Huawei E353 3G dongle has been recently launched in various countries, including, India with BSNL, UK with 3, Australia with Telstra, and various other networks. E353 HSPA+ USB Stick is a high-speed packet access plus (HSPA+) universal serial bus (USB) modem, which can also be unlocked using unlock code. The E353 broadband dongle can download any files upto 21.6 Mbps, whereas its upload speed is 5.76 Mbps, which is equal to Alcatel Onetouch X600 and Vodafone K4203 Hilink 3G broadband.

BSNL E353 Huawei modem
BSNL E353 Huawei modem

Network bands: 2100/1900/1800/900/850MHz
Maximum download speed: 21 Mbps
Antenna: External antenna interface
External interfaces: USB 2.0 High Speed, SIM/USIM card: standard 6-pin SIM card interface, Micro SD Card Slot
Additional Services available: Write, send and receive SMS
Dimensions : 89mm x 27mm x 12mm
Weight : 30g


The key features of Huawei E353 HSPA+ 3G Modem:


  1. HSPA+/UMTS 2100/1900/900/850MHz, GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  2. Equalizer and receive diversity(TYPE 3)
  3. HSDPA data service of up to 21.6 Mbps
  4. HSUPA data service of up to 5.76
  5. UMTS PS domain data service of up to 384 kbps
  6. EDGE packet data service of up to 236.8 kbps
  7. GPRS packet data service of up to 85.6 kbps
  8. SMS based on PS domain of GSM and WCDMA
  9. Automatic installation
  10. Personal Computer/Smart Card (PC/SC) Driver
  11. NDIS Driver
  12. USB Stick,easy to connect
  13. Dual internal antenna
  14. Standard USB interface(Type A)
  15. External antenna interface
  16. Micro Secure Digital Memory (Micro SD) Card
  17. Windows 2000/ Windows XP/ Windows Vista/, Windows 7/ MAC Linux operating system (OS)


The main specifications of Huawei E353 HSPA+ 3G Dongle:


1. Dimensions :

Height: 89mm
Width: 27mm
Depth: 12mm

2. Weight : <30g

3. Model : E353

4. Form : USB Stick

5. Communication System : UMTS / HSUPA / GSM / GPRS / EDGE

6. Speed : Download speed HSDPA 21.6Mbps / Upload speed HSUPA 5.76Mbps

7. microSD card slot : Yes

8. External Antenna Interface : Yes

9. Receive Diversity : Yes

10. Supported Operating Systems : Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1/SP2, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 with latest upgrades


You can get various sub-models of Huawei E353 HSPA+ 3G Modem, Normal as well as Hilink mode:


  • Huawei E353Ws-2
  • Huawei E353Ws-1
  • Huawei E353u-2
  • Huawei E353Ws-3
  • Huawei E353s-6
  • Huawei E353s-81
  • Huawei E353s-1
  • Huawei E353u-1
  • Huawei E353s-2


The firmware update is also available for Huawei E353 dongle, which might be useful in repair as well as in unlocking also. If you have only once device, then you can ask for free unlock code at E303 unlock section. E353 dongle latest price is only 20$, which you can purchase from any online store.


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