Top 10 Best Wifi Extenders 2019

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We have collated reviews from major network review websites to bring you the list of the best Wifi Extender in 2019.this devices, though little, will help you to boost the reach of your wireless network signal at its weakest point by strategically placing them in the areas where the Wi-Fi network begins to break down, within your home or office without spending a fortune. This list is frequently updated to accommodate new devices. The list is not arranged in any particular order.

1. Netgear AC1200 EX6150

This has been voted as one of the best WIFI Extenders in the world. This device has enthralled the Wifi Extender market with its simple setup process and excellent performance, here are some of the features it has;

  • Bands: 802.11ac 5GHz and 2.4Hz
  • Connectivity: 1 x Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Features: Wi-Fi protected access (WPS)
  • Extender, Access Point mode switch
  • Power button
  • Price: $99.99

PROS

  • Neat, compact design
  • Very simple setup
  • Quick and simple installation procedure

CONS

  • Just one Ethernet port
  • Very expensive

2. D-Link DAP1520

Wi-Fi Dual Band Range Extender (DAP1520) by D-Link, has made it to the best Wi-Fi Extender 2019 list with its inconspicuous design and exceptionally good performance, which makes it very efficient in boosting your wireless signal around your home and office while being invisible to everyone who isn’t looking for it deliberately. Some of its features are;

  • Bands: 802.11ac 5GHz and 2.4GHz
  • Two internal antennas
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPS)
  • Price: $89.99

PROS

  • Small inconspicuous design
  • Easy to use

CONS

  • No Ethernet port
  • Internal antennae
  • pricey

3. TP-Link RE350

RE350 AC1200 Wi-fi Range Extender from the stables of TP-Link, a Chinese network company, has made it to our list of the best Wi-Fi Extender 2019 with its ability to do the job well and its affordability. It is an easy to install extender, which has as it features, these;

  • Bands: 802.11ac 5GHz and 2.4GHz
  • Connectivity: 1 x Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPS)
  • Connection strength indicator LED Light
  • Price: $55.26

PROS

  • Very affordable
  • Connection strength LED indicator helps with easy placement
  • Simple installation process
  • Ethernet connection

CONS

  • Large and bulky

4. Linksys RE6500

Linksys’ RE6500 AC1200 is another Wi-Fi Extender that made our list. Its sturdy style, giving it a resemblance to a router makes it quite possible to extend your network to internet-connected devices, requiring an Ethernet connection. The features are;

  • Bands: 802.11ac 5GHz and 2.4GHz
  • Connectivity: 4 x Ethernet
  • Audio Jack
  • Linksys Spot Finder Technology
  • Music streaming
  • Audio streaming capacity
  • Price: $79.99

PROS

  • Powerful
  • Simple installation process
  • Music streaming ability
  • Four gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Audio output jack which makes connection to speakers possible
  • Beautiful and flexible design

CONS

  • Very expensive
  • Bulky design

5. D-Link DAP-1320

The D-Link DAP-1320 Wireless N300 Range Extender is an inexpensive way of stepping up the Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home and office. The tiny device which doesn’t have as part of its features, Ethernet ports, has made our best Wi-Fi Extender 2019 list because of its affordability. Its features are under listed below;

  • Bands: 802.11n 2.4GHz
  • Wi-Fi protection access (WPS)
  • Internal antennae
  • Price: $26.80

PROS

  • Very affordable
  • Small beautiful design
  • Durable and well-built design

CONS

  • Internal antennae
  • No Ethernet
  • Only available in the US and UK as at the time of writing this report
  • No dual bands

6. Linksys Velop

This is easy to setup extender, introduced into the market by Linksys with the aim of eliminating the traditional router and the range extender. All it needs to start running within minutes is a visit to the App Store or Google Play Store and download it to your smartphone at a fee. It features are:

  • Bands: 802.11ac 5GHz and 2.4GHz
  • Connectivity: 2 x Gigabit Ethernet per unit (1WAN and 1 LAN each)
  • App-based installation
  • Dual stream (2 x2)
  • 11ac networking
  • 716MHz quad-core ARM Cortex A7 processor
  • Beam forming
  • Price:$149

PROS

  • Fully modular mesh
  • Inconspicuous design

CONS

  • Very dependent on position
  • Very expensive

7. Trendnet Powerline 1200 AV2

The Trendnet’s Wi-Fi Everywhere Powerline 1200 AV2 is worthy to be on our Best Wi-Fi Extender 2019 list due to its impressive ability to perform the functions of an excellent Wi-Fi extender and at the same time, serves as a powerline adapter. The not so eye-catching powerline adapter has as part of its features, the following;

  • Bands: 802.11n (up to 300 Mbps) 802.11ac (up to 8666Mbps)
  • Connectivity: 3 x Gigabit LAN ports
  • 300m range over electrical power lines
  • Auto connects to other Trendnet powerline adapters
  • QoS Management Support
  • Price: $79.99

PROS

  • Easy to setup
  • Three LAN ports
  • Wide Wi-Fi band

CONS

  • Flawed design
  • expensive
  • Limited coverage; only available in the United States of America and the United Kingdom as the time of writing this report.

8. The Linksys AC1200 MAX

It is a dual-band extender that works with any router or gateway. It also help in running your traffic across the two frequency band

These are its features:

– one touch WPS bottom setup

-Price: $70

Pros:

– Minimize time

–  Can be used by many or in office environment

–  Cheap

– Easy setup

– Has indicator

Cons:

– Might slow down with many users

9. TP-Link AC1900

Coming with five gigabit Ethernet ports, his extender wifi is one of the best you  can lay your hands on. It has:

– Three antennas

– Five Ethernet ports

– Signal strength light

– WPS button

– Price: $90

Pros:

– Uses two frequency bands

– Cheap for WiFi in its range

– Pretty simple to set up

Cons:

– Might not be best for multiple users

10. NETGEAR PowerLINE

It makes use of the home’s electricity to function and has these features:

– Speed of up to 1000mbps

– Single Gigabit Ethernet port

– Price: $104

Pros:

– Can penetrate walls

– Fast

– Easy to setup

Cons:

– Works only with house’s electrical connection

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