M-zone are called “dong gan di dai” in Mandarin which is a China Mobile pay-as-you-go plan(prepaid SIM card). M-zone targets the youth demographic. Its distinguishing features are SMS bundles, music downloads and special offers for students. You can buy an authentic China Mobile SIM card at a newsstand, a corner store and many airports and so on without passport. There are no monthly fees and no bills to meet. China Mobile will automatically keep track of your calling and text charges and notify you when you need to buy more airtime minutes.
M-zone is offered nationwide, but China Mobile’s branches set their own programs and features. For more information in English about M-zone please call our national service hotline at 10086 from China/ 86-21-61478110 from overseas. Bilingual staff will be happy to help. You can also visit a China Mobile Service Centre in your area where you can usually find an English brochure explaining the benefits of M-zone. Of course all local branches have their own Chinese website that provides all the details.
There is no contract of M-zone is start from one year. It best suits students because Its distinguishing features are SMS bundles, music downloads and special offers for students.
Adding minutes: You can purchase an M-Zone phone card. Most local newsstands, 24 hours convince store, which are called “chong zhi ka” in Mandarin. The retailer will need to know the first three digits of your phone number to make sure you get an M-Zone card which is known as “dong gan di dai” in Mandarin. You can follow up below steps to recharge:
Scratch off the security seal on the card---- Dial 13800138000 from your cell phone---- Press 2 for English speaking---- Press 2 for recharge---- Press 1 for recharge your SIM card--- Enter the PIN code
Notes: Each China Mobile branch sets its own SIM card, so if you purchase the SIM card in Shanghai and you can not recharge in Beijing if your SIM card is run out of minutes. So we would like to recommend the recharge service to you.