With so many WiFi devices like smartphones, tablets, notebooks and sometimes even TVs, it is useful to have a WiFi data card. Here are the five best options you have
since different devices like tablets, PCs and even TVs come with WiFi it makes sense to have a pocket router or WiFi hotspot dongle.
We have selected a few of such routers which we think offer good features and value for money.
Huawei is the leader in the data card business with more than 65 per cent market share worldwide. Priced at Rs 4,500, E560 is the most expensive offering from Huawei. But in terms of usability the device justifies its price. This open market router accepts a SIM from any operator; offers speeds up to 7.2 Mbps and allows sharing the WiFi hotspot with up to five devices.
There is an Oled display on the device that shows the signal status, connection type, number of WiFi users connected, battery status, total volume transferred, up time and number of SMSs received.
The inbuilt 1500 mAh battery of the Huawei E560 powers it for five hours of use and 280 hours of standby. Huawei also claims 15 per cent better signal strength as compared to rivals. The Huawei E560 supports WiFi b/g/n, which is the highest possible standard.
All major e-retailers have announced mega electronic sales, offering huge discounts on mobiles and tablets.
There is no information about its price yet but looking at its configuration, it is all likely to be a low-cost smartphone.
This week saw the grand entry of Meizu while other Indian smartphone makers made their presence felt with few affordable handsets.
The water and dust proof smartphone has the latest Android operating system and an octa core processor.
Hooq is a result of collaboration among Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros and Singaporean telecommunications company Singtel Group.
ZTE is evaluating Make in India initiative and may step up a manufacturing or assembly plant in the country.
Unlike Xiaomi and Yu and few other companies practice of flash sale, Meizu has decided to make available M1 Note via open sales.
It will work with any TV with an HDMI Port and needs a Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connection to stream online content.
Powered by the Android Wear operating system, the smartwatch works seamlessly with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above.
ZTE is expected to launch its Nubia range of smartphones on May 19 in India after a delay of four months.