Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Portable Routers.
Browse the top-ranked list of Portable Routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: R7000-100NAS
- SKU: 1754208
FAST !...4 star...Connects to all my portable devices....I purchased this router to upgrade my G type router this was a ac router dual band 2.4 and 5 gig running at same time which is nice my speed test with the g router was running at 20 meg download 3 meg upload with the new ac router I'm getting 65 meg download 5.5 meg upload that is with.Accelerate your WiFi with NETGEAR Nighthawk! Enjoy fast WiFi speeds up to 1900 Mbps and a powerful dual core 1GHz processor for extreme performance. High-powered amplifiers, external antennas and Beamforming improve range and reliability for up to 100% more wireless coverage. Features like downstream and upstream QoS prioritize streaming and gaming, creating a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience.
- Model: R6400-100NAS
- SKU: 9054017
FAST !...I like...Have a large house, signal carries very well...This item is a good purchase... had one bad experience...we had a bad storm and knocked out the lights...when electric was restored...the router had a hard time hooking up ... with a few attempts it finally hooked up... all in all its a good itemThe NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
- Model: WNDR3400-100NAS
- SKU: 1208844
I like...5 stars...Great portable wireless device...So we looked into a dual band to help out and might I add we're able to access with this router with no issues at all, it has 3 ssid's you can set up, 1 for a 2.4 ghz, 1 for 5 ghz, and even a guest set up so you don't have to worry about guest coming over and asking for passwords and what have you.Choose this NETGEAR router and receive high level wireless security, the ability to share photos, music and more, and a way to keep track of your kids’ activity online. Plus, with easy installation for tablets, smartphones and computers, you’ll be able to start enjoying Wi-Fi throughout your home right away.
- Model: R8000-100NAS
- SKU: 7201035
no lag...Fast !...Great sound and portability....So, imagine a router that has to get a signal to 5 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 laptops, 1 desktop, a wifi camera, wifi printer, 2 wifi sound systems, 5 Directtv boxes, a Roku stick, Xbox One, 3 Nintendo 3DS's, Wii, smart bluray player, and various other asundery items such as Fitbits that are all off of Wifi typically half of those at a time.The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi delivers multiple bands for homes with many WiFi devices. WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps and 6 high performance antennas provide maximum speed and range. Smart Connect allows you to game, stream, and download mega-sized files without lags.
- Model: ME918LL/A
- SKU: 6943097
My Fav...Love it...I have been impressed the results much stronger wifi signal carrying to further out in my yard, less buffering on video streams and little to no slow down with multiple devices using wifi now....While it does not have the same range as some of the latest AC routers on the market, the ease of use and configuration of this router definitely makes it a worthwhile competitor and to answer a lot of the questions concerning this router, yes, this router is easily configurable and use no matter what platform you are using; OS X, Windows, etc.The intelligent, easy-to-use AirPort Extreme Base Station with simultaneous dual-band support is the perfect wireless access point for home, school or office. It offers next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and delivers high-performance wireless access for Mac computers, PCs and Wi-Fi devices such as iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Apple TV.
- Model: EA6350-4A
- SKU: 5124122
love it...Wow !!!...This new one works great and carries all my devices with no problem....I've had it for a little over a month now and has been working well, except that a couple of times there was a lag in connecting to internet on laptop and had to unplug/plug the router to get a stronger, faster connection, however, this could be due to laptop being old and slow.Linksys EA6350-4A AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
- Model: WHW0302
- SKU: 5709448
5 star...It's ok...Pros Portability - easily move the nodes to fill dead zones Aesthetics - these can pass as decor....In other words, if the main unit's A, the hardwired child node is B, and the wireless child node is C, the position of node C was such that its link to node B was stronger than the main unit A, so node B shifted its communication away from node A in favor of node B, and got better speed as a result.Connect every corner of your home to the internet with this Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system. Each formidable tri-band dual-stream AC2200 router has two 5GHz bands and a 2.4GHz band for a blazing fast experience. This modular Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system includes two identical units, which you can distribute evenly to ensure your wireless signal always stays strong.
- Model: WHW0303
- SKU: 5709451
5 star...It's ok...I love that these signals carry to each node which has 2 ethernet ports to hardwire devices to....In other words, if the main unit's A, the hardwired child node is B, and the wireless child node is C, the position of node C was such that its link to node B was stronger than the main unit A, so node B shifted its communication away from node A in favor of node B, and got better speed as a result.Make your home an internet haven with this versatile Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system. Three identical tri-band dual-stream AC2200 routers, each equipped with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, deliver lightning-fast internet. Equipped with Bluetooth 4.0/LE, this Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system is simple to set up and pairs easily with computers, tablets and smart devices.
- Model: RBK50-100NAS
- SKU: 5577333
WOW !!!...Love it...We just a new 2 story home and had our cable router downstairs and it was not carrying up to the bonus room....The Orbi is a great product, it has a nice unassuming look compared to the jutting (spider) antenna design employed by a lot of routers in it's class, and the only lights - the green power indicator and the status lights are positioned in a way that doesn't cause unnecessary light pollution.Orbi Whole Home WiFi System delivers up to 3.0Gbps high-performance WiFi. Sleek, modern design with high-gain internal antennas for up to 5,000 square feet of coverage. FastLane3 Technology creates a dedicated Tri-Band WiFi for seamless 4K streaming and gaming everywhere in your home. Keep a single WiFi name for uninterrupted connections as you move from room-to-room. Circle with Disney runs on Orbi Routers for a smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any connected device. Provide internet access to guests without sharing your personal network password. Orbi is ready right out of the box and compatible with your ISP. Just use the Orbi app to get started with better WiFi, everywhere in minutes.
- Model: ME177LL/A
- SKU: 4854497
Love it...It's ok...Great Portable Sound...Not having to reset it due to connectivity issues and all my devices have a strong signal and connect seamlessly, I suggest getting the 2-3tb time capsule if you want to save any valuable info from an iMac or MacBook that might be lost if they crash or go out given the fact that they don't backup to iCloud, and make it an easy transition to a future upgrade.The all-new AirPort Time Capsule works with OS X to automatically and wirelessly back up everything on your Mac to its 2TB hard drive.1 And it doubles as a full-featured Wi-
- Model: NLS-1304-25 1-PACK
- SKU: 5706129
5 stars...Spot on...So portable so amazing....Now the asus router is quite fantastic for a stand alone router, but when you have multiple 4k streams of Netflix happening at the same time as well as multiple smartphones/tablets, laptops/wireless desktops, and other various electronics connected all at once a single high powered router just can't cut it.Enjoy a consistent connection to the web with this Google Wi-Fi setup. The single access point is ideal for use in smaller homes of less than 1,500 square feet, giving you the ability to connect your tablets, laptops or phones. This Google Wi-Fi system provides a reliable signal that can be shared by multiple devices at once.
- Model: NLS-1304-25 3-PACK
- SKU: 5706130
Spot on...It's OK...So portable so amazing....Pros: simple to set up; multiple points provide robust coverage for a space underserved by a single wifi point; WPA2-PSK encryption and built-in TPM; attractive and smells good :); independent controls for each point; decent length of power cord Cons: this system is meant to operate on its own for the most part - not the right product for those who want or need to tinker and configure; no web interface; solutions to problems can seem frustratingly out of reach; no usb port; only 1 availabCreate a reliable internet connection throughout your home with this Google Wi-Fi system. The convenient package of three connectivity points effortlessly covers even large homes up to 4,500 square feet. This Google Wi-Fi system eliminates uneven bandwidth usage among multiple devices, including cellphones and tablets, for an unimpeded connection that doesn't lag behind.
- Model: C6300-100NAS
- SKU: 4483016
Good !...I love...Easy to set up works well with my internet carries....Price - for the combination of what you are getting in Router and modem capabilities coupled with saving the high monthly rental fee I think this item offers a very good value Overall this has proved to be a great two-in-one solution as both a cable modem and router with the added benefit of saving me from a monthly charge for lesser equipment.The NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
- Model: R6220-100NAS
- SKU: 8827854
A plus...Love it...Portable....Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonablyKeep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
- Model: EA9500
- SKU: 5171100
love it...No lags...And better yet, not only does the signal carry a long way, it stays strong as well....As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the marketYour household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.