Linksys, the electronics major known for superior quality routers has recently released one more high speed WiFi router to the market. The latest entrant Linksys AC3200 comes with high-end specifications and attractive design. Despite impressive specification and promising built-quality, does this tri-band WiFi router fare well against its revels? Should you buy this model or spend less and go for other brands? We answer these questions and more in our Linksys AC3200 review.
High-speed 5 GHz band for combined speeds of up to 3.2 Gbps, Innovative Smart Connect technology, 6 antennas (3 internal +3 external) for wide coverage parallel data transfer, 4 Gigabit ports and 2 USB 3.0 ports for wired connection, 2.96 GHz penta-core processing.
Linksys is a brand name that has always been associated with high quality hardware. The latest model from the company comes with state-of-art specifications. It supports data transfer rate up to 3200 Mbps. Thanks to its internal-external antennas and all power under the hood, we could able to connect multiple gadgets and use simultaneously. Even we could watch HD streaming video from adjacent room. We must point out that we didn’t find any blind spots for wide area covering three rooms.
The model also has four high speed Gigabit ports for supporting non-WiFi supported devices. It also has two USB ports (1x USB 2.0 and 1x USB 3.0) which can be used with external hard discs for network storage. Some users may find this network storage feature useful. Coming to the built-quality, the model sports attractive design and completely made of superior quality plastic. The first thing you notice about the Linksys AC3200 is its attractive external antennas. From a distance, the model looks like a stylish pen stand.
Verdict: going by the features and user experience, Linksys AC3200 is an excellent WiFI router that has the capability to outshine from other brands. We think the company has priced this device quite competitively given its top-notch hardware and high-speed performance. Overall, it can’t be denied that this tri-band WiFi router is well-suited for people who need hassle free, high speed internet connectivity on multiple devices.
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