T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61 comparison

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T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61

T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61
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Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (802.11ac)

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (802.11ac)
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Apple AirPort Express Base Station (Summer 2012)

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Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro

Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro
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Price $69 at 1 store $199 to $199 at 3 stores $97 to $99 at 2 stores $100 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.6 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
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Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.9 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews 4.0 stars out of 1 review 1.5 stars out of 1 review 0.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date April 25, 2011 June 10, 2013 June 11, 2012 March 03, 2009 October 16, 2013
The Bottom Line For mobile users who want a fast and flexible mobile Internet access solution and who have moderate data usage needs, the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot ZTE MF61 will make a good investment. Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization. The new Apple AirPort Express Base Station is a decent upgrade to the previous generation, but it doesn't have much beyond its supersleek looks to impress us when compared with its peers. The Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro's superfast 4G LTE speed and exceptionally long battery life make it a great buy on its own, but its juice pack feature sweetens the deal that much more.

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Packaged Quantity 1
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1
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Service Provider T-Mobile
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Cellular Protocol HSPA
EDGE
GPRS
UMTS
HSPA+
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Frequency Band Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.4 GHz
5 GHz
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Capacity Info unavailable Info unavailable Connection / user qty : 50
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Device Type Wireless access point
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Wireless access point
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Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 3.53 in x 0.52 in x 3.53 in
Power Info unavailable Info unavailable AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 120/230 V ( 50 - 60 Hz )
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Data Link Protocol Info unavailable Info unavailable IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
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Weight 2.6 oz
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4 oz
5.15 oz
Product Description ZTE MF61 (Mobile) - Wireless access point
Info unavailable Apple AirPort Express Base Station - Wireless access point
CradlePoint PHS300 Personal Hotspot - Wireless access point
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Enclosure Type External
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External
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Dimensions (WxDxH) 2.1 in x 3.9 in x 0.6 in
Info unavailable 3.9 in x 3.9 in x 0.9 in
4.8 in x 2.9 in x 0.7 in
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OS Required Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista
Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later
Info unavailable Apple MacOS X 10.5.7 or later
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
Apple iOS 5
Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP
Microsoft Windows NT
Microsoft Windows Vista
Apple MacOS X
Linux
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