Review: Ellipsis Jetpack MHS900L for Verizon by Franklin Wireless (Mobile WiFi Hotspot)

The Ellipsis Jetpack MHS900L is an update on the Ellipsis Jetpack MHS800L and is in Verizon's lineup as the carrier's most basic mobile hotspot. It is often available with their prepaid plans.

If you're considering a Verizon hotspot purchase, it's probably better to go with the Inseego 8800L or Novatel 7730L - both of which will give you more capability and much more 'future-proofing'.



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Specifications

  • Battery Life: 10 hours
  • # of Connected Devices: 8 Wi-Fi
  • Dashboard Address: http://my.jetpack or http://192.168.1.1.
  • Networks supported: Verizon LTE Bands: 4, 13
    4G/3G/2G: No fallback - LTE only!
  • LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: No
  • LTE Performance Category: Category 3
    (Max Theoretical Speed: 100Mbps Down / 50Mbps Up)
  • Cellular Antenna Ports: None
  • Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 802.11 b/g/n - 2.4GHz only
  • Dimensions: 2.34'' x 3.46'' x 0.57'' (2.79oz)
  • SIM Card Type: Nano
  • Retail Price:  $149

Testing Status: We purchased a unit at Best Buy as a prepaid unit for $49.99 for testing against the more capable devices. Our members have access to our impressions below.

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Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack MHS900L Ratings
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Quick Take

A very basic Verizon mobile hotspot that lacks in key features.

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