TP-Link MA260 3G HSPA+ USB Adapter is another modem from its manufacturer. It is better than TP-Link MA180 3.75G HSUPA USB 2.0 dongle since MA260 supports HSPA+ network. TP-Link MA260 3G HSPA+ USB 2.0 broadband modem supports up to 21 Mbps download as well as 5.76 Mbps upload speed. TP-LINK’s 3G HSPA+ USB Adapter, MA260 allows users to acquire 3G mobile broadband access simply by inserting a standard 6 Pin SIM card into the modem and plugging it into their laptop or desktop computers. It is powered with its internal antenna, micro SD card slot (supports up to 32 GB) and SIM card slot, the MA260 is a great choice for users to connect to the Internet.

TP-Link MA260 3G HSPA+ USB Adapter Modem
TP-Link MA260 3G HSPA+ USB Adapter Modem

Up to 21 Mbps download and 5.76 Mbps upload (Network Type : WCDMA)
Micro SD card slot for up to 32GB of optional storage
Bundled utility provides quick & hassle-free installation
Internal antenna, no batteries or cables required
Fast USB 2.0 connection to notebook/desktop computers

The key features of TP-Link MA260 3G HSPA+ USB Adapter DataCard :

 

  1. Up to 21 Mbps download and 5.76 Mbps upload (Network Type : WCDMA)
  2. Micro SD card slot for up to 32GB of optional storage
  3. Bundled utility provides quick & hassle-free installation
  4. Internal antenna, no batteries or cables required
  5. Fast USB 2.0 connection to notebook/desktop computers
  6. Take your Broadband connection with you wherever you go
  7. Supports Windows XP 32/64bit, Vista 32/64bit, Windows 7 32/64bit
  8. Provides HSPA+/HSUPA/HSDPA/UMTS/GPRS/GSM/EDGE network support

 

The main hardware specifications of TP-Link MA260 3G Dongle :

 

  1. Standards and Protocols : WCDMA Network
  2. Interface : USB 2.0
  3. Data Rates : DL : 21Mbps, UL : 5.76 Mbps
  4. LED Indicator : Two-color LED provides status information
  5. Dimensions ( W x D x H ) : 3.89 x 1.09 x 0.55 in. (99 x 28 x 14 mm)
  6. Antenna Type : Internal antenna
  7. GSM Band : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  8. Micro SD Card Reader : Supports standard Micro SD cards up to 32 GB
  9. HSPA+ Band : 2100 MHz
  10. SIM Slot : Standard 6-Pin SIM card interface

 

Presently, there is no firmware update available for TP-Link MA260 3G HSPA+ USB Adapter Modem. Since TP-Link MA260 modem comes with factory unlocked, hence in my reviews its a nice product. One who want in same configuration Huawei product then, you can check out Huawei E3236 Hilink HSPA+ 21.6 Mbps 3G USB Modem.

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