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SARA-U2 series

HSPA modules with 2G fallback

The world’s smallest global HSPA/GSM module

  • Versatile 3G product series with many configuration options
  • Automotive‑grade and ATEX‑certified options available
  • Easy migration between u‑blox 2G, 3G and 4G modules
  • Supports eCall, ERA‑GLONASS, CellLocate® indoor positioning, and GNSS / A‑GNSS integration
  • Extended temperature range –40 °C to +85 °C and ISO/TS16949 manufacturing

Product variants

SARA-U201

HSPA/GSM for global coverage

SARA-U201 ATEX

HSPA/GSM for global coverage; ATEX

SARA-U260

HSPA/GSM module for Americas HSPA B2, B5, GSM B2, B5

SARA-U270

HSPA/GSM module for Europe/Asia HSPA B1, B8, GSM B3, B8

SARA-U270 ATEX

HSPA/GSM module for Europe/Asia HSPA B1, B8, GSM B3, B8

SARA-U280

HSPA module for Americas HSPA B2, B5

Product variantsSARA-U201SARA-U201 ATEXSARA-U260SARA-U270SARA-U270 ATEXSARA-U280
Area 
Global-
North America--
South / Central America--
EMEA--
APAC--
Cellular features 
UMTS bands800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100850, 1900900, 2100850, 1900
Data rates7.2 Mbit/s DL, 5.76 Mbit/s UL
GSM bandsQuad-bandDual-band 850/1900Dual-band 900/1800
Digital audio1
Positioning (for CEL products)AssistNow, CellLocate, eCall / ERA-GLONASS, GNSS via ModemAssistNow, CellLocate, GNSS via ModemAssistNow, CellLocate, eCall / ERA-GLONASS, GNSS via ModemAssistNow, CellLocate, GNSS via Modem
Microprocessor on board  
Host-based module
Interfaces 
UART21
USB1
DDC (I²C compliant)1
GPIO9
Electrical data 
Minimum supply [V]3.30
Maximum supply [V]4.4
Environmental data, quality & reliability 
Maximum temperature [°C]85
Minimum temperature [°C]-40
Size [mm]16 x 26 x 3
Features 
Antenna supervisor
Dual stack IPv4/IPv6
Embedded FTP/HTTP/SMTP
Embedded SSL
Embedded TCP/UDP
FOTA according to CTCC/CMCC-
FW update via serial interface
Jamming detection
ATEX certified---
Other 
MarketsAutomotive & Transport, Industry, Wearables, Smart Cities, Healthcare, Retail, Smart Home & Buildings

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Product Summary

SARA-U2 Product Summary

27-Feb-2018

322 KB

Data Sheet

SARA-U2 Data Sheet

26-Feb-2018

1.77 MB

Integration Manual

SARA-G3 / SARA-U2 System Integration Manual

27-Mar-2018

5.57 MB

Interface Manual

u-blox AT Commands Manual

14-Dec-2018

9.69 MB

Application Note

Android Embedded RIL - Production Delivery

25-Oct-2018

965 KB
AT Command Examples for u-blox cellular modules

31-Jul-2018

3.13 MB
Firmware Update, EasyFlash, FOAT and FOTA

03-Jan-2018

1.85 MB
GNSS Implementation in Cellular Modules

22-Nov-2017

1.69 MB
Open Source Software Licenses - Cellular Modules

11-Oct-2017

1.54 MB
Windows Embedded RIL, Production Delivery
1.11 MB
Multiplexer implementation in cellular modules

06-Jul-2017

670 KB
eCall / ERA GLONASS implementation in u-blox cellular modules

19-Jan-2017

1.94 MB
TOBY/LISA/SARA/LARA Nested Design AN

26-Sep-2016

2.65 MB
SARA-U Series Audio Application Note
493 KB
Test server configuration for socket operations
268 KB

CAD/CAE Libraries

Altium Designer Library (hosted on Github)
50 KB
CadSoft Eagle Library (hosted on Github)
50 KB
3D Step Models Library (hosted on GitHub)
53 KB

Driver

u-blox Cellular USB_Windows Driver, v2.0

26-Oct-2017

1013 KB
u-blox UMTS USB driver for Windows, version 3.50.0.6

24-May-2016

1.21 MB

Driver Guide

Windows Embedded USB-Drivers Installation

25-Sep-2017

1.17 MB

Information Note

SARA-U201 "04" Release to Production

13-Mar-2018

142 KB
SARA-U2x0 products release to Initial Production

26-Feb-2018

189 KB
SARA-U201 "04" Release to Production

01-Nov-2017

178 KB
SARA-U201-03B Release to Production

01-Sep-2016

149 KB
SARA-U201-63B release to production

21-Sep-2017

116 KB
SARA-U201-03A release to production

01-Jun-2017

121 KB
Label modification to comply with RED requirements

30-May-2017

123 KB
SARA-U201-03X release to production

07-Apr-2017

123 KB
SARA-U270-53S release to Initial Production

15-Dec-2016

125 KB
SARA-U270-53S Initial Production

20-Apr-2016

88 KB
SARA-G350-00X, SARA-U270-00X Label Change

15-Apr-2016

132 KB
SARA-U260, SARA-U270 Initial Production
107 KB
LISA-U2xx-03S & SARA-U2xx-03S IP Information Note
112 KB

Product Change Note

SARA-U260, SARA-U270, SARA-U280 Product Change Notification

24-Nov-2017

178 KB
PCN: SARA-U260-00S
143 KB
SARA-U270-53S firmware change

28-Mar-2017

148 KB
SARA-U270-00S PCN - FW update

23-Mar-2016

144 KB

Conformity Declaration

SARA-U270 Declaration of Conformity (RED)

14-Jun-2017

630 KB
SARA-U201 Declaration of Conformity (RED)

14-Jun-2017

646 KB

Overview

Cellular Modules Line Card

24-Aug-2018

394 KB
u-blox Package Information Guide

21-Aug-2018

2.55 MB
u-blox cellular module overview

18-Apr-2017

315 KB

Expert Opinion Letter

SARA-U201 Opinion Letter

20-Oct-2016

405 KB
SARA-U270 Opinion Letter

20-Oct-2016

198 KB

White Paper

Innovation Trends in Cellular Connectivity for Alarm Panels

29-Sep-2017

91 KB
The rise and challenges of M2M applications
358 KB
u-blox's solution for European eCall
526 KB