Asus RT-N12 vs TP-Link TL-WR841N

7.05 in
1.46 in
Asus RT-N12 router
vs
6.85 in
1.18 in
TP-Link TL-WR841N router

Full Comparison

Connectivity

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
Number of LAN ports
4
4
Number of WAN ports
1
1
USB
noNo
noNo

Dimensions

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
Colour of product
Black, Grey
Black, Blue, Grey, White
Width
7.05 in
6.85 in
Height
1.46 in
1.18 in
Depth
4.69 in
4.37 in
Weight
0.66 lb
1.41 lb
Active cooling (fan)
noNo
noNo
Number of units
1
1
Rack-mount design
noNo
noNo

Features

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
Built-in DSL modem
noNo
noNo
File server
noNo
noNo

Communication

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
Management interface
SNMP, Telnet, Web/network
Web/network
6to4
noNo
noNo
Communication protocol
Quality of Service (QoS)
Quality of Service (QoS), Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM)
Data link layer
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11d, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11n
Jumbo frames support
noNo
noNo
Mobile broadband support
noNo
noNo
Throughput WAN-LAN
100 Mbps
100 Mbps
VoIP (SIP)
noNo
noNo
Wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
2.4GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
5GHz wireless network
noNo
noNo
External antenna
yesYes
yesYes
Detachable antenna
yesYes
noNo
MIMO
noNo
yesYes
Total wireless data transfer rate
300 Mbps
300 Mbps
Wireless security
TKIP, WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2, WPS
TKIP, WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-PSK, WPA2, WPS

Compatibility

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
DynDNS
yesYes
yesYes
Target audience
Business, Home users
Business, Home users

Power

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
yesYes
noNo

Security

Asus RT-N12Asus RT-N12TP-Link TL-WR841NTP-Link TL-WR841N
DMZ
noNo
yesYes
VPN
noNo
noNo

Often compared to RT-N12

Often compared to TL-WR841N