u-blox SARA-U270

u-blox SARA-U270

Part no.: SARA-U270-00S
Manufacturer: u-blox

Availability: In Stock

The u-blox SARA-U270 is a highly versatile and compact LTE Cat 6 cellular module designed for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. It supports a wide range of wireless bands and network standards, making it compatible with various global networks. This module operates on LTE, HSPA+, and GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks, enabling seamless connectivity in both urban and remote areas.

The SARA-U270 supports LTE bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, and 40, ensuring reliable and fast data transfer. It also supports dual SIM functionality, allowing users to switch between networks for enhanced coverage and flexibility. The module offers a high-speed data transfer rate, reaching up to 300 Mbps for downloads and up to 50 Mbps for uploads, enabling efficient transmission of large amounts of data.

This module is equipped with advanced security features to protect sensitive data, ensuring secure communication between devices and networks. It also supports voice and data transmission, enabling applications such as VoLTE and voice-enabled IoT devices. The SARA-U270 features a compact size and low power consumption, making it ideal for space-constrained and energy-efficient applications.

Overall, the u-blox SARA-U270 offers a reliable and versatile solution for M2M and IoT applications, with its extensive network compatibility, high-speed data transfer, advanced security features, voice support, and compact design.


  • UMTS/HSPA - 900/2100 MHz 3GPP Release 7 5.76 Mb/s uplink, 7.2 Mb/s downlink 
  • GSM - GSM 900/1800 MHz 
  • GPRS - Class 12, CS1-CS4, up to 86.5 kb/s EDGE - Class 12, MCS1-9, up to 236.8 kb/s 
  • CSD - GSM max 9.6 kb/s UMTS max 64 kb/s 
  • SMS - MT/MO PDU / Text mode 
  • Voice
    - Audio-over-USB1
    - Echo cancellation and noise reduction

Software features

  • Protocols - Dual stack IPv4/IPv6 Embedded TCP/IP, UDP/IP HTTP/FTP/SSL (Secure Socket Layer)
  • Network - Jamming detection 
  • GNSSInterfaces - Direct access to u-blox GNSS via SARA AssistNow software for fastest GNSS Time-to-First-Fix CellLocate & Hybrid Positioning 
  • Firmware upgrade - Via UART and USB

Electrical data

  • Power supply 3.3 V to 4.4 V
  • Power consumption
    - Power Off 65 μA
    - Idle (2G) 0.9 mA
    - Idle (3G) 0.9 mA
    - GPRS 215 mA (850 MHz, 900 MHz) 140 mA (1800 MHz, 1900 MHz)
    - HSDPA 580 mA - HSPA 460 mA



  • GPIO - 9 GPIO, controllable via AT commands 
  • (U)SIM - Supports 1.8 V and 3 V, SIM toolkit 
  • Serial - 1 UART, 1 USB 2.0 (high-speed, 480 Mb/s), 1 DDC (I2C) for GNSS and other I2C slaves 
  • Audio - 1 digital

Environmental data, quality & reliability

  • Operating temperature –40 to +85°C (extended range) 
  • RoHS compliant (lead-free) 
  • Qualification according to ISO 16750 
  • Manufactured in ISO/TS 16949 certified production sites

Certifications and approvals
CCC, GCF, NCC, RCM (Australia), R&TTE, KCC (Korea) Operator approvals: BellMobility, Rogers, Telefonica, Telus, Vodafone, SKT (Korea), Softbank (Japan)


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u-blox SARA-U270

u-blox SARA-U270

Part no.: SARA-U270-00S
Manufacturer: u-blox

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