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The SIM5216 series is Multi-Band HSDPA/WCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE module solution which supports HSDPA up to 3.6Mbps for downlink data transfer.

With abundant application capability like embedded LUA script, TCP/UDP/FTP/HTTP/HTTPS/SMTP/POP3 and MMS, the module provides much flexibility and ease of integration for customer’s application. Its unique camera/video call feature shall add value to security solutions. It is ideal for a wide range of products including AMR, Gateway, Telematics, Tracking solution, Security solution and much more.



General features

  • SIM5216E: Dual-Band UMTS/HSDPA 900/2100MHz / Tri-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800MHz
  • GPRS multi-slot class 12
  • EDGE multi-slot Class 12
  • WCDMA 3GPP release 99
  • Output power
    • UMTS 1900/850: 0.25W
    • UMTS 2100/900: 0.25W
    • GSM850/GSM900: 2W
    • DCS1800: 1W
    • PCS1900: 1W
  • Control Via AT Commands
  • Dimensions: 36 x 26 x 4.7 mm
  • Weight: 7g
  • Supply voltage range: 3.3V ~ 4.2V
  • Operation temperature range: -30°C to +80°C

Support embedded Script Language

  • LUA Script Language

Specifications for Data transfer

  • HSDPA - Max.3.6Mbps(DL)
  • WCDMA - Max.384Kbps(DL), Max.384Kbps(UL)
  • EDGE - Max. 236.8Kbps(DL),Max.118Kbps(UL)
  • GPRS - Max. 85.6Kbps(DL), Max.42.8Kbps(UL)
  • CSD - GSM data rate 14.4Kbps - WCDMA data rate 57.6Kbps

Specifications for SMS

  • Point to point MO and MT
  • Text and PDU mode

Specifications for CSD

  • Support in GSM and WCDMA

Specifications for Network Identity and Time zone (NITZ)

  • Support in GSM and WCDMA

Specifications for video call

  • DTMF on H245
  • Support standard WCDMA 64kbps(CS) Video call

Other features

  • USB Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista
  • USB Driver for Linux 2.6.16
  • Firmware update via USB
  • MMS
  • TCP/IP
  • FOTA
  • USB Audio


  • USB2.0
  • UART
  • USIM card
  • ADC
  • Digital Camera
  • GPIO
  • I2C


  • ROHS
  • CE
  • GCF