Redmi Presents K40, K40 PRO and K40 Pro+

The Redmi brand, which belongs to Xiaomi, presented three new 5G smartphone models at the MWC2021 in Shanghai. They go by the names Redmi K40, K40 Pro and K40 Pro+ and, as you can easily see, belong to a series.

 

Redmi K40 with Snapdragon 870

All three Redmi 5G Smartphones have in common that they are equipped with a 6.67-inch display with 2,400 x 1,080 pixels and an update rate of 120 Hz. The 20-megapixel front camera and the dimensions are also common to all three models. They all have a fingerprint sensor on the side and stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. The battery is also identical with 4,520 mAh and fully charged in all three smartphones with 33 watts within 52 minutes. You use your own MIUI 12 as the operating system.

Now let’s look at the differences. The cheapest of the three models, the Redmi K40, relies on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870, the slightly improved successor to the Snapdragon 865. On the back there is a triple camera with a 48 MP main camera, 8 MP ultra-wide angle and 5 MP tele macro. The phone is available with the memory combinations (RAM / fixed storage) 6 GB + 128 GB, 8 GB + 128 GB, 8 GB + 256 GB and 12 GB + 256 GB. It transmits with Wi-Fi 6 as well as 5G SA and NSA.

 

Redmi K40 Pro (+) with 5G dual SIM

One difference between the two models Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ to the “normal” Redmi K40 is that they also support Wi-Fi 6E and the new cellular standard in dual SIM mode, which is not a matter of course. Inside is the new flagship SoC Snapdragon 888, which is combined in the Pro model with 6/8 GB + 128 GB or 8 GB + 256 GB. The Pro+ is only available with 12 GB + 256 GB. There are also differences in the camera, which in the Redmi K40 Pro has a main camera with 64 MP and in the Redmi K40 Pro+ with 128 MP. The rest of the sensors are identical.

Initially, all models are only announced for China. It starts there from the equivalent of around 400USD for the Redmi K40. The Redmi K40 Pro starts at around 550USD, the Redmi K40 Pro+ costs around 800USD. A start in other markets has not yet been confirmed, but it is quite possible. Alternatively, the devices can be obtained directly from China through well-known shops.

 

LongSung Releases Two New 5G NR Modules

At the MWC 2021 in Shanghai China, LongSung announced the first 5G NR module EX630, which is compliant with 3GPP Release 16 standard and supports both Sub-6Ghz and mmWave networks.

 

The LongSung EX630 is based on Qualcomm fourth generation Snapdragon X65 5G modem (4nm technology) and  RF system, so it will support the fastest 5G speeds up to 10Gbit/s and work on various networks frequency bands.

 

 

With the EX630 module, LongSung also presents another 5G NR Module EX620, which is based on Qualcomm fourth generation Snapdragon X62 5G modem (4nm technology). To meet the mobile broadband application, the LongSung EX620 supports 5G mmWave to 400MHz and 5G Sub6GHz to 120MHz, and can achieve download speed up to 4.4Gbps.

 

The two new generation 5G wireless modules supports multi-mode networks such as 5G NR, LTE, WCDMA(DB-DC-HSDPA), TD-SCDMA, CDMA1X, GSM/EDGE etc…They can also support DSS and multiple CA(carrier aggregation) combinations(FDD-TDD, FDD-FDD, TDD-TDD), covering all the 5G bands.

 

The two LongSung 5G modules could be widely used in many wireless terminals. They can be used in 5G Industrial Gateway, which can help users access high-speed internet quickly and realize safe and reliable data transmission. It is suitable for EMS (energy management system), MES (manufacturing execution system) and production process of manufacturing and processing enterprises signal acquisition and data transmission, thereby achieving industrial automation.

 

Through the 5G wireless modules, loads of image, video and sensor data captured by the robot can be transmitted to the intelligent brain in the cloud, so as to improve the intelligence level and service capability of the robot. Cloud intelligent robots are gradually becoming an important service force in community, medical care, retail and other scenarios.

NETGEAR Nighthawk M5 5G Mobile Hotspot Review

The manufacturer NETGEAR has launched the first MiFi 5G with Wi-Fi 6 technology to achieve the best possible wireless performance in all circumstances. The new model is the NETGEAR Nighthawk M5 Mobile Hotspot, and it is designed to offer the best possible experience in the mobile broadband network, and also so that we obtain the maximum speed when we connect devices via Wi-Fi. Do you want to know all the details of this new model?

 

Thanks to this 5G portable router we have the latest mobile and WiFi technologies, with which we can stay connected at home or away from home, while enjoying a connection with fast speed, low latency and improved bandwidth.

 

This year we have seen an increase in teleworking, due to the fact that more and more work is done remotely, and the coronavirus pandemic has also contributed to accelerating the process. Since many work or study from home right now, they need to have a fast and secure Internet connection with WiFi connectivity that meets their needs.

 

 

The Nighthawk M5 Mobile Hotspot Pro will allow us to bring a quality Internet connection to our home with 5G. In small and medium-sized towns especially, we find that cable, DSL or other service is not good enough.

However, thanks to the 5G connectivity offered by this Netgear 5G mobile Hotspot, we will be able to obtain fast speed connections. That’s not all, thanks to WiFi 6 technology it will allow us to deliver those speeds to your connected devices without affecting bandwidth or connectivity when we have many wireless clients. That means we will not have delays or interruptions when working or studying at home. That extra bandwidth that WiFi 6 provides us compared to the previous WiFi 5 technology will allow us to do videoconferences or other activities in a more fluid way.

 

 

 

The Nighthawk M5 Mobile Hotspot Pro comes equipped with the chipset of the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 mobile platform to offer us next- generation 5G connectivity . Thanks to this 5G modem, we can achieve high download speeds of up to 7 Gbps and upload speeds of up to 3 Gbps.

 

 

 

In addition, it has WiFi 6 technology that allows us to have more devices connected and transmitting simultaneously without penalizing performance. With a greater capacity compared to WiFi 5, we can rest assured that our smartphones, tablets and computers will have the necessary bandwidth to carry out any task.

 

 

It also allows us the 5G connection in our home or office through the use of its Gigabit Ethernet port. To do this, we can connect the 5G mobile router to our home or work router and thus we can enjoy 5G speeds in our local network from which all devices can also be used.

 

With a secure and reliable network we can avoid the risks of public WiFi networks thanks to the compatibility with VPN Pass-through and password protection. Regarding the capacity of this model, it allows us to connect up to 32 WiFi devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops regardless of where you are.

 

 

This model has a 5,040 mAh rechargeable battery that will provide us with a long duration to use it all day. We can also use it without a battery since it can be connected to a power outlet at home so that it works throughout the day. In that sense, we could keep it connected 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by removing the battery.

 

As for the Nighthawk M5 Mobile Hotspot Pro, it has a 2.4-inch color LCD touch screen that is intuitively operated. Thanks to it, we can easily control the use of data, see the name and password of WiFi, as well as the strength of the mobile signal. We can also manage device and network settings. On your lock screen it shows important information such as the time, date and the use of data that we have consumed. On the other hand, we have the NETGEAR Mobile app to manage and configure our device.

 

 

TP-Link M7000 4G Mobile WiFi Hotspot Test

The TP-Link M7000 LTE router has been available in Europe since mid-2020 and is the successor to the almost identical TP-Link M7200. The 4G LTE router costs less than 100USD in online shops without a contract and is suitable for all tariffs and SIM cards (no SIM lock).

 

In addition to the router itself, the package content also includes a short USB to micro USB cable. This cable allows the battery to be charged at any USB port, such as an existing USB power supply unit or a computer. There is no power adapter included, which is understandable given the low price.

 

Furthermore, there is a printed user guide included. TP-Link has also included an adapter that enables the use of Nano SIM or Micro SIM cards in the router. In the test, however, a SIM adapter supplied by the network operator also worked without any problems.

If you pick up the TP-Link M7000, you immediately notice the compact dimensions and the low weight of only around 86 grams including the battery. As a result, the TP-Link 4G WiFi router is hardly a problem in a small handbag or in a vest pocket. 3 status LEDs on the front indicate the operating status, there is no display.

TP-Link M7000 LTE Modem

The cellular modem in the TP-Link M7000 Hotspot supports the cellular standards 3G / UMTS and 4G / LTE. 2G/GSM is not supported, which is not tragic in view of the low speeds in the 2G network.

The router can use almost all LTE frequency ranges that are important for Europe: Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8 and 20 but without band 28 (700 MHz). Since band 28 is used in particular in rural regions and there mostly in combination with band 20, this is probably only a critical point for a few users.

 

The theoretically maximum possible speed is 150 Mbit/s in the downlink and up to 50 Mbit/s in the uplink. This is a slow LTE modem by today’s standards, but considering the low price, that’s fine. In practice, several devices can be supplied with fast internet without any problems and several parallel video streams were also not a problem in the test.

Unfortunately, the maximum speed is limited by the weak WLAN module. In the test, a maximum of 55 Mbit/s could be measured in the download and up to 45 Mbit/s in the upload via LTE. For comparison: with a current smartphone (Apple iPhone 12 mini), around 300 Mbit/s for download and almost 200 Mbit/s for upload were possible at the same location. If TP-Link had installed a faster WLAN module, at least the maximum speed of the modem would have been possible. Unfortunately, the M7000 cannot be used as a USB modem either, so you only have to rely on WiFi.

 

 

TP-Link M7000: WLAN in the test

The TP-Link M7000 can supply up to 10 devices with a WLAN connection at the same time. The router works exclusively in the WLAN frequency band around 2.4 GHz; a connection with up to 145 Mbit/s could be established in the test. However, this is the gross data rate; in practice – as already described in the modem test – significantly lower bandwidths are achieved. The router does not offer a guest WLAN function.

 

The range is absolutely sufficient for a small apartment, a summer house or a caravan. However, a range of more than 10 meters is hardly possible if there are still obstacles such as a wall between the router and the end device. The WLAN transmission power and thus the range can be reduced in the menu, there are a total of three power levels. There is also the option to automatically switch off the WLAN after 10 minutes if no device is active in the WLAN.

 

The WLAN module cannot be used as a repeater or extender. Other mobile LTE routers partially offer this function, so that an existing WLAN network can be used for Internet access. This function, sometimes called “WLAN Offloading”, is useful to save data volume.

Operation via app and web interface

In some places the user has to forego convenience functions with the M7000, which are quite common with more expensive mobile router models such as Huawei E5788, Netgear Nighthawk M1. This definitely does not apply to the software and operation, TP-Link has done a good job here.

 

 

Most users will certainly use the “tpMiFi” app to operate and configure the TP-Link M7000. The app is available for both Android and iOS and provides quick instructions on starting up the router right from the start. The app is very clearly designed and offers all functions that are also available in the browser web interface. This is very commendable, because many other manufacturers only provide a reduced range of functions via their apps.

 

If you don’t want to install an app, you can easily operate the TP-Link M7000 via a browser web interface. The user interface is accessed via the IP address 192.168.0.1. After the first request, a new password must be set, after which you can start. Unfortunately, the web interface of the test device was only available in English.

Various status information is visible on the start page, both in the app and in the web interface. This includes statistics on data consumption, information on the WiFi connection and information on the cellular connection. Separate menus are available for more detailed information and settings.

A wide variety of things can be configured for the Internet connection, for example a data volume limit can be set, after 90% of the data used, a notification is sent and at 100% the data connection is disconnected. Data usage abroad (data roaming) can also be activated and deactivated. The router is set to “4G preferred” at the factory, but can also be set to “4G only” or “3G only” if necessary.

Battery life in the test

The battery on the TP-Link M7000 can be changed without any problems and has a capacity of 2,000 mAh. The manufacturer advertises a battery life of up to 8 hours. In the test, the battery life with activated energy-saving mode and WLAN range “medium” was checked. For the duration of the test, at least 2 devices were connected at the same time and there was a permanent internet radio stream. The battery lasted around 6 hours under these conditions. If the WLAN transmission power is set to “low” and no permanent streaming is used, the specification of TP-Link (8 hours) can even be realistically achieved.


During continuous operation, the TP-Link M7000 became slightly warm, but not hot. This is completely normal for a 4g mobile hotspot and compared to many other devices the hotspot stayed relatively cool.

Other things about the TP-Link M7000

If you are looking for a mobile router with an RJ45 Ethernet LAN connection, you will not be happy with the TP-Link M7000, because the router only has the aforementioned micro-USB connection. The Huawei E5885 may be a good hotspot for you. There are also no connections for an external cellular antenna.

In addition to SMS, USSD codes can also be sent via the web interface or the app. This is useful, for example, to check the credit of a prepaid card or to set the main card for a multi-SIM.

Test conclusion: TP-Link M7000

The TP-Link M7000 is a very inexpensive mobile LTE router, but the device made a good impression in the test. The device is small and compact, the battery life is good and operation is easy thanks to good software. You have to do without comfort features such as a LAN connection or connections for external antennas.

The biggest weak point is certainly the relatively slow WLAN module, which reduces the maximum data rate of the LTE modem from theoretically 150 Mbit/s to around 55 Mbit/s in practice. If you can live with the limitations, the TP-Link M7000 is a good mobile LTE router.

Huawei MH5000-31 VS MH5000-871

Model Huawei MH5000-31 Huawei MH5000-871
Data rates * 5G NR: DL 2Gbps, UL 230Mbps
* 4G LTE TDD DL/UL(1Gbps/30Mbps), FDD DL/UL (600Mbps/75Mbps)
* 5G NR: DL 2Gbps, UL 230Mbps
* 4G LTE TDD DL/UL(1Gbps/30Mbps), FDD DL/UL (600Mbps/75Mbps)
Supported Frequency bands * 5G NR: n78, n79, n41
* 5G NR: 4×4 MIMO Band: n78, n79, n41
* 4G LTE: B1, B3, B5, B8, B34, B38, B39, B40, B41(160MHz)
* LTE: UL 2CA: 40C, 41C
* LTE DL 4×4 MIMO Band: B39, B41
* UMTS: B1, B8
* GSM: 900/1800MHz
* LTE: CA Combination(DL 2CC): 1C, 1A-3A, 1A-8A, 3C, 3A-8A, 38C, 39C, 39A-41A, 40C, 41C
* LTE: CA Combination(DL 3CC): 1A-3A-8A, 3C-8A,  39C-41A, 39A-41C, 40D, 41D
* LTE: CA Combination(DL 4CC): 39A-41D,  39C-41C
* EN-DC: DC_39A-n41A, DC_1A-n78A, DC_3A-n78A, DC_3A-n79A, DC_3C-n78A
* C-V2X: B47
* 5G NR: n78, n79, n41
* 5G NR: 4×4 MIMO Band: n78, n79, n41
* 4G LTE: B1, B3, B7, B8, B34, B38, B39, B40, B41
* LTE: UL 2CA: 40C, 41C
* LTE DL 4×4 MIMO Band: B39, B41
* UMTS: B1, B8
* GSM: 900/1800MHz
* LTE: CA Combination(DL 2CC): 1C, 1A-3A, 1A-8A, 3C, 3A-7A, 3A-8A, 7A-8A, 38C, 39C, 39A-41A, 40C, 41C
* LTE: CA Combination(DL 3CC): 1A-3A-8A, 3C-8A, 3A-7A-8A, 39C-41A, 39A-41C, 40D, 41D
LTE: CA Combination(DL 4CC): 39A-41D,  39C-41C
* EN-DC: DC_39A-n41A, DC_1A-n78A, DC_3A-n78A, DC_3A-n79A, DC_3C-n78A
Approvals CCC NAL, SRRC
Temperatures –40℃ to +85℃ –40℃ to +85℃

Alcatel HH71 LinkHub 4G Home Router Review

In 2020, Alcatel offers a 4G LTE router HH71, which also bears the name “LINKHUB LTE cat7 Home Station” and it has been sold at congstar since March 2020 as a “Homespot” LTE router together with the Homespot tariffs. The Alcatel 4G Router connects up to 32 devices to the LTE cellular network via WiFi.

Alcatel LinkHub HH71 Router Specifications
Manufacturer and type designation: Alcatel HH71
Chipset: Qualcomm MDM9240-1
LTE category: Cat. 7
Download rate up to: 300 Mbit/s
Upload rate up to: 150 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands: 700, 800, 900, 1800, 1500,2100, 2600 MHz
Downward compatible with: UMTS/GSM
Support from LTE-Advanced: Yes
MIMO Support: Yes
Connection for external antenna: yes, TS-9 Connector(Buy Alcatel HH71 Antenna)
Telephone
With integrated telephone system: No; only model HH71V1
Connection for ISDN telephones:
Connection for analog telephones: no, (only HH71V1)
DECT: No
integrated answering machine: No
Network | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports: yes, 1 port
WLAN standards: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 + 5 GHz
5 GHz WLAN support: Yes
Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2
WiFi hotspot function: yes, up to 32 devices
Others
Battery pack: No
Dimension: 145 x 100 x 89.3 mm
USB: No
Memory card extension: No
Release: 1st quarter 2020
Price: 199.00USD
available at: »www.4gltemall.com
Information material
Manual as PDF »Currently not available
Datasheet PDF »

 

Speed up to 300 Mbit/s

Theoretically, the Alcatel HH71 supports download rates of up to 300 Mbit/s. Uploading via the mobile data network is possible at a speed of up to 100 Mbit/s. However, as with all devices of this type, these are only theoretical values.

 

Technically, the Alcatel HH71 supports LTE Cat 7 and the LTE bands 700, 800, 900, 1800, 1500, 2100 and 2600 MHz. Reception can be improved by connecting up to two external LTE antennas (TS-9 connector). The prerequisite for reception is that a 4G SIM card is inserted.

 

WLAN for at home

The name “LINKHUB LTE cat7 Home Station” already shows that the Alcatel HH71 router is primarily intended for use at home. It can be used wherever there is no broadband connection and the Internet is to be supplied via the LTE cellular network. It also fits that the 4G LTE WiFi router has no integrated battery, so it is always dependent on a socket nearby. The Alcatel HH71 is therefore not a mobile router that can be used anywhere as a WLAN hotspot. Instead, it opens up a WiFi connection at home. It supports IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with the two frequencies 2.4 and 5 GHz. Up to 32 devices such as smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, laptops and more can connect wirelessly to the LTE router. The multi-antenna technology 2 × 2 MIMO ensures a stable connection and good reception. There is also a LAN port that can theoretically be expanded via a hub. It also has an RJ11 port for connecting a telephone. However, some variant models may has not the telephone port.

Simple design

Visually, the rounded Alcatel HH71, which is only available in white, is simple. The connections already mentioned are located on the back. At the front there are four status LEDs arranged vertically one above the other for power, WiFi, network and signal. With dimensions of 145 x 100 x 89 mm, it doesn’t take up much space either. The weight is 325 g for the HH71VM and 330 g for the HH71V1. However, it does not play a decisive role in a device designed for domestic use.

 

 

 

Inside the Alcatel HH71 is the Qualcomm MDM9240-1 platform. It is supported by 2 GB of RAM and 2 GB of ROM. Alcatel offers its own app for setup and administration. Among other things, they can be used to view the status of the connection and the connected devices, change the SSID and password and much more.

 

Other competitors

Many other manufacturers already presented many 4G LTE WiFi routers to the market, such as Huawei B528, Huawei B618, Huawei B525, Huawei E5186, ZTE MF286, ZTE MF275R, ZTE MF288 etc…Their functions are very similar, the main difference is on the appearance and design. Some of them may have better price.

Huawei Mate 40 Series Flagship Phones Released

Huawei is now launching its new series 5G Smartphone of flagship mobiles, the Huawei Mate 40 series. Over the past eight years, Huawei has launched ten fantastic models in the Mate series and the new Huawei Mate 40 takes smart phones to a whole new level. Everything with the new Mate 40 series has been honed down to the smallest detail to deliver incomparable performance and user experience. The series simply delivers smart phones in a class of its own.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ are the first and only smart phones in the world with an integrated 5G system chip made with 5 nanometer technology. The mobiles are also the first 5G cell Phones with Ultra Vision Cine Camera systems that significantly improve the possibilities regarding images and film.

Every year, the Huawei Mate series brings together the most exciting technology on the market in a fantastic package. This is what defines the DNA of the Mate series. This year, the Kirin 9000 is the most powerful 5G integrated chipset on the market, which delivers a more powerful mobile performance than ever before. Ultra Vision Cine Camera makes it easy to film and shoot with outstanding results, while the iconic ring design makes the phone stand out from the crowd. The Huawei Mate 40 series is smarter than any previous 4G smart phone and thanks to the seamless connection in our 1 + 8 + N ecosystem and EMUI 11, it will pave the way for a new era of intelligent interaction, says Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group.

 

With its futuristic design, the new Mate 40 series clearly represents the next step in terms of both innovation and technology. The combination of iconic design and innovative technology in the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is complemented by IP 68 dust and water resistance, virtual and physical volume controls and improved algorithms that can help prevent mistakes when the user presses incorrectly. In addition, the Huawei 88 ° Horizon Display provides a better visual experience.

The Huawei Mate 40 series’ devices are equipped with a dual front camera that is packed with different types of technology. From 3D Face Unlock, an ultra-wide-angle camera for selfies to a precision sensor for perceiving gestures.

 

The back of the Huawei 5G Smartphones is characterized by a developed version of the now iconic ring design where the cameras are framed by a metallic halo. Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Mate 40 Pro+ are available in black or Mystic Silver design with a surface consisting of frosted glass, micrometer gradient color coating and CNC metal coating, which together provide a dazzling effect reminiscent of stars.

Powerfully 5G equipped

Kirin 9000 5G SoC is the market’s most powerful chipset with integrated 5G. It is manufactured using the industry’s most advanced semiconductor manufacturing process, enabling Huawei to incorporate the 5G modem directly into the chipset (SoC) for a fully integrated solution. Kirin 9000 is fully equipped for the new 5G networks and can easily handle complex powerful tasks such as demanding mobile games and advanced photo editing.

 

Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ also deliver the ultimate 5G experience by leveraging Huawei’s own 5G technology and the results of the company’s global research and development in 5G. The patented 5G Super Uplink technology significantly increases 5G charging speed and bandwidth. It is complemented by Huawei Large File Transfers to facilitate extremely large file transfers at speeds that no other mobile can compete with. In addition, the Huawei Mate 40 series introduces LinkTurbo, which effectively combines 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi, as well as 4G and 5G mobile connections to deliver stable and lightning fast connection with low latency.

Thanks to an integrated 24-core mali-G78, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro + have the most powerful graphics processor in a Huawei device ever. This provides advanced graphics performance, which can compete with a game console. This means that even the most dedicated gaming enthusiasts can explore complex online games without affecting performance. This is complemented by a fantastic audiovisual experience for games. The 90Hz monitor works in conjunction with a 240Hz touch sampling frequency for increased response and also provides haptic feedback that matches the visual experience. This comprehensive set of entertainment features is complemented by two stereo speakers to create a comprehensive surround sound.

The Huawei Mate 40 series has the battery technology needed to keep up with the requirements of 5G. The 4400 mAh battery supports 66W Huawei SuperCharge charging with cord, 50W wireless charging and wireless reverse charging.

 

 

A camera for creators

The Ultra Vision Cine camera in the new models has groundbreaking upgrades for the ultra-wide-angle lens, powerful HD main camera and impressive telephoto camera. In addition, XD Fusion HDR Video is introduced along with improved Steady Shot algorithms and distortion removal to provide the best image quality and stabilization.

When it comes to creating 4K movies, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ are second to none. The devices are the industry’s leading smart phones to support XD Fusion HDR Video at the hardware level. Other innovations include Tracking Shot, which uses real-time ultra-wide angle cropping and advanced algorithms to identify and track the subject in a shot. For professional-quality post-production, the Huawei Mate 40 Series offers the Story Creator feature, which provides six high-quality templates that automatically select shots including tilt, pan, and time delay, enabling truly professional movie effects. Background music, filters and effects can also be easily added.

Regarding sound, the Huawei Mate 40 series is equipped with Audio Focus and Audio Zoom as well as with high-quality audio recording from connected Bluetooth devices. With Audio Focus, users can isolate the audio being recorded, while Audio Zoom allows you to zoom in on an audio source to get better sound quality from longer distances. This means that every video – from concerts to conversations with friends – captures the moment perfectly.

All camera lenses on the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro + are fine-tuned to deliver the highest performance. Both models have an ultra-wide-angle camera that is as powerful as the main camera. The second-generation Ultra-Wide Cine camera lens now offers an even wider field of view, allowing users to capture beautiful expansive landscapes, while the main camera delivers true high-resolution images. Image quality has been further improved with Full Pixel Octa PD AutoFocus. The improved lens distortion correction is based on the face, body, arms and legs, making the ultra-wide-angle lens useful in even more scenarios than before. Huawei Mate 40 Pro has an optical telephoto camera with periscope design and support for 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom. Huawei Mate 40 Pro + takes this one step lower thanks to a dual telephoto camera that enables 20x hybrid zoom and 100x digital zoom.

Ultra Vision Selfie Camera on Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro + takes vlogs and selfies to new heights thanks to support for 4K recording and the ability to shoot in one of three available fields of view (FoV), ranging from close-up and personal to ultra-wide angle. Slow-Motion Selfie gives the front camera even more versatility by allowing users to add a dramatic feel when documenting their activities.

Prices and availability

Huawei Mate 40 Pro is now available for ordering in many countries. Deliveries will take place starting November 16. Available colors are black and silver.

 

HTC 5G Hub Router Review

HTC 5G Hub is an innovative device that combines the functions of a 5G WiFi router, a Android Tablet, and a multimedia speaker. The built-in high-capacity battery makes it easy to take HTC 5G Hub on the road and surf the Internet wherever you have a reliable 4G / 5G signal.

Supports the popular European 5G standard n78

The HTC 5G router supports the 5G n78 standard, which occupies the frequency range of 3300–3800 MHz. The maximum speed of the HTC 5G Hub Internet connection in the fifth generation networks reaches 2.63 Gbps per reception, which is significantly higher than the available 4G speeds.

 

HTC 5G Hub

When working in 4G networks, the 5G router supports the LTE Band 3 and LTE Band 7 standards, which are used by all domestic operators. A wide range of operating frequencies allows HTC 5G Hub to operate not only in Asia, but also in other European countries.

The router is equipped with a slot for a Nano-SIM card and is not tied to a specific operator. The HTC 5G Hub can be freely used in the networks in Europe and Asia.

 

HTC 5G Hub

Android platform and LCD touchscreen with enhanced color reproduction

The router-hub runs on the Android 9 Pie operating system, which makes HTC 5G Hub similar to tablet computers and smart home devices. The high performance of the device is ensured by the use of an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and a modern 5G Snapdragon X50 5G modem.

HTC 5G Hub is equipped with a 5-inch high-definition touchscreen (1280×720), which allows you to not only configure the router, but also display graphics, play videos and launch various Android applications. Built-in dual speakers (90dB) play music, radio or other audio in high quality. The manufacturer declared support for broadcasting 4K video to an external screen (for example, your TV) and optimization for online games. VPN can be used to connect to a secure corporate environment.

HTC 5G Hub

The high-speed WiFi module supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards (2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies), as well as the rather rare 802.11ad standard (60 GHz frequencies). The Internet Center is designed for simultaneous operation with 20 wireless devices. Also, the router is equipped with a Bluetooth 5.0 module for connecting a wireless headset.

A gigabit LAN port is available for wired connection to devices (computer, Smart TV, game console, etc.). The multifunctional USB Type-C port can be used to charge the battery, transfer data, connect an external storage or display (DisplayPort support).

HTC 5G Hub

Autonomous operation of the router is ensured by the built-in 7660 mAh battery. Thus, HTC 5G Hub owners can freely take the device with them on the road and use it as a mobile router. According to the manufacturer, one battery charge should be enough for the whole day of intensive use of the router.

Controlling HTC 5G Hub with your voice

The advanced features of the 5G hub include a motion sensor and support for voice commands. When used with add-on software and an external display, the HTC 5G Hub can function as a game console, including cloud PC gaming.

HTC 5G Hub

Due to its portability and light weight, HTC’s 5G router is perfect for home, office, car, or on vacation. The body of the HTC 5G Hub is made of soft-touch plastic. The ergonomics of the device are thought out to the smallest detail.

The HTC 5G Hub expands the capabilities of your mobile router by introducing a hub device that can replace your tablet PC, wireless speaker and voice assistant. In addition to creating a wireless network with access to the mobile Internet, HTC 5G Hub can be used as an independent gadget that does not require the connection of peripheral devices.

 

HTC 5G Hub Router Specifications
Frequency ranges LTE FDD: Band 1/3/7/8/32 (2100/1800/2600/900/1500 MHz)
LTE TDD: Band 38/40 (2600/2300 MHz)
5G TDD: Band n78 (3500 MHz)
Maximum speed of mobile connection reception up to 2.63 Gbps, transmission up to 287 Mbps
SIM format Nano-SIM
WiFi frequency bands 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 60GHz
WiFi standards 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ad
Maximum number of WiFi client devices 20 (802.11ad AP supports 4 devices)
Bluetooth standard Bluetooth 5.0
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (Snapdragon X50 5G Modem)
RAM 4 GB
Built-in memory 32 GB
operating system Android 9.0
Connectors 1 x LAN
1 x USB Type-C (with DisplayPort support)
1 x MicroSD
1 x Nano-SIM
Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps
LCD screen 5-inch touch (capacitive) screen with 1280×720 resolution
Additional features stereo speakers (90 dB), motion sensor, Google Assistant support
Power (adapter) 12V, 2.5A
Battery 7660mAh, built-in
The size 128 x 100 x 43 mm
The weight 340 g
Equipment router, power adapter, USB cable, manual

 

Huawei 5G CPE Win (H312-371) Review

Huawei 5G CPE Win is the first 5G outdoor router from the world famous network equipment manufacturer. Placing the Huawei H312-371 router outside, the premises provides high quality signal reception and transmission and significantly increases the speed of 4G and 5G mobile Internet, including when used at the border of the cellular network.

HUAWEI 5G CPE WIN H312-371

The Huawei 5G CPE Win outdoor router is one of those universal solutions that simultaneously support the 5G n78 and n79 standards. The device can work in both 5G networks in transition (NSA) and autonomous 5G networks (SA), which guarantees compatibility at all stages of the introduction of new technology.

High speed mobile internet 4G / LTE and 5G NR

Using the state-of-the-art Balong 5000 chipset, the Huawei H312-371 outdoor router supports download speeds up to 1.65 Gbps on 5G networks. The downlink channel provides speeds up to 250 Mbps.

If there is no 5G connection, the Huawei 5G outdoor router automatically switches to 4G mode. The cellular module of the router belongs to the LTE Cat class. 19 and supports all 4G standards. Up to 5 frequency bands aggregation, 4×4 MIMO technology and state-of-the-art 256QAM modulation enable download speeds up to 1.6 Gbps. In this case, the “upload” speed corresponds to LTE Cat. 13 and reaches 150 Mbps. Such high rates make it possible to recommend Huawei 5G CPE Win today as a powerful solution for settlements with modern 4G infrastructure.

HUAWEI 5G CPE WIN H312-371

The SIM slot of the router is designed to work with Nano-SIM cards of any telecom operator. Huawei H312-371 can be used today: you don’t have to put a new router on the shelf and wait for 5G to appear. At the current stage of development of mobile technologies, the device will show itself perfectly when working in 4G networks!

 

Built-in 4×4 MIMO antennas for weak signal reception

Huawei 5G CPE Win combines the capabilities of a router, 5G modem and an outdoor 5G antenna. Supporting for MIMO 4x 4 technologies provides simultaneous data transmission in four independent streams. Antennas with a gain of 5.5 dBi (main antenna) and 4 dBi (auxiliary antenna) are installed inside the router.

 

HUAWEI 5G CPE WIN H312-371

According to Huawei research, outdoor performance, well-thought-out design and the use of additional technologies can increase the range and speed of the router by 20% compared to conventional indoor models.

Passive PoE and service WiFi

Huawei H312-371 is equipped with a single gigabit Ethernet port for indoor connection to a user’s device. This device can be a desktop computer, laptop, or a room WiFi router. An interesting find of Huawei engineers is to combine the Ethernet cable connector and the protective cover of the street block, which allows you to reliably isolate the Ethernet port and SIM slot from external influences. The case is protected against dust and moisture according to the IP65 class.

The street router is powered by Passive PoE technology (19V, 1.26A). Electricity travels over the same network cable as data. The PoE adapter plugs into the break in the Ethernet cable, which allows you to install the router outdoors (on a wall, bracket or remote mast) and not worry about the presence of an electrical outlet nearby.

HUAWEI 5G CPE WIN H312-371

The Huawei router is equipped with a WiFi service module (2.4 GHz) and can be configured using a regular smartphone or tablet. The manufacturer emphasizes that the WiFi network of the router is primarily intended for device configuration, and not for general access to the mobile Internet. Parameters can be changed via the web interface or the Huawei proprietary application.

Huawei 5G CPE Win comes with a flat coil Ethernet cable, PoE power injector, mast / bracket mount and instructions.

Huawei 5G CPE Win is an innovative solution that allows you to prepare for the arrival of 5G mobile networks today. The design of the router with built-in antennas in the outdoor case allows to significantly improve the quality of signal transmission and to operate the system not only in the city, but also outside large settlements. With many technical innovations and high-speed technologies, we can recommend Huawei H312-371 to users with high demands on home communication equipment.

 

Huawei 5G CPE Win Specifications
Frequency ranges LTE FDD: Band 1/3/5/7/8/18/19/20/28/32 (2100/1800/850/2600/900/850/850/800/700/1500 MHz)
LTE TDD: Band 34 / 38/39/40/41/42/43 (2000/2600/1900/2300/2500/3500/3700 ​​MHz)
5G TDD: Band n41 / n77 / n78 / n79 (2500/3700/3500/4700 MHz)
Supported 5G Modes SA / NSA
Maximum speed of mobile connection LTE: receive up to 1.6 Gbps (LTE Cat. 19), transmit up to 150 Mbps (LTE Cat. 13)
5G: receive up to 1.65 Gbps, transmit up to 250 Mbps
SIM format Nano-SIM
Antennas omnidirectional 4×4 MIMO antennas with up to 5.5 dBi gain
WiFi frequency range (service network) 2.4 GHz
WiFi standards (service network) 802.11b / g / n
WiFi security (service network) WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA / WPA2-PSK, WPS
Chipset Balong 5000
Connectors 1 x LAN
1 x Nano-SIM
Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps
Nutrition Passive PoE 19V, 1.26A
Maximum power consumption 24 watts
Hull protection IP65
Operating temperature from -40 ° С to + 55 ° С
Storage temperature from -40 ° С to + 70 ° С
Permissible humidity 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
The size 185 x 113 x 45 mm
The weight 567 g
Equipment outdoor router, PoE injector, Ethernet cable, mounting kit, manual

 

 

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi Router (E6878-870) Review

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi (E6878-870) is one of the first 5G portable routers on the market to support the innovative 5G mobile internet standard.

 

Support European and Asian 5G networks

In addition to the n78 and n79 networks, the Huawei E6878 model supports the n41 and n77 5G bands, as well as all popular 4G Internet standards. At the same time, it is possible to work both in full-fledged 5G networks (SA mode) and in the NSA transition mode, which operators will use in the first stages of creating 5G networks.

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi E6878-870

 

Download speed up to 1.65 Gbps

To ensure maximum performance when working with large amounts of data, Huawei has used its own powerful Balong 5000 chipset.

The maximum data download speed in 5G networks is 1.65 Gbps. Such high values, unattainable for cellular networks of previous generations, are now possible due to the use of wide bandwidth in new bands, as well as the use of assistive technologies. When working in 4G networks, the maximum download speed of information will be 300 Mbps.

 

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi E6878-870

The built-in WiFi module allows you to create a local wireless network at 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies. The high-speed 802.11ac standard enables data transfer rates of up to 867 Mbps between connected devices. The Huawei 5G pocket WiFi router supports up to 20 simultaneous connections.

 

Manage and configure Huawei E6878

On the body of the device there is a monochrome LCD screen (1.45 ″), with the help of which you can get basic information about the operation of the device (battery charge, signal level, number of connected devices, etc.). Access to deep user settings, allowing you to administer the WiFi network and configure the parameters of the mobile connection, is carried out through the proprietary mobile application or the web interface of the router.

 

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi E6878-870

The USB Type-C port is for charging the battery and connecting the router to a computer. The Nano-SIM slot for installing an operator card is located behind a protective shutter. The 5G WiFi router has no restrictions on the operator used and can be used with SIM cards from any service provider.

 

Built-in 4000mAh battery

The Huawei E6878-870 router is equipped with a built-in 4000 mAh battery, which allows the device to work in a completely autonomous mode and provide Internet access for many subscriber devices connected via WiFi. According to the manufacturer, the battery capacity is sufficient for 20 days in standby mode. It also supports 18W fast charging (Quick Charge).

 

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi E6878-870

Huawei E6878-870 is a device at the cutting edge of modernity and high technology. The design of the router is attractive and detailed. The 5G router from Huawei is compact and lightweight and lightweight, easy to take with you on your business trip or vacation. The acquisition of the E6878-870 is an investment in the future, since it is in the development of 5G networks that operators will invest the main efforts.

 

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi E6878-870

 

Huawei 5G Mobile WiFi (E6878-870) Specifications
Frequency ranges LTE FDD: Band 1/3/5/7/8/20/28/32 (2100/1800/850/2600/900/800/700/1500 MHz)
LTE TDD: Band 34/38/39/40/41 / 42
(2000/2600/1900/2300/3500 MHz)
5G TDD: Band n41 / n77 / n78 / n79 (2500/3700/3500/4700 MHz)
Supported 5G Modes SA / NSA
Maximum speed of mobile connection LTE: Receive up to 300 Mbps, transmit up to 75 Mbps
5G: Receive up to 1.65 Gbps, transmit up to 250 Mbps
SIM format Nano-SIM
WiFi frequency bands 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
WiFi standards 802.11a / b / g / n / ac
WiFi Max Speed up to 300 Mbps in the 2.4 GHz frequency range
up to 867 Mbps in the 5 GHz frequency range
Maximum number of WiFi client devices 20
Chipset Balong 5000
Connectors 1 x USB Type-C
1 x Nano-SIM
LCD screen 1.45 inch monochrome
Battery 4000 mAh, non-removable
Battery standby time up to 20 days
Nutrition fast charging 18W (Quick Charge)
Operating temperature from 0 ° С to + 35 ° С
Storage temperature from -20 ° С to + 60 ° С
Permissible humidity 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
The size 148 x 72 x 12 mm
The weight 172 g
Equipment router, power adapter, USB – USB Type-C cable, manual