Sony Ericsson's PC300 3.6Mbps data card: better late than never

Sponsored Links

Sony Ericsson's PC300 3.6Mbps data card: better late than never

Showing up a bit late to the prom (and in pink) is Sony Ericsson's newly announced PC300 Mobile Broadband PC Card. Yeah, as in PCMCIA, not ExpressCard. Their new radio-slab brings HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS data at speeds up to 3.6Mbps. It will automatic handoff between HSDPA/UMTS/EDGE supporting tri-band 850, 1900, 2100MHz HSDPA/UMTS and quad-band 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz EDGE/GPRS. And yeah, it's PC and Mac compatible... although you can't buy a new MacBook (and a growing list of others vendor models) with a PC Card slot anymore. Fortunately, the antenna is integrated -- a nice touch if you've ever snapped one off while puttering about staring at your laptop's screen. Expect the PC300 to hit in Q3 globally -- about the time we hope we'll need cards supporting 7.2Mbps. Hey, a boy can dream.
All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Popular on Engadget