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Asus RT AC58U AC1300 Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Router Black Not a Modem

Last Updated: September 20, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
332
Old Reviews
92
Unverified
22
Spam Test
PASS
Yes
WIFI
4K
RESOLUTION
128 GB
MEMORY
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 218 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Network
 126
5ghz, range, mbps, wifi, 2 4ghz
+85%
-15%
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" ...  The WiFi speeds have surely increased after the installation. ... The interface is good and take like Setting up VPN at router level is easy as well.  ...  "
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" ...  very good router for this price, iam having hathway internet connection in my home its does gives full 150 mbps in wifi thank u asus  ...  "
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" ...  The router works like a charm, no need to reset it after frequent intervals. ... Maximum speed in even the most corner rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally a good router at a reasonable price. ... Gigabit LAN gives you speed throughput Upto 1Gbps.  ...  "
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" ...  Asus makes good routers.  ...  "
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" ...  Its Just been 2 hours using this Router and I like it already. ... Its one of the best AC routers out there  ...  "
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" ...  Earlier routers always had issues on 5G coverage and speeds as well as the 2.5g but this router covers practically my whole house ground and first floor.  ...  "
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" ...  It has dual band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. ... 5Ghz gives you epic speed and 2.4Ghz give you long range. ... This router has solved that issue like a magic.  ...  "
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Wifi
 58
wifi, range, wi fi, mbps, coverage
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I now have a extremely stable home WiFi network with a range that is suprising! ... Now we don't even look at what wifi we are on 2g or 5g.  ...  "
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" ...  very good router for this price, iam having hathway internet connection in my home its does gives full 150 mbps in wifi thank u asus  ...  "
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" ...  Now I am getting 200mbps over wifi with devices having AC adapters.  ...  "
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" ...  The range, ease of use and features are good but it delivers horribly in its core feature, reliable WiFi connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Other end needed a good gigabit router with a good enough range. ... -MU-MIMO support (very stable wireless connection) ... I personally have a CyberGhost Premium subscription & had no problem setting up an OpenVPN client in this router. ... After setup, activate and u can forget about it, as the VPN automatically reconnects after a restart. ... For the asking price of ₹4300, the ASUS RT-AC58U Wi-Fi Router offers a great deal.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a great product if you need to use one router for dual internet connection and open vpn configuration.  ...  "
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" ...  I would surely recommend this router if your budget is around 15k.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi Stability - Very good ... WiFi Speed - Good.  ...  "
Capacity
 43
coverage, rooms, walls, sq ft, 5ghz
+91%
-9%
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" ...  6. did i mention how good it looks so it is not a eye sore when placed in the living room if you have modern furniture.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a great router with cool features and good throughput covers my entire house  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this router for 1200 sq ft flat.  ...  "
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" ...  It cover 4bhk house easily .  ...  "
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" ...  I used to get hardly 10 to 15 mbps in bedroom which is 10 meters or so from router. ... i get signals even outside apartment now .  ...  "
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" ...  I have setup the router in the living room (hall) and i get good signal strength, both 2.4ghz and 5ghz, in all 3 rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  In WiFi 2.4 - 60 & 5 - 80 MBPS (After crossing Concrete walls and a Door)  ...  "
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" ...  For a 2000 sq ft house, the 2.4GHz is covered fully with well-above-average to high signal levels. ... The signal does drop significantly on the 5GHz band in couple corners of the house.  ...  "
ISP
 34
mbps, broadband, act, isp, asianet
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I'm getting upto 90mbps speed on my 100mbps act plan with 5ghz  ...  "
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" ...  It's a fantastic router. ... I have 100mbps airtel Fibre line.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Wireless Router !!  ...  "
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" ...  as both support GigE .  ...  "
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" ...  It does support VPN  ...  "
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" ...  Gigabit LAN gives you speed throughput Upto 1Gbps.  ...  "
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" ...  The best router  ...  "
Setup
 33
router, easy, vpn, setting, interface
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to configure, good for security.  ...  "
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" ...  The router was simple to set up and took me less than 5 minutes to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  The router interface software is very good but I couldn’t find a url log of all the websites accessed through the router which I had in my previous netgear router.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install, great signal quality, no drop offs at all, recommended  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is rather easy and the GUI is very easy to manage even for a newbie  ...  "
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" ...  Breeze to setup, a boom for not so tech savvy users.  ...  "
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" ...  Router takes longer than the RT-N66U, to apply, and reboot or upgrade.  ...  "
Software Platform
 24
app, interface, chromecast, vpn, user interface
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Can control majority of parameters via the mobile app as well!  ...  "
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" ...  4) Mobile app which allowed you to get much information about connection performance, much more can be done using mobile app ... 9) Great FW support, 3 updates within 4 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy UI and lots of features to understand and implement. ... The ASUS app is a added bonus.  ...  "
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" ...  The admin interface is better than any other router I have purchased in the past and the online reviews for the ASUS AC51U have been very good.  ...  "
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" ...  It had all the requirements I wanted, like WRT, print server & of course VPN. ... -VPN client & server support. ... Only after Linksys's most beautiful interface, The Asus WRT GUI is also a delight to work with, and it's just like my ASUS prime b250 motherboard's UEFI seen on them, the layout, the feel, its top notch. ... I even tried with my other paid VPN subscriptions like Keepsolid's VPN Unlimited, ivacy Premium & Tiger VPN. ... Typical impressive ASUS performance, sleek visuals and pleasant UI. ... Best thing is that I can manage all my Asus routers at once with the intuitive Asus app.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is really simple and straightforward, but I suggest using Windows and Chrome Browser for 1st time setup. ... When I used a Mac and Safari Browser for 1st time setup it kept asking me for ‘Asus Router Login & Password’ and would not go to the next screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It handles 6 of my devices simultaneously, including chromecast and firestick without problems. ... I also keep getting security updates from Asus (one click install) which is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  .Configuring of the router is very easy and online interface is superb .the mobile app is the one of the best feature of ASUS .  ...  "
Price
 24
worth, money, value for money, worth every penny, available
+79%
-21%
comment
" ...  It is worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  6 ) at this price expected a better product.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for offering my the best available price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny. ... Worth every penny  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  Pricing wise it's bit costly but worth.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a fantastic piece at this price.  ...  "
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" ...  It is available for 135USD in amazon US and here the price is just double,10K would be ideal for an old but rock solid model (2015)  ...  "
Overall performance
 22
performance, speeds, range, 5, 2
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I am gwtting 140 speed always.  ...  "
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" ...  File transfer speeds is better with AC1900.  ...  "
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" ...  - And then there is drop is speed too. ... And in some get sites, I get even better speed. ... With around 4-5 devices also, I get adviced speed on all the devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Speeds on 2.5 and 5 are too good to believe.  ...  "
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" ...  2.4GHz performance is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed and range.  ...  "
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" ...  Lan Speed - Awesome  ...  "
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" ...  The speed both up/down is good. ... Overall, very satisfactory performance.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 21
setup, user interface, easy to install, breeze, router
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Easy to configure and good speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to configure and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up is a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Easy UI and lots of features to understand and implement.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is rather easy and the GUI is very easy to manage even for a newbie  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to configure, good for security.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 20
connected, connect, ghz, speed, multiple devices
+80%
-20%
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" ...  As of now configured connected my 1TB HDD as Media Server.  ...  "
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" ...  4) Mobile app which allowed you to get much information about connection performance, much more can be done using mobile app  ...  "
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" ...  It handles 6 of my devices simultaneously, including chromecast and firestick without problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a better connection than my office now :D .  ...  "
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" ...  There is indeed a minor boost for legacy devices on 2.4G.  ...  "
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" ...  You can even connect 4G dongle to it like Jio, Airtel,etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Tested on Device - OnePlus 5 Mobile  ...  "
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" ...  Secondly, I have to connect multiple devices and see how it carries the load and then only comment.  ...  "
Ports
 19
port, usb, lan, gigabit lan, port forwarding
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Everything about this router is great, except for the USB sharing.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I am getting 200mbps over wifi with devices having AC adapters.  ...  "
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" ...  Gigabit LAN is helpful, connected my wd my cloud hdd, and getting good speed for read and write. ... Overall good product with USB 3.0 port, MU MIMO and Gigabit LAN, value for money in this price.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it Dual-band for both 2.4 and 5 Ghz devices as well as both 802.11N and 802.11AC connections - everything works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  3. some kind of useful features like - easy port forwarding, traffic shaping,  ...  "
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" ...  Lan Speed - Awesome ... As of now configured connected my 1TB HDD as Media Server.  ...  "
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" ...  -USB 3.0 with Print server, 4g dongle support & file server ... Upgraded my intranet wiring with CAT6E for a 1Gbps intranet  ...  "
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" ...  Maina advantage is the gigabit LAN support in the 2 LAN ports.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 18
working, year, working fine, product, almost
+78%
-22%
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" ...  5 Ghzs work just fine, No Issues there.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it for more than a month now.  ...  "
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" ...  It's been 2 days since purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  Did months of research before going for the same but now i am happy with the performance.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this product 4 years ago still working GOOD.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as a charm .  ...  "
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" ...  I had purchased it almost one and half year ago and it's working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Started very good.  ...  "
Firmware
 15
asus, latest, lede, fixes, updates
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  The first thing i did once i started the router was update the firmware to the latest version.  ...  "
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" ...  and Asus still regularly provides firmware upgrades with new features and fixes !  ...  "
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" ...  The router interface software is very good but I couldn’t find a url log of all the websites accessed through the router which I had in my previous netgear router.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Only after Linksys's most beautiful interface, The Asus WRT GUI is also a delight to work with, and it's just like my ASUS prime b250 motherboard's UEFI seen on them, the layout, the feel, its top notch.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely no issues with latest firmware update.  ...  "
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" ...  Netgear R7800/7000 is also quite good but this one has the merlin firmware and direct downloading option which works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Asus sends frequent firmware updates & fixes to all their networking devices which is a boon for the network security conscious.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup is super quick and I also liked the overview the firmware provides. ... I faced firmware upgrade issue and customer care was super helpful in resolving the same.  ...  "
Marketplace
 12
thank, product, 2018, support, price
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Ok guys this is a real world review.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I received the item on 19-Apr-2018. ... I have been using Amazon for quite some time now. ... Thank you AMAZON.  ...  "
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" ...  Things up to amazon!  ...  "
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" ...  I am reviewing this product after one week of purchase. ... Amazon has done a great job !  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job as described.  ...  "
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" ...  the product was new and original.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for that.  ...  "
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" ...  Got a used product.  ...  "
Band
 11
2, dual, 5ghz, speed, connectivity
+82%
-18%
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" ...  The 2.4 band is very strong and it spans 2 floors easily.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using it on smart connections so it automatically switch between the tri band according to the device requirements.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is fantastic with dual band.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual band for better connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  its amazingly fast and the dual band works as a boon .  ...  "
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" ...  Two bands provide great option for connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  First time using 5ghz band in mobile and experience is good so far.  ...  "
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" ...  After the change, I can notice the signals are consistent without any issues on both bands.  ...  "
Apps
 10
mobile app, software, asus, also, user interface
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Can control majority of parameters via the mobile app as well!  ...  "
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" ...  Tested App - Speedtest by Ookla  ...  "
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" ...  Very Good/easy UI and gives details tracking of consumption per device, can also view same data from mobile app also  ...  "
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" ...  I have side-loaded the Kodi app on my Fire Stick and this app works well to stream media on my television from the files stored in the USB device attached to the router.  ...  "
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" ...  User interface and mobile app are good for management and feature rich for home use.  ...  "
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" ...  Best thing is that I can manage all my Asus routers at once with the intuitive Asus app.  ...  "
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" ...  4) Mobile app which allowed you to get much information about connection performance, much more can be done using mobile app  ...  "
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" ...  The ASUS app is a added bonus.  ...  "
Features
 9
mode, also, repeater, good, feature
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  I know i'm not taking not full advantage of the feature set it provides, but at the end of the day it does what it supposed to do.  ...  "
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" ...  Features - Yet to explore all.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a guest mode also.  ...  "
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" ...  packed with all the features .  ...  "
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" ...  Plus this has tonnes of features, which I am yet to explore further and post it here over long term.  ...  "
Data reception
 8
2g, 2 4g, speeds, mobile, ghz
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  You can even connect 4G dongle to it like Jio, Airtel,etc.  ...  "
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" ...  There is indeed a minor boost for legacy devices on 2.4G.  ...  "
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" ...  The speeds reported are as per the speedtest website for both 2.4 GHz (2G) and 5 GHz (5G) networks.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports 40MHZ on 2.4G and 80MHZ in 5G which will increase your throughput.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Switching data from one sim to other, times decrease the speed to internet.  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
build, good, looks, 10
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  good build quality  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  -Decent build quality  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is top-notch for a device that costs close to 5000 rupees.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and build quality: 10/10  ...  "
Resolution
 5
streaming, stream, speed, hd, videos
+100%
comment
" ...  Can stream 4K content without break.  ...  "
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" ...  the coverage was a bit disappointment tho, no issues with the speed, it does deliver max speed for multiple devices simultaneously, smooth hd streamings too and not that it's a huge problem but it sure gets hot.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to stream with 4k resolution directly on TV connected upto 5 devices on 5g no lagging on speed  ...  "
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" ...  Tested the media server which streams Full HD media without any lag on my TV and laptop from a distance of 3-4 meters from the router.  ...  "
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" ...  Now movies are streaming in HD as soon as the movie starts (previously in 300n it used to stream in sd for a minute).  ...  "
Delivery
 5
apr, 2018, product
+100%
comment
" ...  5 star for packaging and delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller for my delivery was : nationalPC - well packed and the product was recent and completely sealed.  ...  "
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" ...  deliver what its capable of it .  ...  "
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" ...  However, I received the item on 19-Apr-2018.  ...  "
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" ...  Supports Jiofi out of box  ...  "
Design
 5
quality, product, design, build, 10
+100%
comment
" ...  Product looks beautiful and elegant !  ...  "
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" ...  Look wise it is outstanding . ... eye catching actually.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and build quality: 10/10  ...  "
Memory
 3
usb, slowly, ram, quad, processor
+100%
comment
" ...  It takes 2 minutes to copy a 1.4 GB file to the attached USB pen drive.  ...  "
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" ...  6) Quad core processor and 128 ram is great for performance  ...  "
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" ...  Gigabit wired Ethernet with 1gbps speeds is best to use with NAS storage.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
videos, 1080p, without, stream, movies
+100%
comment
" ...  No lag in casting 1080p videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to support multiple devices seamlessly including streaming of a 4K movie streaming as well along with other devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Now movies are streaming in HD as soon as the movie starts (previously in 300n it used to stream in sd for a minute).  ...  "
Lagging
 3
often, also, restart, device
-100%
comment
" ...  Except the boot times which.  ...  "
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" ...  but later started to reset very often . ... also booting takes almost 2mins to come live .  ...  "
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" ...  5) needs reboot often.  ...  "
Cables
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  So much so that I have to use a long lan wire to connect to my laptop to get my work done.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now it says cable is unplugged.  ...  "
Returns
 3
return, closed, amazon
-100%
comment
" ...  So returning it back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Overall, I would have returned it had the window not closed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Amazon sent me replacement.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3 
USB:  Yes 
Memory
Memory:  128 GB
Display
Resolution:  4K 
Yes
WIFI
4K
RESOLUTION
128 GB
MEMORY
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS