D-Link launches DWM-156 3G dongle, DWR-730 3G mobile router

The D-Link DWM-156 is an unlocked 3G USB dongle, while the D-Link DWR-730 is a pocket-sized 3G mobile router with a built-in battery.

Published Date
07 - Aug - 2013
| Last Updated
07 - Aug - 2013
 
D-Link launches DWM-156 3G dongle, DWR-730 3G mobile router

Adding to the trend of portable 3G routers to enable high speed cellular Internet access to your smart devices on the go are two new devices from D-Link, a household name among wireless networking brands.

D-Link DWM-156
The D-Link DWM-156 is a 3.75G HSUPA USB dongle that’s completely unlocked and works with data SIM cards from any telecom operator in India. The portable device also comes with built-in removable storage (optional) should you feel the need for the same. While the D-Link DWM-156 is connected to a laptop and letting you access mobile broadband on the go, it can also let you send and receive SMSes through your laptop.

Other highlights of the D-Link DWM-156 are:

● Supports HSUPA / HSDPA / UMTS & GSM / GPRS / EDGE networks
● Data rate: 5.76 Mbps uplink / 14.4 Mbps downlink
● Voice call support
● Two colour LED as status indicators
● Up to 32GB MicroSD support
● Plug and play support
● Built-in internal antenna
● Dimensions (LxWxH) - 8.92 cm x 2.59 cm x 1.07 cm

D-Link DWR-730
The D-Link DWR-730 is a 3G mobile router that allows multiple devices to connect to a shared 3G Internet gateway. Like the DWM-156, the D-Link DWR-730 is a battery-powered device that lets you pop in any telecom operator’s SIM data card to access 3G cellular broadband on the go. What’s more, since the DWR-730 also doubles up as a router, it allows you to share the 3G connection with up to eight users, letting you create a wireless hotspot anywhere on the go. The device also has a 1500 mAh battery built-in to charge mobile phones, D-Link claims, and a slot for a 32GB microSD card.

Other highlights of the D-Link DWR-730 are:

● Supports HSDPA/ UMTS & GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE networks
● Embedded HSPA module: 5.76 Mbps uplink / 21.6 Mbps downlink
● Portable HSPA router with battery bank
● Features wireless LAN
● LED indicator for battery, signal strength, Wi-Fi, SMS
● Up to 32GB MicroSD support
● 1500 mAh Li-ion battery
● Dimensions (LxWxH) - 9.0 cm x 5.0 cm x 1.2 cm

Pricing & Availability:
Both D-Link DWM-156 & DWR-730 are currently available all across India, and is being retailed through D-Link’s wide network of distributors, channel partners and large format retailers. D-Link DWM-156 & DWR-730 is available at an estimated street price of Rs. 1,599 & Rs. 4,499 respectively. D-Link DWM-156 & DWR-730 carry warranty of 1 year & 3 years respectively.

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