Huawei launched new mobile broadband datacard devices with built in Wi-Fi in the following three categories Laptopi-Fi (E303FH, E3531, E303U, E3121), Power-Fi (E8221, E8231, E8131) and Mibi-Fi (E5220) for price starts from Rs. 1200. Here is we got Huawei Power-Fi E8221 datacard to offer hands on review.
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Huawei Power-Fi E8221 features
High speed internet connectivity – GPRS/EDGE/ HSPA (14.4Mbps – HSDPA, 5.76Mbps HSUPA)
Wi-Fi hotspot upto 10 devices – Just give power source to Huawei Power-Fi E8221 and connect internet upto 10 devices in wireless (laptop, Android (Huawei mobile Wi-Fi app), Windows OS, Apple iOS smartphones)
Works with main power source- The main feature is that no need to connect Huawei Power-Fi E8221 to laptop or PC to use as Wi-Fi hotspot, just connect with power sources like USB power adaptor (travel charger), car charger and connect Wi-Fi internet.The below images the datacard connected with Xolo mobile travel charger to power up Wi-Fi connectivity.
Plug and play with compatible with Windows 8 OS
No need to install Huawei mobile partner dashboard and it will be shown in browser via http://192.168.8.1 in address bar.
Easy to change WLAN (Wi-Fi hotspot) password in settings page and Mobile network mode (2G or 3G only)
supports Android tablets devices which has 3G Dongle active features