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17/03/2013

HUAWEI E5372 150Mbps 4G LTE Cat4 Mobile WiFi Hotspot Review

We are glad to inform the wireless users that Huawei released a new 4G 150Mbps LTE mobile hotspot. The model is Huawei E5372 for LTE category 4. Today, let's have a look what the LTE cat4 mobile WiFi could bring us.  

 

The Huawei E5372 LTE Cat4 mobile WiFi was first presented to public a one month ago on MWC 2013. This time, it's in white color. In our memory, black color is the classic color for Huawei E5 Mobile WiFi. Per the official saying, Huawei E5372 is the smallest LTE cat4 Mobile WiFi. So even E5372 is in pocket size, it's still much smaller than its predecessors, such as Huawei E589 Mobile Pocket WiFi and Huawei E5776 LTE Cat4 Mobile Hotspot.      

 

There is a 1.45 inch TFT screen which will show the important information for Huawei E5372, it indicates the network signal strength, connection status, users connected, remaining battery, operator and SMS. There is only one button for power on and off. The one-button operation is very convenient for user, and it's friendly for user experience. These features are almost the same as Huawei E5776, the predecessor of Huawei E5372.  

 

 

We found the platform of Huawei E5372 is not Qualcomm chipset, it's Huawei own Hisilicon V7R1. But the battery of Huawei E5372 is only 1780mAh, which is only a little bit more than half of Huawei E5776 battery. The Huawei E5372 could be charged via USB through USB interface.      

 

Like other LTE Category 4 Mobile WiFi, the Huawei E5372 could support maximum download speed up to 150Mbps on FDD network and 112 Mbps download speed on TDD network. The upload speeds are 50Mbps for FDD and 10Mbps for TDD. And the Huawei E5372 supports WiFi 2 * 2 MIMO and WiFi. The WiFi spectrums are 2.4GHz and 5GHz. There are two external antenna connectors in the body of Huawei E5372.

 

 

 

There is another feature we have to mention that the Huawei E5372 could quick boot in 5 seconds, we are not sure whether the HiLink technology is applied in the LTE Cat4 mobile Hotspot, but the boot time is so short that it will highly improve the user's experience. Huawei E5372 is compatible with the usual operation system such Windows and Mac.  

 

We believe there will be many variant models for Huawei E5372, and we will review them in future. To check more new 4G LTE gadgets on www.4gltemall.com  

11/03/2013

How to Setup HUAWEI E5332/E5332s-2 3G Mobile WiFi?

Usually, the HUAWEI E5332 Mobile WiFi, also named HUAWEI E5332s-2, don’t need any setup and it would automatically connect to the network, the devices connected to this mobile WiFi and then surf freely.

However, sometimes, the HUAWEI E5332 mobile WiFi may can’t read the SIM card and it would not auto connect the network. So user need to setup and configure the HUAWEI E5332 manually. Below are the steps to guide the setup:

1. Plug the SIM card to device HUAWEI E5332

2. Power on HUAWEI E5332

3. Connect the WiFi device to HUAWEI E5332(the SSID and WiFi key are on the back cover inner part)

4. Land the web management page: 192.168.1.1

5. Log in by user name: admin, password: admin

6. After log in, under the column “Settings”, click “Quick setup”

7. Set up a name, the name could be any name per the preference and enter in the APN of the SIM card provider

8. Then click to next step, configure dial-up settings

9. Then next to configure WLAN Settings: SSID

10. Then next to configure WLAN WiFi Key, encryption code

11. The next to configuration Summary, confirm and click “Finish”.

12. After few seconds, HUAWEI E5332 could get connected with the network. And terminal could surf under this support.  

This is the easy setup and configuration of HUAWEI E5332 Mobile WiFi. Hope this will help most of the users who are in trouble. These steps are also applicable for HUAWEI E5331 Mobile WiFi.

But before this setup, user must confirm that the SIM card operator could provide the 3G UMTS bands at 900/2100 MHz, which means if there SIM card is running on the band 850/1900 MHz, it’s incompatible with the device. Or it can only work on 2G network.  

09/03/2013

HUAWEI E8278 4G 150Mbps LTE Cat4 WiFi Dongle Review

Before we start today topic, there is a question here: do you know Huawei E355 Mobile WiFi modem? If you are familiar with Huawei E355, you would know that Huawei E355 is a special model which falls in between USB dongle and Mobile WiFi, because even though it looks like a USB dongle, it can work like a WiFi router. After plug Huawei E355 to PC or with power adapter, up to 5 users could get connected to it and surf Internet. The peak data transmission rate is 21Mbps.

   

Similarly, there are new WiFi dongles released from Huawei to support LTE cat4 150mbps download speed. In MWC 2013, Huawei Wingle E8278 LTE Cat4 WiFi dongle comes to our eyes. Huawei E8278 is the world's first LTE cat4 WiFi dongle; it could support 4G LTE FDD and TDD network at 20MHz. The maximum download speed could reach 150mbps and upload speed could reach 50mbps under 4G FDD network; with TDD network, the downlink and uplink speed are 112Mbps and 10Mbps.

   

 

With better function than Huawei E355, Huawei E8278 could connect up to 10 WiFi users. From this point, Huawei E8278 is a 4G mobile pocket WiFi without battery. So if with a mobile power charger, Huawei E8278 would become a real LTE cat4 Mobile WiFi.

   

 

Different from Huawei E355, Huawei E8278 incorporates 2*2 MIMO, which would obviously improve the transmission speed. And there are two external antenna connectors. Besides the logo, there is indicators which telling the signal strength, message and WiFi status. The USB of HUAWEI E8278 is rotatable, the rotating USB could plug to a power adapter. After working with a power adapter, the HUAWEI E8278 would become a Mini mobile WiFi Hotspot, and the advantage is that the Wingle E8278 could keep working with the continuous power supply.

 

   

 

Except for SIM card slot, HUAWEI E8278 has a MicroSD card, the extended card capacity could reach 32GB. So the users connected with HUAWEI E8278 would share the files or documents in the SD card inserted in E8278.  

 

As the leader of LTE technology, HUAWEI is always bring amazing gadgets and fantastic experience to the user through the mobile terminals. These are all based on the advanced technology.