I always thought that only mobile phones can kill people by their looks, but my perception has changed now. Take example of D-Link DIR-457U myPocket 3.75G HSUPA Router, a sleek and compact router for your home. Seriously anyone buy it or not, I am willing to buy it just for its looks. The design of this device is like that it can be placed anywhere and it looks are not like the traditional router. With dimensions of 13.6mm as height, 65 mm width and 110 mm as its depth and weighing only 103 g, this device is making lot of noise in market. And why not, when you get such a device from manufacturer like D-Link, heads will turn automatically. This device has white color, with power button at side. A green light gets on when you start this device, so now I think it is the time we mention the technical specification of this gadget.
Technical specification of D-Link DIR-457U myPocket 3.75G HSUPA Router
D-Link DIR-457U myPocket router can support up to 16 WiFi devices at an instant. It can be used as both modem and router, and for doing this you just need to change the position of the switch provided on the side of this gadget. This device comes with the one year warranty but does not cover accidental damages. This device performs well in 10% to 90% humidity and temperature range of 10 to 40 degree Celsius. It follows the standard of IEEE 802.11b/g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u protocol networking. D-Link DIR-457U myPocket router comes with the facility of fitting a SIM and a port for micro SD card also. It supports SIM card of Bandwidth GSM Band: 1900 MHz, UMTS / HSUPA Band: 2100 MHz. It has a wireless speed of 56 Mbps, which I think is pretty good for your home. One USB port with three inbuilt antennae is present in this device. 64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPS-PIN are present for the data encryption, which is a security feature for your data connection and it is having a firewall to prevent any type of theft to your connection.
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In terms of radiation level, this device is in compliance with CE Certification, FCC Certification, NCC, RoHS Certification. In this device you will get downlink speed up to 7.6 Mbps in HSUPA mode, uplink speed up to 5.76 Mbps in HSUPA mode which is pretty decent in terms of usage. D-Link DIR-457U myPocket router also comes with storage options by inserting the memory card and it can be used for sending SMS over the network. Wireless access point is provided in this device and 5 to 7 users can easily connect to this device, without any problem.
Price of D-Link DIR-457U myPocket 3.75G HSUPA Router
Current price of D-Link DIR-456U HSUPA 3.75G Residential Router in India is Rs 6641 and available at all leading stores in India.
Pros and Cons
Let's see about the pros and cons of D-Link DIR-457U myPocket 3.75G HSUPA Router because I think at the end of the day these two things matter a lot.
Pros of D-Link DIR-456U
1) Noiseless operation of this device as no moving part is available.
2) Slim, compact device and light in weight.
3) SIM insertion facility is available in this device; radiation levels in this device are also less.
Cons of D-Link DIR-456U
1) Battery backup provided by this device is not that good and last for few hours only.
2) Downlink and uplink speed could have been better because if number of user's increases, speed to individual person will decrease.