Pocket WiFi 4G

Reliable Portable WiFi Router for Japan Travel

4G model is most popular and is best suited for travelers looking for a fast, reliable mobile internet. Fastest speed, large data volume, and wide coverage, it has everything you need. Absolutely no drawbacks. The longer you rent, the bigger discount you get.

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Specification

Data Allowance  10GB Bonus
4G Speed: Free 10GB Bonus + 1GB * Rental Days 
When restricted: Unlimited Data (no cut off) 
Daily Limit No
Downlink / Uplink (Best Effort) 187.5 Mbps / 37.5 Mbps
What's the speed like? >>
Max Rental Period Unlimited
Coverage 99% of the population
Battery Life (Internet use) At least 8 hours up to 48 hours
Battery Life (Standby time) Up to 120 hours
Portable Power Bank (2400mAh) Free
Size & Weight 104 mm (W), 60 mm (H), 18.2 mm (D), 150 g
Network Softbank 4G LTE Network
Wireless LAN version IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, ARIB STD - T66
Simultaneous Connections Up to 10 devices
How To Use Check Our Set-Up Guide >>

Reviews

F

Great service

In Japan, you need wi-fi and you can´t find this facility very easily.
Having this pocket wi-fi saved my trip because I was able to go everywhere without asking for directions.

- FABIANE SANDES D.    BR

24 March 2019

F

Easy, portable and working good

The delivery in the hotel was precise and it works really well through all my period in Japan. Definitely recommended!

- F.    IT

24 March 2019

J

Overall excellent service

Appreciate the service: From ordering the product, picking up and returning, product performance, email reminder. Overall - excellent. I will definitely order it again if I am planning to go to japan and need a pocket WiFi with me.

- Joanna C.    CA

23 March 2019

D

Works great

Really helpful being able to connect multiple devices to internet while traveling. Easy drop-off at Narita airport.

- Daniel C.    US

22 March 2019

J

Very useful

The econnect pocket WiFi was extremely useful to have during my stay in Japan. It was easy to use, arrived promptly and was simple to return. Thank you for excellent service

- Juliet T.    GB

21 March 2019

C

Best portable hot spot!

The service was great and had no problem with it whatsoever. I would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Japan!

- Christian F.    US

21 March 2019

M

Super useful, but ran out of battery quickly

Just as the headline says. Super useful though, as long as you remember the portable charger. Definitely recommend!

- Miki Otsuki (.    US

21 March 2019

J

excelent

It was very helpful. Everything work ok all the time.

- JANE MARY YAMMINE M.    US

21 March 2019

R

Great

Does exactly what you need it too, only issue we ever had was when WE forgot the charge bank.

- Robert Blaec M.    AU

20 March 2019

B

DO THIS. Incredibly easy!

We're not tech people. We aren't frequent travelers. We don't speak Japanese. We aren't wealthy. None of that mattered. This was inexpensive, easy to set up, was at the hotel when we arrived, was easy to return, and worked AMAZINGLY well. We can not recommend this option, and this company, highly enough.

- Brian N.    US

19 March 2019

Data Cap

We often get questions about data cap and unlimited data plan availability.
As explained in our blog post, every Pocket WiFi in Japan has a monthly data limit at some point where the internet speed is severely restricted under the Fair Usage Policy.
Even if you found a Pocket WiFi labelled as Unlimited Data, you should not assume that you could use data unlimitedly without any speed restrictions because you cannot.

At eConnect Japan, we set 1GB * rental days for the default data allotment which we guarantee that you can use without any possible speed restrictions.

We believe this data allowance is more than enough for normal travel use but we can add extra GB upon request for those who are in need.

Tips: use hotel wifi or other wifi when you download or upload large files.

Bonus: Order now and get extra 10GB data for free!

Data chart

What's the speed like?

You might wonder how fast 4G speed would be. Our 4G model is definitely one of the fastest in Japan, the country ranks high in mobile internet speed. We have not heard any complaint about its speed.
So be assured that your internet experience will be comfortable and smooth.

Having said that, it's important to note the figures for both download and upload in the specification above are the theoretical ones at best effort. In the actual use case, the speed will be as not high as those numbers because you are not the only one using the network at any given time. Since the mobile network is shared with many users, the traffic that can go through at a time is limited. Simply put, when more people using more data, the speed will not go that fast.

Speed meter

Early Bird Discount

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Applicable to rentals starting from
14 April 2019  or later.

Free Mobile Battery

Free Mobile Battery

Free portable battery for all Pocket WiFi rental

How to Pickup and Return Pocket WiFi?

We put a lot of efforts to make rental process easy and hassle-free.

Pickup

Pickup

Pickup is available at airport post offices (in Narita, Haneda, Kansai, Chubu and New Chitose), hotels, guest houses, ryokan, post offices in the city, and residence.

So basically you can collect it at any address in Japan.

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Return

Return

For return, all you have to do is put all items in the prepaid return package we provide and drop it in a post box in Japan on the last day of your rental.

Post boxes are pretty much everywhere in Japan. You can find them at street corners, at convenience stores and in airports too.

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Pocket WiFi Package

What's in a package

  • Pocket WiFi (portable WiFi router)
  • Extra Battery (free of charge)
  • Set-up Guide
  • AC Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Carrying Pouch
  • Return Packet (prepaid envelope)

Precaution Statement for the Pocket WiFi Rental

  • The connection speeds shown above are provided on best effort basis.
    Actual speeds vary depending on location and connection status.
  • Network provider (Softbank) reserves the right to restrict the connection speed for those who have used significant amount of data in a short period of time (or for those whose network activities are considered as suspicious).
  • Your device must be WiFi enabled.
Precaution

FAQ

It is the day we ask you to post the rental items back to us. You can simply drop it in any post box in Japan. We request that you do so by midnight on your return date.

You do not have to worry about how long it will take to get to us as long as you post it in time.

Once your data consumption reaches your total data allotment, it is subject to speed restriction from the network operator.
The network operator does not disclose when (or in what cases) the restriction applies or how slow it will be under the restriction.

Please be assured that the internet connection won't be cut off.

It depends on our data pooling status at the point of your purchase request. It might be possible in most cases but we cannot guarantee.

Please email us atinfo@econnectjapan.comif and when you need additional data.

With the extra portable battery we provide, it normally lasts for a whole day.

However, it really depends on how often and how long you use the device.

It comes with a SIM card inside as a unit. You do not have to buy anything extra.