Vodafone Essar on Wednesday announced the launch of its mobile Wi-Fi device, Vodafone R201, in India. The R201 is a portable mobile Wi-Fi terminal which can be used by five users simultaneously to connect to Vodafone’s 3G network. It uses a SIM slot to connect to Vodafone’s 3G network and five users can then connect their computers, mobile gaming devices or digital music players to the device over Wi-Fi network to enjoy 3G speeds.
Speaking on the launch Kumar Ramanathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Vodafone Essar Ltd said, “The Vodafone R201 is designed to provide customers with an advantage of connecting and communicating on-the-go. As a result of our innovation effort, we at Vodafone are introducing an exciting range of products to let our customers experience 3G services at its best. R201 is one such device which builds on our leadership, reiterates our promise of providing unique and innovative offerings for our valued customers.”
Weight: 90 grams.
Dimensions: 98 x 68 x 14 mm
Battery Life: 4 hours.
Speed: 7.2 Mbps on HSDPA enabled devices.
Power source: Battery, mains or USB.
Price in India
The Vodafone R201 MiFi device carries a price tag of Rs. 5,500.