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.
The Netgear Zing was previously Sprint's flagship hotspot, but it is now no longer available directly from Sprint and is seemingly being phased out.
But many prepaid carriers are still offering the Zing - and thanks to its solid pedigree and external antenna ports it is still a worthwhile option.
- Battery Life: 8.5 - 10 hrs usage / 10 days standby
- # of Connected Devices: 10 Wi-Fi / Supports USB Tethering
- Networks supported:
LTE Bands: 25, 26, 41 (aka "Sprint Spark")
3G: Sprint CDMA Fallback
4G/3G: HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100MHz - Global roaming supported.
2G: GSM/EDGE Quad Band - Global Roaming
- LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: No
- LTE Performance Category: Category 4
(Max Theoretical Speed: 150Mbps Down / 50Mbps Up)
- Cellular Antenna Ports: 2x MIMO - TS9 Ports
- Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n - 2.4GHz
- Dimensions: 2.7" x 4.3" x 0.6"" / 3.95 oz
- SIM Card Type: 3FF / Micro SIM
- Retail Price: $192
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