Here, you’ll find a list of the top 6 wireless routers that provide high-speed network connectivity. The devices have a price tag within 500 to 1000, 2000 to 3000 and around 1500 Rupees. These networking devices are suitable for gaming and high-speed network connectivity. You can use them at office or home.
Routers are computer peripherals which establish a wireless network connection between 2 or more devices. You can use them to share your ADSL broadband connection with phones, tablets, and other handheld devices that support WiFi. If you have bought the Chromestick or any other video streaming device, you need a router to share internet connection with the stick.
Network equipment companies like Dlink, TP-Link, Cisco manufacture routers. These organizations have launched various routers in India and the best among them are covered in the below paragraphs. The routers listed below have good range. They operate at 150/300 MBPS network speeds and come with good security features.
Top 6 Best Routers In India for under 3000 Rs
6Netgear JNR1010 Router
Yet another WiFi router under 40 dollars or 3000 Rs, JNR1010 supports windows 2000+, Linux and Mac operating systems. This cheap router lacks a modem and has an operating frequency of 2.4 GHz. JNR1010 comes with a max wireless data transfer speed of 150 Mbps and has an external antenna.
This budget router within 1000 – 1500 Rs includes 4 LAN, 1 WAN, RJ 45 LAN/ WAN ports. This Netgear router under 20 dollars/1300 Rupees can survive denial of service attacks as it comes with a DDOS protection. JNR1010 also features an SPI enabled NAT firewall and support for SSI networks.
|NetGear JNR 1010 Price:||Around 1000 Rupees|
5D-Link DIR-600L WiFi Router
With operating frequencies of 2.4 to 2.4845 GHz, this WiFi router is compatible with windows XP+, Max operating systems. This budget Dlink router below 20 dollars/ 1300 Rupees requires 5 volts of power to operate. DIR 600L from D-Link supports 150 MBPS network connection and includes an external antenna, 4 LAN, 1 WAN, RJ 45 LAN/ WAN ports. This budget Dlink wifi wireless router comes with SPI featuring a NAT firewall and supports MAC address and URL filtering for your security.
|D-Link DIR-600L Price:||Within 900 to 1000 Rs|
4Cisco Linksys E900 WiFi Router
When it comes to manufacturing of network hardware, Cisco is a big name. This company had launched Its Linksys E900 router for a budget price tag in India. Although it doesn’t include a modem, E900 is compatible with cable-based broadband connections.
The device comes with high-speed WiFi module that promises 300 Mbps speed. It has a LED indication. To configure it, you will have to install a software that ships along with the router.
Cisco E900 comes with two antennas, four LAN, and a single WAN port. It supports SPI, NAT, MAC Address filtering, port forwarding and many other useful features. Because it offers various encryption modes, you can use the E900 Linksys router at the office.
|LinkSys E900 Price:||Within 1900 to 2000 Rs|
3Netgear N 150 Router
N 150 from Netgear is a wireless router that lacks a modem. Compatible with Windows 2000+, Linux based and Mac operating systems, this device operate at 2.4 GHz frequencies and comes with a max network connectivity speed of 150 MBPS.
Netgear N 150 comes with an external antenna, 2 LAN, 1 WAN, RJ 45 LAN/ WAN ports. This budget Netgear router under 1000 Rupees (20 USD) employs denial of service protection along with a network firewall and SPI for data security.
|NetGear N150 Price:||Below 1500 Rupees|
|NetGear N300 Price (new model):||Rs 1000|
2D-Link DSL-2750U Router
With WPS, Factory hard reset, power on/ off and wireless torn on/ off buttons, DSL 2740U operates on 1A power and operates at 2/5 to 2.484 GHz frequencies. This device has a max network speed of 300 MBPS and includes a modem that can reach speeds of up to 24 MBPS.
DSL 2750U comes with inbuilt NAT firewall, denial of service attack prevention and stateful packet inspection mechanism. D-Link DSL 2750U also features parental control, packet filters and supports internet group message protocol. This wireless router is compatible with all major operating systems.
|D-Link DSL-2750U Price:||Within 1600 to 2000 Rs|
A wireless WiFi router without a modem, TL WR740N from TP-Link supports all windows, Mac, Linux and Netware operating systems. This device is fitted with an external antenna, 4 LAN, 1 WAN, RJ 45 WAN/ LAN ports. TL WR740N router operates on 9V DC power. This router operates at 150 Mbps speeds and supports 2.4 to 2.4835 frequency ranges.
WR-741N supports OpenWRT, DDWrt, and many other router firmware. The compatibility of the firmware depends on the version of the router. WR740n lets you control bandwidth and block ports/websites. It includes a firewall module, DHCP, and DDNS settings. It has a parental control system and many cool features.
|TP-Link WR740N Price:||Around 800 Rs|
Conclusion: Long range routers are not ideal for home or small office because they consume large power.
Power saving tip for home or small office: Most budget routers allow their users to control the transmit power. Make sure that you set the TP to low/minimum if you are staying in a 1000 to 2000 sqft apartment. Set the transmit power to medium if you are living in a two storey house.
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