Review: Smart Mini Routers by GL Innovations (Mobile Router)


GL Innovations makes a line of super tiny mobile routers, at a very affordable price point. They come in four different configurations, all priced at a very low price and offering a lot of features.

Specifications - Smart Mini Routers

  • Wi-Fi Router: Yes
    • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
    • 5GHz Wi-Fi: N/A
    • Wi-Fi Antenna: Integrated
    • Wi-Fi as WAN: Yes
    • Guest Wi-Fi Network: ?
  • Cellular Tethering via USB: 1x USB Port, Smartphone tethering supported
  • Integrated Cellular Modem: No
  • Ethernet Ports: 2x 100Mbps Fast Ethernet  (WAN / LAN Configurable)
  • Special Features: Open VPN, SD Card
  • Power Source: 12v or 110v AC
  • Dimensions: 4.6" x 4.6" x 1.25"
  • Outdoor Rated: N
  • Retail Price:  $22-35

Testing Status: We purchased a unit in for evaluation.


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Quick Take

Super small routers.

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