Review: weBoost Drive Sleek & Drive Sleek OTR (Mobile Cellular Booster)

The weBoost Drive Sleek and Drive Sleek OTR kits are simple and easy cradle-style cellular booster kits designed for use with just one device at a time.  They're lower powered and lower cost than other mobile boosters like the Drive 4G-M or 4G-X.

These kits are updated versions of the existing weBoost Drive 4G-S (which was rebranded from the former Drive Sleek 4G by Wilson Electronics). They are re-designed to separate the amplifier from the interior cradle booster. in both kits you put an antenna on the roof of your vehicle.

The difference in the weBoost Drive Sleek kit and the weBoost Drive Sleek OTR kit is in the packaged exterior antenna.

The Drive Sleek is packaged with a small stubby magnetic antenna which requires a ground plane if  you don't have a metal roof (providing a ground plane) which runs (along with12v power) to the amplifier bar, and then another cable to the interior antenna cradle.

weBoost packages the Drive Sleek OTR with a stronger Trucker Antenna, which is typically mounted permanently or semi-permanently to your rig.

Specifications - Drive Sleek

  • Gain: 23dB
  • # of Devices Boosted: One
  • LTE Bands Supported: 12 (17), 13, 5, 4, 2, 25
  • Exterior Antenna: 4" mag mount, with SMB Connectors
  • Internal Antenna: Integrated into the cradle
  • Wire Lengths: 
    • Exterior Antenna to Amplifier: 6'
    • Amplifier to Interior Antenna (both signal & power): 15'
  • Range of Interior Coverage: Cradle Only
  • In Motion Usage: Yes
  • Power Source: 12v Adapter
  • List Price: $199.99

Specifications - Drive Sleek OTR

  • Model: 470235
  • Gain:
  • # of Devices Boosted: One
  • LTE Bands Supported: 12 (17), 13, 5, 4, 2
  • Exterior Antenna: 
  • Internal Antenna: Integrated into the cradle
  • Wire Lengths: 
  • Range of Interior Coverage: Cradle Only
  • In Motion Usage:
  • Power Source: 12v Adapter
  • List Price: $279.99

Testing Status: weBoost sent us the weBoost Drive Sleek (with original antenna) upon release, and we've had it in active testing. Our field testing results can be found here for our members who want to follow along:

We have updated our review below for members.

Here is our unboxing video, with first impressions and comparisons to the prior 4G-S and current 4G-X models:

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Deal Alert: The older Wilson Electronics Sleek 4G or weBoost Drive 4G-S can often be found at close-out & refurbished prices.

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Quick Take

Ideal as a booster for the toad or towed vehicle, or for smaller RVs. It's also an affordable starter booster.

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