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.


Huawei CarFi Hilink E8377 4G Hotspot for Car

Penetration of WiFi in vehicle infotainment system is set to become an important trend. To address this trend and tap the large potentials and opportunities, the company Huawei has cooperated with France network provider Orange to provide a wireless solution for vehicle passengers to connect 4G networks when moving. The device is named Huawei CarFi E8377 and is designed to cover up to 10 users.

The Huawei CarFi E8377 device, in compact size, gets 12 volt power from vehicle, which is designed specifically for use in these environments, either for personal use or for family members to provide connectivity while traveling, or for fleets of taxis and passenger vehicles.


Huawei emphasize that the essence of CARFI is the simplicity of use, because once connected to power in the vehicle, user just need press the single button for ignition and commissioning. The CarFi E8377 has a card slot to insert the SIM card from operator.


User can download the appropriate application for iOS and Android to manage the device, so you can modify the parameters of the wireless network name SSID and security key. Those who do not want to be complicate have these screen printed data on-device so that they can implement it without having to install any application. However, the application allows user to know the devices are connected, consumption data and other set of interesting parameters. The Huawei CARFI ensures LTE Category 4 connectivity with speeds up to 150 Mbps in the best conditions.


Huawei CarFi will automatically turn off when no WiFi-compatible device is identified, and can still be used to charge other electronic devices even when turned off as long as car is in use. Huawei CarFi does not contain a battery which provides protection against overheating in hot climates, and has a built-in self-regulating temperature protection function that automatically lowers the temperature of the device when necessary.

Michael Faure, director of residential mobile marketing for Orange Spain stated that it is an interesting product because more than 90 percent of tablets sold are sold with Wifi connectivity mode without 4G options. So Huawei CarFi would provide reliable wireless support for these tablets. And for more vehicles, the wireless network may be a perfect solution for the passengers, Huawei E8377 carFi is slim and easily meet the network requirement.


And the USB port in the Huawei E8377 would provide the channel to charge other electronics such as smartphone, tablets. With an elegant and refined look, Huawei CarFi features detailed craftsmanship incorporating superior-grade wood and carbon fiber materials for increased durability during everyday use. It comes in three color variations, fashion elite black and warm family wood, and dynamic speed red, to complement the interior of most vehicles. It’s a perfect solution for vehicle!