Recently, I have started gadget section in my another blog also. Today, I will share Features, Specifications and Reviews of another Huawei product. In this post you will get Huawei Hi-Link E353S 3G Dongle Features, Specifications & Reviews as well as I will discuss about unlocking also. Huawei E353S is a 3G modem and can be also be unlocked. You may get E353s in two mode : Hilink and normal.

Huawei E353s dongle
Huawei E353s dongle
  • Form : USB Stick
  • Interface : USB 2.0 high speed
  • Weight : 25g
  • Dimensions : 89mm x 27mm x 12 mm
  • Speed : Download on HSDPA 21.6 Mbps / Upload on HSUPA 5.76 Mbps


Huawei E353S Hilink 3G Dongle is nice product by Huawei as it supports 21.6 Mbps download and 5.76 Mbps upload speed. It is a USB 2.0 3G data card. Its dimension is only 89mm x 27mm x 12 mm, which is too small to move from one place to another place while doing journey. As you might already know that Hi-link modem does not requires manual installation, as it get connected to internet using its webpage. It is just like plug and play pen drive. After plugging the E353 S dongle to PC / laptop, you will get connected to internet with 15 seconds.


 The key features and specifications of Huawei E353S 3G dongle :


1. Chip platform : Others

2. Form : USB Stick

3. Operating frequency (3G) :

HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100MHz(E353s-1)
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100/900MHz (E353s-2)
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100/1900/850MHz (E353s-6)
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100/1900/900MHz (E353s-81

4. Operating frequency (2G) :

GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz

5. Speed : HSDPA 21.6 Mbps / HSUPA 5.76 Mbps

6. Interface : USB 2.0 high speed

7. Dimensions : 89 mm x 27 mm x 12 mm

8. Weight : 25g

9. Receive Diversity :

HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100MHz(E353s-1)
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100/900MHz (E353s-2)
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100/1900/850MHz (E353s-6)
HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100/1900/900MHz (E353s-81)

10. Micro SD card slot : Support(up to 32GB)

11. External Antenna Interface : Supported

12. Equalizer : Support

13. OS :

Windows XP SP2/SP3, Windows Vista SP1/SP2, Windows 7
Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 with latest upgrades
Linux: Ubuntu 10.04/9.10/9.04, openSuse 11.3/11.2, Fedora 13/12/11, Debian 5.0, Xandros 4.2, Mandriva 2010.1/2010.0, Red Flag 7.0 (not standard, OR needed)


There are different models of Huawei E353S Hi-link 3G Dongle in the market :


  • E353s-1(2100 MHz)
  • E353s-2(2100/900 MHz)
  • E353s-6(2100/1900/850 MHz)
  • E353s-81(2100/1900/900 MHz)

Overall, Huawei E353S 3G Broadband DataCard is a good product. You can purchase E353S dongle from rediff in only Rs. 2490/-.

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