Huawei E3276 4G LTE Category 4 TDD FDD USB Surfstick

The Chinese manufacturer Huawei bring E3276 as a first internet surf stick on the market that supports the LTE category 4. With the support of modern LTE category 4, theoretically better performance can be achieved. Let’s have a look which functions the device could support and whether the purchase is worth.

LTE features and technical characteristics of HUAWEI E3276

Manufacturer and type designation

Huawei E3276

Download to rate

150 Mbit / s

Upload to rate

50 Mbit / s

supported LTE bands

LTE800; LTE900; LTE1800; LTE2100; LTE 2600

backward compatible with:

DC-HSPA +, UMTS, GSM frequencies (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz)

MIMO Support:

MIMO 2×2

Connector for external antenna

yes, 2 antenna sockets type CRC-9 available

LTE category:

LTE modem, the Category 4 (3GPP Release 9)


HiSilicon Hi6920


Dimensions (LxWxH)

92 mm x 32 mm x 14 mm, 30 grams

USB standard

USB 2.0

Memory card expansion

Yes, MicroSD up to 32 GB

Compatible Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS (10.4)

Data Overview

unfortunately not yet available online

Manual PDF

unfortunately not yet available online




Features at a glance


In addition to extremely fast speeds, the Huawei E3276 offers almost everything that a surf stick can be: For worldwide use, all five LTE frequencies are supported; you can also surf on three UMTS and quad-band GSM frequencies on the Internet. If you want to improve reception, higher signal can be achieved through an external antenna (TS-9). The huawei E3276 has specially integrated two sockets of type TS-9 connector.

The HUAWEI E3276 dominated at all the new LTE Surfstick of category 4. All previous devices have always been designed to meet the Category 3rd Concretely. Category 4 means that the LTE network even up to 150 megabits download are theoretically possible (instead of 100 Mbps), the upload up to 50 Mbit/s.  The next category would be the 5th Hardware of this class, up to 300 Mbps download rate would support. Incidentally, even in the UMTS network, the Huawei E3276 offers almost LTE speed – up to 84.4 Mbit/s are possible in accordance with developed networks. Technically, the Huawei stick is therefore the most modern and fast stick, which you can currently available on .



Despite the current relatively high price may be a big concern, the Huawei E3276 is fully recommend. Huawei E3276 incorporates better technology than any other surf stick and thus the model is extremely future-proof. What’s more, it consumes less heat other LTE sticks with technology improvement for the E3276. As an alternative, we offer the Huawei E398  which is the direct predecessor to the E3276. Or the HUAWEI E392 , also made by Huawei.