Data cards used to be very standard products with few options, but that has long changed.
A data card is a data card, how different can it get? If you said this six months back, it would have been a statement more or less bang on. However, things have now changed. While most data cards are still the same, there is a wide variety now available and a data card can now be many devices fused into one.
This means that choosing the right data card is no longer just about price and maximum speed. Here is our choice of the five best data cards that your money can buy.
Huawei E355 is the world's first data card with WiFi. It is a multi-mode wireless terminal for SOHO (small office home office) and business professionals. It is an HSPA+ device with 21 Mbps downlink and 5.76 Mbps uplink speeds. Huawei E355 can connect with a PC/laptop or any USB adaptor and activate WiFi.
It also comes with Huawei's Type3i technology, which, according to the company, provides up to 20 per cent faster upload and download speeds compared to non Type3i devices. The device is not very expensive either since it doesn't have a battery. It is priced at Rs 2,990.
However, there is a lot of confusion about the exact date of launch.
Microsoft is expected to launch the smartphones along with Band 2 and Surface 4 Pro tablet on Tuesday.
Yu Yuphoria was launched earlier this year in India at Rs 6,999 but after this price cut it will be now available for Rs 6,499.
MTS offers 5GB data for Rs 499 where users can opt to use 5GB data for 5000 minutes of internet calls.
The Samsung Galaxy Active Neo is water, dust resistant and can also bear two tons of load.
The listing has been spotted on the GFX Benchmark, by renowned leakster Evan Blass of @evleaks.
The Gionee Elife E8 was launched in China earlier in June this year for approximately Rs 41,000.
Earlier, a Chinese website claimed that the upcoming OnePlus handset is to be called as OnePlus Mini.
The Motorola Moto X Style is loaded with attractive features.
Not only has a secondary display, the LG V10 also has a two selfie cameras.