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14/10/2013

Huawei E353 HSPA+ 21Mbps USB Stick Review

This modem HUAWEI E353 provides lightning-fast network connectivity and ultra-fast. Today, we will introduce the HUAWEI E353 3G high speed internet stick.    


HUAWEI E353 is not the latest model from Huawei, but it must be one of the most popular USB Moem and it does not cost much and has an impressive performance. The device looks like most 3G modems, connected via USB - inconspicuous. The quality of plastics used is satisfactory, and easy slide of the back cover makes it very user friendly. The E353 also has CRC9 aerial socket from which you need to use if you want to work at high speed in difficult conditions. The design is minimalist, and we can choose the following colors available: white, black, black and white, and pink. Modem weighs only 26 g.  

 

Huawei E353 connects to the internet in just 15 seconds when connected to the computer. It’s a really good result, which will save us unnecessary expectations. The speed at which your modem connects to the network is up to 21 Mbps (HSPA+) - more enough for the majority of Internet users. The uploading takes place at a maximum speed of 5.76 Mbps. Both parameters are significantly better than the performance of broadband connections in Europe and Aisa. Modem connection service can be instantly set up to work in almost all operating systems. This includes Windows versions XP SP2, Vista and the latest Windows 7 and Linux. The Mac OS X is also supported.

 

The installation process is very easy. After placing the modem into the USB port, just wait until the auto installer application used to configure the connection. All drivers and instructions are loaded into the Huawei E353 into your computer so do not need to insert any disc. The entire installation process takes a while and requires just a few clicks and entering a PIN. Then we can freely enjoy the benefits of the Internet.    

 

The setup program will bring up information on the signal level and standard network connection. We can also monitor the data transfer and send SMS messages. During the tests, the modem e353 has worked stably and did not notice problems such as breaking up or losing coverage.  

 

 

Huawei E353 is the perfect choice for reasonable money; it’s a well-built mobile internet stick. HUAWEI E353 will provide us with high speed internet access in all conditions. Rapid installation and trouble-free service will certainly appeal to all users. The external antenna connector is a nice add-on that can be useful in difficult conditions.  

 

Here now there are 42Mbps USB Stick upgraded from E353, they are HUAWEI E3251 and E372. If you want higher speed, you may check Huawei E392 or E398 4G LTE Sticks.

03/10/2013

Vodafone B1000 4G LTE Router

Vodafone B1000 is a new 4G LTE router for Vodafone. Behind the router, there is a stick indicating the model number of "B390s-2" and the manufacturer company Huawei. The noble, handsome white case houses an LTE modem router with WLAN. Following you will find all the important details including specifications, characteristics and overview about Vodafone B1000 4G Router.  

 

 

Features and characteristics of the Vodafone B1000

Manufacturer and type designation Huawei B390s-2
Download speed Up to 50 Mbit/s
Upload speed up to 10 MBit/s
Supported LTE bands: LTE800 (band 20)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna Yes, 2 SMA female
Category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) Router
Telephone
With integrated telephone system no
Port for ISDN phones -
Connection for analog phones -
DECT -
integrator answering machine -
Networking | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports 4 LAN ports (RJ45)
WLAN standards Wi-Fi 802.11b/g for up to 32 users
5 GHz Wi-Fi support no
Coding WEP, WPA, WPA2
USB no
the provider side » Vodafone

 

 

Technically speaking, the Huawei B390s-2 is in the B1000 series. In the industry it is common to "brand" hardware from original manufacturers but with their own logo on the appearance. Also the appearance may vary slightly from the "original". The integrated 4G-LTE modem B1000 is only compatible with the LTE band around 800 MHz. More specifically, it can on the band of 832 MHz - 862 MHz send (upload) and in the band of 791 MHz - 821 MHz receive (download).The supported bandwidth is 10 MHz. So the router is only unique for rural use up to 50 Mbit/s and is not suited for urban use. The chipset is "HiSilicon" (Hi6910), which is HUAWEI own chipset.  

 

 

 


Telephone:

 

Unfortunately, the router does not have a PBX. In the LTE tariffs from Vodafone, there is no telephone available, which is of course no problem. However, the provider also offers complete packages with phone line and optionally with fixed flat rate. Customers who order the version with telephone, will note get the B1000. Alternatively, a pure LTE router together with a conventional DSL router is supplied, which is named Vodafone B2000. The Vodafone B2000 is upgraded from B1000, which is not only better in network coverage, but also the functions and performance.  

 


LAN & wireless network properties:

 

The B1000 provides 4 LAN ports and of course Wi-Fi functionality for setting up a home network. The wireless network provided can be operated with standard 802.11b and 802.11g. With up to 54 Mbps integrated into the network, it can therefore support a maximum of 32 devices wirelessly (eg, laptop, internet radio). The latest "N" standard is not supported yet, which is a shame. Neither dominates the B1000 the spark in WLAN operation at 5 GHz. The LTE B2000 Router provides significantly more. And WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption is possible options.      


Extras:

 

The Vodafone B1000 is curiously almost twice as heavy as the technically virtually identical Telekom Speedport LTE. The weight is 900 grams, if user worry about the place to lay this device, here are the exact dimensions: 177 x 193 x 34 mm (width x height x depth).  

26/09/2013

Vodafone R210 4G Mobile Hotspot LTE Router

Vodafone R210 is a new 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot which to support most of the European LTE network. With the LTE connection, users can enjoy the same advantages of stationary routers. By mid 2012, there were few models that could support LTE networks. Vodafone now offers the R210 for the first time and all common frequency bands in Germany could be supported. Below are the key features and specifications of Vodafone R210 4G LTE Router.   Vodafone R210 4G Mobile Hotspot 

Features and Characteristics of Vodafone R210

Manufacturer and type designation Huawei R210 LTE Mobile Wi-Fi
Download Speed 100 Mbit/s
Upload Speed 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands: LTE Band 3/7/20 (800/1800/2600MHz)
other compatible standards UMTS 900 and 2100 MHz, EDGE, GPRS (2G)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna One TS9 Connector
Category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) hotspot
Networking | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports No, only wireless
WLAN standards Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
5 GHz Wi-Fi support no
Coding WEP, WPA/WPA2
USB 2x USB 2.0
Integrated battery 3000mAh
Dimensions (H | D | B) & Weight 113 x 62 x 13.5 mm at 140 grams
Information material
Review Vodafone R210 Review

    The Vodafone R210 is from the Chinese supplier HUAWEI, and is customized from the model HUAWEI E589. The R210 should be a god partner for business trips. If you put his SIM card in the device, it allows up to 10 other Wi-Fi devices access 4G (LTE) network. This device could be be tablets, laptops or smartphones. The R210 router supports all three relevant LTE bands at 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz. Of course, there is a "fall-back" option. In other words, if LTE is not available locally, the R210 would automatically switch to the next best available network. To optimize the reception, an external antenna can be connected via TS9 connector. The Vodafone R210 is identical with the Huawei E589, except that Vodafone logo emblazoned on the front. It’s a pity they has only one external antenna connector.     As you can see from the picture, the R210 offers operator information via a small display. The display also provides information about the current signal strength, network technology used (eg LTE) and the battery status. And you don’t need worry about the battery supply, it’s has total capacity of 3000 mAh, which is even larger than most smartphones.     What’s more, the R210 is unlimited to Vodafone 4G LTE network, so if you other SIM which works on Band 3/7/20 or single one of them, the Vodafone R210 will also work well without any trouble. Since band 3/7/20 are the most common 4G Frequency bands in Europe, the HUAWEI R210 support almost all the LTE network and 3G UMTS networks in Europe. So HUAWEI R210 is one of the best potable 4G Router to surf and take around.