This first-generation 5G mobile hotspot provides support for Verizon's nascent 5G millimeter-wave network, as well as robust support for Verizon's existing 4G LTE network. In September 2020, Inseego released the M2100 which includes Sub6 support as well for their nationwide 5G network.
- Model Number: Inseego 5G MiFi M1000
- # of Connected Devices: Unknown, Supports USB Tethering and Ethernet
- Control Panel and Default Password:
- USB Tethering Support: Unknown, but likely
- WiFiRanger Tethering: Not tested
- Pepwave Tethering: Not tested
- Networks supported:
- 5G NR Bands: mmW n261/n260
- 4G LTE Bands: B2/B4/B5/B13/B48/B66
- UMTS Bands: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: Yes, including LAA
- MIMO Support: 4X4 internal (LTE)
- LTE Performance Category: Category 20 (Max Theoretical Speed: 2000Mbps Down / 300Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports: None
- Other Ports: USB-C, Ethernet
- Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n/a/ac - Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
- Claimed Battery Life: 24 hours hotspot usage, multiple days standby
- Can Be Powered Without a Battery: Unknown (Unlikely)
- Battery Part #: Unknown
- Dimensions: 4.85" x 3.48" x 1.5" / 5.7 oz
- SIM Card Type: 4FF / Nano SIM
- Retail Price: $649.99/ $499.99 with a 2-year contract
Review & Testing Status
We consider this a very limited device with support only for mmWave Ultrawideband 5G, and not worth acquiring considering we (and nomads in general) are seldom in places where this sort of coverage exists.
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