Huawei HiLink Carfì E8377

This mobile LTE hotspot Huawei CarFi E8377 is for your car, it’s designed for the network solution in a car. It is simply plugged into the cigarette lighter and provides the mobile devices of the occupant via LTE with fast internet. All the key data and performance values here.



Features and specifications of Huawei Carfì E8377
Manufacturer and model number Huawei E8377 HiLink Carfì
Chipset: not known
LTE Category: CAT4
Download rate Up to 150 Mbit/s
Upload rate Up to 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands: 800 MHz/1800 MHz/2600 MHz
Backward compatible with: DC-HSPA+/UMTS/GSM
Support of LTE-Advanced: no
MIMO Support: no
External antenna connector: yes, 1x TS-9 (Buy Huawei E8377 Antenna)
Network | LAN & WLAN
LAN Ports: no
WLAN Standards: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
5 GHz WLAN support: no
Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2
Wireless Internet Hotspot function: Yes, for up to 10 devices
Battery pack: none
Dimensions: 59 x 49 x 88 mm at about 150 grams
USB: Standard USB port
Memory card expansion: no
Release: February 2015
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Technical Features


The Huawei HiLink Carfì is almost 9 centimeters long and a weight of just 150 grams. The manufacturer’s specification of just under 50 grams proved to be false after our test. It is plugged into the cigarette lighter and play for the vehicle and does not require any special installation. Operation is via a browser interface or via the “Mobile WiFi” app from Huawei, which is available both for Apple’s iOS as well as Android smartphones. It’s possible that the data consumption can be monitored via the stick, as well as sending and receiving text messages.




With LTE Cat4 Technology


The Huawei HiLink Carfì E8377 is compatible with LTE category 4 and provides a data connection  with inserted micro-SIM card, matching tariff and of course LTE availability during the journey. Up to 150 Mbit/s downstream and 50 Mbit/s upload could be achieved. Besides the usual frequency bands at 800, 1,800 and 2,600 MHz in Europe, the 900 MHz and 2100Mhz are also supported for trips abroad. Where no LTE network is available, the CarFi E8377 reverts to UMTS including DC-HSPA+ with download speeds of up to 42 Mbit/s.


Wi-Fi for up to 10 devices


Subsequently, the mobile hotspot for up to 10 connected mobile devices in the car can be supplied with supported Wi-Fi  802.11 b/g/n. The data connection is possible via WEP, WPA or WPA2 encryption. In addition, an external antenna can be connected to improve reception on HiLink Carfì. An integrated protective function is to regulate the operating temperature of the sticks and so prevent it overheats.


Useful charging function via USB


the HiLink Carfì is equipped with a standard USB port; smartphones or tablets can also be recharged while driving through the Huawei CarFi.  A USB cable is not provided with the CarFi. The stick itself is powered by the cigarette lighter with 12 volts, according to Huawei  and it consumes less than 20 watts of power, and it is not intended as the car battery take excessively. In addition, it switches off automatically after two hours of inactivity. The HiLink Carfì also has its own built-in battery with 1,900 mAh capacity, can therefore also perform his duties outside the car.





Huawei E8377 Hilink CarFi can connect into the LTE network during driving and provides the occupants “Free WiFi” for their smartphones and tablets, sounds practical. To continuously ensure the maximum surfing speed, the LTE network still needs to be better developed well. After all, as well as UMTS is supported, the Huawei HiLink Carfì is easily supplied via the cigarette lighter power, can charge other mobile devices via its USB port and even has its own battery, are further plus points.


The Huawei HiLink Carfì is in the color black and commercially available on If you like it, welcome to check.