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27/08/2018

TP-Link M7650 LTE Advanced Portable 4G Router Highlights

You may not know the TP-Link M7650 because it’s not well-known as the Netgear Aircard 810s mobile hotspot. However, the same level LTE Advanced Pro devices, the TP-LINK M7650 is at the forefront of 4G connection sharing, integrating a 4G LTE modem, you can generate a Wi-Fi Hotspot instantly by inserting a SIM card linked to a 4G subscription in the device.  With up to 600Mbps download and 50Mbps upload, the M7650 is able to share a 4G Wifi signal to nearly 32 users simultaneously. Its pocket size and powerful 3000mAh battery make it ideal as a travel companion, allowing users to play or work hours. In addition to its Innovative display, users have an intuitive view of the product's status such as signal strength, network type (2G/3G/4G), Wi-Fi status, messages, battery level and control indicator. 

 
 
With the tpMiFi App, you can access and manage the M7650 from your iOS or Android device. The tpMiFi application allows you to set data limits, control devices that can access your Wi-Fi network, send messages and share multimedia files to/from a Micro SD card. With the TP-Link M7650's intuitive display, it's easy to keep track of your data rates and avoid connection overflows. This compact device works perfectly with all connected Wi-Fi products. Like other TP-Link 4G Mobile WiFi Hotspots, TP-link M7650 can easily share a 4G/3G connection, and it can support maximum of up to 32 Wi-Fi devices like tablets, laptops and mobile phones at the same time. 
 
 
With its powerful 3000mAh battery, the TP-link M7650 can provide up to more than 15 hours of Wi-Fi connectivity, making it the perfect companion for business trips, outdoor activities, and more.   TP-link M7650 Highlights:

  • Support of 4G LTE-A Cat.11 up to 600Mbps download and 50Mbps upload
  • Supports up to 32 users simultaneously
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi N 2.4GHz or 5GHz
  • Powerful 3000mAh battery ideal for hours of outdoor use
  • Micro USB port for easy charging of the battery
  • 44 " TFT display provides Intuitive Product Status
  • Equipped with a slot for Micro SD cards offering optional up to 32GB of storage.
 
 
What will you benefit from TP-Link M7650 LTE-A Pro Hotspot?   Fastest Mobile Connection up to 600Mbps TP-Link M7650 supporting the 4G LTE network LTE-A Cat.11, which Carrier Aggregation is used. This advanced technology merges the fragmented LTE band into a "virtual" wider band to increase the data rate, with the 256-QAM, to provide fast 4G speeds of up to 600Mbps. 
 


Do more with a Fast Connection 
 
With the fastest 4G speed of up to 600Mbps, you can enjoy HD movies without interruption, downloading files in seconds, and smooth online gaming. It could provide truly fastest, smoothest, most efficient data transmission.     

Your Perfect Daily Wi-Fi Partner 
 
TP-link M7650 provides selectable dual-band Wi-Fi, 867Mbps at 5GHz or 300Mbps at 2.4GHz. With this convenient companion, you can share your Wi-Fi with your friends everywhere.   
 

Advanced Screen & Menu for Easy Using
 
The intuitive screen display of M7650 makes it easy to stay within your data budget and avoids going over the monthly data cap. The screen also displays other much more information of battery life, signal strength, Wi-Fi status, connected users and more.   
 

Internet Access for up to 32 Devices Simultaneously 
 
TP-link M7650 mobile WiFi can easily share a 4G/3G connection with up to 32 wireless devices like tablets, laptops, and mobile phones at the same time. It can also provide internet access for desktop computers via the integrated USB port.   
 

Power to Keep Working All-day-long 
 
TP-link M7650 is equipped with a powerful 3000mAh battery. On its own, it can work effortlessly up to 15 hours at full capacity and standby for over 900 hours. TP-link M7650 can be recharged via a micro USB cable connected to a laptop, portable charger or adapter for endless hours of 4G sharing.  
 

Spread Your Wings with an Elegant Wi-Fi Companion 
 
The smooth curves and elegant, compact design make the lightweight TP-link M7650 perfect for personal travel, business trips, outdoor activities, and everywhere else life takes you.    
 

Wireless Media Sharing from Micro SD Card
 
It's now easier than ever to share photos, music, videos and more in your mobile network from a micro SD Storage - supports optional storage of up to 32G.  
 
 
Easy Management with tpMiFi App 
 
With the tpMiFi App, you can easily access and manage the M7650 from your connected iOS/Android devices. The tpMiFi app allows you to establish data limits, control which devices can access your Wi-Fi, send messages, and share media files to/from a removable Micro SD card.  

20/08/2018

Huawei E5885Ls-93a VS Netgear AC800s

As one of the top networking equipment vendor, Netgear had presented many 4G WiFi routers to the public such as the well-known Nighthawk M1, Aircard 810s, Aircard 815s(also known as AT&T Unite Explore) and now a new mobile WiFi router Aircard 800s is available for Australian network provider Optus and it got a new name Optus 4G WiFi modem 800S. The aggressive Chinese competitor Huawei also follows the steps to present new wireless router even though it has many 4G pocket WiFi router available for various network providers such as Huawei E5788, E5787, E5786, E5770, etc…Now the Huawei E5885 is available. Somebody may have the question: What’s the difference between the Netgear Aircard 800s and Huawei E5885? Which one is better to buy for global travel? You may find the answers in this article.

 
 


Aircard 800s VS Huawei E5885 Appearance and Interface 
 
If you are familiar with other Netgear mobile hotspot routers, you may know the Netgear 4G mobile hotspots are in very similar design, so as the Netgear Aircard 800s. There is a touchscreen on the front, at the side of the display, there are a Home button and Back button for operation. The Optus logo is also at the side of the screen. The power button is on the top edge side while on the opposite side, there is the USB 3.0 port and two connectors for external LTE antennas. The connector type is TS-9 and covered by two small caps. The back cover could be opened and the battery is removable for exchange and inserting the SIM card.   
 
 
Unlike most of other Huawei Mobile WiFi 4G, the Huawei E5885 has different features. On the front, there is a small LED screen to show the internet connection status, but it’s not a touchscreen. The Huawei logo is below the screen. The power button and WPS button are on the top edge side. Between the two buttons, there is a small cap, open it, you will see the Ethernet port(RJ45) and two USB ports(Input and output). There is no connector for an external antenna. The back cover could be opened, but the battery is built-in and non-removable. The SIM card slot and Micro SD storage card slot are available. And Huawei E5885 is thicker than Aircard 800s. 
 
 
 
 

Huawei E5885 VS Netgear AC800S Specs and Features  
 
From the appearance and interfaces, we can see the Netgear AC800S is a traditional 4G pocket WiFi router while the Huawei E5885 is a mobile hotspot with an Ethernet port. Then let’s have a comparison of the specs of Huawei E5885 and Netgear Aircard 800s:

Model Huawei E5885Ls-93a Netgear AC800S
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot with Ethernet port LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.9
Chipset Hisilicon LTE Cat6 chipset Qualcomm MDM9240
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 450Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * FDD-LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/19/20 * TDD-LTE: Band 38/40/41 B1, B3, B7, B28, B40
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 32 users 15 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna No connector Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna N/A Netgear AC800s External Antenna
App management Huawei Hilink APP 3.0 Netgear Aircard APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery Non-removable, 6400mAh Removable, 2930 mAh
Dimensions  112.00 x 69.20 x 23.00mm 110 x 68 x 16.1 mm
Ethernet Port On port for WAN/LAN port(RJ-45) No
Datasheet download Huawei E5885 Datasheet Netgear AC800S Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5885 Manual Optus 4G modem 800S Manual
Other features Power bank, CA, NFC 3 band CA
Firmware download Huawei E5885 Firmware Netgear AC800S Firmware
Drivers Huawei E5885 driver Netgear AC800S driver
Reviews Huawei E5885 Review Netgear AC800s review
Price 279.00USD 199.00USD


 



Summary
 
 
From the specs table, we can see the Netgear Aircard 800s(Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s) is more advanced technology, it supports LTE cat.9 and can achieve download speed up to 450Mbps while the Huawei E5885Ls-93s supports LTE Cat.6 and achieve download speed up to 300mbps. They are configured with a different chipset. The Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s supports less LTE frequency bands than that of Huawei E5885LS-93a, so Huawei E5885ls-93 would support more LTE network providers worldwide. Huawei Mobile WiFi E5885 supports 32 wireless users while Netgear AC800S supports only 15 users. However, there is no external antenna connector in Huawei E5885, which is not good for users who will go the areas with weak signal.   
 
 
The Huawei E5885 large battery pack is really good, the capacity of 6400mAh makes it work like a mobile power bank to charge other devices. And the RJ45 Ethernet port is for both LAN and WAN, which is very useful for travel. From the specs comparison, we can conclude that the Optus 800s would provide faster surfing speed with advanced technology. However, the Huawei E5885 powerful and practical functions are also attractive and friendly for users. If you just need to get faster speed, the Netgear 800 is recommended and the price is attractive. But if you want a powerful pocket WiFi with multi-functions, the Huawei E5885 would be no doubt better to consider.  

17/08/2018

Huawei E5787 VS ZTE MF980

As Huawei and ZTE are two of the most important networking equipment manufacturers in China, they are always competing with each other in the global market. Huawei E5787 and ZTE MF980 are two latest new 4G LTE pocket WiFi in 2017. Some users may feel interested in the two mobile WiFi hotspots, but somebody may be unfamiliar with the two portable 4G routers and have questions: What's the difference between Huawei E5787 and ZTE MF970? Which one is better to buy? We will review the specs and features of the two mobile routers to get the answers.

 
    


Huawei E5787 ZTE MF980 UFi Appearance and Interfaces   


ZTE MF980 UFi was available earlier than Huawei E5787, it’s launched to Europe market. Like its predecessor ZTE MF970, it has a 1.44 TFT screen on the front and the ZTE and UFi are at the two side of the screen. On the top side, there is the Power and FUNC button to operate the settings. A small hole is at the side of the power button for Reset. Like other ZTE LTE UFi, On the opposite edge side, there are two connectors for an external LTE antenna, the connectors are located together covered by a small cap. The USB 3.0 port is in the middle, and the Micro SIM card slot is at the side of the USB port. The battery of ZTE MF980 is built-in, and the back cover can’t be opened.
 
 


Unlike the ZTE MF980, Huawei E5787 provides the better user experience. First, it has a 2.4 inch touchscreen to display internet connection status and a user can do settings through the screen like operating a smartphone. There is an only home button on the top edge side while the opposite side located the USB port and two connectors for antennas. The back cover of Huawei E5787 could be removed and different from its predecessor Huawei E5786, the battery could be removed for exchange. The SIM card slot is below the battery. 
 
 


ZTE MF980 UFi VS Huawei E5787 Specs and Features 

From the appearance, we can see the two mobile wifi have much difference in design. Then let’s have a look at the Huawei E5787 specs and ZTE MF980 Specs for a comparison:   


Model Huawei E5787 ZTE MF980 Ufi
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.9
Chipset  HiSilicon LTE Cat6 Chipset (Cortex A9 Processor) Qualcomm Cortex-A7 1.2GHz
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 450Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * Huawei E5787s-33a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/20 * Huawei E5787Ph-67a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/28 * FDD-LTE: B1/B3/B5(26)/B7/B8/B20/B28/B32* TDD-LTE: B40(or B38 or B41)
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 10 users 32 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna Two, TS-9 jacks Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna Huawei E5787 Antenna ZTE MF980 External antenna
App management Huawei Hilink APP ZTELINK APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery 3000mAh 2200mAh
Dimensions 109.00 x 58.00 x 7.50mm  122 * 65 * 10.6mm
Ethernet Port No No
Datasheet download Huawei E5787 Datasheet ZTE MF980 Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5787 Manual ZTE MF980 User Manual
Other features 2 band CA 2 band CA
Firmware download Huawei E5787 Firmware ZTE MF980 Firmware
Drivers Huawei E5787 drivers ZTE MF980 Driver
Reviews Huawei E5787s-33a Review ZTE MF980 Review
Price 269.00USD 199.00USD
Buy Huawei E5787 Buy ZTE MF980 Buy


 
 
 
Summary From the specs table, we can see the ZTE MF980 is technically more advanced which could support LTE download speed up to 450Mbps on LTE Cat.9. The Huawei E5787 supports LTE download speed to 300Mbps on LTE Cat.6. However, the newer model Huawei E5787 is more user-friendly, it has the touchscreen for settings and the removable battery is a very good feature for users. And Huawei E5787 has a large battery capacity which provides longer working time. They both have two connectors for two TS-9 external antennas, so users can use the same antenna as the two mobile routers. Like other Huawei Mobile WiFi, Huawei E5787 has two variant models, which covers different LTE band combination and could be used in more areas with the unlocked E5787.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In our opinion, the Huawei E5787 is recommended for 4G LTE pocket WiFi with the good features for users. However, ZTE MF980 is also a good traditional mobile WiFi router. And the ZTE MF980 is attractive now. If you care about the price, ZTE MF980 is a good budget one to buy .