Sony Ericsson unveils USB HSDPA modems

Posted on Monday, Jun 23 2008 @ 01:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony Ericsson has unveiled two new modems for mobile broadband; the MD400 and the MD400g which also packs GPS support. The firm says these modems support download speeds of up to 7.2Mb/s and upload speeds of 2Mb/s.

Sony Ericsson MD400/MD400g – the world on the move
* HSPA technology – up to 7.2Mb/s download and 2.0Mb/s upload
* First USB modem with combined M2 Memory Stick Micro™ and microSD™ slot
* In-built antenna complemented with an additional swivel 'Diversity' antenna maximizes reception performance and boosts data transmission
* Innovative mechanical design allows the swivel antenna to also protect the retractable USB connector when the modem is not in use
* USB modem - can be used in any PC, laptop or desktop
* In-built GPS receiver and GPS utility (MD400g) which can link directly in to Google Maps™ and mark current location
* PlayNow shortcut link – just a click away from entertainment
* Auto-install
* Auto configuration

Both models will be available in Q4 2008.

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