Asus RT-AC1200 vs Linksys E2500

8.15 in
1.38 in
Asus RT-AC1200 router
vs
8.86 in
1.38 in
Linksys E2500 router

Full Comparison

Connectivity

Asus RT-AC1200Asus RT-AC1200Linksys E2500Linksys E2500
Number of LAN ports
4
4
Number of WAN ports
1
1
USB
yesYes
noNo

Dimensions

Asus RT-AC1200Asus RT-AC1200Linksys E2500Linksys E2500
Colour of product
Black
Black, Grey, Silver
Width
8.15 in
8.86 in
Height
1.38 in
1.38 in
Depth
1.18 in
7.09 in
Weight
0.66 lb
0.99 lb
Number of units
1
1
Rack-mount design
noNo
noNo

Features

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Built-in DSL modem
noNo
noNo

Communication

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Management interface
SNMP
Web/network
Communication protocol
IPv6, Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM)
IPv6, Quality of Service (QoS), Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM)
Data link layer
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless standards
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11n
Mobile broadband support
noNo
noNo
Throughput WAN-LAN
100 Mbps
100 Mbps
VoIP (SIP)
noNo
yesYes
Wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
2.4GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
5GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
External antenna
yesYes
noNo
MIMO
yesYes
yesYes
Number of antennas
4
4
Total wireless data transfer rate
1167 Mbps
300 Mbps
Wireless security
WEP, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-PSK, WPA, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-PSK, WPA2, WPS
WEP, WPA, WPA2

Compatibility

Asus RT-AC1200Asus RT-AC1200Linksys E2500Linksys E2500
Target audience
Home users
Home users

Memory

Asus RT-AC1200Asus RT-AC1200Linksys E2500Linksys E2500
Included flash memory
16 MB
8 MB
Maximum flash memory
16 MB
8 MB
Included RAM
64 MB
64 MB
Maximum RAM
64 MB
64 MB

Security

Asus RT-AC1200Asus RT-AC1200Linksys E2500Linksys E2500
DMZ
yesYes
yesYes

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