The Chinese network specialist TP-Link was present at CeBIT 2017 and presented its new, mobile LTE router M7650. Purely optical, the model looks similar to the little brother TP-Link M7310, but inside is much more powerful hardware. With LTE Cat11 technology, the new TP-Link M7650 can handle a bandwidth of up to 600 Mbit/s in the download. Another highlight is that the M7650 provide networking with up to 32 devices via the WLAN network.
|Features and characteristics of TP-link M7650|
|Manufacturer and type:||TP Link M7650|
|LTE category:||Cat. 11|
|Download rate up to:||600 Mbit/s|
|Upload rate up to:||50 Mbps|
|Supported LTE bands:||B1,3,7,8,20 (800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz)|
|Downwards compatible with:||HSPA+ (42.2 Mbit/s), UMTS, Edge, GPRS, GSM|
|Support for LTE-Advanced:||Yes|
|Connection for external antenna:||No|
|Network | LAN & WLAN|
|WLAN Standards:||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|5 GHz WLAN Support:||Yes|
|Encryption:||WEP / WPA / WPA2|
|WLAN Hotspot Function:||Yes|
|Battery pack:||3.000 mAh|
|Dimension:||112.5 x 66.5 x 16mm|
|Memory Card Expansion:||Yes|
TP-Link M7650 – Powerful Mobile Hotspot
The new portable 4G router looks smart. In order to meet the ever-increasing maximum bandwidths in the LTE networks, a modem has been installed, which the Internet speed could achieve at up to 600 Mbps ( Cat. 11 ) via LTE accesses. The upload is, however, with a maximum of 50 Mbit/s. At the moment (at the end of March 2017) the manufacturer didn’t release detail specifications of this new model. Therefore, we cannot known all the technical specifications, such as the dimension and weight. However, TP-Link confirmed, among other things.
The first thing, the M7650 could reach download speed up 600 Mbit/s. The WiFi module of the M7650 makes a good job here, as up to 867 Mbit/s are implemented via a 5 gigahertz frequency. Devices that do not support WLAN at 5 GHz can get network with 2.4 GHz. With this spectrum, up to 300 Mbit/s can still be implemented in the download. This mobile LTE router should not be blamed for the battery life. According to the manufacturer, with 3,000 mAh rechargeable battery, a maximum of 15 hours of continuous operation is possible. A mobile device can not only be connected with the M7650 via hotspot, but also configure the router.
The Chinese corporation TP-link does not show a new design for M7650 so that it can be special out of the mobile gadgets; it just follows the appearance of the M7310. There is a color mixture of silver and black and an informative TFT display. All information relevant to the operation is displayed on the latter, including the LTE signal strength, the battery status, the current speed or the network operator identification, everything is clear. The display measures 1.44 inches in the diagonal, it can be operated via physical buttons. It’s a pity that TP-Link M7650 does not have a touch screen while the similar model Netgear Aircard 810s already provides touch screen for users. What’s more, the integrated memory card slot accommodates microSD cards with a size of up to 32 GB.
Here now, the TP-link M7650 is not yet available on the market. There is another model Netgear Aircard 810s which has similar specifications and it’s already available on the market. If you prefer TP-link M7650, 4G Mobile Broadband Mall (www.4gltemall.com) accept pre-order of this future-proof 4G mobile hotspot. Once we get this TP-link M7650, we would take test and show our report soon.