Here is another example for a ‘looks beautiful’ Micromax product, the Micromax 350G USB Modem. You won’t believe it’s a USB modem until you see Micromax label on one side of it. Just insert your 3G Sim card at the neck of this USB modem and you should be ready to surf the Internet. 350G USB Modem is not any network specific product and can be used with any Sim that is 3G capable.
Micromax 350G specifications
This 3G USB modem supports PC’s with Windows 2000 (SP 4), Windows XP (SP 2), Windows Vista (SP 1), Windows 7 and also Mac’s with Mac OS 10.4.9 or higher (on Intel platform).
350G USB Modem works in UMTS network with HSDPA cat 6 with a maximum download speed of 3.6Mbps and upload speed of 384Kbps. This can also work with EDGE and GPRS network which means that when you are out of 3G area, it automatically down shifts to 2G network to either EDGE or GPRS (and yes you can also use your 2G Sim in this 3G USB Modem)
Apart from the ability to support external memory in the form of MicroSD card up to 16GB, Micromax 350G also has a T Flash memory reader with memory capability up to 8GB to quickly perform parallel operations without much (or any) delay.
If you have one of those supported OS’s mentioned above, you do not even have to manually install any suite for this USB Mode, it just works out of the box, a true plug and play modem even for the first use (with auto installation).
The User Interface provides the ability to send and receive SMS, view phone book, manage various APN (Access point name) easily.
Micromax 350G USB Modem is priced at Rs.3500.
Update: This 3G Datacard is now discontinued by Micromax. Users who have can still continue to use it if it doesn’t have any problems. Current 3G data cards from Micromax include MMX 352G, MMX 353G, MMX 355G, MMX 144F, MMX377G (Rs..1699).