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Hands-On: Huawei B593 LTE WiFi Router




If you have an LTE signal in your area and you want to maximize the fast speed for a 24/7 LAN operation, the Huawei B593 LTE might be the best device to deploy this.

We had the B593 for about a month now and have tested it with both Globe and Smart LTE (more often with Globe since Smart LTE has weak or no LTE signal in the house, condo and the office).

The device is intended/labeled for T-Mobile but since it is unlocked, we’re able to use it with local carriers. We’ve also tried the 3G/HSPA+ WiFi router (Huawei B683) before and have been well satisfied with it.

We used the Smart Prepaid LTE and got a Globe Postpaid LTE Nano-SIM with Plan 999 with SuperSurf and both worked just fine.

Aside from the 4 LAN ports at the back, there’s also a USB 2.0 port so you can attached a HDD or flash drive for access to network storage.

For better signal strength, there’s an also a plug for an external antenna to boost the signal. If there’s no LTE in the area, it will switch to HSPA+/HSPA/3G automatically.

We went to test out the connection via Speedtest.net and got pretty good results. Take note the results are limited to Globe LTE in our area (Makati and BGC).

The device is available over at HotGadgets for Php9,980 but if you need the panel antenna, it is sold separately for Php2,200 (with 15meter cable and adaptors).



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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24 Responses

  1. tweaks-tricks says:

    wifi router is always fun + wireless thing sounds interesting

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      @Yuga
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    • abuzalzal says:

      @tweaks-tricks & @tweakslover
      Ayos ah. Ang kapal ng mukha mong magpalit ng handle name eh halata namang iisang tao lang yang mga user names na yan. Sinong niloloko mo, ah?

      Tang ina mong hunghang ka!

    • wew says:

      OI @ABUZALZAL!!! suntukin ba ang sarili?!?!?! hahahaha nahiya naman sila sayo HINDI KA KASE GUMAGAWA NG PEKENG “POSER” NA ABUZALZAL HAHAHAHA tska seryosohin mo na ung sinabi mo na magcommit ng suicide hahaha nahiya ka pa eh FUCKING LOSER ,,|,,

    • tweakslover2 says:

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      if u guys cant make an effort like tweaks has done then atleast shut up

    • fscked says:

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    • abuzalzal says:

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    • wew says:

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  2. JC Caro says:

    This is actually a pretty good idea, I use my pocket wifi as my main wifi so this would improve my range and the no. of people to connect to my network. And I can finally use the pocket wifi for its original purpose

  3. ervin says:

    Ayos to. Astig. d^_^b

  4. meh says:

    I had no idea Globes LTE was so slow? this is my smart LTE speed with just a pocket wifi

    http://www.speedtest.net/result/3048742208.png

    I would expect much better out of an expensive device as the one listed on this article.

    • jhn says:

      Sir may i know what brand or name of ur pocket wifi?
      Is the globe or smart pocket wifi lte capable? Thanks

  5. nix says:

    Is it safe to buy gadgets in hotgadgets? all brand new? Thanks.

  6. allen says:

    I buy the 4G LTE Router HUAWEI B593, it’s in white, and HUAWEI logo, it’s great, and the two external antennas make i get good speed!:

    http://www.4gltemall.com/huawei-b593-4g-lte-cpe-industrial-wireless-router.html

  7. jonathan says:

    naka open line na ba yan pag binigay sayo ng globe ready for smart nadin???

  8. Sara says:

    I bought the B593 router without external antenna attached, to boost the signal, I have to buy the antenne. After searching I found a site to sell orignal B593 antenna http://www.store4g.com/huawei-b593-antenna/, is it really original? If yes, then I would buy a pair of that. Do any one know the antenna?

  9. malem50 says:

    Unbelievable! This review is copied from another blog (copy and paste). Here’s the link where YugaTech copied their review

    http://support.huawei.com/ecommunity/bbs/10176957.html

    Next time, YugaTech should at least give credit where credit is due tsk, tsk,…

    • wew says:

      OI PAPANSIN KA?sori pero matatalino mga nagcocomment dito—-maliban sau.tignan mo ung date nitong article na to-October 21,2013. Ngaun tignan mo naman ung date sa binigay mong link-Dec 30,2013. Ibibili kita ng bulalo kahit ganu pa kadami gusto mo,bili na rin kita ng utak pag nadepensahan mo yang sinabi mo. INUTIL. ,,|,,

  10. SkyWave says:

    Make your Huawei B593 break barriers! More info here:

    http://www.uplift.ph/Accessories

  11. Al says:

    Sad review. The antenni are the best part of this modem and you didn’t even touch that feature. Pff cheap

  12. lenard says:

    tanong lang po kung ang LTE MODEM B592 na simcard po pwd po bah gamitin sa pocket wifi?

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