Verizon MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot is a great mobile broadband router. It has been being produced by Novatel. The look and shape of this Verizon device are attractive. It is tiny and small device among all related hotspot router. The size of the device is just a little larger than a credit card. Even it can be carried in a wallet. But not to sit on this Verizon wireless device. This is a handy portable device for five or less quantity of device. To use this device for the first time, it will launch its own software and by few click, it will be installed and activated. When the device is connected to a computer, it will act as a modem or as a router when it is disconnected. In modem mode, it will serve the internet only for the connected computer. And as a router, it will connect up to five WiFi devices. The default SSID (Network name) and password you can get on the bottom of the Verizon Wireless MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot device.

Verizon MiFi 2200

Pros

  1. This device is simple to use
  2. It has awesome Wi-Fi range
  • Travel-friendly size

Cons

  1. The device runs hot.
  2. It consumes battery charges very quickly when it is connected with multiple devices.

Verizon MiFi 2200 Price

$400 (Without contract – One year contract: $170, Two-year contract: $100).

Features & Specifications

Manufactured by: Novatel

Dimensions: 3.5″ x 2.3″ x 0.4″ (90 mm x 60 mm x 8.8 mm)

Weight: 2.05 ounces (58 g)

Speed: 3G

OSes: PC – Windows 2000, XP, Vista; Mac OSX 10.4 or higher

Antennas: internal; 800/1,900 MHz, CDMA (EV-DO Rev. A)

Usage: four hours (one Wi-Fi client); 40 hours standby; charge time 2.5 hours charger, 7-8 hours USB cable

LEDs: Power- 4 color; Status- one color

Connectivity Features: auto connect; EVDO/1xRTT; VPN compatible; dial-up; NDIS support

Security: CDMA authentication; dynamic MIP key update; CHAP; Wi-Fi- WEP/WPA/WPA2-PSK, SPi firewall; MAC/ port filtering; NAPT/DHCP server enable; VPN pass-through

Internet access to: Five WiFi devices

Micro USB port: Available (for charging)

Web interface: 192.168.1.1 (for web browser)

Wireless network: 802.11b/g

Text messaging capability: Two-way text messaging capability

Email capability: For convenient on-the-go functionality

Auto connect option: VPN, dial-up and NDIS support mode for easy and secure connection

Nova speed: Enhances simultaneous upload and download performance

Compact and light-weight form: It is very light-weight and great to travel

Security: WEP & WPA

Filtering WiFi clients by MAC: Available

WiFi Range: 30 Feet around

Data transfer speed: 5Mbps around (According to CNET test report)

Download Speed: 1000Kbps (According to CNET test report)

Upload Speed: 500Kbps (According to CNET test report)

Battery: 1,150 mAh (user replaceable)

Battery life: 3.5 hours (When fully charged)

Battery charging duration: Few hours (from dead to full charge)

Price for Data Plan

Of Verizon Mobile Hotspot Device

Considering the data plan, Verizon Wireless MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot is not affordable.

Data Plan:

  1. 250MB/month – $40
  2. 5GB/month – $60

In comparison to other cell phone data plans, it is expensive. You can get unlimited data for $30 per month. There is no unlimited data plan for this router.

Service and Support for Verizon MiFi 2200

Warranty: One year (for hardware)

Help Support: Through its website.

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