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11/04/2013

HUAWEI AF23 4G LTE Sharing Router Review

After long time waiting, finally we get the Huawei AF23 LTE sharing dock today. Many clusters are eagerly looking forward to getting the New LTE sharing dock. Let's have a review for this AF23 LTE Sharing router.

 

   

 

Like other Huawei 4G modems, Huawei AF23 is in original new box. There is plastic cover to see the AF23 directly from outside of the box. It's in white color and looks very mini size. And at first glance at it, we are attracted by the USB slot on the face of AF23.

 

   

 

Open the package box, we can see the AF23 and one USB cable. Below the USB cable, it's the power adapter. When we touch the Huawei AF23, we found it's smaller than its predecessor Huawei D100. There are 5 indicators on the top face, besides the indicators, USB slot is there. Users could plug 3G or 4G modems here to change the 3G modem work like a 4G Wireless router.

 

   

 

At one side of Huawei AF23, there is an Ethernet port for connecting the network cable. So it could also change WLAN to WiFi. Jusst like the already available 4G LTE CPE Huawei B593u-12, HUAWEI AF23 supports maximum 32 users to access network.  

 

 

 

On the back of Huawei AF23, there is a stick indicating the information about model number AF23, Power adapter information, FCC ID, SSID, Wi-Ki Key and IP address. And we can see the S/N and MAC number. There is logo of CE and RoHS, WiFi certified. At the side of the stick, there is the reset hole.

 

   

 

On the package box of HUAWEI AF23, it explains that HUAWEI AF23 LTE/3G Sharing Router:  

* Support LTE USB dongles

* Support 3G USB dongles

* Wireless 2 x 2 design

* Up to 300Mbps transmission

* Up to 32 wireless connections  

 

We had tested it with the HUAWEI E398 4G LTE USB Modem, and we will presents a report for HUAWEI E398 with the HUAWEI AF23 LTE Sharing Router.

 

27/03/2013

Difference between HUAWEI E3251 and Vodafone K4605

Huawei E3251 DC-HSPA+ USB Stick is the new 42mbps USB dongle in 2012 from Huawei, it is the upgraded model from Huawei E372 3G USB Stick. Today we will have a look at this high speed 3G dongle.

   

 

Actually, there is another model Vodafone K4605 USB Surfstick which is also from Huawei E372. Vodafone K4605 is the high speed data card customized by the world's top operator Vodafone. K4605 is used for European customers. Except for the logo difference, Vodafone K4605 supports higher HSUPA speed up to 11mbps, while the upload speed foe Huawei E372 is 5.76Mbps. The upload speed of K4605 is almost twice faster than E372.

 

   

 

They both support the 42Mbps download speed with the DC-HSPA+ technology. But Vodafone K4605 could support only the 3G UMTS 900/2100MHz, which is available in Europe. Huawei E372 could support Qual-band for 3G UMTS/WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz, so Huawei could support any WCDMA operators anywhere.      

 

Then here comes Huawei E3251 USB Stick. It's in completely different system. Huawei E3251 is the new member for Huawei HiLink USB surf stick. As we introduced before, HiLink USB modem is very user-friendly, no extra driver needed, no installation and setup. It's really plug and play USB dongle. Huawei E3251 could also support up to 42Mbps Data rates, unlike Huawei E372, it has many sub-models, such as E3251s-1, E3251s-2, E325s-6. They are configured to support different bands in many areas or countries.  

 

 

We are glad to find all the three models have external antenna connector. Many customers has the demand for high speed, especially in remote areas, the external antenna is very important. Now all of them are SIM unlocked on www.4gltemall.com , which one will you buy if you need a high speed data card?  

12/03/2013

What’s the Difference Between HUAWEI E3331 and HUAWEI E369?

At the CES 2013, we found Huawei released a new 3G USB stick, the model number is Huawei E3331. The appearance of E3331 looks like E369, but there must be something different from the two models.  

 

Huawei says Huawei UltraStick E3331 is the world's smallest USB data card, which is very light and thin. It's said that E3331 is the best partner for Apple Mac Ultra book. Perhaps Huawei is following the trend for mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets and electronics, to make them thinner and lighter. But we remembered that Huawei also said Huawei E369 is the world's slimmest data card, and then what's the difference between the two brother models?

     

 

The Huawei E3331 and E369 both support HSPA+ download peak speed up to 21.6Mbps. They both support 3G UMTS/WCDMA network 900/2100 MHz, Huawei E369 seems more powerful because it could work on five UMTS/WCDMA 850/900/AWS/1900/2100MHz, which means Huawei E369 could work on more 3G networks, especially with the 3G operators in Japan and USA.  

 

 

 

They both don't support the Micro SD memory card, which should be limited by the slim body space. However, Huawei E3331 incorporates HiLink technology, which helps Huawei E3331 get connected to network in 15 seconds. And the advantage of HiLink is that no driver is needed to install and user can manage the modem via Web UI. With HiLink, Huawei E3331 would auto real the SIM card, auto setup the parameters and auto connect. So this should be the key feature that different from E369.  

 

 

What's more, Huawei E3331 also supports IPV 6. As we know, here now, there is only few models that could support IPV 6. So Huawei E3331 should be the first 3G modem to support IPV 6. And around the February 2013, HUAWEI E3331 would be available in Philippines, and it’s expected this would be available for more operators. If you need unlocked HUAWEI E3331, welcome to shop from www.4gltemall.com .