphones and favorite applications far beyond the reach of terrestrial networks.
• Simplifying connections: Investing in making our technology accessible and cost- effective to embed across an ever-widening range of current and future services.
• Driving innovation: Opening and licensing our technology to collaborate with an expanding set of innovators, creating new solutions for a wide range of markets.
• Location-aware: Integrating GPS location services with products to enable personal security and location-specific applications on the go.
• Uncompromising performance: Delivering tough, reliable “truly mobile” devices that work anywhere on the planet.
Together, these elements comprise the bold vision of Iridium Force.

Use your Iridium 9575 satellite phone for data transfer and connectivity. 
Please check back for Iridium 9575 data speed and implementation instructions.

We will have comparrisons against the current 9555 and the all new isatphone Pro Satellite Phones as soon as they are available.

     
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