Huawei E5372 was supposed to be the best LTE MiFi Router since 2013. Because E5372 MiFi is characterized by the support of almost all currently popular mobile radio standards, and has excellent mobility characteristics, thus Huawei E5372 is ideally suited for travel. We have found the following the most important features of E5372, along with the test report.
Features and characteristics of Huawei E5372
|Manufacturer and model number||Huawei E5372|
|Download rate||Up to 150 MBit/s|
|Upload rate bis||Up to 50 MBit/s|
|Supported LTE Bands:||LTE Band 800, 900, 1800, 2100 and 2600 MHz|
|Backup compatible Standards||HSPA+, HSUPA, UMTS 850, 900 and 2100 MHz;EDGE, GPRS (2G) 850/900/1800/1900MHz|
|MIMO Support:||Yes, 2×2|
|Connector for external antenna||Yes, two TS-9 connector (Buy Huawei E5372 Antenna)|
|Category:||LTE Modem to Category 4 (CAT4)|
|Network | LAN & WLAN|
|LAN Ports||No, only wireless|
|WLAN Standards||WLAN 802.11b/g/n|
|5 GHz WLAN support||Yes|
|USB||1x USB 2.0|
|Integrated battery||about 1750mAh (duration about 5-6 hours)|
|Dimensions (H | B | T) and weight||99 x 62 x 14.4 mm and 130 Gramm|
|Test Report||Huawei E5372 Test Report|
|Review||Huawei E5372 Review (of identical R215)|
|Available at:||On http://www.4gltemall.com|
On Huawei E5372, there is virtually nothing to be desired. It has not only mastered LTE in the popular category 3 but also supports the closest modern variant CAT4. This means that download rates can be reach as far as 100 Mbit/s, even 150 Mbit/s. The E5372 Router can be used virtually with all LTE providers in European countries, as the bands are supported at 800,900, 1800, 2100 and 2600 MHz. It’s a pity that Huawei E5372 can’t be used with 4G networks in United States. But the device offers backward compatibility to all relevant 3G and 2G standards. So the 3G DC-HSDPA+ is supported. Under poor reception conditions, an external antenna can be connected. On the bottom there are two slots for the type TS-9 antenna.
In the Wi-Fi range, up to 10 users can be connected via hotspot on the Huawei E5372. Configuration is done via a menu in the web browser. The installation of special software is therefore not necessary. The integrated battery is characterized by a capacity of 1780 mAh, which should be enough for an operating time of 6 hours according to the manufacturer. If user operates the router using the USB cable to the laptop or PC, the power supply is continuous.
And user can also control the device via app. For Apple devices, a special free version called “Mobile WiFi App” is available. Important information, such as signal strength, connection time and data volume consumed, displayed in a small front panel.