The 8000 is almost identical to the Verizon flagship mobile hotspot, the Jetpack 8800L. The two primary differences are supported LTE bands and branding.
- Model Number: Inseego MiFi 8000
- # of Connected Devices: 15 Wi-Fi / Supports USB Tethering
- Control Panel and Default Password:
- USB Tethering Support:
- WiFiRanger Tethering: Not tested, but works great in the Verizon version
- Pepwave Tethering: Note tested, but works great in the Verizon version (except for Surf On-The-Go)
- Networks supported:
- Sprint LTE Bands: 25, 26, 41
- Other LTE Bands: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66
- Future LTE Bands (with a software update): 1, 8, 18, 19, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 42
- LAA Bands: 46, 48 (CBRS)
- FirstNet: Band 14 (requires a FirstNet Plan to utilize)
- 4G/3G: HSPA+ 850/1900/2100MHz - Global roaming supported.
- 2G: GSM EDGE - Quad-band global roaming.
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: Yes, including LAA
- MIMO Support: 4X4 internal, and 2X2 external
- LTE Performance Category: Category 18 (Max Theoretical Speed: 1200Mbps Down / 150Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports:
- 2x TS9 'Test Ports' (not official antenna ports), overwrites internal 4x4 MIMO antennas
- Right port is the primary port, for uploads.
- Other Ports: USB-C
- Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n/a/ac - Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
- Dimensions: 4.5" x 2.8" x 0.75" / 5.71 oz
- SIM Card Type: 4FF / Nano SIM
- Retail Price: $240 / $2.50/month with 24 month installment contract
Review & Testing Status
Inseego has sent us a review unit locked to Sprint's network.
We have, however, extensively reviewed the Verizon version which is almost identical - the Jetpack 8800L. Please see our Verizon 8800L review for the full details.
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