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09/07/2017

Netgear Nighthawk M1 LTE Cat.16 Mobile Router

Netgear has confirmed the distribution of Nighthawk M1 in Europe from mid 2017. It is obvious that many will not be ready to deliver Gigabit on their networks, but as stated above, things are progressing. Nevertheless, the Netgear M1 has many advantages and can, in the meantime, work on aggregated networks of carriers that deliver high speeds, pending the 1 Gbps.  

Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 4GX Gigabit LTE Mobile Router

 

The Netgear M1 implements several technologies, starting with the aggregation of 4 carriers, a 4X4 MIMO technology, and a QAM-256 modulation. Here now, this Nighthawk M1 router will only be used on the 4G LTE network of the Australian operator TELSTRA, which has an operational network for this technology. Moreover, the development and testing of the product were carried out by TELSTRA in association with ERICSSON and NETGEAR. Of course, this equipment will be distributed in other regions as soon as the operator networks are able to implement this type of transmission.

 

Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 4GX Gigabit LTE Mobile Router

 

Technical features and specifications  

 

The Netgear Nighthawk M1 is rather well equipped, notwithstanding these networks performance (not to mention that the Gigabit LTE remains a theoretical throughput), the device presents: * 2 external antenna connectors (type TS-9, Buy Netgear Nighthawk M1 external antenna) * A USB Type A port * A USB Type C port * An Ethernet port  

 

Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 4GX Gigabit LTE Mobile Router

 

If a fixed broadband brings an Internet connection in the houses, which can’t provide network support outdoor, The Netgear M1 Nighthawk will not make you disappointed because it’s equipped with a battery of 5000 mAh offering continuous working time up to 24 hours. You can take the Netgear M1 for outdoor activities or business travel. The battery can work like a mobile power bank as an emergency backup to a mobile device such as a smartphone if necessary. It should be noted that this battery is removable, which makes it possible to replace it and therefore to dispose of a charged one beforehand for the displacements.   It offers a WiFi 802.11ac standard on dual-Band 2.4GHz/5GHz. The Nighthawk M1 can support up to 20 simultaneously connected clients. It also has a Micro SD card slot, for storing and sharing media. Finally, its Ethernet port offers the possibility to connect it to equipment such as switches for example, to redistribute the link to peripherals with wired link. This features are very similar to the latest Huawei Mobile WiFi Pro 2 E5885.  

 

Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 4GX Gigabit LTE Mobile Router

 

As you can see, connectivity is important for this router, which can accommodate many devices such as NAS, printers, USB devices. A 2.4 "LCD display is present on the top and gives all the connectivity and bit rate information.  

 

On the network side, therefore, the Netgear M1 proposes a LTE-A link of category 16 using an aggregation of 4 carriers (4X4 MIMO) for a theoretical maximum rate of 1Gbps in download and 150 Mbps in upload. Below are the supported frequency bands (at least for this Australian Telstra version):

* 4G/LTE: 700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz

* 3G UMTS/WCDMA:  850/900/1900/2100 MHz

 

Netgear Nighthawk M1 MR1100 4GX Gigabit LTE Mobile Router

 

The covered frequency bands make it use in almost all the areas over the world. Netgear M1 and then travel to other countries or areas. The dimensions of the M1 Nighthawk are 105.5 × 105.5 x 20.35 mm with a weight of 240 grams.  

 

Summary

 

This high performance 4G router is very well equipped, and offers the latest technology and has a really rich connectivity. The Netgear Nighthawk M1 seems to be the perfect 4G routers and we look forward to testing it fully.  

07/07/2017

ZTE MF980 4G LTE Category 9 Mobile Hotspot

With the development of the LTE technology and deployment of LTE-advanced networks, the manufacturer offer new 4G mobile gadgets to meet the market required. The ZTE MF980 Hotspot is a 4G mobile hotspot that offers LTE Category 9 carrier aggregation technology. The specifications for ZTE MF980 makes it’s dominates in the mobile hotspos in the market.

 
ZTE MF980 front logo


Technical Specifications 

 This 3-band technology allows reach a download speed of 450 Mbps and 50 Mbps in upload. The bands supported in FDD are: B1 / B3 / B5 (26) / B7 / B8 / B20 / B28 / B32 For Europe area, the bands that concern in 4G are therefore B3, B7, B20 but also the B28 which supports the 700 MHz of Free Mobile. For the rest the supported bands are: * TDD-LTE: B40 (or B38 or B41) * UMTS: B1 / B5 / B8 / B2 * GSM: 850/900/1800 / 1900MHz A fairly wide coverage therefore, makes the ZTE MF980 mobile hotspot a good partner for traveling. We do not have exactly the carrier aggregation of supported 3 bands, but we remain optimistic for a support in France (B20 + B7 + B3 or B28 + B7 + B20).
 
ZTE MF980 back



Wireless Features 

 The ZTE MF980 also offers Wi-Fi 802.11 ac running dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz simultaneously. And up to 32 users can connect to the MF980 hotspot for internet access. It is of course also compatible with the 802.11b/g/n and it also offers a 2 × 2 MIMO technology.   The 1.44-inch color TFT screen allows you to view the usual information such as the operator, connection type and level, battery level, number of users connected and data consumption.
 
 
ZTE MF980 power button



The ZTE MF980 is small enough to fit easily in the pocket or in a bag. What’s more, it has 2 connectors for external antennas, which makes it possible to connect external antenna to improve the signal strength so as to get faster surfing speed. The connector type is TS-9, we recommend below the external antenna for ZTE MF980 mobile hotspot: http://www.4gltemall.com/4g-antenna-two-ts-9-connector.html
4G LTE Indoor Antenna (2 x TS-9 Connectors) for Huawei/ZTE 4G LTE Modems/dongles/mobile hotspots


It has a micro-USB port and a slot for micro-SIM. Equipped with a 2200 mAh battery, it can keep working for up to 10 hours according to the manufacturer. It is compatible with the Android application (or IOS) ZTELink APP.   Summary With the support of LTE Cat.9 and 3 band carrier aggregation, ZTE MF980 supports fast download speed to 450Mbps while currently the LTE Cat.6 up to 300Mbps is the mainstream. Up to 32 wireless users could access internet with the ZTE MF980 and large battery of 2200mAh, which makes MF980 a powerful partner for outdoor activities. The possibility of connecting external antenna and control via ZTELINK app is also very useful for operation.
 
ZTE MF980 USB port

Actually, there are many LTE cat.9 and cat.11 mobile hotspots in the market now, such as the Netgear Aircard 810s hotspot etc. They already get great fame from the end-users. We suppose the ZTE MF980 would also be a good star for LTE-A networks.

04/07/2017

Huawei Honor 9 New Flagship Smartphone

A few weeks earlier, Honor has presented its new flagship smartphone - the Honor 9 . The device comes with dual camera, HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset and high-quality glass body and will be available without contract in many countries or areas. It is offered in the colors blue, grey and gold, a black version is to come later.

 

 

Honor 9 Specifications

 

The Honor 9 has an internal user memory of 64 gigabytes, an expansion via MicroSD memory card is possible. The working memory is 4 GB, as operating system Android 7 is used. The chipset uses the HiSilicon Kirin 960, which is also used in latest new flagship smartphone such as the Huawei P10 and the Huawei Mate 9. The processor integrated in the chipset has 2 x 4 cores, which work with 2.4 GHz and 1.8 GHz respectively. The Honor 9 would certainly work in a very good performance.

 

 

Like the previous models, the Honor 9 Dual SIM is capable, so you can use two nano-SIM cards at the same time. In addition to GSM and UMTS, LTE is also supported, and Honor 9 has not yet published any information on the maximum possible speed. Besides the frequency range around 2.4 GHz, Huawei Honor 9 also supports the 5 GHz range.

 

 

The LCD display of the Honor 9 is 5.15 inches large and resolves with 1920 x 1080 pixels, so the device is comparatively compact for today's conditions. The glass, which protects the display, is rounded to the sides (2.5D glass), so the Honor 9 is more comfortable in the hand. Compared to the predecessor, the fingerprint sensor has now been placed on the front side, more precisely under the display. Many users should see this as an advantage, because you can use the sensor even when the device is on the table. The battery is 3,200 mAh strong, and is charged via USB type C.

 

 

Dual camera on the back

 

The Honor 9 has two camera sensors on the back, the one sensor with 20 megapixels and can only take only monochrome images; the second sensor captures images with 12 megapixels and shoots in color. The aperture is at f2.2, so the Honor 9 is not quite as bright as a Samsung Galaxy S8 (f1.7). Videos takes on request in 4K resolution, synonymous, this is an improvement to the previous model Honor 8, which could shoot a maximum of 1080p Full HD. The huawei Honor 9 is now available at www.4gltemall.com, you can also check Huawei other new smarpthones on this website.