In a bid to support 3G operators, Huawei (News
) has released its latest HSPA USB E180 ulta-slim stick (10mm thick), 3G phones and HSDPA
The E180’s USB interface can be rotated by 270 degrees for protection purposes and ease of transportation. It will be available globally later this month. The stick supports multiple modes, including HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
. According to Huawei, its uplink rate reaches 5.76 Mbit/s while it allows a downlink rate of up to 7.2 Mbit/s.
Huawei also introduced three new 3G
mobile phones: U7310, U1310 and U3300. Less than 14mm thick and with a 3.6 Mbit/s downlink rate, the U7310 is a modem phone with plug-and-play functionality that enables Internet surfing (HSDPA 3.6Mps). The U1310 lets users can enjoy high speed mobile internet-browsing experience. The U1310 has been nominated for the 2008 Red Dot Award for its elegant and compact design.
An entry level slider phone, U3300 is ideal for music lovers who want to enjoy and share music through an FM transmitter. Huawei provides flexible, prompt and innovative customization services to operators that help them develop 3G subscribers.
The company has also launched its new B932 HSDPA gateway to help operators develop broadband services. The phone is 27mm thick, and fully supports 900/2100Mhz spectrum in the 3G (HSDPA and UMTS
) modes, and full spectrum in the 2G-2.5G mode (EDGE, GPRS and GSM).
Huawei was recently in the news when it partnered with EMOBILE to provide journalists covering Hokkaido Toyako Summit with high-speed HSDPA mobile connectivity service and equipment.
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anuradha’s article, please visit her columnist page.