Brand: ZTE CPE
Category: CPE
  • Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon X50
  • Applicable Network 5G/4G
  • 5G Mode NSA
  • Wi-F- Devices 32 Wi-Fi devices at the same time

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our editors.

  • Design 8 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10

Following ZTE’s Axon 10 Pro 5G version, ZTE 5G indoor router MC801 is the second device that obtained China 5G terminal telecom equipment network access license. As a star product from ZTE 5G, it was officially launched in the UAE, and became the first commercial 5G indoor router in the Middle East. Powered on Qualcomm Snapdragon X50, it supports 100MHz ultra-wide bandwidth and max downlink rate of 2.8Gbps which enables consumers to enjoy ultra-fast 5G networks. One of the hot features is supporting Wi-Fi 6 technology (802.11ax), and allowing a maximum of 128 Wi-Fi users to access the 5G network at the same time.
With its unique design, the runway-type streamline design ZTE MC801 won iF Design Award 2019. And it is also the industry’s smallest commercial 5G gateway router.

ZTE MC801 5G Main Features
• Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem with download speeds of up to 2.8 Gbps
• 5G NR and 4G LTE network supported
• Support 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax and dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz
• Support up to 128 Wi-Fi users simultaneously
• One 10G Ethernet connection port

To get more ZTE MC801 specs details, please go to the Specificiation tab.

ZTE MC801 5G CPE - Full Specification

General Info

Brand ZTE
Model MC801
Type 5G Indoor Gateway
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon X50
CPU: Cortex A7 up to 1.4GHz
Status Available
SIM Slot 1 Nano-SIM slot
Release Date 01/09/2019

Mobile Network

Communication Standard 3GPP Release 15
Technology 5G/4G
5G Mode NSA
5G Bands Sub6G n41, n77, n78, n79
4G Bands Global FDD and TDD, 600MHz~3.8GHz, CAT20

5G Speed Maximum 5G download speed 2.8 Gbps


Wi-Fi Standard • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz;
• WiFi 802.11 a/n/ac/ax 5 GHz
Frequency Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz, dual-band auto-selection
Wireless Speed

Wi-Fi Connections 32 Wi-Fi devices at the same time


Function 5G / 4G network access, MAC address filtering, Wi-Fi encryption authentication, VPN, IPv6 support, VoLTE, DMZ, APN setting, etc.


Network Port • 1 WAN / LAN GE port
• 1 LAN GE port
• one TEL port
• 1 SIM card slot (Nano-SIM)
• 1 DC port
Button Power button, reset button
Indicator Phone/ Wi-Fi/ Power /Signal


Dimensions 180x170x30mm
Colours White


Antenna Type Built-in 5G antenna
External Antenna Yes, 2 slots for external antenna with TS9


Power Supply 12V / 4A

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