Xiaomi launched the Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition in the recent Smarter Living event. This router is not only supposed to be affordable but also support download speeds of up to 1 Gbps and more. Almost in the same price range, you can look at the TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 router, which can also support gigabit speeds. If both the routers are essentially in the same price range and come with similar features, it becomes a little hard to decide which router is better. But worry not, we have got you covered.
Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition
The Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition can deliver maximum download speeds of up to 1167 Mbps (of course, through the 5 GHz network band). It can support connectivity with up to 128 devices simultaneously. The router comes with support for dual bands, including 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. The technology inside the router makes it prone to overheating; thus, it can run effectively for hours. Users can control the settings of the Wi-Fi network and the Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition simply through its mobile application.
There are four antennas present in the router to extend coverage. The Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition is powered by a dual-core CPU and comes with gigabit network ports. The router is capable of supporting advanced safety features, and it comes with anti-hacking security. It has 128MB of RAM inside. One of the best things about the Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition is its minimalistic design.
The Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition is priced at Rs 2,199 in India, and it can be purchased via the official website of Xiaomi and Flipkart. Let’s take a look at the TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 Router.
TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 Router
The TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 Router can deliver a maximum download speed of 867 Mbps speed only (through the 5 GHz network). The 2.4 GHz band network of this router can support a maximum download speed of up to 300 Mbps. There are four antennas present in this router as well for extending the coverage range of the Wi-Fi network.
This router also comes with its own mobile application, which helps the user in setting it up very easily. There is further support for Access Point (AP) mode that will allow the user to convert the wired connection into a wireless network anytime. It is powered by a Qualcomm chipset and promises excellent performance.
The TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 Router can also support One Mesh connectivity which is a good way of removing any dark network zones in a user’s home.
The TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 Router is available for Rs 2,499 on the official website of Amazon India.
Which Router Is Better?
It is close combat between the two, but at the end of the day, the recently launched Mi Router 4A Gigabit Edition has the edge over the TP-Link AC1200 Archer A6 router. This is because Xiaomi’s router can deliver much higher download speeds than the TP-Link’s concerned router.