Category: Network & Modems
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: N/A
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 824P / N/A
The 824 provides faster and better connectivity speeds as compared to the previous models. It provides connectivity through GSM/Edge/GPRS as compared to the older unit that connected through HSUPA 3G network and HSDPA. The connection is made through the 2100 MHz band that is far much faster. The download speed of the 824 is far much faster than the 7.2Mbs but most is providers give 5.76Mbs. not most will provide the Huawei speed but the normal user will experience a speed of 2Mbs and others are set lower than that. The 824 uses a small metal tray to hold the SIM card that the user is given by the service provider, it holds the SIM card far much more securely as compared to the previous model. SIM swapping is still a fiddly process just as the older model.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The 824 modem positions the SIM card next to the parallel slot located next to the USB connector. The 832 comes will an extra slot for a memory card that can be expanded up 4 GB. The memory has a slot that has a flip off panel on the under side. The memory is a micro SDHC slot that supports the micro memory cards. The slop has a raised tip that makes it very easy for the user to lift it up. The Huawei modem has an extra port right next to the memory card slot. The port is used for the connection of an antenna. The antenna port has a tiny flap that s raised to make it easy for the user to lift it up and an added clip in the side to ensure the antenna stays in position. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 824P Modem port errors before installing any driver updates.