TP-Link unveils battery-powered 3G mobile Wi-Fi device

Shane McGlaun - Jan 11, 2013, 4:13am CST
TP-Link unveils battery-powered 3G mobile Wi-Fi device

If you’re always on the go, finding hotspot to be able to access your e-mail and other networks can be difficult in some areas. A company called TP-Link has announced a new product that will make it easy to stay connected on the go called the M5350. The device is a battery powered 3G mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.

The device is designed to provide high-speed wireless Internet access using 802.11n technology. The mobile hotspot has a high capacity internal 2000 mAh battery to power its internal 3G modem. The device promises operate for 7 to 10 hours per charge.

The device can also be powered by a micro USB cable connected to a laptop, portable charger, or an included power adapter to extend runtime and recharge the device. The portable hotspot has a SIM card slot supporting HSPA+ 3G broadband connectivity with download speeds of up to 21 Mbps. The portable modem also supports upload speeds of up to 5.7 Mbps.

Other features include an internal microSD card slot supporting cards up to 32 GB allowing the hotspot to function as a portable hard drive. That storage space can be shared with any device is connected to the portable modem. Little device also supports multiple security formats including WEP, WPA, and several others. Pricing and availability are unknown at this time.

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