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

Last Updated: May 23, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
811
Old Reviews
343
Unverified
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WIFI
4K
RESOLUTION
128 GB
MEMORY
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 417 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Network
 244
5ghz, wifi, mbps, coverage, range
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Like the router interface, features are easy to use, range is good and signal strength remains consistent.  ...  "
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" ...  Coverage in 5g is quite good.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best performance per dollar router out there, I used this to extend my primary connection into another room and since day one this has functioned in the best way  ...  "
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" ...  Best Wireless Router !! ... I get full coverage inside all my rooms. ... I was really confused between this one (Asus RT-AC58U AC1300) and "TP-Link Archer C60 AC1350" - I purchased both and evaluated direct performance comparison between them. ... "TP-Link Archer C60 AC1350" is good but "Asus RT-AC58U AC1300" is better !! ... almost 2X faster in terms of data rate with same coverage range. ... For the first time with "Asus RT-AC58U AC1300" I was able to get full 100MBPS in both the channels (2.4GHz and 5GHz).  ...  "
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" ...  Reaches far corners of single floor 3 bed room house.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Wi-Fi Router out there. ... It has 2, 2.5GHz & 5.0GHz channels.  ...  "
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" ...  I am receiving WiFi signal even on ground floor (WiFi is in 4 the floor).  ...  "
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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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Wifi
 123
wifi, range, mbps, wi fi, 5ghz
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Wifi range is good enough for a small home. ... But now my 2.4Ghz wifi range is more wider.  ...  "
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" ...  This router is awesome .  ...  "
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" ...  Delivers a consistent speed on both 2.4 ghz and 5ghz network.  ...  "
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" ...  5Ghz gives you epic speed and 2.4Ghz give you long range.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Wi-Fi Router out there.  ...  "
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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 happy with this router.  ...  "
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" ...  Was able to connect 130 systems through WiFi and access point.  ...  "
Capacity
 81
rooms, coverage, walls, sq ft, floor
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Provides good coverage in a area with lot of solid walls.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice Range/Coverage  ...  "
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" ...  Maximum speed in even the most corner rooms.  ...  "
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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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" ...  wifi Range is good,i'm using 100Mbps act fibernet, earlier i used MI wifi router which i received 20Mbps to 25Mbps to first floor and changed with this ASUS wifi Router,now i'm getting 3 times faster and uninterrupted wifi signals.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in a 5000sqft apt and the router is in the middle of the apartment so all the rooms and even the terrace get signal on this router. ... The router is in a small puja room in the middle of the house so it always connects to devices with at least one wall in the way, but without a problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Like all other router, you don't get 5ghz outside the room you kept router .  ...  "
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" ...  wifi Range is good,i'm using 100Mbps act fibernet, earlier i used MI wifi router which i received 20Mbps to 25Mbps to first floor and changed with this ASUS wifi Router,now i'm getting 3 times faster and uninterrupted wifi signals.  ...  "
ISP
 68
mbps, broadband, act, 5g, isp
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Yet to test speed at 5G but it should yield the full bandwidth my broadband plan has i.e.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm getting upto 90mbps speed on my 100mbps act plan with 5ghz  ...  "
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" ...  Gigabit LAN gives you speed throughput Upto 1Gbps.  ...  "
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" ...  2. very easy to setup compared to my 10yr old router, ... if you plan on getting a broadband connection faster than 200 Mbps i suggest you get the next higher model this is good enough but you might face some speed issues.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a perfect choice for my Act 250 Mbps. ... In Lan I get 250 MBPS  ...  "
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" ...  Its better than linksys wireless routers.  ...  "
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" ...  My old Belkin router performs as well or even better!  ...  "
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" ...  Asus has always had high performance routers.  ...  "
Setup
 60
setup, easy, easy to install, interface, setting
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Installation took 5 minutes, speed is WOW.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome speed and so so easy to setup .  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was super quick.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is rather easy and the GUI is very easy to manage even for a newbie  ...  "
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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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" ...  Its easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Installation took 5 minutes, speed is WOW.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very easy to install.  ...  "
Software Platform
 46
user interface, chromecast, app, interface, mobile app
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  I decided to upgrade to Asus RT-AC58U for a better streaming experience through my Chromecast and Fire Stick. ... 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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" ...  Can control majority of parameters via the mobile app as well!  ...  "
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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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" ...  The user interface is well-designed.  ...  "
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" ...  4)vpn support  ...  "
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" ...  ASUS Cloud doesn't work at all but rest all features work.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with simple user interface.  ...  "
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" ...  I decided to upgrade to Asus RT-AC58U for a better streaming experience through my Chromecast and Fire Stick. ... 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.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 43
setup, user interface, easy to install, breeze, router
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Setup is very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Automatic configuration very little effort to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up is a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is rather easy and the GUI is very easy to manage even for a newbie  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome speed and so so easy to setup .  ...  "
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" ...  Breeze to setup, a boom for not so tech savvy users.  ...  "
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" ...  It is product that is extremely easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The user interface is well-designed.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 37
stopped working, days, working fine, months, month
+59%
-41%
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" ...  It's been 2 days since purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  It has been working seamlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  I am wringing this review after using it for almost a year.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this product 4 years ago still working GOOD.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this product 4 years ago still working GOOD.  ...  "
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" ...  For 1st month it was working fine .  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as a charm .  ...  "
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" ...  Will update later.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 37
connected, connect, multiple devices, chromecast, wifi
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Number of connected devices is around 4-5, although it supports more than that.  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  It handles 6 of my devices simultaneously, including chromecast and firestick without problems.  ...  "
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" ...  3.Maximum devices can be managed = 7-8 ... More devices could be linked . ... Maximum devices can be improved .  ...  "
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" ...  Using it in a place with more than 70 PCs  ...  "
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" ...  You get a full powered extensible linux workstation.  ...  "
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" ...  I used with Chromecast as well.  ...  "
Price
 35
worth, worth every penny, money, value for money, cost
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Worth every penny. ... Worth every penny  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  Best for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for offering my the best available price.  ...  "
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" ...  (Performance+Value for money)  ...  "
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" ...  Price is couple of hundreds more than others.  ...  "
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" ...  It is worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  worth the price.  ...  "
Overall performance
 29
performance, range, speeds, ghz, 4ghz
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Speed at 2.4GHZ is comparatively good.  ...  "
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" ...  The speed both up/down is good. ... Overall, very satisfactory performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is also great .  ...  "
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" ...  Simple and elegant in looks and performance  ...  "
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" ...  2.Maximum speed  ...  "
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" ...  Unbeatable performance, Once you have ASU’s with you, you will not look back to any other  ...  "
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" ...  Need to see if this performance fades over time but right now its great.  ...  "
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" ...  Does it job perfect.  ...  "
Ports
 27
usb, port, usb 3 0, lan, gigabit lan
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Lan Speed - Awesome ... As of now configured connected my 1TB HDD as Media Server.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome power packed router. ... You get a full powered extensible linux workstation.  ...  "
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" ...  3. some kind of useful features like - easy port forwarding, traffic shaping,  ...  "
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" ...  USB 3.0 is a WOW ... * You can use JioFi or USB dongle to give backup internet.  ...  "
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" ...  I can also use my airtel dongle with this on usb mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Maina advantage is the gigabit LAN support in the 2 LAN ports.  ...  "
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" ...  Maina advantage is the gigabit LAN support in the 2 LAN ports.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Firmware
 25
asus, latest, fixes, updates, vulnerability
+76%
-24%
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" ...  The first thing i did once i started the router was update the firmware to the latest version.  ...  "
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" ...  Speeds are as advertised and the firmware has a good interface.  ...  "
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" ...  and Asus still regularly provides firmware upgrades with new features and fixes !  ...  "
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" ...  and Asus still regularly provides firmware upgrades with new features and fixes !  ...  "
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" ...  firmware upgrade are nice kudos to Asus.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  After you setup your router, there is an option within the interface which will check for latest firmware update and if there is a new version available then you can download it right from asus router user interface.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Apps
 17
mobile app, interface, also, user interface, software
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Can control majority of parameters via the mobile app as well!  ...  "
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" ...  User interface and mobile app are good for management and feature rich for home use.  ...  "
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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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" ...  User interface and mobile app are good for management and feature rich for home use.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Tested App - Speedtest by Ookla  ...  "
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" ...  Tested App - Speedtest by Ookla  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
thanks, thank, product, price, available
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Things up to amazon!  ...  "
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" ...  Ok guys this is a real world review.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for offering my the best available price.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for that.  ...  "
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" ...  the product was new and original.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to all the customer reviews on this product that helped me to decide to buy this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Things up to amazon!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for that.  ...  "
Band
 16
dual, 2, speed, connectivity, 4g
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Dual band for better connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  Two bands provide great option for connectivity.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The 2.4 band is very strong and it spans 2 floors easily.  ...  "
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" ...  its amazingly fast and the dual band works as a boon .  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is fantastic with dual band.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual band works really well .  ...  "
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" ...  its amazingly fast and the dual band works as a boon .  ...  "
Features
 16
also, mode, repeater mode, feature, repeater
+88%
-13%
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" ...  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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" ...  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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" ...  Features - Yet to explore all.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a guest mode also.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a guest mode also.  ...  "
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" ...  packed with all the features .  ...  "
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" ...  packed with all the features .  ...  "
Data reception
 16
2 4g, 5g, devices, router, airtel
+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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" ...  You can even connect 4G dongle to it like Jio, Airtel,etc.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports 40MHZ on 2.4G and 80MHZ in 5G which will increase your throughput.  ...  "
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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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" ...  when i start the router, 2g wifi is immediately available, but 5G wifi takes longer time to connect.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfect with JioFi in USB 3G/4G mode.  ...  "
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" ...  The speeds reported are as per the speedtest website for both 2.4 GHz (2G) and 5 GHz (5G) networks.  ...  "
Build Quality
 10
build, good, months
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  So when the price dropped, I ordered it straight away.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels solid and I trust Asus's QC.  ...  "
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" ...  build quality is good  ...  "
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" ...  1)stable & Solid connection  ...  "
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" ...  good build quality  ...  "
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" ...  good build quality  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality and mate finish gives shiney look and premiere feel  ...  "
Resolution
 9
speed, stream, hd, videos, streaming
+100%
comment
" ...  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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" ...  I have been having issues with my old wifi but this asus wifi is amazing i am able to stream 4k content with no buffer  ...  "
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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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" ...  Can stream 4K content without break.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Can stream 4K content without break.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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.  ...  "
Returns
 9
window, return, replacement, closed, second
-100%
comment
" ...  The product received was also looked like an used / returned item.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  So returning it back.  ...  "
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" ...  First time it just went dead after 30 days, second time it happened to the replacement unit after 15 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon replaced with new product but se issue with the replacement. ... Finally returned it, got refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I would have returned it had the window not closed.  ...  "
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" ...  I have initiated a return of this item.  ...  "
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" ...  So returning it back.  ...  "
Lagging
 8
restart, takes, often, live, booting
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Rebooted multiple times and reconfigured with no success.  ...  "
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" ...  Takes a lot of time and everything requires a reboot  ...  "
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" ...  Except the boot times which.  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  but later started to reset very often . ... also booting takes almost 2mins to come live .  ...  "
Delivery
 8
product, delivered
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Thanks amazon for fast delivery.  ...  "
comment
" ...  5 star for packaging and delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  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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" ...  deliver what its capable of it .  ...  "
Design
 8
product, elegant, quality, performance, look
+100%
comment
" ...  Build quality and mate finish gives shiney look and premiere feel  ...  "
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" ...  Simple and elegant in looks and performance  ...  "
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" ...  Product looks beautiful and elegant !  ...  "
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" ...  Product looks beautiful and elegant !  ...  "
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" ...  Look wise it is outstanding . ... eye catching actually.  ...  "
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" ...  Look wise it is outstanding . ... eye catching actually.  ...  "
Memory
 5
usb, slowly, attached, ram, media
+100%
comment
" ...  Device has 128GB RAM and 4 cores to give excellent connection experience.  ...  "
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" ...  The usb 3.0 socket at the back is particularly useful for storing and streaming movies from my 128 gb pen drive  ...  "
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" ...  You can Preview the Stats of CPU/RAM etc .  ...  "
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" ...  It takes 2 minutes to copy a 1.4 GB file to the attached USB pen drive.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes 2 minutes to copy a 1.4 GB file to the attached USB pen drive.  ...  "
Video Playback
 4
streaming, lag, 1080p, movie, devices
+100%
comment
" ...  No lag in casting 1080p videos.  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  Able to support multiple devices seamlessly including streaming of a 4K movie streaming as well along with other devices.  ...  "
Cables
 4
-100%
comment
" ...  So much so that I have to use a long lan wire to connect to my laptop to get my work done.  ...  "
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" ...  So much so that I have to use a long lan wire to connect to my laptop to get my work done.  ...  "
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" ...  Now it says cable is unplugged.  ...  "
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" ...  Now it says cable is unplugged.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Much smaller that the picture make it to be !  ...  "
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" ...  Much smaller that the picture make it to be !  ...  "
Internet
 4
speed, asianet
+100%
comment
" ...  My Internet Plan: Asianet 899 - 200Mbps FTTH  ...  "
comment
" ...  My Internet Plan: Asianet 899 - 200Mbps FTTH  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wireless internet speed review:  ...  "
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" ...  Wireless internet speed review:  ...  "
USB
 4
port, use, usb 3 0, 0, one
+100%
comment
" ...  USB 3.0 is a WOW  ...  "
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" ...  I can also use my airtel dongle with this on usb mode.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the most useful feature is the USB 3.0 slot.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the most useful feature is the USB 3.0 slot.  ...  "
Gaming
 3
lag, gaming
+100%
comment
" ...  I am using lan for my PS4 so far no problem had a great experience online gaming like anthem and division 2. ... Browsing and youtube is amazing fast no lag.  ...  "
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" ...  I play multiplayer games on my PC and by wifi on Laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  I play multiplayer games on my PC and by wifi on Laptop.  ...  "
Repeater
 3
rooms, need
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  doesnt work as repeater at all .  ...  "
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" ...  doesnt work as repeater at all .  ...  "
Storage
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  The 2GH is stabler in moat cases.  ...  "
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" ...  Best with open space .  ...  "
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" ...  Best with open space .  ...  "

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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