$199 Huawei 4G Router 2 Pro B612-233

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The HUAWEI LTE CPE B612-233 is a Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless gateway for multiple users in household or small office environments. It enables users to access the Internet.
The B612-233 supports 3GPP Release 11 with LTE.

The supported service functions are as follows:
- Data service up to DL 300 Mbps and UL 50 Mbps
- Working band: LTE: B1/B3/B7/B8/B20/B38/B40/B41(2545~2655MHz)/B42/B43, Because B40 2381.5MHz~2400MHz is close to Wi-Fi frequency, it has coexistence interference with Wi-Fi. When the terminal works in this frequency band, the performance of Wi-Fi will decrease.
- 4*4 MIMO?B3/B7/B20/B38/B40/B41/B42/B43
- Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n. 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 2x2 MIMO up to 300Mbps, Maximum Users: 32
- 1 port for LAN/WAN, 3 ports for LAN
- IPv4 /IPv6 dual stack
- Built-in DHCP Server, DNS RELAY and NAT
- VPN client service (L2TP, PPTP)
- Customer management via WebUI or HUAWEI SmartHome App (iOS or Android)
- Huawei Firmware Over the Air (HOTA)HiLink
Supports HUAWEI HiLink devices to connect to B612-233 through the WPS button
to create an expanded network.
Supports quick connection between a HiLink device (such as Honor set-up boxes
and Honor handsets running on EMUI 5.0 and later) and B612-233 through the
WPS button.
Customer management
The B612-233 supports local configuration through the Web UI. You can perform device management and network configuration to ensure normal and stable performance.
HUAWEI SmartHome App
Scan the QR code (can be found in the Quick Start Guide, giftbox and Web UI) to download the Huawei SmartHome App and configure the router from your phone.
Operator maintenance
The B612-233 supports Operator maintenance through the TR-069.
Operator remote manages the CPE software update/parameters configuration via

The B612-233 supports the HOTA feature, which allows users to remotely update the device firmware through the HOTA server.

Hardware Specifications
Technical standard
LAN: IEEE 802.3/802.3u
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Working band/frequency
LTE: B1/B3/B7/B8/B20/B38/B40/B41(2545~2655MHz)/B42/B43
4*4 MIMO: B3/B7/B20/B38/B40/B41/B42/B43
Wi-Fi: 2.4 GHz: 2422MHz-2483.5MHz

External port:
One power adapter port
three LAN ports (RJ45)
One LAN/WAN port (RJ45)
One phone port (RJ11)
Two external LTE antenna ports (SMA)
One SIM card slot (micro-SIM)

Built-in LTE/UMTS primary antenna
Built-in LTE/UMTS secondary antenna
Built-in Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz antenna

LED Indicators
- One Power indicator
- One LAN/WAN indicator
- One group of signal strength indicators
- One Wi-Fi indicator
Flash slowly: A pairable HiLink device is detected.
Flash quickly: HiLink pairing is in progress.
Off: Wi-Fi is disabled.
The indicator starts to flash slowly only when B612-233 detects a new HiLink device.
HiLink devices include Honor routers, Honor set-up boxes, Honor handsets/ HUAWEI handsets (EMUI 5.0 and later), and more.
- One Internet status indicator
Cyan: LTE network accessed
Blue: UMTS network accessed
Yellow: GSM network accessed
Green: Ethernet network accessed
Red: No SIM card is inserted or detected, or the SIM card has insufficient balance

- One Power ON/OFF switch
- One WPS button
The Wi-Fi indicator flashes slowly when the router detects a HiLink device. Press the WPS button to connect the HiLink device to the router's Wi-Fi.
When the Wi-Fi indicator is steady on, press the WPS button to enable WPS.
- One Reset button

Power consumption
- < 12 W
AC/DC power supply
- AC (input): 100V-240V
- DC (output): 12V/1A

Dimensions (Maximum)
- 240mm × 155mm × 78mm

- About 440 g (excluding the power adapter)

- Working temperature: 0°C to 40°C
- Storage temperature: -20°C to +70°C

- 5% – 95% (non-condensing)

Antenna Specifications
Build-in LTE Antenna
LTE antenna specifications
- Frequency: 703MHz~960MHz/758MHz~960MHz/1710MHz~2690MHz/
- Input impedance: 50 ?
- Standing wave ratio: < 3

Main antenna efficiency
- ? -4dB@824MHz~960MHz
- ? -3.5dB@1710MHz~2690MHz/3400~3800MHz

Diversity antenna efficiency
- ? -4dB@824MHz~960MHz
- ? -3.5dB@1710MHz~2690MHz/3400~3800MHz

antenna gain
- Band 42/43: 4-5 dBi
- Band 1/3/7/38/40/41: 3-4 dBi
- Band 8/20: 1-2 dBi

- 1T2R: B1/B8
- 1T4R: B3/B7/B20/B38/B40/B41/B42/B43

Build-in Wi-Fi Antenna
Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz antenna specifications
Frequency: 2.4 GHz?2.495 GHz
Input impedance: 50 ?
Standing wave ratio: < 2
Efficiency: ? -3 dB
Gain: ? 2.6 dBi
Polarization: Linear polarization

Software specifications
LTE features
- DL 4x4 MIMO
- DL 64QAM, UL 16QAM

Mobile network
- APN management
- APN auto adapter

- Supports the default route:
- Supports the default gateway address:
- Supports the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).
- Supports the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP).
- Supports the domain name service (DNS).

DHCP server
- Enables and disables the DHCP server.
- Configures DHCP server address pools.
- Sets the lease time.

- Supports NAT and Network Address and Port Translation (NAPT), which complies with RFC2663, RFC3022, and RFC3027.
- Supports cone NAT.
- Supports fragmented message identification during common NAT.

IPv4v6 dual stack
IPv6 only (Optional, CLAT for LAN side IPv4 device access Internet)
IPv4 only (Optional)
When the CLAT function is enabled, the IPv4 device Internet access service cannot reach the maximum throughput. Under IPv6 only, NAT-base service (such as port forwarding and port triggering) is not available.

VPN pass-through
VPN client
Support L2TP VPN client (When L2TP VPN client function is enabled, the throughput performance will slow down, the maximum speed can up to 50Mbps (dependent on network environment).)
- Writing/sending/receiving
- Writing/sending/receiving extra-long messages

- Supports the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).
- Supports G.711a/G.711u/G.726 (-24/-32)/G.722/G.729 for encoding and decoding.

CS voice
- Supports CS voice communication over UMTS and GSM networks.
- Supports the circuit switched fallback (CSFB).

- Customizable function

Data service
LTE: DL 300 Mbps, UL 50 Mbps
DC-HSPA+: DL 42 Mbps, UL 5.76 Mbps
HSPA+: DL 21 Mbps (64QAM) / 28 Mbit/s (MIMO), UL 5.76 Mbps
HSPA: DL 14.4 Mbps, UL 5.76 Mbps
WCDMA PS: DL 384 Kbps, UL 384 Kbps
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/
Supports multi APNs (Optional, one for data and one for TR-069).

Firewall setup
- Firewall enable/disable
- LAN MAC addresses filtering
- LAN IP filtering
- URLs filtering
- DMZ service
- UPnP service
- ALG settings

- 10/100/1000 Mbps auto-negotiation
- MDI/MDIX auto-sensing
- IEEE 802.3/802.3u-compatible

Broadcasts and hides service set identifiers (SSIDs)
Complies with IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Security mode
- Open

MAC address authentication
- Supports the MAC address authentication whitelist.
- Supports the MAC address authentication blacklist.
- Supports a maximum of 32 MAC address entries.

- Supports inquiry of STA status.
- Supports a maximum of 32 connected stations.

Operator maintenance
- Supports TR-069 Amendment III
- Supports TR-143 Amendment I

PIN management and USIM card authentication

Supports daylight saving time (DST) (Optional).

Supports export of current diagnosis results and operation logs.

HUAWEI SmartHome App
- View data traffic usage and SMS.
- Manage connected devices.
- Change CPE's SSID and password.

Web browser
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 with latest updates.
- FireFox 49.0 with latest updates.
- All major versions of Chrome in the last year (53.0 with latest updates).
- Safari 10.0 with latest updates (MAC OS).

What's in the box
1 x Router
1 x Quick Start Guide
1 x Cable

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