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22/12/2012

HUAWEI E392u-12---- The Most Popular Surfstick of HUAWEI E392 4G USB Modem

As the flagship of 4G LTE USB Modem, HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multimode USB Modem like a big tree, derives many branch models, such as HUAWEI E392u-12, HUAWEI E392u-21, HUAWEI E392u-22, HUAWEI E392u-92, HUAWEI E392u-6, HUAWEI E392u-9, HUAWEI E392u-511 etc… They are for different operators in different areas, so they incorporates difference modules to support various 4G LTE bands.

 

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="708" caption="HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card"]HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card

 

[/caption] Based on good quality and reliable performance, HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Modem is the first option for many network providers. Which one is the most popular model?

 

Before we give the conclusion, let us talk about the 4G network deployment status. From the beginning of 2012, operators all over the world are planning and starting deploying the 4g networks. At this trend, the providers in Asia seems running faster than European operators. Perhaps it’s due to the economic depression in European area.

 

Per the report of 4G network status, LTE technology is most commonly adopted to use in data transmission. And the LTE Band 1800Mhz is most commonly deployed spectrum, 38% current LTE networks choose 1800Mhz (Band 3). It’s the refarming of GSM 1800Mhz. As we know, GSM is the most common 2G network. And per our information, Band 7(2600Mhz) is also the common FDD network in Europe and APEC areas. Then we look back to HUAWEI E392. The brand model works on band 3 and band 7 has two models HUAWEI 392u-12 and E392u-6. [caption id="attachment_16" align="alignnone" width="214" caption="HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card"]HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card[/caption]

 

HUAWEI E392U-12 4G Modem support LTE FDD 800/1800/2600 Mhz while HUAWEI E392U-6 4G Surfstick supports LTE FDD 900/1800/2100/2600Mhz. Band 1(2100MHz) is only available at North Amerian and Band 8 ( 900 Mhz) only deployed in few countries. But 800Mhz is a common LTE spectrum in Europe and Asia.

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4G 3G 2G Frequency bands 4GLTEMALL

[/caption] In this case, we could conclusion that HUAWEI E392u-12 is the most commonly used 4G LTE Surfstick. If you are a professional journalist or other professional who usually travel between countries and need fast data transmission, it’s necessary to take HUAWEI E392u-12 around. Frankly speaking, comparing with 3G USB modem, HUAWEI E392 seems a little large, but compare with digital camera and luggage carrier, it’s slim enough. 4GLTEmall.com could offer unlocked one. If you want it, welcome to buy it on 4gltemall.com. [caption id="attachment_18" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="HUAWEI E392 4G LTE USB MODEM"] HUAWEI E392 4G LTE USB MODEM[/caption]

20/12/2012

Test Report on HUAWEI E392 Multimode 4G LTE USB modem

Previously, LTE sticks always available with branding and software of the large mobile operators Vodafone, O2 and Telekom. These sticks are printed externally with a logo of the network operator and the preinstalled software can often allow only certain SIM cards into the slot. Nowadays, Huawei E392 4G LTE Surf stick on the market can easily be used with any carrier and not tailored to a particular provider.

 

HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card


The First Impression

 

The scope of delivery is only a small strap and some instructions. The wrist strap is also attached to the stick and on the cover for the USB port, thus preventing that the cover is lost. Overall looking, the Huawei E392 4G LTE Modem has quite large and bulky for a surf stick, which is certainly the fact that the USB port is not rotatable.

 

[caption id="attachment_250" align="alignnone" width="500"]HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card

 

 

HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card[/caption] The Huawei E392 can be run on both Windows and Mac OS X. After you have inserted the SIM card and the flash drive connected to the computer, the connection software to install. Installation takes usually only a few minutes, then the LTE stick can be used immediately. If the PIN protection is enabled SIM card, you will be prompted to enter the PIN. Other settings do not normally need to be made, the connection software detects the inserted SIM card and automatically configures the matching connection parameters. If there are two different APNs with a provider, you can select them before joining in a dropdown menu. By clicking on the "Connect" the Internet connection is established - the Huawei E392 will select the fastest available network.

 

[caption id="attachment_251" align="alignnone" width="500"]HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card

 

HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card[/caption] Under the LTE network, HUAWEI E392 could reach speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s download  and the upload speed up to 50 MBit/s. Huawei E392 is not only suitable for all German LTE networks, but also in other countries, such as in Scandinavia and in Australia. When the stick is used in the UMTS network, based DC-HSPA + the speed could reach up to 43.2 Mbit/s- provided at the current location, this speed is also supported. In my test, I was able to achieve in the download about 52 Mbit/s in the Vodafone LTE network in the UMTS network of Telekom there were at least another 30 Mbit/s The high data rates are not only marketing, but with matching fare quite well in practice achievable.

 

[caption id="attachment_252" align="alignnone" width="500"]HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card

 

HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card[/caption] The reception of the Huawei E392 is not quite as good as that of the Vodafone K5005 (or Vodafone K5006 ) or by Telekom Speed Stick LTE Telekom. while the telecom Speed Stick LTE 4G connection is possible, it shows the Huawei E392 3G networks only as available. In my experience, this is also due to the Huawei E392 can’t be rotated into a vertical position where the reception is usually a bit better. If you live in an under-served area, it is advisable to use an external antenna. For it provides the LTE stick two connections for two separate external antennas or MIMO antenna with two antenna connectors - depending on use case.

 

[caption id="attachment_253" align="alignnone" width="500"]HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card

 

HUAWEI E392 4G LTE Multi-mode Data Card[/caption]

Conclusion:

Finally, we can see that the Huawei E392 definitely a good LTE stick. Especially for global travelers, HUAWEI E392 could support all major bands and frequencies; it’s a good companion to go all over the world. The preinstalled software can convince with easy operation and quick setup. Unlocked HUAWEI E392 4G LTE modem is a good gadget a enjoy 4G network. Or alternatively, it can keep fast connection under 3g network. Equipped with an alternative connection software, it is also possible to use the Vodafone K5005 with all network operators.