ZTE MF680 Dual-Call 42Mbps HSPA+ 3G USB Modem is the fastest 3G USB Surfstick from ZTE. ZTE named it at Rose Queen, perhaps the factory model is in pink color which seems more like a shining queen. It's the attractive USB dongle for the countries where 4G LTE Network is not yet available. ZTE MF680 supports up to 42Mbps with the Dual-Cell technology. As its competitor, HUAWEI E372 42Mbps USB Internet Key seems more powerful than ZTE MF680 because it support qual-bands frequencies for 3G network, which means it covers more networks all over the world.
Even though, ZTE MF680 USB Mobile Broadband Modem is still an attractive art for the modem users because its special design. Its USB interface could hide in the modem body, when using it, just push the key and then the USB is available for connection. The fantastic is that it would take around few seconds to connect. There is a small cap which conceals the SIM card and MicroSD slots. So users could use the dongle as storage even it's not the main fuction. Like HUAWEI E372 3G USB Dongle, ZTE MF680 DC-HSPA+ Modem also has external antenna ports, which help the users to gain high signal so that they can get fast surf speed.
Based on its good performance in internet connection, many operators worldwide use MF680 in their contract, as we know, Rogers, 3, Telenor U-mobile and Movistar has put ZTE MF680 HSPA+ 3G USB modem into market.
Below is the speed test for ZTE MF680 3G DC-HSPA+ USB Modem:
limited by the local environment, ZTE MF680 can't reach peak speed of 42Mbps, but at this level, it already very fast.
ZTE MF680 3G USB Datacard Specifications:
* Form: USB Stick
* Chip platform: MSM7200 chipset
* GSM Bands: 850/900/1800/1900Mhz
* 3G Bands: 850/1900/2100 Mhz
* DC-HSPA+ download Speed at 42Mbps, upload speed at 5.76Mbps
* Data Transmission: GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / HSPA
* Approximate weight (gr): 27g
* Size (mm): 77 x 22 x 12 mm
* External Memory Card: microSD
* PC connection: USB Port
* Memory Card Capacity: Up to 16 GB
* Equalizer: Support
* Supports Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7, MAC and Linux operating systems
After check, we found there are other 4G USB Modems that could support DC-HSPA+ with download speed up to 42Mbps, such as SIERRA 312u Wireless Aircard, HUAWEI E3251 3G USB Stick and ZTE MF683 42Mbps USB Surfstick. And there are some 4G LTE Surfsticks which not only support 4G network, they could aslo support 3G DC-HSPA+ with speed at 42Mbps: Sierra 320u and 313u 4G LTE Wireless Aircard, ZTE MF820 4G LTE USB Modem.