Gadget Review

In Gadget Review section, I will discuss about various new released Huawei, Acer, HCL, HP, ZTE, Asus brand – modems, routers, gateways, dongles, wingles, tablets, smartphones etc features & specifications

Huawei E5673 – Features, Specs, Prices, Reviews, Unlocking

Huawei has launched a new LTE mobile WiFi router, dubbed as E5673. It is currently available in France and in Indonesia by Smartfren operator. It works well with Windows, MAC, Android, and iOS.

The Huawei E5673 supports 2G (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G (900/850/2100 MHz)
LTE CAT 4 bands. It can provide maximum download speed up to 150 Mbps and upload speed limit is 50 Mbps.

The E5673 packs a 1500 mAH Li-ion battery that is rated for 6 hours usage or 300 hours standby. It supports 2.4GHz WiFi and range is up to 10 Meters. It can be purchased in Black and White color.

This Huawei E5673 can be connected up to 16 wireless devices at a time. It has 3 LED Indicators to show the message, battery and network strength. It also features Wifi Extender.

Unlocking of E5673 is tested which was locked to a carrier of France and was successful. Its sub-model E5673s-609 is also available in India which comes pre-unlocked. Unlocked one can be purchased for just 120USD.

Also Read: How to Unlock Huawei E5673 Mobile WiFi Router?

Uros Goodspeed ZTE MF900 : Features, Specs, Reviews, Prices

Uros Goodspeed and ZTE has launched a new mobile WiFi router, dubbed as MF900. It is different from normal hotspot routers as it can accommodate and switch automatically between 10 SIM cards. It has 10SIM card slots and can connect up to 14 wireless devices simultaneously to connect to the internet. The battery capacity of MF900 is 3200mAh that can provide the internet up to 12 hours.

The ZTE MF900 is a 4G LTE mobile hotspot router that is build of Qualcomm Gobi MDM9225 chipset. It features LTE bands FDD: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8; TDD: B41, UMTS bands: 2100/1900/900/850 MHz, and EDGE quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.

Its LTE-FDD speed is 150/50Mbps (DL/UL), LTE-TDD speed is DL/UL 117/9Mbps and DC-HSPA+ speed is DL/UL 42/5.76Mbps. It has AR6004 WiFi chipset and supports WiFi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4/5.8GHz, WiFi MIMO.

The device measures 123 x 62 x 13.9mm and weight is around 125g. It can be operated on Win 8, Win 7, Win XP, Vista, and Mac OS. It can be purchased for around US $500.

How to Unlock Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT?

Factory unlock code of Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT router is also available. Now, unlocking of Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT router is also possible, if the device is asking for NCK after changing the SIM card.

Once the Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT is unlocked, you can use all supported bands SIM cards of any carrier. Unlocking is one-time work, but freedom to choose any network provider SIM card.

The 305ZT is ZTE make 4G router and available on contract from Ymobile Japan. It could work on TD-LTE/FDD-LTE/WCDMA networks. It’s peak download speed on TD-LTE network is 165Mbps.

Cat.4 LTE Pocket WiFi router ZTE 305ZT is made of Qualcomm Gobi MDM chipset. It features 4G FDD-LTE 2100MHz(B1) / 1800MHz (B3) /900MHz (B8), 4G TD-LTE 2500MHz (B41) and WCDMA 2100/900MHz operating frequency bands.

This device can provide TDD download speed up to 165Mbps and upload speed to 10Mbps, while FDD download speed is 112Mbps and upload speed is 37.5Mbps. It has WiFI IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz Dual-Band) technology and can connect simultaneously up to 14 wireless devices.

Ymobile 305ZTE packs a built-in Li-battery battery of 2700mAh. It can be operated on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. It measures 117×13.9×62mm and weight is 150g.

Some details of 305ZT are like: 

Model : ZTE MF975/Pocket WiFi 305ZT/303ZT
IMEI : 8646360********
Firmware : 1.4.6
Compile date / time : Nov 28 2016 23:03:01
Chipset : Qualcomm
NAND Flash : FM6BD4G2GA
SIM Lock status : Locked (Card Lock)

It gives 5 attempts to enter the correct code.

How long we need to wait for an unlock code of ZTE?

The approximate delivery time for a ZTE unlock code is 1 to 24 hrs.

The average response time for a ZTE unlock code is 2 hrs (based on last 100 orders).

How to Unlock Unlock Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT Router?

1. Switch Off the ZTE 305ZT.

2. Change the default SIM card with any another carrier.

3. Connect to PC with USB cable.

4. It will automatically open the default webpage of the 306ZT, if not then open My Computer >> Virtual CD-ROM and install in your PC.

5. Login to the device through web page with admin.

6. It should redirect you to the unlocking page and will ask you for NCK.

7. Enter here correct factory unlock code and click OK.

8. The device may be rebooted to show the network.

9. Now you can start using your Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT router with any carrier SIM card.

Note: If above procedure does not work, then let me know via comments, I will fix it.

Note I: Factory unlock code of Ymobile Pocket WiFi 305ZT router is not free, you need to pay. Correct SIMlock code will be emailed.

How to Unlock ZTE Falcon Z-917 (T-Mobile)?

Unlocking of is now supported by code. Falcon Z-917 is a new hotspot router from ZTE that is sold by T-Mobile network of U.S.A. It is currently available with different offers : 6GB data for $35, 10GB for $50, 18GB for $80, or 22GB for $95.

ZTE Falcon Z917 has a small plastic box that measures 4.1 x 2.4 x 0.6 inches (HWD) and weighs 4.23 ounces.

The Z917 has a removable 2,000mAh battery, a micro SIM card slot, and a micro-USB port that’s used both for charging and connecting to PCs. There’s no external antenna jack.

Inside, the Z-917 has the Qualcomm MDM9225 chipset. It is an LTE Category 4 WiFi router that supports maximum download speed up to 150Mbps and upload limit is 50Mbps. It features LTE bands 2/4/12, it’s designed to only work on T-Mobile’s LTE network, not on AT&T’s or any foreign networks. It supports 802.11n with WPS pairing.

Like all hotspots, the Z-917 has also a Web-based management console that lets you change basic router settings. You can set up MAC filtering, port forwarding, port filtering, and UPnP. It can provide up to 6hrs of battery life in 4G LTE mode.

Since, Z917 comes locked to T-Mobile operator, to able to use with any other SIM card, you need to unlock it.

How long we need to wait for an unlock code of ZTE?

The approximate delivery time for an unlock code of ZTE starts from 1 hr to 24 hrs.

The average response time is 2 hrs (Based on last 100 orders).

How to Unlock ZTE Falcon Z-917 (T-Mobile)?

1. Switch off the ZTE Falcon Z-917 WiFi router.

2. Change the T-Mobile SIM card with any other operator.

3. Connect to PC with USB cable.

4. Browse its default IP address (192.168.0.1).

Note: If the device is not able to browse the default page of the router, open My Computer >> Virtual CD-ROM, and install on PC.

5. Login to the device with admin privilege.

6. On the Home page, click Unlock Device.

7. Enter the unlock code and click OK.

Once code accepted, the device will be unlocked permanently. Create a new profile according to the new SIM card and connect to the internet.

You can also download ZTE Falcon Z-917 drivers.

Note: NCK / SIMlock / Unlock code of ZTE Falcon Z-917 is not free. While paying mention the IMEI in the transaction. Correct code will be emailed.

ZTE MF65: Unlocking, Features, Specs, Reviews

Similar to MF60, ZTE had launched MF65 mobile WiFi router. It is a 3G mobile hotspot that supports HSDPA download up to 21Mbps and upload limit is 5.76Mbps. It can connect up to 10 WiFi users simultaneously, means up to 10 users can connect to the internet at a time. It can be accessed through WebUI. It supports SMS and also there is a microSD card slot that can be upgraded with up to 32GB of a memory card.

The MF65 features HSPA+/HSUPA/HSDPA/UMTS 2100/1900/900 (850)MHz and EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz operating frequency bands. It has an OLED display that indicates the information about the battery, WiFi, network, etc.

The ZTE MF65 supports Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and has a built-in antenna. It also supports AP/STA, Multi-SSID, WPS, and IPv6. The device measures 102 × 50 × 13.7 mm and packs a 1500mAH battery. It can be operated on Win8, Win7, Windows XP, Vista, Linux, and Mac OS.

ZTE MF65 availability by Country and Network

Algeria Mobilis
Austria Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Yesss
Bangladesh GP, Satphone, Teletalk
Dominican Republic Orange
Egypt Mobinil
Fiji Vodafone
Guinea Cellcom
India Nook, Vodafone
Italy Wind
Kenya Orange
Liberia Cellcom
Malaysia Power Cellular, U Mobile, Ingens, Maxis
Morocco Morocco Telecom
Nigeria ET
Philippines MSI, Sun
Portugal TMN
Saudi Arabia Mobily
Singapore Prolink
South Africa Vodacom
Tanzania Vodacom
Thailand AIS, True
Turkey Avea
Uganda Orange, Smart

How long we need to wait for an unlock code of ZTE?

The approximate delivery time for an unlock code of ZTE starts from 1 hr to 24 hrs. The average response time is 2 hrs (Based on last 100 orders).

How to Unlock ZTE MF65 MiFi Router?

1. Change the default SIM card with any other network provider.

2. Connect to PC using USB cable or WiFi.

3. Open My Computer >> Virtual CD-ROM.

4. Install on your PC.

5. Now it will open the default web page of the device (192.168.1.1).

6. Login to the device with admin/password.

7. It should redirect you to the unlocking page.

If not, then search option under Settings for SIMLock / NCK.

8. Enter the unlock code which is provided by routerunlock.com and press Enter from the keyboard.

9. Once the device will accept the code, it will start showing the signal of inserted SIM card.

10. Now create a new profile in the unlocked ZTE MF65 and connect to the internet.

Alcatel Link Zone MW40VD: Features, Specs, Prices, Reviews

Similar to Alcatel Link Zone MW40CJ, the firm has launched MW40VD mobile WiFi router in some of the countries. MW40VD is a new 4G portable router that supports LTE (TDD & FDD) networks. This MiFi router features Cat.4 LTE and can connect up to 15 wireless devices. Its peak download speed is up to 150Mbps and upload speed limit is 50Mbps.

Alcatel Link Zone MW40VD comes with a removable 1800mAh Li-ion battery that can provide the internet for 4-5 hours. It is built of Qualcomm MDM9207 chipset. FDD/TDD/DC-HSPA+/HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS/EDGE/GPRS/GSM bands are supported by this device.

It supports single band WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz) and boasts a Micro-SIM card slot. There is a WPS button and also a microSD card slot (up to 32GB) is available. It has a LED display that shows the WiFi, messages, network strength and battery status.

It has two internal antennas. It features WEP/WPA/WPA2 encryption. It can be configured through WebUI on Windows 7(32 & 64 bit)/8/8.1/10 and Mac OS X 10.6-10.10 (32/64 bit) operating systems. It measures 87.6 x 59.6 x 12.6 mm and weight is 78 gms.

There is no reset button is available in this modem. However, this operation can be performed by pressing WPS+Power button simultaneously. Its current market price is around 250USD.