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D Link DIR 816 Wireless AC750 Dual Band Router Not a Modem

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
6.6
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Review Summary - 875 recent, verified reviews

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Network
 272
range, 5ghz, coverage, wifi, signal
+60%
-40%
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" ...  2 Chanel separation and overlap of wifi frequencies a good choice with 802ac support  ...  "
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" ...  4.signal strength good👍  ...  "
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" ...  Works faster than my previous router.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent Router in this price range WiFi signal strength is good BUT PLEASE DON"T BUY THIS PRODUCT FROM THIS SELLER: "NTPLtd"  ...  "
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" ...  No Signal drop prob so far and range is excellent of this router bcoz its having three 5dbi antenna.  ...  "
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" ...  Signal strength is really good and also running without any connection lost. ... If I compare both, Dlink signal is better than previous one as it is showing 4 bar instead of 3 in the same position for 2.4 ghz. ... for 5 ghz also range has been extended. ... Speed is also very fast, speed in wifi which is almost same as without router  ...  "
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" ...  A good router with 3 antennas.  ...  "
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" ...  But the 2Ghz signal is available even 5 floors down with minimal LOS.  ...  "
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Product Reliability
 131
months, stopped working, month, properly, days
+34%
-66%
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" ...  quality is not good , stopped working and no any information of services or repair.  ...  "
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" ...  It will disconnected 2 times in a day  ...  "
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" ...  It is not working properly . ... As it has been only 13 days since i have buyed it .  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad every time got disconnected.  ...  "
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" ...  Hi, It is hard to configure and stopped working within few days.  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped working in 7 months  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this item on 11th September 2017. and it already stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  Failed to work after a year.  ...  "
Wifi
 109
wifi, range, 5ghz, network, internet
+49%
-51%
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" ...  doesnt work with netgear extender , needs re configuration every week!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Now in Dec 2018 the 2.4 GHz band wifi is not working resulting in all old systems not able to pick up wifi .  ...  "
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" ...  Internet gets disconnected as the router gets reset again and again .  ...  "
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" ...  The router doesn't work.  ...  "
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" ...  The router is not working  ...  "
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" ...  This is the most problematic wifi that I have ever seen. ... in both cases, the wifi starts showing problems after a few days.  ...  "
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" ...  It does not support guest zone, I bought this router only for this purpose  ...  "
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" ...  Worse router, It's slower than my current 300mbps router, Worse support from DLink.  ...  "
ISP
 74
speed, internet, broadband, modem, range
+61%
-39%
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" ...  This is not an ADSL router.  ...  "
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" ...  If you only have 100 Mbps or lower connection and not going to upgrade your speed, you can go for this.  ...  "
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" ...  router.it gives u 5g speed .  ...  "
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" ...  However I seem to have come to trust DLINK routers. ... Coming to the performance, I have a 1Gbps connection at home.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is also very fast, speed in wifi which is almost same as without router  ...  "
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" ...  I open a ticket with ISP, and they have checked it. ... Without this modem internet is working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  marattok router.fatie dieche  ...  "
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" ...  A good router.  ...  "
Capacity
 60
coverage, router, signal, walls, rooms
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Mine is a small home. ... Hence, signal available all the place in my 1600 sqft home. ... People having bigger homes, need to consider  ...  "
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" ...  Its signal range covers my house and is ok.  ...  "
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" ...  Good buy for a medium size house with three bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Good .it's range covered total area of my home.  ...  "
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" ...  It helped me to get the internet to the living room as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent router for home use.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for big homes  ...  "
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" ...  covers entire 2bhk flat very well . ... signal is so strong that can penetrate multiple walls .  ...  "
Price
 54
worth, value for money, money, product, range
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Value for money .  ...  "
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" ...  it worths it price .  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  2.best for this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Good speed and worth buying  ...  "
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" ...  Good product worth to buy  ...  "
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" ...  Good one in its price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Best in this price range.  ...  "
Setup
 46
installation, easy to install, easy, router, easy to configure
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Configuration was simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very simple and hassle free to install and connect.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick to install and easy to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to configure & range is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple plug and.play router it works seamlessly fine customised for India users.  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to install and use. ... Very simple procedure.  ...  "
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" ...  Product work intermittently after installation.  ...  "
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" ...  Timely delivery and good product.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 39
connected, devices, wifi, connectivity, disconnected
+41%
-59%
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" ...  Most laptop WiFi cards struggle connecting with it.  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps getting disconnected at its own will.  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn't support my Sony Android TV. ... HV to restart many times to connect with TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn't provide proper connectivity  ...  "
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" ...  there is a connectivity issue.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it stopped working and each time I've to login to connect to internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad every time got disconnected.  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn't remain connected  ...  "
Ease of Use
 34
use, easy to install, easy to configure, setup, good
+100%
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" ...  Easy to set up and good for home use.  ...  "
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" ...  Configuration was simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick to install and easy to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  No complaints - easy to install and use  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up and takes tiny place to sit and all black is my favorite color.  ...  "
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" ...  Its faster to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to configure .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install also.  ...  "
Marketplace
 34
product, seller, good, described, thanks
+71%
-29%
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" ...  grate paking good product using for last 3 months now thanks amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Works as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Good genuine product.  ...  "
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" ...  If amazon team can read this place do contact me .  ...  "
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" ...  Good product as expected  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  At the same time, I very happy with the way Amazon.in scheduled the repayment and it was on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank You Nice Product  ...  "
Delivery
 31
delivered, delivery, time, received, got
+61%
-39%
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" ...  I really appreciate Amazon in its quick service as I got it delivered within a day time.  ...  "
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" ...  & Not to forget, good packaging & realative quicker delivery by Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Great delivery and works just as expected  ...  "
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" ...  Timely delivery and good product.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  All the parts were there and in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon delivered as promised!  ...  "
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" ...  superb item as expected  ...  "
Overall performance
 26
good, range, performance, speeds, works
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Reliable - and works with Hathway Mumbai  ...  "
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" ...  VERY GOOD VERY FAST  ...  "
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" ...  the performance is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to get very good speed but the range is not great.  ...  "
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" ...  Good speed, but short range.  ...  "
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" ...  Performance is very good  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly well, and Im getting a speed of upto 97mbps.  ...  "
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" ...  Giving me the speed i needed.  ...  "
Returns
 22
replacement, refund, product, within, window is closed
+5%
-95%
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" ...  I think i will return this.  ...  "
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" ...  The return process is also very slow .  ...  "
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" ...  and not have return or replacement police  ...  "
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" ...  Now I cannot even return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I had replaced this for the second time but still the same issue and now the return window is closed.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately this started happening after the return window closed, unable to return the product as well  ...  "
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" ...  This product not working properly when I return  ...  "
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" ...  Now I cannot even return the product as it has only 10 days return policy  ...  "
Ports
 20
port, wifi, ports, router, lan ports
+40%
-60%
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" ...  WAN port stopped working with in 6 months of buying .  ...  "
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" ...  LAN ports not being detected.  ...  "
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" ...  Adapter was missing from the box.  ...  "
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" ...  WAN port is not coming up .  ...  "
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" ...  even after inserting all the wires properly, lights don not blink, depicting that modem ports have stopped working, The Worst Product Ever!!  ...  "
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" ...  When I switch on the product after some time, its doesn't automatically connects to internet, have to remove the rj45 cable and reconnect and then connects automatically, m not getting any corrective measures online also  ...  "
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" ...  The USB feature is not present as mentioned on the site.  ...  "
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" ...  Router does NOT have an Original D-Link Power adapter. ... The product comes with some non-branded power adapter, it is a 2-pin plug which are small too.  ...  "
Band
 19
dual, 5ghz, works, 2, range
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Works wonder and dual band helps to give a better performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Product with Dual band feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Supports dual band, which is good indeed.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the most affordable dual band router.  ...  "
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" ...  Tested it connecting 10 devices (3laptops, 2tables, 5phones), dual band works seemlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  two band 2.5ghz and 5ghz both are available.  ...  "
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" ...  And also the 2.5Ghz band range is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Liked the feature of dual band.  ...  "
Firmware
 18
upgrade, update, router, help, upgrading
+6%
-94%
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" ...  Updating firmware does not work.  ...  "
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" ...  After all of this the D-Link people would give you stupid solutions like upgrading the firmware of the Router which does not resolve the problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Firmware update didn't help as well.  ...  "
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" ...  IN THESE 4MONTHS THE ROUTER WILL RESET AUTOMATICALLY.  ...  "
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" ...  I will try changing the firmware and see if it works or not, else will need to throw it as junk.  ...  "
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" ...  Out of the box it comes with 7.0 firmware and G1 hardware version. ... While searching online could not find single firmware. ... Uploading firmware does not work.  ...  "
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" ...  Called the customer srrvice and was told to upgrade the firmware.  ...  "
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" ...  I will try changing the firmware and see if it works or not, else will need to throw it as junk.  ...  "
Software Platform
 15
settings, times, software, os, mobile
+13%
-87%
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" ...  It's not d links fault Amazon gave me faulty device  ...  "
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" ...  D Link won't even give you a Software update.  ...  "
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" ...  Creating malware in network .  ...  "
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" ...  No product software updates available in India too.  ...  "
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" ...  3) Even though putting correct password for my SSID it does not connect many of times.  ...  "
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" ...  Don't purchase this product, D-Link doesn't provide any support or Software Update for this  ...  "
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" ...  Initial few days, it kept on resetting to factory settings, and had to be configured every few hours.  ...  "
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" ...  Also very old series and no mobile app support  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 13
product, got, faulty, defective, broken
+8%
-92%
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" ...  Product is faulty.  ...  "
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" ...  I have got very worst product and I have replaced it second time and received unworkable product and this time I have not got 30 days replacing date also So now I want refund of the product in anyway  ...  "
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" ...  Defective item received.  ...  "
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" ...  I have received a defected piece.  ...  "
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" ...  I received a defective product .  ...  "
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" ...  I received the box with seal broken condition and the box was in a very bad shape.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the product with open package and seems to be used one with lots of scratches  ...  "
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" ...  It's a defective piece.  ...  "
Lagging
 10
resets, time, reset, issues, every
+10%
-90%
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" ...  The challenge is it resets automatically every few days then you need to set it up again.  ...  "
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" ...  Before that multiple issues such as it just stops responding.  ...  "
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" ...  Disconnects and resets many a times.  ...  "
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" ...  It always reset autometically.  ...  "
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" ...  Resets from time to time by itself !  ...  "
Internet
 9
speed, high, good, would, speeds
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Bought it for my husband for internet upgradation.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend this to everyone who has high speed internet connections as this would fully utilize the speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  This helps in splitting the internet speed and maintain a good high frequency Internet.  ...  "
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" ...  I could sense the real speed of internet .  ...  "
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" ...  Especially good for high speed internet.  ...  "
Build Quality
 7
broken, box, good, dlink, build quality
+14%
-86%
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" ...  The three antenas are just show pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  Atleast we would have considered if it is working, but now that is not the case.  ...  "
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" ...  Have to confirgure from a scratch again.  ...  "
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" ...  Box was in a broken state and the wire inside were box were all loose.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the antennas was sligtky bent.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the box with seal broken condition and the box was in a very bad shape.  ...  "
Product As Described
 6
works
+100%
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product as expected  ...  "
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" ...  Works as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly, as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Its exactly as described in the website.  ...  "
Packing
 5
good, time, received, delivery, amazon
+100%
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" ...  Packaging could have improved.  ...  "
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" ...  Packing is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in good packing.  ...  "
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" ...  nice packing received on time .  ...  "
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" ...  & Not to forget, good packaging & realative quicker delivery by Amazon.  ...  "
Design
 5
quality, looks, look, nice
+100%
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" ...  Looks like an second hand one.  ...  "
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" ...  Look is good.  ...  "
Controls
 4
vireless
+25%
-75%
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" ...  but it does not have vireless button to tern off vireless comunication. ... it does not have vireless button  ...  "
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" ...  You cannot access the admin panel most of the time as it says unreachable.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the on/off button was placed right next is a reset button, I ended up resetting the device once.  ...  "
Cables
 4
cable, also, rj45, internet, cord
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Also the power cord given with this is very short.  ...  "
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" ...  When I switch on the product after some time, its doesn't automatically connects to internet, have to remove the rj45 cable and reconnect and then connects automatically, m not getting any corrective measures online also  ...  "
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" ...  Box was in a broken state and the wire inside were box were all loose.  ...  "
Data reception
 4
4g, speed, get, 2, wi fi
+75%
-25%
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" ...  5g to 3g can be selected by devices automatically.  ...  "
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" ...  Modem Work for optical fiber internet and you get 5g and 4g dual net , connect any one same speed I felt personally  ...  "
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" ...  and after that 3 Mbps speed unlimited .  ...  "
User Manual
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Manual search also doesn't show.  ...  "
Apps
 3
support, update, software, settings, mobile
-100%
comment
" ...  Only one problem that you cannot manage this router through the dlink app.  ...  "
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" ...  Also very old series and no mobile app support  ...  "
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" ...  D Link won't even give you a Software update.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 3
supply, also, work
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It also has power switch to shut it off gracefully when not needed.  ...  "
Original Product
 3
awesome
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Awesome quality brand new product.  ...  "
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" ...  Good genuine product.  ...  "
Storage
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Overall a very good product, i would recommend to but it if you have large space to cover.  ...  "
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" ...  But 5Gz capacity for smaller area  ...  "
Comfort
 3
looks, easy
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Looks like an second hand one.  ...  "

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