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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best router.

Routers are switches that connect multiple devices to the internet. Whether you're streaming shows on your TV, downloading files, or playing online games, a good router is essential. Browse the top-ranked list of best routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX2700 Router with 32 x 8 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem - Black - Left_Zoom
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    "It purchased 3 routers and modems before I discovered this phenomenal modem/ router. ...Worked great one of the best routers i bought great...Great router/modem"

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    Interconnect your smart devices at home with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6 cable modem router. The NETGEAR Armor protection keeps your data secure, while the six-stream dual-band Wi-Fi 6 offers speeds of up to 2.7 Gbps to deliver smooth streaming on multiple devices. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6 cable modem router features a built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to support ultra-fast multi-Gigabit internet, and the Smart Connect feature enables seamless setup.
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    "It purchased 3 routers and modems before I discovered this phenomenal modem/ router. ...Worked great one of the best routers i bought great...Great router/modem"

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    Interconnect your smart devices at home with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6 cable modem router. The NETGEAR Armor protection keeps your data secure, while the six-stream dual-band Wi-Fi 6 offers speeds of up to 2.7 Gbps to deliver smooth streaming on multiple devices. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6 cable modem router features a built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to support ultra-fast multi-Gigabit internet, and the Smart Connect feature enables seamless setup.
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  2. Solis - 5G Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot - Local & International Coverage Router with Lifetime Data Plan - Black / Orange - Angle_Zoom
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    "Most hotspots only work within the US. But the best thing about this hotspot is that you don't have to pay for a monthly subscription. "

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    The Solis 5G Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot provides the speed, security, and flexibility we all want in today’s connected world. Whether you are working from a local café or streaming from the Eiffel tower, you always get fast, secure 5G & 4G LTE speeds in 135+ countries worldwide. We have revolutionized mobile data access through a virtual, multi-carrier network, so you can have fast, uninterrupted Internet access anywhere, anytime. No SIMs required. No contracts. With access to the same coverage as the major carriers, Solis 5G automatically connects to the strongest available signal. If your data speed starts to slow, our hotspots also feature SignalScan™, which allows you to conveniently switch to the strongest availabe carrier at any time. The Solis 5G boots up and connects in seconds and the new IP54 ruggedized design protects against drops, dust, water, and more—making it your go-everywhere travel companion. With a simple-to-use 2.4” LCD touchscreen you can conveniently monitor data usage, signal strength, Wi-Fi names/passwords, and manage device and network settings. The Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 connects up to 16 devices and the battery lasts up to 24 hours, so sharing your bandwidth is easy. Simo provides 24/7 Customer Support (no matter what carrier you happen to connect to!) Getting started is easy. All you need is a Solis Hotspot and a SIMO data plan. Plans provide options for every type of data user: global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or 100GB. You can also use data plans from other providers by inserting your own SIM card into the Solis 5G. Getting started is a breeze with our included Lifetime Data. Use your Lifetime Data before considering additional data purchases, allowing you to comfortably handle emails, web browsing, and low-bandwidth activities at no extra cost. And if you do find yourself in need of more data, your hotspot seamlessly transitions to any purchased plan, ensuring you're never left without connectivity when you need it most. We offer a range of data plans to cater to all users—global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or Unlimited data. The best part? No contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
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    "Most hotspots only work within the US. But the best thing about this hotspot is that you don't have to pay for a monthly subscription. "

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    The Solis 5G Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot provides the speed, security, and flexibility we all want in today’s connected world. Whether you are working from a local café or streaming from the Eiffel tower, you always get fast, secure 5G & 4G LTE speeds in 135+ countries worldwide. We have revolutionized mobile data access through a virtual, multi-carrier network, so you can have fast, uninterrupted Internet access anywhere, anytime. No SIMs required. No contracts. With access to the same coverage as the major carriers, Solis 5G automatically connects to the strongest available signal. If your data speed starts to slow, our hotspots also feature SignalScan™, which allows you to conveniently switch to the strongest availabe carrier at any time. The Solis 5G boots up and connects in seconds and the new IP54 ruggedized design protects against drops, dust, water, and more—making it your go-everywhere travel companion. With a simple-to-use 2.4” LCD touchscreen you can conveniently monitor data usage, signal strength, Wi-Fi names/passwords, and manage device and network settings. The Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 connects up to 16 devices and the battery lasts up to 24 hours, so sharing your bandwidth is easy. Simo provides 24/7 Customer Support (no matter what carrier you happen to connect to!) Getting started is easy. All you need is a Solis Hotspot and a SIMO data plan. Plans provide options for every type of data user: global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or 100GB. You can also use data plans from other providers by inserting your own SIM card into the Solis 5G. Getting started is a breeze with our included Lifetime Data. Use your Lifetime Data before considering additional data purchases, allowing you to comfortably handle emails, web browsing, and low-bandwidth activities at no extra cost. And if you do find yourself in need of more data, your hotspot seamlessly transitions to any purchased plan, ensuring you're never left without connectivity when you need it most. We offer a range of data plans to cater to all users—global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or Unlimited data. The best part? No contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
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  3. Solis - Lite 4G LTE Global Wi-Fi Hotspot + PowerBank - Mobile Router, Lifetime Data Plan - Orange - Angle_Zoom
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    "Best...Best little internet device you...Best little internet device you can get on the market."

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    If you’re a globetrotting business traveler, the “family travel agent” for the holidays, or even a remote worker, you’ve faced the challenge of finding reliable, secure WiFi when you need it most. The Solis Lite is a premium, go-anywhere 4G WiFi Hotspot that combines on-demand, global internet connection with portable charging solutions for travelers, digital nomads, remote workers, students, and global businesspeople. Operating on a network of over 200 local carriers, Solis Lite provides a pocket-sized, personal 4G LTE connection that boots up in minutes, internet access in 130+ countries, a built-in 4700 mAh Powerbank for portable charging, and shareable connection on up to 10 devices – so you can send that client email or entertain the kids on the way to grandma’s beach house. Control with Solis WiFi App (iOS or Android). No SIMs, no contracts. WiFi by the day, month or GB. Getting started is a breeze with our included Lifetime Data. Use your Lifetime Data before considering additional data purchases, allowing you to comfortably handle emails, web browsing, and low-bandwidth activities at no extra cost. And if you do find yourself in need of more data, your hotspot seamlessly transitions to any purchased plan, ensuring you're never left without connectivity when you need it most. We offer a range of data plans to cater to all users—global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or Unlimited data. The best part? No contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
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    "Best...Best little internet device you...Best little internet device you can get on the market."

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    If you’re a globetrotting business traveler, the “family travel agent” for the holidays, or even a remote worker, you’ve faced the challenge of finding reliable, secure WiFi when you need it most. The Solis Lite is a premium, go-anywhere 4G WiFi Hotspot that combines on-demand, global internet connection with portable charging solutions for travelers, digital nomads, remote workers, students, and global businesspeople. Operating on a network of over 200 local carriers, Solis Lite provides a pocket-sized, personal 4G LTE connection that boots up in minutes, internet access in 130+ countries, a built-in 4700 mAh Powerbank for portable charging, and shareable connection on up to 10 devices – so you can send that client email or entertain the kids on the way to grandma’s beach house. Control with Solis WiFi App (iOS or Android). No SIMs, no contracts. WiFi by the day, month or GB. Getting started is a breeze with our included Lifetime Data. Use your Lifetime Data before considering additional data purchases, allowing you to comfortably handle emails, web browsing, and low-bandwidth activities at no extra cost. And if you do find yourself in need of more data, your hotspot seamlessly transitions to any purchased plan, ensuring you're never left without connectivity when you need it most. We offer a range of data plans to cater to all users—global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or Unlimited data. The best part? No contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
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  4. TP-Link - Archer AXE300 AXE16000 Quad-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Amazing Router...This router is by far the best router I’ve purchased!...Best Router at the moment!...Also, decided to upgrade the Router to the TP-Link AXE300 Wifi 6E Router, and WOW!!!!! "

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    Enjoy up to 15.6 Gbps Quad-Band WiFi for faster browsing, streaming, and downloading, all at the same time. Plus, with the brand new 6 GHz band and two 10G ports, you'll experience more bandwidth, faster speeds, and near-zero latency. Powerful 8 high-performance dual-band antennas ensure max coverage and boosted throughput, while OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology deliver data to multiple devices with less lag. With TP-Link HomeShield enhanced security, you can enjoy peace of mind against the latest cyber threats.
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    "Amazing Router...This router is by far the best router I’ve purchased!...Best Router at the moment!...Also, decided to upgrade the Router to the TP-Link AXE300 Wifi 6E Router, and WOW!!!!! "

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    Enjoy up to 15.6 Gbps Quad-Band WiFi for faster browsing, streaming, and downloading, all at the same time. Plus, with the brand new 6 GHz band and two 10G ports, you'll experience more bandwidth, faster speeds, and near-zero latency. Powerful 8 high-performance dual-band antennas ensure max coverage and boosted throughput, while OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology deliver data to multiple devices with less lag. With TP-Link HomeShield enhanced security, you can enjoy peace of mind against the latest cyber threats.
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  5. ARRIS - Surfboard Wi-Fi 7 Router with DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "New ARRIS modem router...This ARRIS modem router was as advertised. Easy to connect and includes all the bandwidths and Wi-Fi 7 for future technology....Awesome router"

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    Product Description

    The SURFboard G54 WiFi-7 D3.1 Cable Modem Router uses Wi-Fi 7 and DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver peak performance to your home network
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    "New ARRIS modem router...This ARRIS modem router was as advertised. Easy to connect and includes all the bandwidths and Wi-Fi 7 for future technology....Awesome router"

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    The SURFboard G54 WiFi-7 D3.1 Cable Modem Router uses Wi-Fi 7 and DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver peak performance to your home network
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  6. ASUS - AX3000 WiFi 6(802.11ax) AiMesh Router - White - Front_Zoom
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    "It set itself up to my ASUS Router. No muss no fuss....Had to upgrade to the latest firmware then reset to defaults, then reconfigure and personalize, Finally, it worked FLAWLESSLY with my ASUS RT-AX88U router in a Mesh system. Bravo, ASUS is the best and great price from Best Buy!"

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    Enjoy unrivaled wireless performance across your home with a RP-AX58 dual-band range extender, which extends wireless coverage of up to 2,200 sq. ft. Get WiFi where you couldn’t before!
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    "It set itself up to my ASUS Router. No muss no fuss....Had to upgrade to the latest firmware then reset to defaults, then reconfigure and personalize, Finally, it worked FLAWLESSLY with my ASUS RT-AX88U router in a Mesh system. Bravo, ASUS is the best and great price from Best Buy!"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy unrivaled wireless performance across your home with a RP-AX58 dual-band range extender, which extends wireless coverage of up to 2,200 sq. ft. Get WiFi where you couldn’t before!
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  7. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best router so far...Ive bought many different routers before but this one is the best one so far. ...Awesome router...I have always used NETGEAR for all my routers, and this one is one of the best I have own, definitely recommend."

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    Experience ultra-fast streaming or downloads with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router. Wi-Fi 6 technology provides expanded network capacity and extended coverage of up to 2,500 sq. ft., while the triple-core processor and 512MB of RAM provide powerful performance. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router has five Gigabit Ethernet ports to effortlessly handle multiple devices.
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    "Best router so far...Ive bought many different routers before but this one is the best one so far. ...Awesome router...I have always used NETGEAR for all my routers, and this one is one of the best I have own, definitely recommend."

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    Experience ultra-fast streaming or downloads with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router. Wi-Fi 6 technology provides expanded network capacity and extended coverage of up to 2,500 sq. ft., while the triple-core processor and 512MB of RAM provide powerful performance. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router has five Gigabit Ethernet ports to effortlessly handle multiple devices.
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  8. eero - Max 7 BE20800 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 7 System (3-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Best Eero Mesh at this point....I give it 5 stars because I do think at this point this is the best Eero mesh system, the speeds are much faster, larger coverage, and 3 pack pretty much covers my entire house of over 3000 sq ft. ...The best router I have used. Very fast and easy to set up on eero's app. "

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    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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    "Best Eero Mesh at this point....I give it 5 stars because I do think at this point this is the best Eero mesh system, the speeds are much faster, larger coverage, and 3 pack pretty much covers my entire house of over 3000 sq ft. ...The best router I have used. Very fast and easy to set up on eero's app. "

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    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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  9. ASUS - BE96U Tri-Band Wifi 7 Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This is a decent wifi 7 tri band. ASUS is one of the best Router when you are using OVPN. if you have the money to spend on the ASUS Router I will recommend the ROG Rapture GT-BE98 Pro Quad band. ...Best Asus router...Excellent router. Noticed a big difference in my speed and range."

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    The RT-BE96U’s dual 10 Gbps ports make it a great choice for servers or NAS devices. These are more convenient than simply combining multiple gigabit Ethernet ports, and they help increase your available bandwidth to avoid data bottlenecks throughout your whole network. Users are also empowered to leverage multiple high-speed internet service providers.
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    "This is a decent wifi 7 tri band. ASUS is one of the best Router when you are using OVPN. if you have the money to spend on the ASUS Router I will recommend the ROG Rapture GT-BE98 Pro Quad band. ...Best Asus router...Excellent router. Noticed a big difference in my speed and range."

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    The RT-BE96U’s dual 10 Gbps ports make it a great choice for servers or NAS devices. These are more convenient than simply combining multiple gigabit Ethernet ports, and they help increase your available bandwidth to avoid data bottlenecks throughout your whole network. Users are also empowered to leverage multiple high-speed internet service providers.
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  10. eero - Max 7 BE20800 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 7 Router - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Probably the best router, I’ve had zero issues so far speeds this router gives you are amazing definitely worth the price...I have 1 gig internet and my wifi 6e s23 ultra shows over a gig download speed. One of the best routers I have ever used. Simple setup and one is online."

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    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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    "Probably the best router, I’ve had zero issues so far speeds this router gives you are amazing definitely worth the price...I have 1 gig internet and my wifi 6e s23 ultra shows over a gig download speed. One of the best routers I have ever used. Simple setup and one is online."

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    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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