Gl.inet Mudi V2 (Gl-E750V2) Review

GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2) Review: Portable 4G Router for Travel

GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2) is a portable 4G router that presents itself as a versatile solution for those looking for reliable connectivity on the go. Not only does it offer the convenience of 4G connectivity, but it also uses the OpenWrt operating system and a large 7000 mAh battery, making it an ideal companion for travelers and professionals who need to stay connected.

How do we know? Because it’s the router we’ve been using in recent days to decide whether to buy it or not. We’ll examine the pros and cons to determine if this is the right portable router for you.

GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2): Portable Router with 4G, OpenWrt and 7000mAh Battery

Gl.inet Mudi V2 (Gl-E750V2) Caja
The box that GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2) comes in

GL.iNet Mudi v2 is a revision of the original 2020 model that brings subtle but significant improvements, most notably in speed: 300 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 433 Mbps at 5 GHz. We will see its technical details and tell you in detail what it looks like, what it offers and how it works.


GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2)

Dimensions and weight 145 x 77.5 x 23.5 mm. 285 grams.ConnectivityWiFi 5 (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac) dual-band with a speed of 300Mbps (2.4 GHz) or 433 Mbps (5 GHz).QCA9531 650 MHz processor.RAM128 MB DDR2. Storage 16 MB NOR Flash + 128 MB NAND Flash. Ports and Buttons 1 x USB 2.0 Port 1 x Nano SIM Card Slot 1 x Micro SD Card Slot (up to 1 TB) 1 x Mode Switch 1 x Power Button 4G Modem and Antenna CAT4 Module (DL /UL 150/50 Mbps) or CAT6 Module (DL/UL 300 /50 Mbps) full frequency before two (700M~2.7 GHz).Power5V/2A via USB-C.Battery7000 mAh.What’s in the boxGL Router -E750V2 (Mudi v2) with 2-year limited warranty,USB-C to USB-C C cable, USB-C hub, Ethernet cable, storage bag and user manual.

What does the GL.iNet Mudi v2 router look like and what can it do?

GL.iNet Mudi v2 is a portable router that weighs less than a smartphone (285 grams) and does not take up much space (145 x 77.5 x 23.5 mm). You can easily carry it anywhere in your bag or pocket. By the way, it has some small holes in one corner to tie a rope and hang it if you want.

It is made of tough plastic and matte finish and has a small 0.96-inch monochrome OLED screen that displays time, battery, SIM, network, number of connected users, IP address, VPN, among other connectivity and status data. router.

It only has a power button (which is used to navigate the screen with one touch) and to change mode (which can be set to do whatever you want), so once you use it, the operation is very simple. You have set it up. is it.

As for ports, it has a USB 2.0 input and a USB-C port for power only. But it also comes with a USB-C hub for adding LAN input.

And if we remove the cover on the back (just slide it off), we find the nano SIM slot and the microSD card slot. If you need to reset between these two intervals, there is a reset button.

The box includes a cloth bag for storage, a USB-C to USB-C cable, and an Ethernet cable.

Setup is so easy it won’t take you more than 5 minutes.

Before starting GL.iNet Mudi v2, you should know that this router can share WiFi in four different ways. The main one is through the mobile network: in this case, all you have to do is insert the nano SIM into the slot and after switching it on, it will automatically connect to the 4G network.

You need to search on your device to connect to this router wifi. The router’s default name (SSID) and password are on the back of the Nano SIM cover. Next, you need to go to Chrome (or your browser of choice) and enter the following address:

This will take you to the router’s management panel where you’ll need to select your language and set an admin password (not the router’s password, but the password for this panel). Finally, you just have to tap on automatic settings and that’s it. You will see a blue dot next to the operator name indicating that it has been successfully connected.

Application Gl.inet Mudi V2 (Gl-E750V2) To Configure
This is GL.iNet Mudi v2 app (GL-E750V2).

Now GL.iNet Mudi v2 can also be used without a SIM card. The second method is to connect a LAN network cable to it. To do this, you only need to plug in the hub included in the box using the USB-C to USB-C cable. This way you will have a LAN port to connect the router to the wired internet.

After connecting the GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2) to the Internet with a LAN cable, you need to go to the management panel as explained earlier, then click Switch to WAN. And that’s it! This way, for example, you can use it as a regular router to share the office Internet.

From the admin panel, you can configure the router to act as a WiFi network repeater or extender. You can also use the router’s USB 2.0 port to connect directly to your mobile phone and share mobile data without removing the Nano SIM card (this mode is called “Tethering” in the control panel).

By the way, GL.iNet has a mobile app to better configure and control this router.


It has OpenWrt, VPN, Tor and more cool features

One of the biggest advantages of this portable router is its OpenWrt based firmware which is highly customizable and has a large community behind it. From the admin panel, you can easily install more than 5,000 plugins or applications with new functions and features (so it has a microSD card slot).

Of course, the router already comes with some apps like OpenVPN and WireGuard that allow you to configure VPN in client or server mode. It can work as a VPN client and VPN server at the same time. And the VPN connection speeds it offers are pretty good for a portable router: 40Mbps with WireGuard and 5Mbps with OpenVPN.

This opens up endless possibilities. For example, you can put GL.iNet Mudi v2 in frequent mode and configure a VPN to securely connect your device to a public WiFi network. That means you can use it to add a layer of security to any WiFi network.

In addition, GL.iNet Mudi v2 has Tor network functionality for anonymous browsing and encryption. It also includes parental controls to limit the time your kids spend online and filter their interactions.

How long does the GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2) battery last?

This router comes with a built-in 7000 mAh battery that lasts up to 8 hours in our testing. Not bad considering it’s a portable router designed for travel or emergencies.

Our only complaint in this regard is the loading speed. It supports a maximum of 10W, so you have to wait about 4 hours to charge the battery from 0 to 100%. Although we understand that using fast charging in this device can be a risk due to the high temperature of charging and charging at the same time.

What is the price of GL.iNet Mudi v2 router (GL-E750V2)?

GL.iNet Mudi v2 (GL-E750V2) is one of the best portable routers with 4G that you can find in the market right now. Thanks to its OpenWrt-based firmware and its 7000 mAh battery, it is far superior to competitors such as the TP-Link M7450 in terms of both functionality and autonomy. However, it also has a high price.

Leprosy 153,90 euros In the official store of the brand, which seems to have a reasonable price with its features. A fast 4G portable router with a maximum combined bandwidth of 733Mbps, built-in VPN and Tor functionality for added security and a long-lasting battery is worth it if you need it.

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Compact and lightweight Wi-Fi 5 with speeds up to 433Mbps. Compatible with 4G SIM. Integrated VPN and Tor functions. Autonomy up to 8 hours. Better value than the competition. Takes about 4 hours to charge up to 100%.

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