Jun 21. 2012

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Shanghai, China, 21 June 2012: HUAWEI, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, showcased its portfolio of Mobile Wi-Fi products at the GSMA Mobile Asia Expo 2012 today, including seven products offering a range of PA+ 21 Mbps download speed to LTE Cat4 150 Mbps download speed. The showcase includes the HUAWEI Mobile WiFi E5331, which was awarded the Red Dot Design Award in Germany and is the only product in the mobile Wi-Fi category that was recognised among 4500 participating designs.

The E5331 is a new-generation Mobile Wi-Fi from HUAWEI. Featuring a stylish horizontal design, the first for products in its category, the E5331 is only 12.8 mm thick and goes perfectly with ultra-thin electronic products. With the touch of just one button, consumers can easily connect to the internet and enjoy a peak download speed of 21 Mbps.

Also on display is the new Mobile Wi-Fi E5151 which has an Ethernet port that supports both Ethernet and 3G networks, allowing consumers to choose between using fixed-line broadband or a wireless broadband network. The E5151 supports connection speed of up to PA+ 21 Mbps and will be commercially available in September this year.

With the growing number of Wi-Fi-enabled devices such as tablets, laptops, hand-held games and digital cameras, mobile Wi-Fi products that support cellular wireless network sharing is increasing in popularity. According to the latest market research report from ABI Research, HUAWEI is the market leader with a 59.3% share of the Mobile Wi-Fi market. Since they were first introduced in 2009, HUAWEI Mobile Wi-Fi products have received countless product accolades worldwide.