This device has been discontinued or we consider it obsolete. While current owners of this device may continue to find performance to be adequate for the foreseeable tech-future, we do not recommend upgrading to or purchasing this device.
ZTE in the News:
ZTE is a Chinese company that produces a variety of electronics, including consumer cellular devices as well as network equipment which can potentially be used by cellular carriers and other internet service providers.
Beginning in 2018, the US government restricted the sale and support of ZTE products in the US due to security concerns and at one point, it seemed like ZTE could be forced out of business.
Currently, however, ZTE is still able to directly sell and support consumer devices in the US, but US telecommunications companies cannot use federal telecom subsidies for ZTE gear or services because the US government considers ZTE to be a security threat.
While unlikely at this point, ZTE could be subject to further US government actions that could further affect the availability of and support for ZTE consumer devices.
Members, our further analysis and detailed updates are in the Special Announcements forum:
Sprint's all-in-one gadget is part projector and part mobile hotspot.
- Battery Life: 10hrs (hotspot mode) / 2.5 hrs (projector mode)
- # of Connected Devices: 8 Wi-Fi / Supports USB Tethering
- Networks supported:
LTE Bands: 25, 26, 41 (aka "Sprint Spark")
3G: Sprint CDMA - No global roaming.
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: No
- LTE Performance Category: Category 4
(Max Theoretical Speed: 150Mbps Down / 50Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports: None
- Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n - 2.4GHz
- Dimensions: 4.7" x 4.7" x 1.1" / 14.1 oz
- SIM Card Type: 3FF / Micro SIM
- Retail Price: $449
Review & Testing Status
We do not intend to obtain a review unit of this model. For optimizing for mobile internet, we generally recommend sticking to products dedicated to the task. This is rated elsewhere as a mediocre projector and hotspot however.
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