Boost the 4G signal on your device with the Sleek 4G from Wilson Electronics

Boost the 4G signal on your device with the Sleek 4G from Wilson Electronics
If you live, work or travel in an area where you just can't get decent 4G signal strength, the Sleek 4G is for you. Manufactured by Wilson Electronics, the booster gives you in excess of 20 times the amount of power delivered by the average smartphone. The Sleek 4G works with the 4G networks on all U.S. carriers except WiMAX.

Measuring 2.5 by 4.5 by 2.5 inches and weighing just three ounces, the Sleek 4G uses a one-size-fits all cradle and is sold as a plug and play kit. An optional home kit converts the unit into a booster suitable for home or office use. There is no installation required and the booster is expected to retail for $199.95. With your device safely nestled in the cradle, you can still use Bluetooth and quickly install the booster on a vehicle for hands-free use.

The Sleek 4G will be displayed at CES 2013 in Las Vegas and works by taking in weak 4G signals from a roof-mounted antenna, and sending it over a coax cable to the cradle where it is boosted using an amplifier. The signal is then transmitted to the device in the cradle using a built-in antenna. Reversing the process is how a boosted signal is sent from the device to the cell tower.

With the Sleek 4G, there is no need to suffer with weak 4G signals, dropped calls, or even "Dead Zones". It also offers faster data transfer rates and can help improve your battery life. For those who travel through lightly populated areas, this booster could literally be a life saver.

source: WilsonElectronics via Engadget



2. Omar-BHR95

Posts: 184; Member since: Dec 23, 2012

o.O .

3. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

I saw this for sale at walmart tonight already! & they had some other more expensive bigger device for boosting signals indoors.

4. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

Think this is the same thing & price is lower then what this article says

6. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

Must be docked? No thanks. As stupid as wireless charging.

7. kingcombo78

Posts: 15; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

Nicceee ima have to check that out later on

8. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

YES !!!

9. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Nice. I'm not sure if I live in some imperceptible valley where all line of sight to the nearest cell tower is blocked or if my house is just made out of some incredibly dense material, but once inside my average -90dBm signal just drops and I may as well have my phone in airplane mode. Which I tend to do anyhow since it will just keep chewing at the battery constantly searching. Something like this would be nice so I can actually have a phone again, since I've forgone house phones in lieu of a cell. Does suck that work would be able to reach me at home again though.

10. Cugino2007

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 31, 2012

Roscuthiii, a better solution would be a femtocell device which uses your Internet for better service but also allows more than one device to be connected to it.

11. g2a5b0e unregistered

"The Sleek 4G works with the 4G networks on all U.S. carriers except WiMAX." Let's be honest, did anyone ever consider that crap that Sprint was peddling for a while 4G, anyway? I think not.

13. shawndog1

Posts: 34; Member since: May 21, 2011

Ive had the sleek 4g for a few months now, it helps alot. I use my unlimited hotspot to run everything, even play black ops on ps3 thru it 3g dont have lte yet but ready win it comes!

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