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.




HUAWEI E3276s-151 4G LTE Cat4 USB Stick Specifications

As the first LTE Cat4 USB Modem in the world, HUAWEI E3276 attracts the eyes of the world when it’s first released by HUAWEI, the top telecom equipment supplier from China. The typical feature of the LTE Cat4 is that the LTE devices could support maximum download speed to 150Mbit/s, which increase the 50% speed than the current LTE speed. This speed is even 10 times faster than 3G.



Under this speed, users could surf and link to internet in awful experience. What’s the more, HUAWEI E3276 supports 3G and 2G simultaneously, with 3G and 2G backward, the modem could auto switch to the lower network. The UMTS network can achieve up to 84 Mbps download speed due to DC-HSPA+ technology.



Just like HUAWEI E398 and E392, HUAWEI E3276 also has many variants models, such as HUAWEI E3276s-150, HUAWEI E3276s-151, HUAWEI E3276s-152, HUAWEI E3276s-210, HUAWEI E3276s-500, HUAWEI E3276s-601 and HUAWEI E3276s-920 etc…They support different frequency bands to meet the requirement of various operators in many countries or areas. HUAWEI E3276s-151 should be the most popular model, because it supports the popular 4G LTE Spectrums all over the world: 800/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz. And it has been presented to the public by the provider Megafon (Model Number: M150-1) and Vodafone( Modem Nuber: Connect Pen K5007)

Below are the details specifications for HUAWEI E3276s-151:


* 4G LTE FDD 2600,2100,1800,900,800 MHZ
* supports LTE Downlink 150 Mbps
* 3G HSPA + / HSPA / UMTS 2100, 1900 AWS, 900 MHz
* 2G GSM, GPRS, Edge 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
* Built-in antenna
* Uplink 50 Mbit/second (4G)
* Downlink 150 Mbit/second (4G)
* Output for external antenna – 1st For signal reception and 1st for increased bandwidth
* Slot for micro SD cards up to 32GB size (optional)
* Slot for SIM card
* Supports Windows 7 Sp1, SP2, XP SP2, SP3, VISTA SP1, SP2, and MAC OS X 10.5,10,6
* Quick start guide included

* Compatible with all PCs, both desktop and laptop



Here now, we can’t get the full information about other variants models of HUAWEI E3276 LTE Cat4 USB modem. But we will keep updated about them.