Review: HiBoost Travel 4G LTE Kit by Huaptec (Mobile Cellular Booster)

The HiBoost Travel 4G (front) is absolutely huge compared to the other boosters we've been testing. Left to right across the back: weBoost 4G-X, Smoothtalker X6, and Maximum Signal Max-Amp.

HiBoost USA (a division of Asian manufacturer Huaptec) brought the Travel 4G LTE Booster to market in late 2016.

Though the brand may not be widely recognizable, the HiBoost is more affordable than other similarly specced boosters, and thus popped up on our radar as potentially interesting.

We included the HiBoost in our early 2017 round of hands-on booster testing.

Specifications

  • Gain: 50dB
  • # of Devices Boosted: Many
  • LTE Bands Supported: 12 (17), 13, 5, 4, 2
  • Exterior Antenna:  Magnetic mount with 10' integrated cable, SMA end.
  • Internal Antenna: Patch antenna with 10' integrated cable, SMA end.
  • In Motion Usage: Yes
  • Power Supply: 12v
  • List Price: $349

Review & Testing Status

Huaptec USA sent us an evaluation unit of the Travel 4G LTE booster, which we compared head-to-head against its closet competitors in early 2017- including the weBoost Drive 4G-XMax-Amp Mobile, and Smoothtalker.

Members can access our raw field testing results here:

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Cellular Signal Enhancing Field Testing Results (2017)

Our detailed hands-on review and analysis of the HiBoost is featured in our members-only section below, including a video overview focused on 'Optimizing Your Cellular Signal' showing all of the candidates in the early 2017 testing round in action head-to-head.

Unboxing Video

Here is our unboxing video of the HiBoost just after it arrived, along with a few initial first impressions::

Our deeper analysis and impressions are in our members-only section below.

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Quick Take

The HiBoost Travel 4G is a very basic booster, but it is available at a relatively attractive price.

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