SIMCom SIM5218

SIMCom SIM5218

Part no.: S2-10430-W000Y
Manufacturer: SIMCom

Availability: In Stock

The SIMCom SIM5218 is a highly versatile and compact wireless module that offers extensive connectivity options for a wide range of applications. It supports GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, and HSUPA network standards, providing seamless connectivity across various wireless bands.

Key features of the SIMCom SIM5218 include:

1. Broadband Connectivity: The module supports high-speed HSDPA and HSUPA networks, enabling fast and reliable data transfer.

2. Global Coverage: With support for various wireless bands, the SIM5218 ensures global coverage, allowing for international use and roaming capabilities.

3. Multiple Interfaces: It offers a wide range of interfaces, including UART, USB, PCM, and GPIO, allowing for easy integration with different devices and systems.

4. GPS Functionality: The module is equipped with GPS functionality, enabling accurate positioning and navigation capabilities for location-based applications.

5. Compact Design: With its compact form factor, the SIM5218 is ideal for space-constrained applications, making it suitable for a variety of IoT, M2M, and tracking solutions.

In summary, the SIMCom SIM5218 is a versatile wireless module that offers extensive connectivity options, global coverage, and multiple interfaces, making it an excellent choice for diverse applications requiring reliable and high-speed wireless connectivity.

Advanced features

  • SIM5218A: Tri-Band UMTS/HSPA 850/1900/2100MHz
  • SIM5218E: Tri-Band UMTS/HSPA 900/1900/2100MHz
  • SIM5218C: Single-Band UMTS 2100MHz
  • USB 2.0 high speed or UART
  • Embedded SIM Card (option)
  • A-GPS/GPS positioning
  • Video call with camera sensor interface
  • WCDMA Equalizer
  • WCDMA Diversity

General features

  • HSDPA 7.2Mbps
  • HSUPA 5.76Mbps
  • GPRS multi-slot class 12
  • EDGE multi-slot Class 12
  • UMTS/HSDPA 3GPP release 5
  • UMTS/HSUPA 3GPP release 6
  • GSM 3GPP release 99
  • Output power
    - UMTS 850/900/1900/2100: 0.25W
    - GSM850/GSM900: 2W
    - DCS1800/PCS1900: 1W
  • Control Via AT Commands
  • Supply voltage range: 3.3V~ 4.2V
  • Dimension: 58×26×4.5(mm)
  • Weight: 15g
  • Temperature: -20 ℃ to +70 ℃
  • Restricted operation temperature: -30 ℃ to -20 ℃, +70 ℃ to +80 ℃
  • Storage temperature: -40 ℃ to +85 ℃

Specification for A-GPS / GPS

  • A-GPS: MS-Based, MS-Assisted,
  • Stand-alone GPS

Specification for Network Indentity and Time Zone

  • Support in GSM and WCDMA

Specification for video call

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

Specification for SMS

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

Specification for Voice

  • Voice codec: HR,FR, EFR
  • AMR
  • DTMF

Specification for Data transfer

    - Max.7.2Mbps(DL)
    - UE Category: 4, 6, 8, 12
    - Max.5.76Mbps(UL)
    - Max. 2.0Mbps(UL)+3.6Mbps(DL)
  • UMTS
    - 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

Other features

  • USB Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/CE/Mobile
  • USB Driver for Linux 2.6.16
  • Firmware update via USB
  • MMS
  • TCP/IP
  • FOTA


  • Embedded SIM card (option)
  • USB 2.0 high speed
  • UART
  • USIM
  • Audio: 2 Microphone, 3 speakers
  • SD card interface
  • Camera interface
  • I2C interface
  • GPIO

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SIMCom SIM5218

SIMCom SIM5218

Part no.: S2-10430-W000Y
Manufacturer: SIMCom

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