Huawei, already known as the brand on most 3G modems in use in South Africa, unveiled its latest 4G, or LTE, modems at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, along with its first LTE phone.
Huawei, the global information and communications technology solutions provider, showcased its latest LTE modem, the E3276, and a new LTE router, the E5776, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. Both push the available LTE download speed limit to 150Mbps.
Since initiating LTE R&D efforts in 2004, Huawei’s role in the development of LTE has resulted in several industry firsts as well as a leadership position in LTE standards, patents, and global LTE commercialization.
Huawei’s LTE product display at CES offered the chance to see the company’s full series of LTE devices in one location. The highlight of the showcase was the Huawei Ascend P1 lte, the LTE-enabled version of Huawei’s latest smartphone. Running on a high-performance, dual-core 1.5G processor and featuring a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, the Huawei Ascend P1 lte enables users to take advantage of the latest LTE technology, with unprecedented data transfer speeds on their smartphones.
The E3276 modem and the E5776 router both support LTE Category 4, offering downlink data rates of up to 150 Mbps and uplink data rates of 50 Mbps. Huawei is the first vendor supporting LTE Category 4, and both of these products offer a first look at the full capabilities of this latest standard.
Additional Huawei LTE modems on display were the E392, the world’s first LTE TDD /FDD /UMTS/ GSM multi-mode USB modem: and the E398, the world’s first triple-mode LTE modem.
The E589, a multi-mode router with support for LTE, 3G, and 2G, was also on display.
Huawei also showcased the EM920 ‚Äî an LTE module ‚Äî as well as the B593, the world’s first LTE TDD wireless broadband router, offering support for both LTE TDD and FDD, downlink data rates of up to 100 Mbps, and access for up to 32 WiFi devices and desktop computers through its Ethernet port.
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