As Netgear's first LTE category 9 mobile hotspot, Aircard 800s has improved configuration for LTE Advanced networks. Netgear Aircard 800s was already available for Australian network provider Optus and named it as Optus 4G WiFi Modem AC800S . With the support of LTE Cat.9 and 3 band carrier aggregation technology, Netgear AC800S can achieve download speed to 450mbps and upload speed to 50mbps, which is triple faster than that of LTE Cat.4 mobile hotspots. The AC800S Netgear could provide LTE Advanced connectivity, swift application response times, reliable connectivity and a better overall user experience for buffering data-heavy programs such as multimedia and video files.
User-friendly Touch Screen Netgear AC800S modem is not only fast for wireless internet connection but also extremely user-friendly. Like its predecessor Netgear Aircard 810s , Aircard 800s modem has a simplified touch screen, where as the signal strength, network provider name, battery status, data consumed, WiFi SSID and password, WiFi connected user quantity, SMS, and settings etc .. The most important thing is that user can do simple settings through the touch screen like a smartphone. The Netgear Aircard 800s is well positioned to offer you a superior mobile broadband experience like never before.
Below are the features and characteristics for Netgear AC800S for reference:
Features and characteristics of Netgear Aircard 800S
Manufacturer and type Netgear AC800S
Download rate up to
450 Mbit / s
Upload rate up to
50 Mbit / s
Supported LTE bands
700 (B28), 1800 (B3), 2100 (B1), 2300 (B40), 2600 (B7)
Downwards compatible with
GSM, EDGE, HSDPA, DC-HSPA +
Support 3G Bands
Support for LTE-Advanced
Yes, 2 × 2 MIMO
Connection for external antenna
Yes, two TS-9 connectors (Buy Netgear AC800S Antenna ) Network | LAN & WLAN
802.11 b / g / n / ac (dual-band 2.4 and 5 GHz)
5 GHz WLAN Support
Multiple SSID / Guest WiFi Support
WPS / WPA / WPA2
WLAN Hotspot Function
Support maximum up to 15 users Telephone
With integrated telephone system
Connector for ISDN telephones
Connection for analog telephones
integrator answering machine
IPv6 Dual Stack
2930 mAh, Up to 11 hours of continuous usage
Battery Standby time
260 hours (typical)
110 (L) x 68 (W) x 16.1 (H) mm
82 g (without battery), 132 g (with battery)
USB 3.0 compliant charging cable
Memory Card Expansion
199.00USD for unlocked version
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Quick start guide
»Download Netgear Aircard 800s spec (PDF)
»Download Netgear AC800s manual (PDF)
LTE Category 9 Modem
The Netgear 800S is designed to support LTE advanced network with LTE Category 9 and CA technology, which could support peak download speed to 450mbps. As a WiFi hotspot, Aircard 800 could support maximum of 11 WiFi-enabled devices simultaneously. However, for many users, the carrier deployed networks have not reached LTE advanced. So Netgear Aircard 800s is a future-proof mobile router.
WLAN Standard 802.11ac with dual band
Netgear AC800S would increase network performance and reduce interference with 802.11ac and Dual-Band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz WiFi. What's more, it could support multiple SSID and guest WiFi functions, which are usually available for high-level LTE mobile hotspots. In addition, the WPN (WiFi Protected Setup) feature is available.
The Aircard 800 modem has a removable battery of 2930mAh, which could keep working for 11 hours and standby time could last for 260 hours. The battery can make Netgear 800s work like a power bank to charge other electric devices, which Netgear call it "Jump Boost" function. With the device, the Jump Boost cable is provided. Like other Netgear 4G mobile routers , the Aircard 800s also has two connectors (TS-9 type) for a 4G external antenna .
Netgear Aircard 800s is a high-level mobile 4g router with the support of WLAN 802.11ac dual bands. The large battery could keep itself working for a long time and charge other terminals. The dual connectors for the external antenna are also very useful features for the people. The Netgear AC800s price is not expensive comparing with same level LTE-A mobile hotspots. If you want to buy LTE-A mobile hotspot with good price, the Netgear AC800S is a good one to consider.