Airtel introduces 3G data cards ‘Airtel 3G USB Modem’ & ‘ Airtel Micromax MMX 350G’

Bharti Airtel, one of the leading emerging markets’ telcos, has enhanced its data card portfolio with the introduction of two new models Airtel 3G USB modem and Airtel Micromax MMX 350G. The newly introduced models are 3G/HSDPA compatible and support speed up to 3.6 Mbps but as Airtel is not providing 3G services currently it will access using Airtel’s EDGE/GPRS technology. Recently Vodafone had introduced a new data card supporting 3G. Airtel offers both prepaid and postpaid plans for data cards and these data cards can be also bought online through www.letsbuy.com The price of Airtel 3G USB modem is Rs 3799 which is available for Rs 3349 on www.letsbuy.com while Airtel Micromax MMX 350G can be purchased online at a discounted price of  Rs 3699 having MRP of Rs 4250. These data cards come with a warranty of 12 months.

Airtel 3G USB Modem

Features
• Quad band
• UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 Mbps support
• EDGE/GPRS
• Plug & Play
• SMS facilities
• For Notebooks and PCs
• International Roaming
» Specifications
• GSM/GPRS/EDGE
• UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
• USB Stick Form factor
» System Requirements
• Compatible with Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Vista/ MAC (OS)

Airtel Micromax MMX 350G

Key Features

  • High Speed 3g USB Modem
  • Plug n Play – Auto Install Software
  • SMS & PHB support
  • Automatic network selection
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed
  • T-Flash memory reader(upto 8GB)
Technical Standard
HSDPA 3GPP Release5,category 5/6, up to 3.6 Mbps DL and 384 Kbps UL
UMTS 3GPP Release4, up to 384 Kbps DL and UL
EDGE 3GPP Release4, multislot class 12, up to 237 Kbps
GPRS 3GPP Release4, multislot class 10, up to 85.6Kbps
Frequency Band
GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
Power Class
WCDMA Power Class 3
GSM 850/900 Power Class 4
EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 Power Class E2
External Interface
UMTS/GSM Antenna Supported, Internal Antenna
USB Type Fixed Full-Size USB Cable
USB Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
Power Mode Powered via the USB interface
SIM/USIM Card Standard 6 PIN SIM card interface, compaliant with 3GPP 31.101 and 31.102
AT Interface 3GPP TS 27.005/3GPP TS27.007 supported
Main Features
Form Factor Fish Design With cable
Dimension (mm) 45.0(L) × 45.0(W) × 9(H)
Weight (g) 30
Visual Indicator(LED) RGB LED indicator for different state.
NDIS Driver Supported
Languages Supported English
Zero-CD installation Supported
Operate System Supported Windows2000 sp4/ XP sp2/ VISTA sp1/ 7

Mac OS X 10.4.9 or higher (only support INTEL platform), up to 10.6.0

Main Software Functions
Setup Mode Plug & Auto Installation
PIN1 Supported,enable/disable/modify
SMS Supported
PhoneBook Supported
APN auto management Supported
SMS and Data service simultaneously Operation Supported
Phone Book
vCard version 3.0
New contacts Supported
Edit contacts Supported
Delete contacts Supported
Sen SMS Supported
Move between SIM card and PC Supported
SMS
Group messages Supported
New SMS Supported
Send SMS Supported
save SMS to drafts Supported
Reply SMS Supported
Forward SMS Supported
Delete SMS Supported
Import from SIM/Modem to PC Supported
Additional Features
Micro-SD Card Slot Supported, Max up to 16G