SIMCom SIM5216

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Product description

The SIM5216 series is a Dual-Band HSDPA/WCDMA and Tri-Band 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/FTPS/HTTP/HTTPS/SMTP/POP3 and MMS, the module providesmuch 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.

Technical specifications

General features

  • SIM5216A:Dual-Band UMTS/HSDPA 850/1900MHz
                    Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz
    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/PCS1900: 1W
  • Control Via AT Commands
  • Supply voltage range: 3.3~ 4.2V
  • Operation temperature: -30 ℃to +80 ℃
  • Dimension: 36 *26 *4.7mm
  • Weight: 7g

Support for embedded script language

  • LUA script language

Specification for data transfers

    - Max.3.6Mbps(DL)
    - 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

Specification for SMS

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

Specification for CSD

  • Support in GSM and WCDMA

Specification for NITZ

  • Support in GSM and WCDMA

Specification for video call

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

Other features

  • USB Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
  • USB Driver for Linux 2.6.16
  • Firmware update over USB
  • MMS
  • TCP/IP
  • FOTA
  • USB Audio


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


  • SIM5216A
    - FCC
    - PTCRB
    - IC
    - RoHS
  • SIM5216E
    - CE
    - GCF
    - RoHS

Recommended accessories

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