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Product comparison between Linksys EA8300 and EA9500

The Linksys EA8300 Max-Stream AC2200 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Router and Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream™ AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router are both Tri-Band routers ideal for simultaneous 4K and HD video streaming, next-gen online gaming, and other data-heavy activities.  The table below shows the product comparison between the two routers.
 
FeaturesEA8300EA9500
Product ImageUser-added imageUser-added image
Smart SetupYesYes
Smart Wi-FiYesYes
Wi-Fi Speed400 Mbps + 867 Mbps1000 Mbps +
2166 Mbps
Number of BandsTri-Band, 2 x 2 spatial streamsTri-Band, 4 x 4 spatial streams
AntennasFour external antennasEight external antennas
USB PortsOne (USB 3.0)Two (USB 2.0, 3.0)
Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS)YesYes
LAN PortsFour gigabit portsEight gigabit ports
WAN PortOne gigabit portOne gigabit port
Media ServerYesYes
Wireless RepeaterYesNo
Wireless BridgeYesNo
Wireless SchedulingYesNo
Link Aggregation supportYesNo


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Getting to know the Linksys EA8300
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Related Videos:

How to enable Link Aggregation on the Linksys EA8300 through the Linksys app (VIDEO)
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Setting up the Linksys EA8300 (VIDEO)
How to enable Link Aggregation on the Linksys EA8300 through the web-based setup page (VIDEO)
Setting up Link Aggregation on the Linksys EA8300 with a switch (VIDEO)
Overview of the Media Prioritization feature on the Linksys EA8300 (VIDEO)
Overview of the Speed Check feature on the Linksys EA8300 (VIDEO)

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