How to unlock the Sony Ericsson EDGE (SIM) module

Talk about the wireless features of the micro PC.
javispedro
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Postby javispedro » Wed Aug 07, 2013 20:26

bigs wrote:A very good question one must ask is who still uses Edge!! I owuld rather tether bluetooth to my mobile phone anyday to access 3.5g.


EDGE is not really much slower than Bluetooth's max theoretical speed. Besides, it is nowhere near power hungry as most 3G+ techs.

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Postby bigs » Thu Aug 08, 2013 01:12

Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR is 3MBps, thereabouts >80kbps. Not sure if the UX has EDR, but I do not download speeds gets well past 150KBps download speeds with 3G tether.

I know the theoretical edge speed is meant to be 384kbps, but from what I have experience in the past it has been more like 112kbps.

Agree with you though that the 3.5G and 4G techs are far more power hungry than 2G techs.
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