As the name suggests LAVA pocket wireless router is portable with a sleek design weighing nearly 100 grams. So you can easily take it with you anywhere you go. The LED indicator in this device shows the Wi-Fi connectivity, power, signal strength, battery usage and the network mode. The USB ports, Ethernet port and the DC power input port are located at the side panels. Overall the device gives a premium look and feel.
Connectivity and encryption standards in LAVA pocket 3g router
LAVA W150 provides faster connectivity through the Wi-Fi standards 802.11 b/g/n. The maximum wireless speed we can expect from this device is 150 Mbps which is good for connecting high speed internet available in India. You can also connect your EVDO and 3G dongles provided by your telecom service provider using an external USB port and use this device as a hot spot. So you can use this device to connect internet to a tablet which doesn't have built in 3G option. Another connectivity feature in this device is multi user connectivity, i.e., up to 32 users can connect to local LAN using this device.
Gateways & Encryption standards supported: The major gateways supported in LAVA pocket 3g router includes TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP server , NAT, NAPT, DNS relay, SNTP, Mac filtering, URL filtering, IP filtering, Static routing etc. The encryption standard supported includes WEP encryption, PSK, WPA, WPA2, AES and TKIP.
Operating systems supported: It supports all main Windows operating systems like Windows 7, Vista, and XP (SP2 and above). Windows 8 is not listed as a supporting OS in the LAVA spec but it will surely work with Windows 8 since it supports Windows 7. Lava pocket router also has support for Android and Mac operating systems. It supports Android versions 1.6, 2.1 and 2.3 and Mac OS X versions 10.4.9 up to 10.6.0.
LAVA W150 pocket wireless router has a 2300mAh battery which can give up to 4 hours usage time. The installation of this device is pretty simple using plug and play. The price of LAVA pocket 3g router in India is Rs.2800 (approximately) and its worth buying if you are in need of a 3g wireless router.
DO NOT buy any LAVA router. Their customer care is pathetic. On official LAVA website, you will not even find their contact email id.
The product is good. But, if you have any issues, just throw the same and buy another, because, LAVA does not have reliable customer care.