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Product comparison among the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers

This article will show you a product comparison of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers (E4200 v2, EA2700, EA3500, EA4500, and EA6500).  You can also click on the product names below to know more about each device.

NOTE:  The performance and the range of the routers will depend on several factors, such as the distance between the wireless device and the router as well as the Internet connectivity provided by the Internet Service Provider (ISP).
 

 FeaturesLinksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers
 E4200v2EA4500EA3500EA2700EA6500
 Tx / Rx*Three (3) internal antennas each for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz3TX x 3RX for 2.4 GHz
3TX x 3RX 5 GHz 
2TX x 3RX for 2.4 GHz
3TX x 3RX for 5 GHz 
Two (2) internal antennas each for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHzThree (3) internal antennas each for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 
Bands  Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)  Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
Ethernet Ports x Speed  4 x 10/100/ 10004 x 10/100/ 1000  4 x 10/100/ 10004 x 10/100/ 1000 4 x 10/100/ 1000
 USB Available (capable of supporting one (1) external HD or USB printer)Available (capable of supporting one (1) external HD or USB printer)   Available (capable of supporting one (1) external HD or USB printer) Not availableAvailable (capable of supporting two (2) external HD or USB printer)
Speed  Up to 450 (2.4 GHz) + 450 Mbps (5 GHz)Up to 450 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 450 Mbps (5 GHz)Up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 450 Mbps (5 GHz) Up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 450 Mbps (5 GHz)Up to 450 (2.4 GHz) + 1300 Mbps (5 GHz)
Parental Controls (Basic)SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
 Guest AccessSupported SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
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QUICK TIP:  10/100 Network Interface Cards (NICs) are compatible with 10/100/1000 or Gigabit router ports.  However, you will only get a 10/100 network speed since your NIC doesn’t have Gigabit capabilities.

* Tx/Rx values on your router means the Transmitted traffic and Received traffic.


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