T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot set to drop tomorrow

Summary:It's official: T-Mobile's 4G Mobile Hotspot will be available in stores starting tomorrow, April 13.

It's official: T-Mobile's 4G Mobile Hotspot will be available in stores starting tomorrow, April 13.

T-Mobile has confirmed (via Twitter) that the ZTE-built device will retail for $79.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and with the signing of a two-year service agreement for a data plan.

Highly portable with its compact design and only weighing 2.64 ounces, the 4G hotspot is touted to produced speeds up to 21Mbps and can provide coverage for up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

It also sports an OLED screen to display important stats (i.e. number of connected devices, signal strength, battery level, etc.) and an SD card slot that supports up to 32GB of extra storage space.

Topics: Mobility, Wi-Fi

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