Huawei E8278 4G LTE WiFi Wingle is listed in the company website of Germany and goes on sell in the country through cyberport with a price €119.90. It is also available in Australia and another countries locked to a particular network, for which unlocking solutions already provided.
E8278 is basically a USB dongle which works like hotspot, but don’t have a battery. It can be powered with any USB power port and it can connect simultaneously up to 10 devices in which WiFi is enabled. It measures 98 mm x 32 mm x 14.2 mm and weight is less than 50 gms, which is easy to carry.
Huawei E8278 supports Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 & 10.8. It features 4G (LTE) 850 / 900 / 2100MHz, 3G UMTS 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz, and 2G (GSM) 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz frequency bands. In its 4G LTE network, device is able to provide download speed up to 150Mbps and upload speed limit is 50Mbps.
The E8278 features Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and has wireless encryption technology 256-bit WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK (TKIP / AES). It has two external antenna ports as well as has standard 6-pin SIM card slot. Along with LED indicator, it has a memory card slot too, that supports up to 32GB of microSD card.
To use the Huawei E8278 there is no software installation is required, since it works through web browser.