Megafon M21-1 data card is actually Huawei make and the Russian company Megafon renames its model. When you will open the device, you will see that it is Huawei E3131.
According to the online listing, the Megafon M21-1 is a Wi-Fi data-card, which supports up to 5 devices. Actually, Megafon M21-1 is not a WiFi device, its software can perform as Wi-Fi hotspot as I had earlier mentioned also. You can use convert any Huawei modem as WiFi hotspot with Huawei Mobile Partner V23.015.02.01.910. You need WiFi enabled laptop or PC to avail this feature.
In terms of specs as provided by Flipkart, Megafon M21-1 is a USB dongle, which is available in white colour. It features GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA and UMTS networks.
In its HSDPA network, it can download a file with a maximum speed of 21.6 Mbps, while in HSUPA, it is able to upload a file in 5.76 Mbps. It sports a memory card slot, which can used with an external microSD card (up to 8 GB capacity).
Megafon M21-1 is a plug and play device, can be used with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Win 7 and Win 8 operating systems, as well as Linux and Mac OS.
The main features and specifications of Megafon M21-1 :
- Plug and Play
- WiFi dongle (through its software)
- Up to 5 devices supported in WiFi mode
- 21.6 Mbps downlink
- 5.76 Mbps uplink
- USB 2.0
- All major operating system; Linux, Mac and Windows are supported
How to unlock Russian Megafon M21-1 :
Change the default SIM with another network provider SIM, it should ask you unlock code, enter the correct 8 digit unlock code and it will be unlocked permanently. If not asking the unlock code, then you need to change the firmware. Unlock code charge is only 1.50$, which you can get after paying through paypal button.