- Wireless routers give you Internet speeds up to 300Mbps
- You get features like security encryption, parental controls, and remote access.
- Routers at this price range come from brands like Tenda, D-Link, and TP-Link
Broadband prices in India have come significantly down over the past few years while the reach has grown. But that is not all, even the prices of Wi-Fi routers have become affordable for people to switch from wired to wireless internet at their home. These routers come with single or multiple antennas, depending on the range you need. These offer speed up to 300Mbps which is ideal for streaming videos and connect more than a few devices at a time. Here are some of the best routers from brands like Xiaomi, Tenda, and D-Link among others.
Best Wi-Fi routers under Rs 2,000 for home use
1. TP-link N300
The TP-Link N300 wireless router offers speeds up to 300Mbps which is ideal for streaming videos and multi-tasking. It has three antennas that make sure the network reception is stable and fast. The router lets you protect the connection with encryption. It is IPv6 compatible and offers multiple working modes like router, access point, and WISP. The router also doubles up as a range extender that helps you boost network signals in a room. The TP-Link N300 router is priced at Rs 1,099 in India.
2. Mi Smart Router 4C
The Mi Smart Router 4C comes equipped with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi support and offers speeds up to 300Mbps. The router features four antennas that promise better speed and coverage. You can remotely control the router network using the Mi Wi-Fi app. This router works effectively in an area up to 400 Sqft and lets you connect to four devices at a time. You get parental controls to keep a check on the websites available to the kids. The Mi Smart Router 4C is available in India for Rs 1,099.
3. D-Link DIR-615
The D-Link router is compatible with ISP input of RJ45 that will not work with MTNL, Airtel, and Tata connection input. You can share high-speed internet access with PC, gaming console, and media players across the whole house. It supports simultaneous connectivity for up to 10 devices on Wi-Fi and works in a coverage area of up to 450 Sq.ft. The router comes with multiple operating modes like access point, range extenders, and more. Get up to speeds of 300Mbps and reliable range with the built-in external dual antennas. The DIR-615 router is priced at Rs 1,099 in the country.
4. TP-Link AC750
This Wi-Fi router from TP-Link offers dual-band support on a budget. It gives you maximum broadband speed up to 733Mbps and has three external antennas that provide wireless coverage in all directions. It has working modes like router, access point, and range extender as well. It supports all the latest Wi-Fi standards and has multiple LAN and WAN ports to get you connected. You can also use the guest access mode that works specifically for outsiders using your network. The TP-Link AC750 is available in the market for Rs 1,699.
5. Tenda AC5 V3 AC1200
This router is not priced under Rs 2,000 but is still worth considering for other reasons. This is a dual-band router that supports higher internet speeds up to 1200Mbps that allows you to access the internet at high speed on more than one device at a time. Not only is this router powerful but does everything without consuming a lot of power. You can also remotely control the router using the Tenda Wi-Fi app. It has three LAN ports, a single WAN port, and a reset/WPS button to enable factory settings on the router. Other features include parental control and guest network that can be set up easily. The Tenda AC5 1200 router can be yours for Rs 2,389 today.
Other options to consider
Netgear WNR614 N300
ASUS RT-AC53 AC750