Huawei E5885 VS Huawei E5770

You may have known the Huawei Mobile WiFi Pro E5770, as the first generation of Huawei 4G mobile hotspot with Ethernet port and SIM card slot, Huawei E5770 had gained a very good reputation. And now Huawei presented a new upgraded model Huawei E5885, which also has an Ethernet port and SIM card slot. Somebody may ask: What’s the difference between the Huawei E5885 and E5770? What features had been upgraded in E5885? The questions would be answered in this article.

Appearance and Interfaces

Huawei E5770 has a 0.96 inch OLED display on the front to show the internet connection status. Below the display, it’s Huawei logo. The power and WPS buttons are on the top edge side. The Ethernet port and USB input & output ports are covered by a cap. A user needs to open the cap to see the interfaces. The back cover can be opened. Open the back cover, the SIM card slot and SD card slot can be found. On the back cover, it indicates 5200mAh battery. The battery is built-in and non-removable. Unlike other Huawei Mobile WiFi, we can’t find the connectors for external antennas.

Following the design of Huawei E5770, the Huawei E5885 also has a small display on the front to show the connection status. The power button, WPS button, USB ports and Ethernet port are all at the same position like E5770. The difference is that the Huawei E5885 is thicker than the E5770, perhaps because it’s configured with a large battery of 6400mAh, which is shown on the back cover. The Huawei E5770 has black and white colors available while the new Huawei E5885 has the pink & black and black & gold colors.

Specs

From the appearance, we can see the two mobile hotspots are very similar in design. The thickness and colors are different. Then let’s have a look at the comparison of Huawei E5770 specs and Huawei E5885 specs. Since Huawei E5770 has only one variant model E5770S-320 and Huawei E5885 has only one variant model E5885Ls-93a. We will compare the Huawei E5770s-320 and E5885Ls-93a:

Model Huawei E5885Ls-93a Huawei E5770s-320
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot with Ethernet port LTE Mobile Hotspot with Ethernet port
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.4
Chipset Hisilicon LTE Cat6 chipset Hisilicon LTE Cat4 chipset
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 150Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * FDD-LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/19/20/28
* TDD-LTE: Band 38/40/41/42
* LTE Band 1/3/5/7/8/20/38
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11 b/g/n, Single-band 2.4GHz
Max support users 32 users 11 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO N/A
Connector for external antenna No connector No connector
Buy Antenna N/A N/A
App management Huawei Hilink APP 3.0 Huawei Hilink APP
SIM type Micro SIM Standard 6-Pin SIM
Battery Non-removable, 6400mAh Non-removable, 5200mAh
Dimensions  112.00 x 69.20 x 23.00mm 106.0 × 68.4 × 22.5 mm
Ethernet Port On port for WAN/LAN port(RJ-45) On port for WAN/LAN port(RJ-45)
Datasheet download Huawei E5885 Datasheet Huawei E5770s-320 Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5885 Manual Huawei E5770 Manual
Other features Power bank, CA, NFC Power bank
Reviews Huawei E5885 Review Huawei E5770s-320 Review
Price 249.00USD 229.00USD

 

Summary

From the specs table above, we can see the Huawei E5885Ls-93 is more advanced than Huawei E5770s-320. With upgraded Hisilicon LTE Cat.6 chipset, Huawei E5885 could achieve download speed up to 300mbps, which is double faster than that of E5770. With the similar design, the Huawei E5885 seems more fashion than Huawei E5770. And with the large battery of 6400mAh, Huawei E5885 would provide longer working time and make the power bank function stronger than E5770. Huawei E5885Ls-93 could support more LTE frequency bands which are widely available in Americans, Asia, Europe, and Australia, which makes it supports more network providers worldwide. Then it’s no doubt that the Huawei E5885Ls-93a is better than Huawei E5770. With reasonable higher price than that of E5770, we highly recommend the Huawei E5885 Mobile WiFi Pro 2 for your global travel.

 

Specifications of Huawei E5577S-324

  •  Model: Huawei E5577s-324
  • Color: White
  • Supported LTE frequency bands
    · FDD LTE: B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B19, B20
    · WCDMA: B1, B2, B5, B6, B8, B19
    · GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE Data speed: 150 Mbps (* 2)
  • Weight: Approx 112g
  • Battery Capacity: 3000mAh
  • OS: Windows Vista SP1 or later, Mac OS 10.7 or later
  • SD Card: 32 GB
  • SIM card: Standard SIM
  • Display: 1.45 inch TFT
  • Continuous standby time / continuous communication time: Maximum about 600 hours  / maximum of about 12 hours
  • Wi-Fi: 300 Mbps (* 2)
  • Number of concurrent units: 10 x Wi-Fi connection / One x USB connection
  • Size
    · Height: 58mm
    · Width: 96.8mm
    · Thickness : 17.3mm
  • Accessories: AC adapter for charging the main unit, USB cable for charging

Huawei E5787 VS Huawei E5885

After the releasing of Huawei E5786 – World’s first LTE cat.6 mobile hotspot, Huawei presented two new LTE Cat.6 mobile routers Huawei E5885 and E5787 last year for LTE advanced networks. Then here comes the question: why did Huawei present two new LTE Cat.6 mobile hotspots almost at the same time? What’s the difference between Huawei E5787 and E5885? Which one is better to buy if a user wants to buy one from the Huawei 4G Wireless Routers? In this article, we will compare the difference between E5887 and E5885 and you may find the answer.

Appearance and Interfaces

Upgrading from Huawei E5786 hotspot 4G, Huawei E5787 MiFi is configured with a 2.4-inch touchscreen with two connectors for external antennas. So it’s also called Huawei Mobile WiFi Touch. The connector type is TS-9. The back cover of Huawei E5787 can be opened and the battery is removable for exchange. There is only a power button on the top edge side and on the opposite side, there is a USB 3.0 port.

Unlike the Huawei E5787, the Huawei E5885 doesn’t have a touchscreen. There is only a small LCD screen to show the connection status. And there are also no connectors in Huawei E5885 for external antennas. The special feature of Huawei E5885 is that it has an Ethernet port for WAN & LAN connections. And USB input and output ports are available for power charging. With the interfaces, the WPS and power buttons are located. The back cover could be removed but the battery is built-in and non-removable. The features are very similar to its predecessor Huawei E5770 Mobile WiFi Pro.

Specifications

From the appearance, we can see the interface difference: Huawei E5885 has an Ethernet port and USB input and output interfaces, but no external antenna connectors; Huawei E5787 has a touchscreen and two TS-9 connectors for external 4g antenna, but doesn’t have the Ethernet port. Then let’s have a look at the Huawei E5885Ls-93a specs and Huawei E5787 Specs for a comparison:

 

Model Huawei E5787 Huawei E5885Ls-93a
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot LTE Mobile Hotspot with Ethernet port
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.6
Chipset  HiSilicon LTE Cat6 Chipset (Cortex A9 Processor) Hisilicon LTE Cat6 chipset
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * Huawei E5787s-33a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/20
* Huawei E5787Ph-67a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/28
* FDD-LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/19/20/28
* TDD-LTE: Band 38/40/41/42
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 10 users 32 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna Two, TS-9 jacks No connector
Buy Antenna Huawei E5787 external Antenna N/A
App management Huawei Hilink APP Huawei Hilink APP 3.0
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery 3000mAh Non-removable, 6400mAh
Dimensions 109.00 x 58.00 x 7.50mm  112.00 x 69.20 x 23.00mm
Ethernet Port No On port for WAN/LAN port(RJ-45)
Datasheet download Huawei E5787 Datasheet Huawei E5885 Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5787 Manual Huawei E5885 Manual
Other features 2 band CA Power bank, CA, NFC
Reviews Huawei E5787 Review Huawei E5885 Review
Price 269.00USD 249.00USD

 

Summary

From the specs table above, we can see the Huawei E5885 and E5787 are both LTE Category 6 mobile WiFi hotspots which could achieve download speed up to 300mbps and upload speed to 50mbps. They both have same WLAN features. The Huawei E5787 could support maximum up to 10 users while Huawei E5885 could support up to 32 WiFi users. Except that the antenna connector difference, the Huawei E5885 has a large battery pack of 6400mAh while Huawei E5787 is configured with only 3000mAh battery. The large battery of Huawei E5885 could make it work like a mobile power bank to charge other electric devices such as Pads, tablets, smartphone etc…And Huawei E5885 allows quick connection to its WiFi via NFC. The pity is that Huawei E5885 doesn’t have the antenna connectors for LTE antenna.

Here now Huawei E5787 WiFi router has two variant models while Huawei E5885 has only one variant model E5885Ls-93a. From the supported LTE frequency bands, we can’t tell which one is better. It depends on the potential users’ network providers’ networks. And Huawei E5885LS-93a seems to work with more network carriers worldwide. In our opinion, the Huawei E5885 seems to be more powerful and practical for users. What’s more, it has a better price than that of Huawei E5787. However, whether it suits you, you need to decide yourself.

Huawei E5786 VS Netgear Aircard 790S

More and more LTE advanced networks are available worldwide, so more and more LTE advanced mobile hotspots are needed to support faster internet speeds. Huawei E5786 and Netgear Aircard 790s are both LTE Cat.6 routers, even they are available for few years in the market, some people still don’t know what’s the difference between Huawei E5786 and Netgear AC790S. When they want to buy one LTE Advanced mobile router, they may ask which one is better. We will review the appearance, interfaces, variant models, specs, and other features about the Netgear AC790 and Huawei E5786 to see what the key difference is so as the reference for the potential users.

Appearance

Huawei E5786 had been available in the market for more than three years. It has a small LCD screen to show the internet connection status. The power button is at the side of the screen. On the top side, there is a menu button while on the opposite side, the USB 2.0 and two connectors are located. The back cover could be opened but the battery is built-in and can’t be removable. The SIM card slot and SD card slot are at the side with Menu button.

The Netgear Aircard 790s router also has a 2.4-inch screen but it’s a touchscreen where a user can do the simple setting. Of course, users can also see the connection status through the screen. At the side of the screen, there are “Home” and “Back” buttons. The power button is on the top edge side while the USB 3.0 and two connectors for external antennas are located at the other side. The back cover could be opened but the Netgear Aircard 790s battery could be removed for exchange. They both use Micro SIM card size.

Specs and features

From the appearance, the Netgear Aircard 790 seems to be better than Huawei E5786 unlocked, not only on the touchscreen but also the removable battery. Then let’s have a look at the details about Netgear Aircard 790s specs and Huawei E5786 specs comparison in the table below:

 

Model Huawei E5786 Netgear Aircard 790s
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.6
Chipset  HiSilicon LTE Cat6 Chipset Qualcomm MDM9230
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * Huawei E5786s-32a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/20/38
* Huawei E5786s-62a:
Band 1/3/8/28
* Huawei E5786s-63a:
Band 1/3/7/8/28/40
B1, B3, B7, B8, B28
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 10 users 15 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna Two, TS-9 jacks Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna Huawei E5786 external Antenna Netgear AC790s External Antenna
App management Huawei Hilink APP Netgear Aircard APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery 3000mAh Removable, 2930 mAh
Dimensions 106 x 66 x 15.90mm 110 x 68 x 15 mm
Ethernet Port No No
Datasheet download Huawei E5786 Datasheet Netgear AC790S Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5786 Manual Netgear Aircard 790s manual
Other features 2 band CA 2 band CA
Reviews Huawei E5786 Review Netgear Aircard 790s review
Price 199.00USD 229.00USD

Summary

 

From the specs table, we can see the Netgear AC790S has similar specifications as Huawei E5786. They are both LTE Category 6 mobile WiFi hotspot supporting peak download speed up to 300Mbps and upload speed to 50mbps. But Aircard 790s supports maximum users up to 15 devices while Huawei E5786 support max to 10 users. The feature of the touchscreen and removable battery of Netgear Aircard 790s should be the key difference between Aircard 790s and Huawei E5786. So in our opinion, the Netgear Aircard 790s would provide better user experience than Huawei E5786.

The advantage of Huawei E5786 is that it has three variant models which support various LTE frequency bands and provides more options for users for various network providers. One point we have to mention is that the Netgear Aircard 790s price is a little bit expensive than that of Huawei E5786. If you would buy Netgear Aircard 790s or Huawei E5786 mobile hotspot, you should take care of these features.

Huawei E5787 VS Netgear Aircard 790s

If you had read our blog about Netgear Aircard 790s, you may know the Aircard 790s was the world’s first 4G LTE mobile hotspots with a touchscreen, which makes it very attractive mobile pocket router. Last year, the Chinese network equipment supplier Huawei also presented a new 4G Mobile Hotspot with the touchscreen, and the model number is Huawei E5787, also named Huawei Mobile WiFi Touch. If you are looking for a 4G mobile router WiFi with a touchscreen, the Aircard 790s and Huawei E5787 could be considered. However, someone may ask: what’s the difference between Huawei E5787 and Netgear Aircard 790s? Which one is better to buy? In this article, we will review the difference between the Aircard 790s and Huawei E5787, including appearance, interfaces, specs, and other features to find the answers.

Appearance

Like other Netgear LTE mobile routers, the Netgear Aircard 790s has a 2.4-inch touchscreen with two buttons at the side of the screen. The two buttons are “Home” and “Back”. The Aircard 790s may have Telstra logo around the corner. The power button is on the top edge side while the USB3.0 port and external antenna connectors are located at the opposite side. The back cover could be opened and the battery is removable for exchange. And Micro SIM card slot is available after removing the battery.

The latest Huawei E5787 also has a 2.4 inch touchscreen but no button on the front. The Huawei logo is below the screen. Like Netgear 790s, the power button is also on the top side, and the USB 3.0 and connectors for external antennas are available on the other side. The back cover could be opened and the battery is also removable. The difference is that the two connectors in Huawei E5787 are located together and covered by a cap. The Aircard 790s antenna connectors are located at two sides of the USB port. Huawei E5787 also uses Micro SIM card size.

Specs and features

From the appearance, we can see the two 4G LTE Routers are very similar. Then let’s check the Huawei E5787 specs and Netgear AC790S specs to see the specs difference in the table:

Model Huawei E5787 Netgear Aircard 790s
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.6
Chipset  HiSilicon LTE Cat6 Chipset (Cortex A9 Processor) Qualcomm MDM9230
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * Huawei E5787s-33a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/20
* Huawei E5787Ph-67a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/28
B1, B3, B7, B8, B28
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 10 users 15 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna Two, TS-9 jacks Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna Huawei E5787 external Antenna Aircard 790s External Antenna
App management Huawei Hilink APP Netgear Aircard APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery Removable, 3000mAh Removable, 2930 mAh
Dimensions 109.00 x 58.00 x 7.50mm 110 x 68 x 15 mm
Ethernet Port No No
Datasheet download Huawei E5787 Datasheet Netgear AC790S Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5787 Manual Netgear Aircard 790s manual
Other features 2 band CA 2 band CA
Reviews Huawei E5787 Review Netgear Aircard 790s review
Price 269.00USD 229.00USD

Summary

From the specs comparison, we can see the Huawei E5787 Mobile Hotspot and Netgear Aircard 790s has almost same specs features. The main difference is on the variant models. Like other Huawei LTE hotspots, Huawei E5787 also has many variant models for various network providers. So it could support more LTE frequency bands worldwide. The Netgear Aircard 790s doesn’t have many variant models. As we know, there is only EU version and Australia version. Then if you would like a 4G mobile wifi router to support more network frequency bands, the Huawei E5787 may be better. However, if your network provider’s network frequency bands can be supported by Aircard 790s, and the Netgear AC790S would be better for you because based on same specifications, the Netgear 790S has a better price than that of Huawei E5787.

Huawei E5885 User Manual

This blog is about the Huawei E5885 user manual. The Huawei E5885Ls-93a user manual guides users to know the Huawei E5885. And the Huawei E5885 manual tells how to use and setup Huawei E5885 mobile hotspot.

 

Huawei E5885 Appearance

  1. WPS button: To connect a WPS-enabled device to your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 using the WPS button. When WPS is enabled, press and hold the button for more than five seconds to set up a WPS connection.
  2. Screen
  3. Slot cover
  4. Power button: Press and hold to turn your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 on or off.
  5. Lanyard hole
  6. Output charging port
  7. Micro USB port
  8. Ethernet port
  9. NFC sensor: Use NFC function to establish a Wi-Fi® connection.
  10. Reset button: Press and hold to restart your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 and restore it to its factory settings.

 

Note: If you forget the username, password or SSID for your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2, try restoring the device to its factory settings.

 

 

 

Huawei E5885 SIM card and SD card Installation

 

 

Network connection

You can view the current SSID (Wi-Fi network name) and Wi-Fi network key on the screen.

We strongly recommend that you change the default SSID and Wi-Fi network key to keep your data secure.

 

 

 

HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 as a router

 

Use a network cable to reduce mobile data usage.

HUAWEI HiLink app

 

Download the HUAWEI HiLink app to manage your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 more easily.

* Change the SSID and Wi-Fi network key.

* Check data traffic and SMS messages.

* Check roaming state and signal strength.

 

Note:

* You can also manage your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 through the web interface at http://192.168.8.1. The default username and password is admin.

* Click Help in the upper right corner of the web interface to learn more about your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2.

 

Connect to Huawei E5885 Wi-Fi via NFC(optional)

If you are using a device (such as an Android phone or tablet) with NFC functionality, you can connect automatically to Wi-Fi by simply touching your device against the NFC sensor on the HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2.

 

Before starting, make sure that your phone or tablet is unlocked and that NFC is enabled. Ensure that your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 is powered on and that you have the HUAWEI HiLink app installed on your device.

 

  1. Touch your device against the NFC sensor on the HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2, as shown in the following figure.

  1. When detection is successful, the HUAWEI HiLink app will automatically open on your device and you will be connected to Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi icon should be visible in the status bar of your device if connection has succeeded.

 

Note:

* This feature is not available for iOS devices.

* If HUAWEI HiLink is not installed on your device, touching the device against the NFC sensor on the HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 will automatically bring up the Choose an action screen. From here, select New tag scanned (the name of this option may vary by device) and follow the link to download and install the HUAWEI HiLink app.

* You can also download and install HUAWEI HiLink by scanning the QR code in the HUAWEI HiLink app section of this manual. Alternatively, search for and download HUAWEI HiLink in Google Play or the HUAWEI App Center.

 

 

Huawei E5885 Wi-Fi extender (optional)

The Wi-Fi extender feature increases Wi-Fi coverage and connects to Wi-Fi networks where available to reduce mobile data usage.

On the HUAWEI HiLink app, enable the Wi-Fi extender function, and connect HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 to a Wi-Fi network.

 

Huawei E5885 Charging other devices

 

You can charge your phone or Bluetooth headset with the HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 using a charging strap or charging cable.

 

Method 1: Charging other devices using the charging strap

  1. Please open the charging strap as indicated in the figure.

Note: The charging strap is a standard accessory.

 

  1. Insert the charging strap in the port shown in the figure.

Method 2: Charging other devices using a charging cable

Note: Your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 will not be able to charge other devices when it has a low battery or is overheating.

 

 

Huawei E5885 Power Charging

Please only use compatible chargers provided by a designated manufacturer.

 

Note: The charger is an optional accessory. To buy a charger, please contact an authorized retailer.

 

 

 

User Tips for Huawei Mobile WiFi Pro2:

 

  1. Why isn’t my HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 responding?

> Try restarting the device. If that doesn’t work, restore the device to its factory settings.

 

  1. Why can’t I connect to my HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 sometimes?

> To save power, your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2’s Wi-Fi auto off feature is designed to turn off Wi-Fi when there haven’t been connections for a while. You can press the POWER button to turn on Wi-Fi again. Alternatively, you can disable this feature, although this might impact battery life. Log in to the web interface and disable the Wi-Fi auto off feature.

 

  1. Why won’t my HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 connect to a network even though all the settings are correct?

> The PIN verification feature might be enabled. Launch HUAWEI HiLink and enter the correct PIN.

> You can disable this feature if you find entering the PIN regularly inconvenient.

> From the HUAWEI HiLink app, select Settings and then disable the PIN verification feature.

 

  1. Why can’t I access the web interface at 192.168.8.1?

> This is likely due to an IP address conflict when the HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 assigns itself a new IP address. Please try 192.168.9.1 in this case. If your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 has an LCD screen, the new IP address of your web interface will be displayed.

 

  1. Why won’t my HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 power on?

> Your battery is probably out of power.

> Charge your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 for a while and power it back on.

 

  1. Why did my HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 power off all of a sudden?

> Your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 may overheat when you use it continuously over a long period of time, and thereby trigger its automated protection system. Wi-Fi will be turned off and your HUAWEI Mobile WiFi Pro2 will power off if this occurs.

> Please ensure the device is properly ventilated and cooled before you power it on again.

 

Check more about Huawei E5885 features here: https://www.4gltemall.com/huawei-mobile-wifi-pro-2.html

Netgear Aircard 810s vs Huawei E5885

More and more new Huawei LTE advanced pocket WiFi routers are available in the market, which would be the powerful competitor to the 4G LTE mobile hotspot from Netgear wireless. Huawei E5885 is a new 4G pocket WiFi router at the end of 2017. Netgear AirCard 810s was available in 2016 and has already been the best seller in Netgear 4G Routers. Someone may ask: what’s the difference between the Huawei E5885 and Netgear AC810S? Which one to buy from the two mobile routers? In this article, we will review the appearance, interfaces, specs, price, and other features to answer the questions.

Appearance and interfaces

Since the Aircard 810s was available in the market for around 2 years, you may already know the Netgear AC810s, which is the world’s first LTE cat.11 mobile hotspot. On the front, there is a 2.4-inch touchscreen with “Home” and “Back” buttons at the screen side. The touchscreen allows users to do simple settings for internet connection. The power button is on the top edge side while on the opposite side, two connectors for an external antenna and USB 3.0 port are located. Like other Netgear 4G WiFi routers, the two connectors are a TS-9 type. The back cover of the Aircard 810s could be opened and the battery is removable.

Huawei E5885 may not be as well-known as Aircard 810s but it has unique features. Here now the market has only the E5885Ls-93a available. Not sure whether there will be a new variant model available in near future. The Huawei E5885 is thicker than common 4G mobile hotspots because it has a large built-in battery of 6400mAh. There is also a small screen on the front, but not touchable. The power button and WPS button are on the top edge side of the Ethernet port and USB ports. You much open the cap to see the ports. However, unlike other Huawei mobile router 4G, the Huawei E5885 doesn’t have the connectors for external antennas. The back cover could be removed but the built-in battery can’t be removed. The Huawei E5885 and Netgear Aircard 810s both use Micro SIM card size. The E5885 has also the Micro SD card slot for storage.

Specs and Features

From the appearance, we can see the Huawei E5885 and Netgear Aircard 810s are very different. Then let’s have a review about the Huawei E5885Ls-93a specs and Netgear AC810S specs.

 

Model Huawei E5885Ls-93a Netgear Aircard 810s
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot with Ethernet port LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.11
Chipset Hisilicon LTE Cat6 chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon X12
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 600Mbps/UL 100Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * FDD-LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/19/20/28
* TDD-LTE: Band 38/40/41/42
B1, B3, B7, B8, B28
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 32 users 15 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna No connector Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna N/A Aircard 810s External Antenna
App management Huawei Hilink APP 3.0 Netgear Aircard APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery Non-removable, 6400mAh Removable, 2930 mAh
Dimensions  112.00 x 69.20 x 23.00mm 112 x 68.6 x 15.45mm
Ethernet Port On port for WAN/LAN port(RJ-45) No
Datasheet download Huawei E5885Ls-93a Datasheet Netgear AC810S Datasheet
User Manual Huawei E5885Ls-93a Manual Netgear AC810S Manual
Other features Power bank, CA, NFC 3 band CA
Reviews Huawei E5885 Review Netgear Aircard 810s review
Price 249.00USD 249.00USD

 

Summary

From the specs table, we can see the new Huawei E5885Ls-93a 4G hotspot supports LTE category 6 while the old model Netgear 810S supports LTE Cat.11, which could achieve almost double faster speed than that of Huawei E5885. However, the Huawei E5885 has many features that are very powerful. Firstly, the Huawei E5885 has one Ethernet port for WAN and LAN, which would provide more connection possibility, especially when the 4G connection is not available and only Ethernet connection is available. Secondly, the Huawei E5885Ls-93a could support maximum users up to 32 users while Netgear Aircard 810s supports only 15 users. Thirdly, the Huawei E5885Ls-93a has a large battery pack of 6400mAh, which would keep working for a long time and charge other devices. The AirCard 810s also has the JumpBoost, which is to charge devices. However, the battery of 2930mAh seems weaker than Huawei E5885 battery.

However, the more advanced Netgear 810S has the same price as the latest new Huawei E5885. If you need a practical 4G mobile WiFi hotspots, Huawei E5885 seems to be more powerful and useful. But if you just need a faster internet connection, the Netgear Aircard 810s is the right one to recommend.

Huawei E5885Ls-93a VS Huawei E5788u-96a

More and more Huawei LTE advanced mobile routers are available in the market now. Many customers are not satisfied with the basic LTE and want to get higher LTE speeds. So they must get LTE advanced or LTE-A pro router to fulfill that. Huawei E5788 and E5885 are the two hot new models in the Huawei E5 MiFi family. For those who want to buy one from the two mobile hotspots, they may ask: What’s the difference between the Huawei E5885 and E5788? And which one is better? We will review the appearance, interfaces, specs, and other features to find the answers.

 

Appearance and interfaces

Huawei E5788 is the latest Huawei LTE advanced pro mobile 4G router with a touch screen. Comparing with its predecessors, Huawei E5788 is thinner and has better hand feel. The power button is on the top edge side while the USB 3.0 port and SIM card slot are on the opposite side. We can’t find the connector for external antenna, which is the standard configuration in other Huawei E5 mobile hotspots such as E5787 and E5786. The backcover of Huawei E5788 can’t be removed and the battery is built-in and non-removable.

The Huawei Mobile WiFi Pro 2 E5885 is also the latest new LTE-A mobile router. The typical feature is that it has one Ethernet port and USB input and output interfaces. There is only one small screen on the front to show the connection status. The power button and WPS are located at the two sides of the interfaces. Similarly, the Huawei E5885 also has no connector for external antenna. The Huawei E5885 is thicker than the normal Huawei E5 pocket WiFi hotspots. The battery of Huawei E5885 is also non-removable; however, the backcover can be removed. Huawei E5885 and E5788 both use Micro SIM size. The Huawei E5885 has the slot for Micro SD storage but E5788 has not.

Specs and features

From the appearance and interface, we can see the Huawei E5788 and E5885 are very different. Then let’s have a look at the technical specifications and features, which is the key difference:

Model Huawei E5885Ls-93a Huawei E5788u-96a
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot with Ethernet port LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.6 LTE Cat.16
Chipset Hisilicon LTE Cat6 chipset Qualcomm MDM9250
Data rates DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 1Gbps/UL 100Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands * FDD-LTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/19/20/19
* TDD-LTE: Band 38/40/41
* FDD-LTE: Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/19/20/28
* TDD-LTE: Band 38/40/41/42
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 32 users 32 users
MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO 4 X 4 MIMO
Connector for external antenna No connector No connector
Buy Antenna N/A N/A
App management Huawei Hilink APP 3.0 Huawei Hilink APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery Non-removable, 6400mAh Non-removable, 3000mAh
Dimensions  112.00 x 69.20 x 23.00mm 129 x 65 x 13.5mm
Ethernet Port On port for WAN/LAN port(RJ-45) No
Datasheet download Huawei E5885 Datasheet Huawei E5788 Datahseet
User Manual Huawei E5885 Manual Huawei E5788u-96a Manual
Other features Power bank, CA, NFC 4CC CA
Reviews Huawei E5885 Review Huawei E5788u-96a Review
Price 249.00USD 499.00USD

 

Summary

From the specs, the Huawei E5788 is more advanced with the support of LTE advanced Pro technologies, such as 4 x 4 MIMO and 4CC CA. And Huawei E5788 supports more LTE frequency bands, which make it could be used more widely. The highlight of Huawei E5788 LTE router should be the data transmission speed, it can reach peak download speed up to 1Gigabit/s, which is three times faster than that of Huawei E5885. The advanced features make the Huawei E5788 hotspot price expensive.

As a new LTE-A mobile hotspot, Huawei E5885 could achieve download speed to 300mbps. They both support maximum users up to 32 devices. In most case, the Huawei E5885 is good enough for our daily lives. The highlight of Huawei E5885 is the Ethernet port, which is for WAN & LAN and provides more options for internet connection. What’s more, the large battery of Huawei E5885Ls-93a can make it work like a power bank to charge other devices. So the Huawei E5885 has more powerful functions than E5788. And the Huawei E5885 is in cheaper price than E5788. If you just need a mobile hotspot supporting much faster speed, there is no doubt the Huawei E5788 is the right one. If you want to get a practical and powerful pocket WiFi, then Huawei E5885 would be the right one.

Telstra 4GX WiFi Pro E5787 VS Optus Modem AC800s

Telstra and Optus are both 4G LTE network providers in Australia, and they provide similar LTE frequency bands. To meet the demand for LTE wireless connection, they both have the 4G LTE mobile WiFi hotspots for their contract plan. Telstra had introduced Huawei E5787 Mobile WiFi touch to its product range while the Optus had latest Netgear Aircard 800s. Then somebody may ask: What’s the difference between Huawei E5787 and Netgear Aircard 800s? Which one is better if buying from the two routers?

Appearance

The specific model for Telstra is Huawei E5787ph-67a, unlike the brother model Huawei E5786, the E5787ph-67a has a 2.4-inch touchscreen and no button on the front side. The power button is on the top edge side while on the opposite side, the USB 2.0 port and two connectors for external antennas are available. The back cover of Huawei E5787 could be removed for changing the battery or inserting the SIM card.

 

Like the Telstra 4G WiFi Pro Unlocked, the Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s also has a 2.4-inch touchscreen and there are two buttons at the screen side, one for home and the other for “back”. The button is also on the top edge side and the two connectors for external antennas are available at the opposite side with the USB 3.0 port. The difference is the antenna connectors are on two sides of the USB port. The back cover of Optus 800s could also be removed for exchange or inserting the SIM card. They are both configured with two TS-9 connectors.

Specs and features

From the appearance, we can see the Telstra 4G WiFi Pro and Optus 4G Cat.9 modem 800s are very similar in design, including the touchscreen, home button, external antenna connectors. Let’s compare the Telstra 4G WiFi Pro specs with Optus 4G modem 800S Specs to see what the difference is in the specifications in the table below:

 

Model Netgear Aircard 800S Huawei E5787
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.9 LTE Cat.6
Chipset Qualcomm MDM9240  HiSilicon LTE Cat6 Chipset (Cortex A9 Processor)
Data rates DL 450Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands B1, B3, B7, B28, B40 * Huawei E5787s-33a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/20
* Huawei E5787Ph-67a: Band 1/3/5/7/8/28
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 15 users 10 users
MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna Two, TS-9 jacks Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna Optus AC800s External Antenna Huawei E5787 external Antenna
App management Netgear Aircard APP Huawei Hilink APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery 2930 mAh 3000mAh
Dimensions 110 x 68 x 16.1 mm 109.00 x 58.00 x 7.50mm
Ethernet Port No No
Datasheet download Netgear AC800S Datasheet Huawei E5787 Datasheet
User Manual Optus 4G modem 800S Manual Huawei E5787 Manual
Other features 3 band CA 2 band CA
Reviews Netgear Aircard 800s review Huawei E5787 Review
Price 199.00USD 299.00USD

Summary

From the specs table, we can see the Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s is more advanced than Telstra 4G WiFi Pro E5787 because the Optus modem AC800S could support LTE download speed up to 450Mbps while the Huawei E5787 could only reach LTE download speed to 300mbps. With Qualcomm chipset, Optus 4G modem 800s could support LTE category 9 while Telstra E5787 supports LTE Cat.6 on Huawei Hisilicon LTE Cat.6 chipset. Telstra 4G WiFI Pro could support maximum 10 users to access the internet while Optus 800s would support up to 15 users. The most interesting is that the Optus 4G WiFi modem unlocked price is 199.00USD while the unlocked Telstra 4G WiFi Pro at price of 299.00USD. So if you would buy an unlocked 4G mobile hotspot from the two, it’s obvious that the unlocked Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s is better than unlocked Telstra 4G WiFi Pro E5787.

Optus Aircard 800s VS Huawei E5786

Optus is one of the important network providers in Australia and provides LTE networks in LTE Band 3, 7, 28 and 40. It has introduced the Huawei E5786 4G Mobile hotspots to its product range and now the new product Netgear Aircard 800s available for contract. For those people who are interested in the two mobile hotspots, they may want to know what the difference is between the Huawei E5786 and the Netgear AC800S, and which one is better to buy for global use. We will review the appearance, interfaces, specs, and other features as a reference for the questions.

Appearance and interfaces

Huawei E5786 is the first LTE Cat.6 mobile hotspot from Huawei, and the specific model for Optus is Huawei E5786s-63a. Huawei E5786 has a 2.4 inch screen to show the network provider, signal, battery, data consumed, WiFi users, SSID and password, and etc…Like other Huawei 4G pocket WiFi routers, Huawei E5786s-63a has two TS-9 connectors for external LTE antennas. The back cover of Huawei E5786 could be removed to insert the SIM card or SD card. However, the battery of Huawei E5786 is built-in and can’t be removed for exchange. The power button is on the front besides the screen while the menu button is on the top edge side of the device.

Unlike the Huawei E5786, the Netgear Aircard 800s is configured with a touchscreen, where users can do simple setting through the screen. Like other Netgear 4G Pocket WiFi routers, Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s also has two TS-9 connectors for 4G external antennas. However, the back cover of Aircard 800s could be removed for changing the battery and inserting the SIM card, but there is no SD card slot for storage sharing. The Optus AC800S has a USB 3.0 interface.

 

Specs and features

From the appearance, we can’t see much difference between the two mobile hotspots. The main difference is on the touchscreen. Then let’s have a look at the Huawei E5786 specs and Optus WiFi modem 800S specs for more details comparison:

Model Netgear Aircard 800S Huawei E5786s-63a
Product type LTE Mobile Hotspot LTE Mobile Hotspot
Category LTE Cat.9 LTE Cat.6
Chipset Qualcomm MDM9240  HiSilicon LTE Cat6 Chipset
Data rates DL 450Mbps/UL 50Mbps DL 300Mbps/UL 50Mbps
Supported 4G LTE frequency bands B1, B3, B7, B28, B40 B1, B3, B7, B8, B28, B40
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Max support users 15 users 10 users
MIMO 2 x 2 MIMO 2 X 2 MIMO
Connector for external antenna Two, TS-9 jacks Two, TS-9 jacks
Buy Antenna Optus AC800s External Antenna Huawei E5786 external Antenna
App management Netgear Aircard APP Huawei Hilink APP
SIM type Micro SIM Micro SIM
Battery 2930 mAh 3000mAh
Dimensions 110 x 68 x 16.1 mm 106.00 x 66.00 x 15.90mm
Ethernet Port No No
Datasheet download Netgear AC800S Datasheet Huawei E5786 Datasheet
User Manual Optus 4G modem 800S Manual Huawei E5786 Manual
Other features 3 band CA 2 band CA
Reviews Netgear Aircard 800s review Huawei E5786 Review
Price 199.00USD 199.00USD

 

Summary

The specs table above shows the Optus 4G WiFi modem 800s is more advanced based on Qualcomm chipset and the support of LTE Category 9, which could achieve download speed to 450Mbps and upload speed to 100Mbps. With the 3 band Carrier Aggregation, removable battery and touchscreen, Aircard 800s seems better than Huawei 4G LTE E5786 MiFi. And they both support similar LTE Frequency bands. What’s more, the price of Aircard 800s is same as Huawei E5786 price. So if you would buy one 4G mobile hotspot from the two, Netgear Aircard 810s is recommended with higher configuration and better experience.