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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for portable routers.

If you're looking for a simple way to improve the Wi-Fi signal in your home, or if you want to add a wireless network to an existing system, a portable router can be a great option. These devices are small enough to fit on a bookshelf or in a closet, and they can be set up in minutes. Browse the top-ranked list of portable routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Solis - Lite 4G LTE Global Wi-Fi Hotspot + PowerBank - Mobile Router, Lifetime Data Plan - Orange - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "works very well. i am very satisfied with how easy it is to set up and the value is unbeatable. not to mention its portable!!...Great portable wifi hotspot. It is small and very lightweight unlike the previous model."

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    Product Description

    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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    Top comment

    "works very well. i am very satisfied with how easy it is to set up and the value is unbeatable. not to mention its portable!!...Great portable wifi hotspot. It is small and very lightweight unlike the previous model."

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    Product Description

    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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  2. STARLINK - Standard Kit AX Tri Band Wi-Fi System - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The included ethernet port on the router is the one thing that was missing from the Gen 2 mesh routers. ...Have tried different cell carriers with portable devices and also using them in a WiFi Ranger rooftop unit. "

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    Product Description

    Engineered by SpaceX, Starlink is designed to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the most rural and remote locations around the world. Starlink enables activities that historically have not been possible with satellite internet, including streaming, online gaming, video calls, and more. Your Starlink Kit is designed for self-install and arrives with everything you need to get online within minutes.
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    "The included ethernet port on the router is the one thing that was missing from the Gen 2 mesh routers. ...Have tried different cell carriers with portable devices and also using them in a WiFi Ranger rooftop unit. "

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    Product Description

    Engineered by SpaceX, Starlink is designed to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the most rural and remote locations around the world. Starlink enables activities that historically have not been possible with satellite internet, including streaming, online gaming, video calls, and more. Your Starlink Kit is designed for self-install and arrives with everything you need to get online within minutes.
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  3. NETGEAR - Nighthawk BE19000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Sweet Router and Very Powerful...Very Fast and Powerful, Usually i recommend or use Asus Routers but couldn't find anything that could handle 200 + users. ...Excellent Router with Future Proof WiFi 7...I have found this router to equal or be better in many areas. The router is easy to set up. "

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    Product Description

    Spearheading the Wi-Fi 7 revolution with cutting-edge technology and unimaginable power, the NETGEAR Nighthawk RS700 harnesses the power of Wi-Fi 7 to unleash speeds up to 19 Gbps. With 320MHz channels and multi-link operation, experience lower latency and dramatically enhanced Wi-Fi performance. Leveraging NETGEAR's over 25 years of Wi-Fi expertise, the RS700 features a sleek body with high-performance antennas and a significantly smaller footprint. A 10 Gigabit Ethernet port unlocks fast speeds of today and tomorrow. Experience the next-generation gaming, AR/VR, and 8K video - all streaming flawlessly in your home.
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    "Sweet Router and Very Powerful...Very Fast and Powerful, Usually i recommend or use Asus Routers but couldn't find anything that could handle 200 + users. ...Excellent Router with Future Proof WiFi 7...I have found this router to equal or be better in many areas. The router is easy to set up. "

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    Product Description

    Spearheading the Wi-Fi 7 revolution with cutting-edge technology and unimaginable power, the NETGEAR Nighthawk RS700 harnesses the power of Wi-Fi 7 to unleash speeds up to 19 Gbps. With 320MHz channels and multi-link operation, experience lower latency and dramatically enhanced Wi-Fi performance. Leveraging NETGEAR's over 25 years of Wi-Fi expertise, the RS700 features a sleek body with high-performance antennas and a significantly smaller footprint. A 10 Gigabit Ethernet port unlocks fast speeds of today and tomorrow. Experience the next-generation gaming, AR/VR, and 8K video - all streaming flawlessly in your home.
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  4. ASUS - AX3000 Dual Band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Travel Router - White - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    Stay connected on-the-road with the RT-AX57 Go’s versatile connectivity options, and enjoy secure WiFi and convenient VPN wherever your journey takes you.
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    Stay connected on-the-road with the RT-AX57 Go’s versatile connectivity options, and enjoy secure WiFi and convenient VPN wherever your journey takes you.
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  5. Solis - 5G Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot - Local & International Coverage Router with Lifetime Data Plan - Black / Orange - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It makes the device highly portable, and I know I am always going to get the strongest signal I can get. "

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    Product Description

    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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    Top comment

    "It makes the device highly portable, and I know I am always going to get the strongest signal I can get. "

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    Product Description

    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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  6. Linksys - Atlas 6 WiFi 6 Router AX3000 Dual-Band WiFi Mesh Wireless Router (3-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Excellent mesh router set especially if you can hardwire the connection between the routers. ...Linksys mesh router...Easy to setup and easy to connect to the mesh routers."

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    Product Description

    Linksys Atlas 6 with Intelligent Mesh delivers the true power of WiFi 6. From next-level gaming to streaming your favorite content, get the faster connection, wider coverage, for more devices for everyone on your network at an affordable price.
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    Top comment

    "Excellent mesh router set especially if you can hardwire the connection between the routers. ...Linksys mesh router...Easy to setup and easy to connect to the mesh routers."

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    Product Description

    Linksys Atlas 6 with Intelligent Mesh delivers the true power of WiFi 6. From next-level gaming to streaming your favorite content, get the faster connection, wider coverage, for more devices for everyone on your network at an affordable price.
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  7. eero - 6+ AX3000 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System (3-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "great wifi router...fantastic routers. Best wifi signal I've had in years....Very reliable router...This is a very reliable router!!! I highly recomment this router over other mesh routers."

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    Product Description

    eero 6+ is our most affordable gigabit system ever. Access premium wifi performance and speeds up to a gigabit, without the premium price tag. eero 6+ gives you all the connectivity, with all the reliability. So you can work from home with confidence—and say goodbye to dropped video calls. Or keep your entire smart home running, even when you’re away.*
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    "great wifi router...fantastic routers. Best wifi signal I've had in years....Very reliable router...This is a very reliable router!!! I highly recomment this router over other mesh routers."

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    Product Description

    eero 6+ is our most affordable gigabit system ever. Access premium wifi performance and speeds up to a gigabit, without the premium price tag. eero 6+ gives you all the connectivity, with all the reliability. So you can work from home with confidence—and say goodbye to dropped video calls. Or keep your entire smart home running, even when you’re away.*
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  8. Google - Nest Wi-fi Pro 6e AXE5400 Mesh Router (3-pack) - Snow - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Router...The internet with spectrum was awful since their routers are the worst, but is incredible how much it’s better now at our home with this new device...Amazing Mesh routers...We have a google home and had a great deal of issues with our router. So we upgraded the router and bought the 3 pack of these google nest mesh routers . "

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    Product Description

    Nest Wifi Pro gives you super fast, reliable Wi-Fi 6E coverage for your entire home.₁ It automatically adjusts your network’s performance to keep things running smoothly. It’s so smart it can monitor and diagnose common issues on its own. And it has privacy and security features to help keep you and your family safe.
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    "Router...The internet with spectrum was awful since their routers are the worst, but is incredible how much it’s better now at our home with this new device...Amazing Mesh routers...We have a google home and had a great deal of issues with our router. So we upgraded the router and bought the 3 pack of these google nest mesh routers . "

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    Product Description

    Nest Wifi Pro gives you super fast, reliable Wi-Fi 6E coverage for your entire home.₁ It automatically adjusts your network’s performance to keep things running smoothly. It’s so smart it can monitor and diagnose common issues on its own. And it has privacy and security features to help keep you and your family safe.
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  9. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5400 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black - Left_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Excellent router with excellent features...Upgraded router because other router was having issues connecting devices. ...Great router...Great router easy to setup and use. File share is wont work with portable sdd"

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    Product Description

    Connect your electronic devices with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 router. Combined speeds of up to 5.4 Gbps support fast Internet connectivity, while the six-stream dual-band Wi-Fi supports fluid streaming and online gameplay. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 router includes a 1-year NETGEAR Armor all-in-one internet security subscription.
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    "Excellent router with excellent features...Upgraded router because other router was having issues connecting devices. ...Great router...Great router easy to setup and use. File share is wont work with portable sdd"

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    Product Description

    Connect your electronic devices with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 router. Combined speeds of up to 5.4 Gbps support fast Internet connectivity, while the six-stream dual-band Wi-Fi supports fluid streaming and online gameplay. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 router includes a 1-year NETGEAR Armor all-in-one internet security subscription.
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  10. NETGEAR - Orbi 750 Series AX4200 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System (2-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Netgear Orbi are great routers...I gave up my cable company's "rented" modem and router and bought these Orbi routers. Easy setup and provide WiFi throughout the house....I’ve owned several routers, but Orbi is hands down the best wifi router that I have owned since wifi routers were invented."

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    Product Description

    Orbi Wi-Fi 6 is a tri-band Wi-Fi system built with the fast Wi-Fi 6 technology to provide an ultimate Smart home experience with Wi-Fi coverage and connection capacity beyond belief. Keep all your Wi-Fi connections strong, in every room, all the time with enough bandwidth for all your devices, multiple 4K or 8K UHD streaming video, music for your Wi-Fi connected speakers, fast online gameplay, smart lights, Wi-Fi security devices and more.
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    "Netgear Orbi are great routers...I gave up my cable company's "rented" modem and router and bought these Orbi routers. Easy setup and provide WiFi throughout the house....I’ve owned several routers, but Orbi is hands down the best wifi router that I have owned since wifi routers were invented."

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    Product Description

    Orbi Wi-Fi 6 is a tri-band Wi-Fi system built with the fast Wi-Fi 6 technology to provide an ultimate Smart home experience with Wi-Fi coverage and connection capacity beyond belief. Keep all your Wi-Fi connections strong, in every room, all the time with enough bandwidth for all your devices, multiple 4K or 8K UHD streaming video, music for your Wi-Fi connected speakers, fast online gameplay, smart lights, Wi-Fi security devices and more.
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