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Just Released weBoost Drive Sleek 470135 Cell Signal Booster

Strong Cell Signal in Your Car

Wilson Electronics in St George, Utah just released their new in-vehicle cell phone signal booster that boost cell signal in your car while driving. Basically it is out with the old and in with the new. The new weBoost Sleek 470135 is a significant upgrade to the existing Sleek. Everything was changed; the cradle, the outside antenna, and the cell signal booster housing.

weBoost Drive Sleek 470135 Cell Signal Booster

weBoost Drive Sleek 470135 - Installation Diagram

Wilson Electronics did not hold back on the new Sleek and it shows.  Below are the new features:

  • Shark fin style exterior magnet mount antenna
  • Cradle that will hold even the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with a case
  • Magnetic vent mount to simplify cradle mounting
  • Small compact booster housing that can go almost anywhere
  • New cabling to handle larger vehicles and trucks

The Cradle

The cradle is where the broadcast antenna is located that sits against the back of the cell phone. Your cell phone must be in the cradle for the cell signal booster to operate correctly.

weBoost Drive Sleek - Cradle

The first thing I did when I took the weBoost Drive Sleek out of the box was to slide my Note 8 into the cradle.  Not only did it fit, but it fit well, and it was also easy to remove.  The new cradle grabs the cell phone from the top and bottom rather than the sides like the old Sleek.  I think this method is much superior.

The 4G Cell Signal Booster

The cradle is connected to the cell signal booster. This has also drastically changed from the previous Sleek.  The old Sleek had the cell signal booster enclosed in the cradle which made it a bit clunky looking. The new Sleek has put the booster in its own housing that looks like a an over-sized tootsie role. The nice thing about this new tootsie role sized booster is that it can be easily located in many places in your vehicle.

weBoost Drive Sleek - Booster Housing

Outside Mag-Mount Antenna

Overall I really like the new look of the outside 4G magnet mount antenna.  It has a modern car look that should be appreciated by everyone. The only thing I would change here is the red stripe that circles the base of the antenna. It may clash with the color of your car. It should have all been black in my opinion.

weBoost Drive Sleek - Mag-mount Antenna

Summary

I like the new weBoost Drive Sleek (470135) a lot except for the connectors. Wilson went with a new push-pull connector (I don’t know the type yet) instead of the SMA connectors used on all their other mobile cell phone boosters. This will make using third party antennas difficult.

If you are looking for a good in-vehicle cell phone signal booster, you should not go wrong with the new weBoost Drive Sleek 470135.

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