If you’re a person on-the-go or you travel a lot for either business or leisure, then getting a portable WiFi device would be ideal. One of the reasons why this could be helpful to you is that there’s no need to depend on WiFi that’s unstable or slow to begin with. Plus, it is known that accessing the Internet via public hotspots may lead to personal data or information leak.

There are many different types of portable WiFi on the market, to fit a variety of consumer’s needs. Some are normal, providing either 3G or 4G connection speeds, depending on the connectivity’s signal. A variety also has power banks in-built into them, alleviating any worry about having to charge devices when the battery is low. On top of that, there are a few choices that can also accommodate a maximum of 10 users if you’re travelling in big groups.

Whatever the requirement is, here are a few recommended portable WiFi that you can consider adding to your packing list!

1. Huawei E5573

Best with sim card and 4G LTE speed
Price from SGD64.35
Shopee Singapore SGD64.35

With just a single touch to access the world, the Huawei EE573 can support up to 10 users simultaneously. One of the key features that suit mobile users is its sim card slot that works with most Singaporean service providers including Starhub and Singtel. Other than that, the Huawei EE573 has a 1500mAH removable battery that claims to last up to 6 hours, as well as an excellent 4G LTE receiver and network speed. 

2. Tp-Link Tl-Wr902Ac Wireless Travel Router

Best for travel and use in car
Price from SGD57.00
Shopee Singapore SGD57.00

Recommended for wanderlusters and on-the-go individuals, the Tp-Link Tl-Wr902Ac Wireless Travel Router provides portability, convenience and flexibility to connect easily. There’s one switch for multiple modes, and it’s perfect for those who need WiFi connection at home, hotel rooms, cafes and even on the road! On top of that, the Tl-Wr902Ac Wireless Travel Router gives strong and quick connection for HD streaming on all your devices to keep long commute and layovers smooth.

3. Alcatel Y854

Best for overseas use
Price from SGD96.29
Lazada Singapore SGD96.29

The Alcatel Y854 is a 2-in-1 portable hotspot and power bank, providing the necessary convenience and flexibility to charge low battery devices while using it. Users can use this portable Wi-Fi both locally as well as overseas as there’s no sim and software lock. Other features are auto APN selection, a long lasting battery (5150mAH) that claims up to 20 hours of operation and 500 hours standby, as well as a direct micro sim card port. 

4. Huawei E5770

Best for laptop
Price from SGD172.79
Lazada Singapore SGD172.79

Going at the speed of 150 Mbps, the Huawei E5770 comes with a sleek and simple design that fits into your pocket. With safely hidden ports, this portable WiFi device supports WAN and LAN auto redirect to ensure a reliable connection wherever you are. A good and steady companion to bring along with your laptop on-the-go for business or leisure purposes. Other features include external storage for file transfer and sharing as well as Ethernet/3G network connectivity system. Perfect for the minimalist!

5. Xiaomi ZMI MF855

Best with power bank - suitable for cruise
Price from SGD92.45
Lazada Singapore SGD92.45

If you’re looking for an all-in-one WiFi router that supports all mobile communication standards which run 4G/3G network around the world, then the Xiaomi ZMI MF855 is your best bet when it comes to getting Internet! As cruise trips can be done across the country or even the world, this 2-in-1 portable device provides the necessary convenience and flexibility to connect seamlessly between borders. Moreover, it comes with a 7800mAH power bank that supports up to 8 WiFi devices and 1 USB user at the same time. A must get if you’re looking for something quicker than the general mobile phone Wi-Fi hotspot!

6. Roam WiFi

Best with unlimited data - without sim card
Price from SGD179.00
Shopee Singapore SGD179.00

If you're a traveler that only relies on data and not voice calls or SMS, then the RoamWifi Pocket WiFi Router is suitable for you. This simple and user-friendly device comes with an unlimited data feature at a flat rate from as low as $6/day. It connects up to 5 devices and offers accessibility to about 140 countries. Other convenient features include 4G/LTE connection speed and up to 16 hours of battery life. Perfect for heavy-duty data users!

7. TP Link M7650

Best with USB and antenna
Price from SGD239.00
Lazada Singapore SGD239.00

Introducing TP Link M7650, the portable device for users who need quick and efficient 4G speeds up to 600 mbps. The Carrier Aggregation advanced technology merges the fragmented LTE band into a "virtual" wider band. This increases the data rate to accelerate the Internet speed for a better surfing experience. It also comes with a micro USB port to ensure that the device can be charged for power supply. Other features include an internal antenna, micro sim slot and the ability to support up to 32 devices simultaneously!

8. Huawei E5788

Best with touchscreen - suitable for xbox one
Price from SGD361.49
Lazada Singapore SGD361.49

For gamers everywhere, the Huawei E5788 is the portable device that connects you to your gaming needs whether it's PC, mobile or even game consoles like the Xbox One. Huawei claims that this is the world's first super-fast 4G/5G 1Gbps Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. It even connects up to 32 devices simultaneously, providing hours of entertainment anytime, anywhere. The Huawei E5788 comes with a 2.4-inch colour touchscreen which is user friendly - perfect for large families and travel groups!

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