Comparison Between MOBITEK Q24 MODEM and M1306B

Feature MOBITEK Q24 M1306
Country of Origin Malaysia China
Wavecom Module in Modem Genuine Fake
Price Matches with Quality & Reliability  Damn cheap! As low as USD10 per unit!
IMEI Unique Either none or duplicated
Components in Modem New Reconditioned
Warranty 12 months 1 month or none at all
Intellectual Property Rights  royalties paid to GSMA  Does not respect IPR

How to identify a fake GSM Modem – Wavecom Fastrack M1306B

  1. mostly made in China
  2. uses non-genuine Wavecom module
  3. using re-conditioned component
  4. original M1306B does not have USB version
  5. no IMEI or IMEI is duplicated
  6. warranty is 1 to 3 months (and also depends on whether the vendor is still around for you to claim warranty)
  7. the module used is stated as “based on Wavecom”
  8. selling at USD100 or less

Here is a picture of fake Wavecom Fastrack M1306B GSM Modem:

Fake Wavecom Fastrack M1306B

Fake Wavecom Fastrack M1306B

It is fake because:-

  1. original version does not have USB; and
  2. IMEI (15 digit serial number) printed at back of modem and on box are different.

Here is a picture of the original one:-

 Original Wavecom Fastrack M1306B

Original Wavecom Fastrack M1306B

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