AirPrime SL808x

Sierra Wireless | HSDPA Embedded Wireless Module
AirPrime SL808x HSDPA Embedded Wireless Module

The Sierra Wireless AirPrime SL808x modules offer high-speed dual-band UMTS/HSDPA connectivity (up to 3.6 Mbps downlink) and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE network access in the same standard 25 x 30 mm LGA form factor.

The AirPrime SL808x modules support Sierra Wireless Watcher, a simple and easy to use connection manager which minimizes installation time, supports a fast connection experience, and reduces the number and duration of technical support calls, enhancing customer experience and reducing costs.

Sierra Wireless AirPrime SL Series modules offer the scalability, flexibility and reliability you need to take your connected devices into the future.


  • Extended temperature range (-40°C to +85°C Class B)
  • High speed dual-band UMTS/HSDPA connectivity (up to 3.6Mbps downlink)
  • Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE network access
  • Worldwide coverage with 3 dual-band versions (850/900 MHz, 900/2100 MHz and 850/2100 MHz)
  • Available with Embedded SIM
  • Supports AirVantage Management Services for AirPrime


Air Interface


Frequency Bands

  • WCDMA 850 1900 MHz (SL8080)
  • WCDMA 900 2100 MHz (SL8082)
  • WCDMA 850 2100 MHz (SL8084)
  • EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz


  • SL8080/SL8081: FCC, IC, PTCRB, AT&T 
  • SL8082/SL8083: CE, GCF-CC, China RTE 
  • SL8084/SL8085: FCC, IC, CE, GCF-CC, PTCRB, A-Tick, TelstraA

Alarm Power

  • 400uA

Standby and Idle Power

  • <2.5mA

GSM GPRS Max Power

  • 2.2A peak 3.6V (+32dBm), 800mA average
HSxPA Max Power
  • 1A @ 3.6V (+23dBm)

CPU Processor Performance


CPU Core Frequency Performance

  • 184 MHz/92 MHz
CPU User MIPS Available Performance
  • Up to 87 MIPS

CPU IO Voltage Performance

  • 1V8
CPU Audio Performance
  • 1x speaker out

CPU Analogue Audio Performance

  • 1x micro in


  • FR
  • EFR
  • HR
  • AMR
  • QCELP-13K


  • VDA2A

Echo Cancellation and Noise Reduction

  • Yes


  • Yes


  • 1x 4-Wire
  • USB 2.0 full speed
  • 1x4-Wire

Flash LED Output

  • 1

PWM Buzzer

  • 1

SIM Interface

  • 1.8V
  • 3V

Antenna Diversity

  • No
Location Solution
  • gpsOne

Embedded SIM

  • Yes

Device Management

  • Yes


  • Linux
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Mobile
  • Windows CE
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
Device Dimensions
  • 25x30x2.35mm

Operational Temperature

  • Normal (Class A) -20°C to +60°C 
  • Extended (Class B) -40°C to +85°C