Last Updated: November 10, 2019

TP Link Archer C6 AC1200 Wireless MU MIMO Gigabit Router Black

Last Updated: November 10, 2019
8.3
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Network
 277
wifi, signal, 5ghz, coverage, wifi signal
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The wifi signal range covers my entire 2bhk house.  ...  "
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" ...  One if the best routers  ...  "
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" ...  One thing which I personally face problem is it's signal strength and range .  ...  "
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" ...  It was amazing product also in WiFi signal and all.  ...  "
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" ...  Router signal strength is quite good. ... 5Ghz band signal strength is good but it is not stable if the device is in the next room or away. ... Overall it is good for regular home network.  ...  "
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" ...  The router comes with a wifi on/off switch. ... Though the speed with 5GHz and 2.4GHz bands is good, the wifi coverage is not up to the mark and can only be compared with that of a router with 5 dbi antennae.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this router 3 days ago and here are my observations. ... Otherwise, 5G works good.,  ...  "
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" ...  I have an existing TP Link Archer AC1900 ADSL + WiFi router . ... the difference in performance with the new router is simply superb and is immediately noticeable .  ...  "
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Wifi
 141
wifi, wifi signal, wi fi, signal, 5ghz
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Only let down I feel is that I thought I would get phenomenal WiFi range out of this, but it wasn't so. ... I would still recommend this router mainly cause of its ease of setting up and stable signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Best router at this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi signal is sightly better than no normal double antenna router.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi signal is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Download speed up to 100 Mbps on 5G.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the wifi Router  ...  "
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" ...  Buy it if you don't have it because it's the best router you can find online and it will boost your internet speed as well .  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi coverage is pretty good and easy to install  ...  "
Setup
 108
setup, router, easy, installation, app
+96%
-4%
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" ...  It was very easy yo setup n the signals are strong too.  ...  "
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" ...  Router design was good, simple and easy interface like other Tp-Link Archer's, This router has VPN issue, it cannot show list of connected PPTP VPN clients list.  ...  "
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" ...  As soon as it arrived, I was able to install it in 5 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Hassle free, good coverage for a bigger home and easy to use interface, but still some improvements can be done  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to configure wirelessly and can be managed through the app flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation was super easy.  ...  "
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" ...  really very easy to setup .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and good user interface with good signal strength.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 86
easy, setup, app, easy to use, user interface
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Easy setup by mobile app. ... The simple user interface, which can easily understand.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and use.  ...  "
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" ...  The web user interface is somewhat easy and you can operate it with a little to no knowledge.  ...  "
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" ...  -Easy To install  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  The UI of the router is also very well laid out and easy to use and I prefer this UI to the ones from Linksys and Netgear.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy user interface.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and good value for money.  ...  "
Capacity
 72
signal strength, floor, coverage, walls, wifi signal
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I am able to use it without any drops in a floor below.  ...  "
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" ...  Thought its range is less past two walls.  ...  "
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" ...  Good range for a standsrd 2bhk house. ... Will be a problem if house is bigger.  ...  "
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" ...  For reference my house size is 1,100 sq ft 2BHK.  ...  "
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" ...  Best for single floor use . ... 5GHz signal never reach 2nd floor  ...  "
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" ...  Covers a full 2BHK house when placed in the hallway.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complain about this router is for the wifi range, as i have installed it on first floor in my house and this router does not work on at 2nd floor inside a closed door room.  ...  "
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" ...  It can pretty easily cover 2,3 Bhk homes if placed centrally. ... Even works considerably for a floor above and below.  ...  "
ISP
 57
connection, speed, 100 mbps, mbps, tp link
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Router is awesome and ease to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using 500MPBS connection and I have not faced any issues or connection Drops till now.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using it for a 24 Mbps broadband and getting the optimal speed with no loss.  ...  "
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" ...  It supports upto 1200 MBps  ...  "
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" ...  Finally i’m getting 150Mbps  ...  "
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" ...  - My net Speed is 120-130 Mbps with 65mbps Upload .  ...  "
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" ...  Getting 148mbps download & 170 Mbps upload.  ...  "
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" ...  * Since it is Gigabit router, it can be used if the internet connection is more than 100 Mbps  ...  "
Overall performance
 54
performance, speeds, good, time, 5g
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Fast and convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is good  ...  "
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" ...  This does a good job keeping them connected in all times  ...  "
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" ...  Boot is sloe  ...  "
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" ...  Getting speeds of around 95Mpbs with my ACT fibrenet.  ...  "
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" ...  The speeds have been very consistent and I strongly recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  The speed is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Over all performance is good  ...  "
Price
 50
value for money, worth, range, money, worth the money
+88%
-12%
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" ...  verrrry nice product in budget price.  ...  "
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" ...  A real value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  It's good and recommended for the price range it's available for.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  Crazy value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth buying it!  ...  "
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" ...  A true value buy.  ...  "
Ports
 39
gigabit, usb, port, usb port, ethernet
+74%
-26%
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" ...  I was using a TP link earlier bought from Amazon only but was for a lower configuration (TP-Link TL-WR841N 300Mbps Wireless N Cable).  ...  "
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" ...  I had another premium fast Ethernet router before .  ...  "
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" ...  It's great , best part 4 gigabit Ethernet ports!  ...  "
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" ...  * Supports connecting an external hard disk.  ...  "
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" ...  Has 10/100/1000 ports (gigabit ports).  ...  "
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" ...  if you need usb port in that budget go for archer AC1200 gigabit.  ...  "
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" ...  Due to WAN and LAN 10/100/1000 (Gigabit) ports, maximum bandwidth will be available for wired connection.  ...  "
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" ...  i used it to share external hard disk data on ipad, fon and computer via wifi .  ...  "
Product Reliability
 31
months, using, month, stopped, issues
+65%
-35%
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" ...  - Bought for Rs 2299 and Been using from 2 Months .  ...  "
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" ...  Till now it is working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Using this since more than a month now .  ...  "
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" ...  Review after a month of usage.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good, as of now 3 month and working fantastic  ...  "
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" ...  Functioning well since a few months  ...  "
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" ...  Its been a month, works well  ...  "
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" ...  Been a week now.  ...  "
Software Platform
 26
mobile app, easy, control, also, user interface
+85%
-15%
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" ...  best part being you can connect to the device using the Tether app remotely too .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup by mobile app. ... The simple user interface, which can easily understand. ... 4.Cloud login facility to control access to other devices.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is a convenient way of setting the router up, I set it up with a static IP and all went fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Way way better than asus's buggy rt58!  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, their app is also useful  ...  "
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" ...  Using the app you can also set up guest connections on both bands.  ...  "
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" ...  - Product Interface Look Same As On pic  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate tp link for user friendly interface .  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 19
connect, multiple devices, devices, connected, tv
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Please note that for 5G to be effective, the client device like a phone or a laptop should be capable of 5G type radio communication.  ...  "
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" ...  I use an app on my phone that needs constant connection.  ...  "
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" ...  If you want to explore more , this device can be connected to a portable hard drive and can access through smart phone and iPad .  ...  "
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" ...  I connect upto 8 devices ... 2) 4 to 5 mobile phonear ... 3) 1 Tablet ... 4) 2 laptops  ...  "
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" ...  i connect 3 devices and the speed is optimal  ...  "
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" ...  -Product was awesome me and mimo was pretty good when multiple devices are connected  ...  "
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" ...  I use my FireTV, Xbox, iPad & Phone simultaneously and it manages the speed well.  ...  "
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" ...  My speed from ACT FIBERNET is 100 MBPS but when doing from wireless to smart TV ,laptop and phone the speed was almost 30-40 % less.  ...  "
Marketplace
 18
thanks, seller, delivery, works, team
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Thanks for Amazon team  ...  "
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" ...  Seller was very prompt in dispatching the item and I received in 3 days at Kannur, Kerala .  ...  "
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" ...  Worth buying it, works perfectly for my needs, thanks Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Rest does as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you seller for great product and Also amazon for Fast delivery  ...  "
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" ...  good support from manufacturer  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Amazon for referring this product and also thanks to Seller.  ...  "
Apps
 13
tp link tether, setup, mobile, link tether app, easy
+100%
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" ...  I use an app on my phone that needs constant connection.  ...  "
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" ...  best part being you can connect to the device using the Tether app remotely too .  ...  "
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" ...  I got the TP link Tether app and must say that its really good .  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was very easy and liked the user interface of the TP Link tether app.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to use Tether application for convenience  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup by mobile app.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install using TP link Tether mobile app.  ...  "
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" ...  You can control everything from the app.  ...  "
Band
 9
dual, bands, 5ghz, check, 5
+89%
-11%
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" ...  * It supports dual band.  ...  "
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" ...  Checked the Speed on both bands and it is perfect as per description.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been reviewing lot of dual band routers in recent , was waiting for a long time .  ...  "
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" ...  it's pure dual band .  ...  "
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" ...  Aesthetically it's lools nice with a glossy finish, supports dual band with guest accounts on both.  ...  "
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" ...  The speed on 5ghz band is mind-blowing.  ...  "
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" ...  I had enabled both the bands, 2.4 and 5. ... Both of the bands perform well.  ...  "
Delivery
 9
received, amazon, within, thanks, seller
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Seller was very prompt in dispatching the item and I received in 3 days at Kannur, Kerala .  ...  "
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" ...  And thanks amazon for great delivery and price.!!!  ...  "
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" ...  I got the delivery within 14 hrs.  ...  "
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" ...  the product was delivered early and in new condition.  ...  "
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" ...  The delivery was awesome next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you seller for great product and Also amazon for Fast delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks Amazon for prompt delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Item was delivered on time and in good condition.  ...  "
Lagging
 8
time, every, boot, takes, slow
+38%
-63%
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" ...  It gets rebooted every 4 hours and should manually turn it on.  ...  "
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" ...  • Boot time is bit slow.  ...  "
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" ...  Why reboots itself? ... No such settings menu to stop these random reboots.  ...  "
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" ...  It restarts every 20 mins.  ...  "
Features
 8
parental, led, mode, good, control
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Basic function WDS bridging option is not available.  ...  "
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" ...  The power light keeps blinking but nothing further.  ...  "
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" ...  Parental control is not working .  ...  "
Design
 8
looks, look, design, performance
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Looks good too.  ...  "
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" ...  stylish look with customizable led notification  ...  "
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" ...  Liked the design.  ...  "
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" ...  It's design is pleasing. ... On your table it will look elegant.  ...  "
Gaming
 7
lag, games, use, online
+100%
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" ...  - iT Brought down the Latency in Games which was most important for me . ... - U will Notice Huge Difference in Bullet Registration in FPS Games .  ...  "
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" ...  Superb for gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  No lag or whatever while gaming unlike with the old router.  ...  "
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" ...  The best for online gaming like pubg.  ...  "
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" ...  It's good in long range as well if you use 2.4 ghz and 5ghz for gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s best for gaming and live streaming.  ...  "
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" ...  Smart features and no lag during gaming  ...  "
Firmware
 7
tp link, support, hardware, wpa, version
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Router with Hardware Version 1.1 do have WDS support but I don't understand why tp-link removed wireless bridging Hardware Version 2 routers.  ...  "
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" ...  THere is little to bad security since there is not updates for firmware vulnerabilities nor any updates for softwares.  ...  "
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" ...  should have a decent firmware atleast.  ...  "
Data reception
 7
4g, 2g, speed, works, 2 4g
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Works well on 2.4G and 5G.  ...  "
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" ...  I was guided on phone by our Internet service provider.  ...  "
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" ...  2g range is good but less 5G range.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good WiFi performance, both on the 2G & 5G signals.  ...  "
Returns
 6
returned, window, closed, replacement
-100%
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" ...  So I had no option returned the product.  ...  "
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" ...  It's been more than 10 days and I'm not able to return it too.  ...  "
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" ...  Problem started after the return window was closed  ...  "
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" ...  Returned the product.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed it badly so I didn't returned it.  ...  "
Internet
 6
speed, good, download, get, fast
+100%
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" ...  Download speed up to 100 Mbps on 5G.  ...  "
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" ...  Go for it if your internet speed is greater than 50mbps  ...  "
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" ...  The perfect product for home with fast internet. ... Nice TV show streaming and internet speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Good range on 2.4 frequency and good download speed.  ...  "
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" ...  But it good to get the full download speed from high speed internet service form Hathway or ACT.  ...  "
Resolution
 5
videos, uhd, streaming, stick, prime
+100%
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" ...  Using continuously from last 46days, watched 4K videos parallelly on 3devices, daily usage is more than 50GB, but not a single glitch yet.  ...  "
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" ...  My OLED LG TV with Amazon Fire stick 4K device and Apple TV are so happy with Router that the pictures gleaming like anything.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Tv for UHD 4K Netflix & Amazon Prime Videos  ...  "
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" ...  No issues I faced streaming content on my firestick tv.  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
youtube, videos, video, uhd, prime
+100%
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" ...  My you tube video start instantly  ...  "
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" ...  Using continuously from last 46days, watched 4K videos parallelly on 3devices, daily usage is more than 50GB, but not a single glitch yet.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Tv for UHD 4K Netflix & Amazon Prime Videos  ...  "
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" ...  Can stream movies directly from the HDD on a TV mobile or Laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Just watch the tutorial video on YouTube.  ...  "
USB
 5
usb port, function, usb 3 0, content, 2
+80%
-20%
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" ...  * Supports connecting an external hard disk.  ...  "
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" ...  USB add-on is really a good feature to compete the market with similar function of other brands.  ...  "
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" ...  USB port is quite useful as you can share the content in external drive with multiple devices through it.  ...  "
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" ...  Test usb function and everything works as expected.  ...  "
Build Quality
 4
quality, built, build
+100%
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" ...  Good build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Good to set up and move build!!  ...  "
Controls
 3
control, reboots, mode
+33%
-67%
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" ...  No such settings menu to stop these random reboots.  ...  "
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" ...  Parental control is not working .  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
advertised
+100%
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" ...  Rest does as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
Heating
 3
hot, gets
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Gets hot after 1hr usage  ...  "
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" ...  Worst problem is heating up.  ...  "
Size
 3
size
+100%
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" ...  It looks little bigger in size.  ...  "
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" ...  It is really portable.  ...  "

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