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Wifi Router AC 5GHz Wireless Router for Home Office Internet Gaming Compatible with Alexa

Last Updated: September 16, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.4
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/10
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Review Summary - 536 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Network
 239
signal, wifi, house, extender, range
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Without this product the WiFi doesn’t even register on that end of the home and with it I have full bars!!  ...  "
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" ...  So I've had it on line for about a week now and it has excellent coverage in my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very happy with this router. ... It was easy to set up and the signal is strong throughout my whole house. ... I even get wifi in my backyard up to ~100 ft away from my house. ... The dual bands help me keep all my devices running at high speeds even if i have guests over using my wifi  ...  "
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" ...  The router works perfectly with a NetGear Wireless Modem that I already had. ... I am happy to report that every single device works flawlessly with this AC1200 WiFi Router.  ...  "
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" ...  t does it's job well and for the price it works absolutely fine ,signal strength is good ,Wifi through walls and throughout the house .  ...  "
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" ...  It has good coverage. ... A high performance router that won't disappoint.  ...  "
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" ...  I decided to continue using the router I had for a while. ... Finally, that router quit, I hooked up the new router and whatever the problem was, it figured it out and the router is working fine. ... Anyhow, the router is now working fine and I would probably buy another one if needed.  ...  "
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" ...  This is so much faster and a better connection than the old router we had.  ...  "
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Setup
 174
router, set, install, setup, instructions
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Moved in with my Father - no wifi - so very easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a breeze to install and to replace my old router.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up, takes less than 45 mins  ...  "
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" ...  its easy to install too with the help of instruction from the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Well to my surprise it was incredibly simple, plug it in follow a few simple steps and done.  ...  "
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" ...  It was much easier to install and operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple setup, very strong and stable signal on both frequencies.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was easy, the router is fast and its range is so much better than my ISP's router.  ...  "
Wifi
 156
wifi, extender, signal, network, price
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Finally, that router quit, I hooked up the new router and whatever the problem was, it figured it out and the router is working fine. ... Anyhow, the router is now working fine and I would probably buy another one if needed.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m happy to report that my WiFi issues have been resolved thanks to Wise Tiger.  ...  "
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" ...  I will say keep your wifi name and password the same and it will be a lot easier.  ...  "
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" ...  A good router for your cash with three wi-fi connection options and others if you wish to.  ...  "
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" ...  I could not be happier with my purchase of this router.  ...  "
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" ...  The Wi-Fi works great signal is strong, speakeasy.com shows speed of 75mps.  ...  "
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" ...  I was using Netgear Wifi extender to connect those cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  It has its own password security, and a second 5g option.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 130
install, set, setup, easy to set, easy to install
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Simple to install and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely easy to install and use,for the price is doing perfect job.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up!  ...  "
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" ...  It hooked up easy and seems to be fine for the short time I have had it.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and get up on the internet with great range.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how easy it was to install.  ...  "
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" ...  This router is super easy to install.  ...  "
Capacity
 73
signal, wifi, router, walls, works
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Run fast and I got good coverage in my house !  ...  "
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" ...  Got unit for TVs in house.  ...  "
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" ...  i tested the range and speed on various iPhones and iPads around the house and found it to be running at the max I can get 61mb down and slightly faster up then before at 19mb this only dropped slightly and the far reaches of the house.  ...  "
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" ...  signal goes through walls, we have a 2.4 and 5g signal which we can separate on devices and our speed has been super fast!!  ...  "
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" ...  Once connected signal strength is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  The router signal is powerful.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in a 2 bedroom apt and the WiFi works great in every area of my apt.  ...  "
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" ...  I set this up at a family member's apartment so they could have Wifi - the set up was mostly easy but I have set up router's in the past and do pretty well with technology.  ...  "
ISP
 72
modem, works, wifi, well, setup
+81%
-19%
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" ...  I bought this to replace my old router, and it works just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  The fastest I was able to achieve was 87 Mbs.  ...  "
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" ...  No problem setting up.  ...  "
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" ...  Btw upload speeds went from 2-5 mbps with old to 17ish.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this router for an extender.  ...  "
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" ...  The router was super easy to setup and all my devices connected to it faster than any other router.  ...  "
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" ...  It works flawlessly with my modem and the connected devices, and I am very satisfied with the signal and the speed of my internet connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Many modems use an IP address of 192.168.0.1. ... It will ask you to power on your modem. ... If you do, it will automatically kick you back to your modem. ... Set your network info and once it's saved, you can power on your modem.  ...  "
Price
 57
worth, money, beat, really, product
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Literally very very very very great quality with this price.  ...  "
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" ...  You can't beat the functionality for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  so If you are a winner, you basically get 2 products for the price of one - a deal you just cannot pass up!!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good product for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price and features, I do recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  Completely worth buying.  ...  "
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" ...  For the money it is a great buy  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money.  ...  "
Overall performance
 42
easy, without, speeds, set, seems
+88%
-12%
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" ...  The speed and performance are so much better than what I'm used to I'm kicking myself for not doing this sooner.  ...  "
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" ...  Very basic settings/dashboard but it gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for my kinda large house works fast and well with 40ms speeds and high downloading speed, cheap price and you will get your bang for your buck for gaming  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job  ...  "
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" ...  would recommend to anyone looking for good speeds at home  ...  "
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" ...  It's much faster!  ...  "
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" ...  excellent connectivity and high speed.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing is FAST!!  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 36
router, works, devices, easy, yet
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Wow big difference on my phone  ...  "
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" ...  This router comes with a phone to text or you can email.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked ok. Easy to set up and switch Alexa, smart tvs ext over to. ... In anycase its not terrible but for anyone want to run multiple PCs and other devices go with a name brand that has been tried and test.  ...  "
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" ...  We have a mix of laptops, new and old iOS devices, wireless printers and Apple TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged in and went to web address on my phone. ... Plus cellphones, tablets and tvs.  ...  "
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" ...  A great device!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm far from computer savvy. ... I have numerous wifi devices (echo, smart tv, misc) so I was dreading having to figure everything out.  ...  "
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" ...  my household has 11 devices almost constantly .  ...  "
Product Reliability
 30
first, slower, really, one, like
+63%
-37%
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" ...  Worked for me.  ...  "
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" ...  So far, everything is working great now. ... This one has worked out well, though.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope it will last!  ...  "
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" ...  Have been using it for the last couple of days.  ...  "
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" ...  It's reliable so far, doesn't need to be rebooted once a day like my previous name brand one did.  ...  "
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" ...  Has been in use 2 months and no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Has been working great ever since we got it over a month ago.  ...  "
Ports
 22
connected, cable, ethernet, adapter, 10
+68%
-32%
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" ...  For LAN I would consider using something with gigabit connection.  ...  "
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" ...  I ran cat 6 cable from that router to my room, connected this one and now get around 44 mbps from the same provider.  ...  "
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" ...  I saved $120 buying this over renting a router from my cable company for the year.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pretty sure I had a good enough modem and cable speed so I bought this router hoping it would fix the problem.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easily over twice the price to get a high gain antenna USB adapter the one step speed faster, but no need to when this works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Plug in the unit and connect as the source of wifi to select original source and add the original source to connect to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Then I tried to use it as additional router in my basement since I had Ethernet cable and smart switch connected to the original router upstairs. ... This smart new router automatically connected to the Internet as "additional router" (LAN IP 192.168.0.1 & WAN IP 192.168.1.158) through Ethernet smart switch via original router Gateway (192.168.1.1) and had the same high WiFi in basement and even stronger WiFi signal in my backyard outside.  ...  "
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" ...  I do believe it is because I cut the cable TV.  ...  "
Returns
 18
today, stars, help, 2
+11%
-89%
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" ...  Of course its outside return period so SOL on that.  ...  "
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" ...  I need to return this.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned for the false description alone.  ...  "
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" ...  Changed from 5 stars to 2 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  Sending it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Misleading trash product with tiny return window.  ...  "
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" ...  Would love to get a refund, but too late sadly.  ...  "
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" ...  Tech support said "if you don't like it then return it".  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
thank, follow, product
+82%
-18%
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" ...  We don't have Prime, but "free shipping" came in 2 days! ... I sent a thank you email and they emailed me right back thanking me for the business and letting me know they were there if I had any problems with the router.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you very much  ...  "
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" ...  Item is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Regardless it has great ratings and I went with it knowing Amazon would take it back if I didn't like it.  ...  "
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" ...  Regardless it has good ratings and I went with it knowing Amazon would take it back if I didn't like it.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for the follow up. ... Thank you so much for your follow up.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very pleased with this unit, it was shipped through Amazon very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you very much.  ...  "
Software Platform
 16
software, ipv6, ip, default, connected
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Great signal and operational software.  ...  "
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" ...  click on chrome and I was connected and in business.  ...  "
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" ...  Added: Connected my and my wife's Android phones to the 5G.  ...  "
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" ...  We have a mix of laptops, new and old iOS devices, wireless printers and Apple TV.  ...  "
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" ...  I have yet to test the Alexa compatibility but set up was a breeze and the interface is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Pages load so much faster, my Amazon Firestick works great with this.  ...  "
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" ...  "What IP address should we use as the default?"  ...  "
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" ...  I have numerous wifi devices (echo, smart tv, misc) so I was dreading having to figure everything out.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
product
+100%
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" ...  Arrived on time and not damaged  ...  "
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" ...  First thing that we liked was how fast this thing shipped!  ...  "
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" ...  Came earlier than expected which is great since I was gone for 4 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like this product and delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Product works well and was delivered quickly  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived sooner than advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time and undamaged.  ...  "
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" ...  The item was nicely packaged .  ...  "
Gaming
 7
many
+100%
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" ...  And I am able to game with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I was easily able to set my settings for my devices and gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  High speeds in a multi person home with a gamer and a netflix binger.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the kids are still able to game without issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for gaming and streaming.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for an upgrade and because i have so many more devices now and they all run great even the ps4 streaming games which we couldn't do before because of the many device we had on one router and we can now!  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't had time to try gaming but for fast internet with solid steady downloads it works perfect.  ...  "
Features
 7
price
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Great features in the setup too.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not have all the wiz bang features like an ASUS, but it is simple eneough.  ...  "
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" ...  It has several nice features and it just works perfectly for my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price and features, I do recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  Feature packed box with the fractional price  ...  "
For Running
 6
+100%
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" ...  I was up and running in 5 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't beat the price and it is running seamlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Up and running within minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  All issues solved and I was up and running quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  but easy enuff anyone can run it  ...  "
Firmware
 5
router, online, ghz, easy
+40%
-60%
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" ...  The firmware settings don't have any options for (constant) update checks or anything else and yet the device is constantly connecting to remote servers. ... Then I'd like to see the firmware updated to remove such activity.  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATE: STILL RESETTING ROUTER EVERYDAY.  ...  "
Internet
 4
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Can now surf the internet even outside.  ...  "
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" ...  We have Viasat satellite internet.  ...  "
Data reception
 4
4g, 2, stronger, speed, signal
+100%
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" ...  fast 5G speeds  ...  "
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" ...  BLAZING SPEED 5G .  ...  "
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" ...  My Internet service is supposed to be providing 50mb of data speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it has both Dual Band 2.4G/5G  ...  "
Apps
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  There is an app you can download to monitor your network and set restrictions for children.  ...  "
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" ...  Can use the free software to set up and manage many.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
simple, well, step
+100%
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" ...  Well to my surprise it was incredibly simple, plug it in follow a few simple steps and done.  ...  "
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" ...  The steps were simple - but I recommend doing the setup on a laptop rather than a mobile phone as the interface is clearer.  ...  "
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" ...  i called the number provided by Amazon for technical support, and a young lady walked me through the steps to set it up.  ...  "
Lagging
 3
-100%
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" ...  It disconnected every 2 to 5 minutes and was extremely slow.  ...  "
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" ...  Same patchiness and lag.  ...  "
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" ...  I have 8 devices using this router and it shows no sign of delay or lag.  ...  "
Cables
 3
cable, signal
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I did need to buy a CAT6 cable as it was showing no internet with my old Cat5 but that's no big deal.  ...  "
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" ...  I do believe it is because I cut the cable TV.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
+100%
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" ...  Item is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Speed
 3
+100%
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" ...  I was up and running in 5 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product,installed and working within minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Up and running within minutes.  ...  "
Repeater
 3
wifi extender, using, stronger, router
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I needed a router that I can also use as a repeater.  ...  "
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" ...  Stronger range with the extender.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
free, call, easy to install
+100%
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" ...  I am also using a VOIP for my home phone and everything works so much better.  ...  "
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" ...  I think it will be useful that post the free phone call ,3232481976  ...  "
Size
 3
+100%
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" ...  Small but mighty.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  A good quality construction.  ...  "

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