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TP Link Archer C6 Gigabit MU MIMO Wireless Router Dual Band 1200 Mbps Wi Fi Speed 5 Gigabit Ports 4 External Antennas and 1 Internal Antenna WiFi Coverage with Access Point Mode

Last Updated: June 27, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.0
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Network
 356
wifi, signal, range, 5ghz, coverage
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The signal is very strong and works well with my TP Extender.  ...  "
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" ...  The signal strength is good, sometimes the signal strength varies this has to be observed and the conclusion be drawn  ...  "
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" ...  Real gem of a router that gives very strong and speedy wifi signal to the entire house. ... A must buy for effective wifi cover throughout the house  ...  "
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" ...  I switched from D-Link router. ... The range had increased a lot, even crosses 2 large rooms ... Signal is more stable in all devices ... Scheduled restart is a must have feature which this router provides  ...  "
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" ...  Dual band is awesome with short range for 5 ghz & long range for 2.5 ghz.  ...  "
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" ...  v good router but one major issue guest network on karke speed kam jyada nahi kar sakte  ...  "
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" ...  Provides unparalleled performance compared to my last router.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought AC1900 ,but coverage was no better !  ...  "
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Wifi
 171
wifi, wifi signal, wi fi, range, coverage
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Good wifi signals  ...  "
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" ...  Coverage of this Router is Good (Not The Best). ... Setup Was Too Easy With Guest WiFi Option.  ...  "
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" ...  I could setup a mesh system with this router and RE305 tp link extender.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall good router.  ...  "
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" ...  The router is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice Wi-Fi Router  ...  "
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" ...  The tether app is very good and lets me have control over all the devices connected to the router including parental control.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are opting for high speed internet and want a budget router, this is best choice  ...  "
Setup
 113
easy, setup, installation, easy to setup, router
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Very easy to setup. ... Simple plug n play device.  ...  "
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" ...  It's quite easy to install but you will need your ISP's help in order to configure the router. ... Interface is pretty basic and easy anyone with basic knowledge can also setup the router.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation and set up is fairly simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation was super easy.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi coverage is pretty good and easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install. ... if you have a modem you can easily configure it, even multiple numbers of operation configuration also available.  ...  "
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" ...  Though the technician worked on it, it was very easy to setup and installation.  ...  "
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" ...  Its really easy to setup using Tether app.  ...  "
Capacity
 106
signal strength, range, wifi signal, coverage, 5ghz
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Otherwise the the 2.5 GHZ has a good range of more than 500mts and has a good range even when separated by two walls.  ...  "
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" ...  Good signal strength.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi Signal Strength  ...  "
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" ...  The 5 GHz range is ok it can comfortably reach a nearby room.  ...  "
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" ...  The Best One as I have expected -> Covering almost all of the areas in my Flat of 1755 Sq ... Ft, But we should make sure it is kept in the best open space as possible.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi connectivity is good in 2.4 GHz & WiFi signal not much better in 5Ghz .  ...  "
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" ...  I'm using it on a 3BHK flat, and works well in almost all the rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  Was using a basic TP-Link router before this model, which covered the entire house.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 81
easy, setup, easy to setup, interface, user
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Was able to install it with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to install, gets heated though  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use the router.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to install as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Its really easy to setup using Tether app.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent range and user friendly installation.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and nice design  ...  "
ISP
 68
mbps, speed, connection, internet, 100 mbps
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I've a 250Mbps ACT FIBERNET connection and I get full speeds since it's a Gigabit Router.  ...  "
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" ...  Even you can configure via mobile. ... if you have a modem you can easily configure it, even multiple numbers of operation configuration also available.  ...  "
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" ...  Good one by tplink.  ...  "
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" ...  * Since it is Gigabit router, it can be used if the internet connection is more than 100 Mbps  ...  "
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" ...   Working very good with my PPOE autologin broadband connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is working as expected from a TP Link router. ... I still have old WR740n working brilliantly as a repeater with this new router.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an ACT fibernet connection, which delivers 150 mbps broadband.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using it for the FTTH connection from Gazon communications  ...  "
Price
 54
value for money, product, worth, money, waste
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Excellent product money worth product  ...  "
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" ...  Best value for money product.  ...  "
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" ...  Final verdict: it's worth for the amount I paid (₹4,500).  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic product in this price range .  ...  "
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" ...  The product is worth the buy.  ...  "
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" ...  Price/performance is no comparison to this.  ...  "
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" ...  A true value for money.  ...  "
Overall performance
 50
performance, good, speeds, excellent, 5g
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Speed difference can be seen in the screenshot.  ...  "
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" ...  Getting speeds of around 95Mpbs with my ACT fibrenet.  ...  "
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" ...  Little boosts the speed  ...  "
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" ...  The speed is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Well it’s a big jump in performance. ... Speed - well this is the big one .  ...  "
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" ...  Does its job.  ...  "
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" ...  5 Ghz mode has excellent speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is good  ...  "
Product Reliability
 48
using, months, stopped working, month, days
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Working nicely product is good  ...  "
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" ...  - Bought for Rs 2299 and Been using from 2 Months .  ...  "
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" ...  Good product being using for more than a month  ...  "
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" ...  The new unit is working fine now.  ...  "
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" ...  Using for about 3 months now.  ...  "
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" ...  Review after a month of usage.  ...  "
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" ...  Working as expected .  ...  "
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" ...  Reviewing it after using it for 3 months.  ...  "
Software Platform
 45
user interface, mobile app, mobile, interface, alexa
+84%
-16%
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" ...  From mobile app you can have basic controls on router.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased it to use with amazon firestick.  ...  "
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" ...  Good UI for users.  ...  "
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" ...  2.4 ghz can do up to 50Mbps(tested in speedtest app). ... It's quite easy to setup using tether app.  ...  "
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" ...  The companion app is an amazing add-on .  ...  "
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" ...  netgear has a very good UI and customizable control.  ...  "
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" ...  Even you can configure via mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  The interface is easy to use and you'll figure it out.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 35
connect, smart, alexa, using, multiple
+69%
-31%
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" ...  Even you can configure via mobile.  ...  "
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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 was looking for router that can offer alexa integration. ... Alexa integration supports turning off router leds. ... Upside: alexa and ifttt integration is possible.  ...  "
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" ...  But it works well with the smart TV and chromecast.  ...  "
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" ...  The connectivity is just simply Awesome !!! ... And there is no loss of connectivity at all !  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to install and the Tether App is simply superb and intuitive and gives good account of connected devices.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  I connect upto 8 devices ... 2) 4 to 5 mobile phonear ... 3) 1 Tablet ... 4) 2 laptops  ...  "
Ports
 32
usb, router, gigabit, lan, ethernet
+59%
-41%
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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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" ...  It's great , best part 4 gigabit Ethernet ports!  ...  "
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" ...  MIMO + gigabit Ethernet port is the best way to go .  ...  "
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" ...  Has 10/100/1000 ports (gigabit ports).  ...  "
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" ...  After having Gigabit port, this router gives you more than 100 mbps speed.  ...  "
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" ...  The router has separate USB 3 and USB 2 ports.  ...  "
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" ...  I had another premium fast Ethernet router before .  ...  "
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" ...  and usb port is a cheery on the top of cream  ...  "
Apps
 24
mobile app, tether app, user interface, tether, mobile
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Best thing is the mobile app. ... You can control everything with app not just being on the same network, you can control from anywhere in the world  ...  "
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" ...  Its really easy to setup using Tether app.  ...  "
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" ...  2.4 ghz can do up to 50Mbps(tested in speedtest app). ... It's quite easy to setup using tether app.  ...  "
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" ...  You can control everything from the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Companion app on mobile "tether" works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome Tether app.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, their app is also useful  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install, mobile app works.  ...  "
Marketplace
 22
seller, delivery, appario retail, selling, replacement
+64%
-36%
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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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" ...  And thanks amazon for great delivery and price.!!!  ...  "
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" ...  So its a good buy with 56% discount.  ...  "
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" ...  Rest does as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you seller for great product and Also amazon for Fast delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Prompt delivery by Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Its a genuine review n nt d paid 1's.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
amazon, received, product, within, seller
+100%
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" ...  The delivery was awesome next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered Within 2 Days With Secured Package.  ...  "
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" ...  The product arrived in perfect condition.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I got the delivery within 14 hrs.  ...  "
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" ...  (5) Delivery was a breeze .  ...  "
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" ...  High speed is delivered  ...  "
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" ...  The product is packed very well.  ...  "
Lagging
 13
time, lag, takes, hangs, every
+38%
-62%
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" ...  Device hangs multiple times in a day.  ...  "
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" ...  WE HAVE BEEN HAVING FREQUENT DISCONNECT ISSUES AND UNABLE TO WORK CONTINUOUSLY FOR NOT EVEN 1 HOUR.  ...  "
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" ...  It hangs frequently.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to restart this route after 3 to 4 hours every time.  ...  "
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" ...  Need to restart 5-6 times a day.  ...  "
Band
 12
dual, 5ghz, bands, 2, work
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Both the bands perform great in range.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm getting speeds of 150Mbps on 5Ghz band and 70-80mbps on 2.4.  ...  "
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" ...  * It supports dual band.  ...  "
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" ...  5Ghz band as usual provides better speed but less distance.  ...  "
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" ...  Provide 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band access.  ...  "
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" ...  It has dual bands one at 5Hz and the other at 2.5Hz.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual Band is good.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been reviewing lot of dual band routers in recent , was waiting for a long time .  ...  "
Internet
 11
speed, good, download, 5g, wifi
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Awesome router getting 197mbps on 200mbps ACT internet .  ...  "
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" ...  My pc get bootup within 30s after that i have to wait till i can access internet otherwise everything is fine .  ...  "
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" ...  The internet plan I am on has speed of 200 mbps.  ...  "
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" ...  Just one word Excellent, it's giving me high speed of Internet, there is no single issue  ...  "
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" ...  IT showed a clear difference in my internet speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Download speed up to 100 Mbps on 5G.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm getting full 200mbps over 5G upload as well as download speeds.  ...  "
Features
 10
like, parental, good, find, easy
+90%
-10%
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" ...  it also comes with features like mimo and beamforming, though i really dont have a way of testing here to confirm how well these features work.  ...  "
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" ...  And rest features is great easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  But few features are missing like schedule turn off/on, bandwidth allocation for users  ...  "
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" ...  I like the performance but I have not been able to find adequate features to run my server safely.  ...  "
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" ...  Lot of useful features.  ...  "
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" ...  It's an awesome product considering all the features and the interface.  ...  "
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" ...  Installtion is very easy and also in app you have added features you can use.  ...  "
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" ...  Facing no issues with this feature.  ...  "
Firmware
 9
router, tp link, wrt, version, stock
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It has excellent range and ease of use with regular firmware updates.  ...  "
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" ...  I've bought this router for better Wi-Fi coverage, a good NAS, to be able to flash custom firmware like DD-WRT. ... Planned to flash DD-WRT, but so far the router working good, using more than 20 devices, no networking issues, showing real time performance and logs are accurate and don't want to give up Alexa integration with router.  ...  "
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" ...  have flashed it with the latest DD-WRT firmare which is a lot better than the stock option.  ...  "
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" ...  TP-Link spoiled this feature by introducing QoS. ... TP-Link must consider adding this option with another firmware update.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the latest V2 version of the router which is manufactured this year (2019).  ...  "
Data reception
 8
5g, 2, wifi, speed, works
+63%
-38%
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" ...  5G speed is very good  ...  "
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" ...  Though I can't get full speed with wifi hotspot.  ...  "
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" ...  Seamless switching between 2.4G and 5G connections.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Returns
 7
replacement, replace, one, get, returned
-100%
comment
" ...  Also not sure why I am not eligible for refund but only option for replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Try to return the product but no one has responded  ...  "
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" ...  Finally going 2 trash it.  ...  "
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" ...  The replacement has not even been shipped so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I got to deal with tplink to get a fix or replacement because Amazon return period has ended.  ...  "
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" ...  So I had no option returned the product.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 7
one, defective, received, product, might
+14%
-86%
comment
" ...  I don't need this faulty product.  ...  "
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" ...  I received a faulty piece.  ...  "
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" ...  It might have been one of those 1 in 100 defective piece or there might some an issue with this model an not sure which.  ...  "
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" ...  Hope it's only me who got a defective one.  ...  "
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" ...  Was given a faulty piece.  ...  "
Video Playback
 6
video, 4k, without, tv, stream
+100%
comment
" ...  very good live streaming of videos without hickups for 5 hrs  ...  "
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" ...  I can also stream 4k movies efficiently on my TV without any lag.  ...  "
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" ...  I have connected my bedroom firetv on 5 ghz and now able to play 4k resolution videos without buffering pauses.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
Design
 6
performance, look
+100%
comment
" ...  LOOKS VERY GOOD BUT AM NOT HAPPY WITH THE RANGE.  ...  "
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" ...  look for other good options  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good too.  ...  "
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" ...  stylish look with customizable led notification  ...  "
Resolution
 5
4k, without, videos, uhd, stream
+100%
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" ...  After reading the reviews on amazon, i purchased this router and i am getting full 100mbps wifi speed and able to stream videos in HD without buffering.  ...  "
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" ...  I can also stream 4k movies efficiently on my TV without any lag.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
USB
 5
function
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  But it has lots of features like usb media sharing,  ...  "
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" ...  usb is good  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Size
 5
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Nice product, great design but little bigger in size.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very good for a 3bhk or even a bigger flat.  ...  "
Cables
 4
cat, amazon, 5e, signal, quality
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Personally I did not like power Adapter build quality.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Its not compitable with fibre cable and its a dumb product, no return iptuon  ...  "
Build Quality
 4
like, build, power adapter, defect, days
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Seems like manufacturing defect pieces was disturbed and since this is more than 10 days there is no replacement.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Personally I did not like power Adapter build quality.  ...  "
Remote
 3
control, access
+100%
comment
" ...  Remote management feature is excellent  ...  "
comment
" ...  Super wifi router easy control and remote control via mobile and parental control options are very good.  ...  "
Packing
 3
worth, packaging, money, good, amazon
+100%
comment
" ...  The product is packed very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging was good and the product is worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging is good they have provided extra antenas but they look dummy to me.  ...  "

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