Apr 20, 2017

15 Best Wi-Fi Routers.

A Wi-Fi router is an entrance door or we can say foundation of your connected home. For your smart home, we have got the best routers from all over the world.

Ally: Ally is a Whole Home Smart Wi-Fi System that's capable of providing up to 15,000 sq ft of smart, safe, secure Wi-Fi and is sure to transform the way you and your family experiences Wi-Fi. It comes with an added layer of web security by AVG. Its app gives you complete control over how and when the Internet is used, and who gets to use it. Ally by Amped Wireless is the first router built on Chime, and has been awarded CES 2017 Innovations Award honoree in Smart home category. Buy Now: $179.99 - $299.99.

Ally Whole Home Smart Wi-Fi System

Lylo: Lylo is a smart open source router designed to work with your smart home and make it smarter. You can connect your device to Lylo with a simple touch. It can recognize devices from your family, your friends, and your guests and provides a customized web experience. It also comes with advertisement blocker, features 2 USB 3.0 ports and 4 Ethernet ports. It works with your smart thermostats, smart kitchen appliances, smart lighting, and makes your home smarter. Buy Now.

Lylo smart open source router

Starry Station: Starry Station is a next generation smart router that combines function with style. It features 3.8-inch touchscreen display for easy access that makes things a lot easy for you. It monitors the health of your network and all your devices. Its Ambient Mode at a glance displays if there are issues with your Internet service or online devices. Its Interactive mode gives you everything you need - your Wi-Fi name and password, your Internet Speed, and more. Use the ScreenTime from its app for network-level parental controls to block usage on certain devices with one click. Its 802.15 ready, comes with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, MIMO antenna, and beamforming technology for audio and video streaming. It works with your existing Internet service, including cable, fiber, and DSL. And works with PCs and Macs, video streamers, and more. Use its touchscreen display for easy access or use its app for tweaking remotely. Buy Now.

Starry Station smart router

Betterspot: Betterspot is a smart router that comes with a built-in VPN for secure online surfing and unblocking websites. It protects your privacy, provides VPN functions to all of your Wi-Fi devices such as smart phones, laptops, PCs, and more and is compatible with Windows, Ubuntu, OS X, Android, iOS, Blackberry and more. Pre-order: $283.

Betterspot router

Dovado Tiny AC: Dovado Tiny AC is a universal access router that connects to Gigabit Ethernet (Fiber, ADSL, CaTV, etc), 4G/3G Mobile Broadband (via USB) and to your neighboring Wi-Fi networks using Spotboost feature. In case your cable or DSL connection fails or 3G/4G network then as a failover, it automatically connects to a neighbor's Wi-Fi network. It's capable of automatic failover between all three Internet sources. It features a removable external dual-band (2.4 and 5GHz) 2dBi antenna, an internal single-band (2.4GHz) antenna and is capable of providing high speed 802.11ac (AC750). Buy Now.

Dovado Tiny AC router

Portal: Portal is a specifically engineered router that gives your turbocharged Wi-Fi. It comes with its proprietary spectrum turbocharger technology that is said to provide access to 300% more of the radio airwaves than any other router, improves performance by as much as 300x, and range and coverage by as much as 2x in crowdedsettings, such as city homes and multi-unit apartments. So with Portal you can stream ultraHD videos without buffering and play Internetgames without lagging. Buy Now: $148.02.

Portal router

Gryphon: Gryphon is a smart Wi-Fi router with a simple to use App and is designed to make the Internet a safer place for your kids and all your connected devices. It makes it a simple task for the parents to manage their connected home. You can manage your entire Wi-Fi network from its app (supported on iOS and Android). You can view all your connected devices; manage site access in real-time, screen time management, safe list sharing, review browsing history, crowdranking feature (works together to rate sites appropriate for your kids) and more. Buy Now: Pre-order: $179.

Gryphon smart Wi-Fi router

Flter: Flter is a Privacy and Security Router that gives you access to servers in 20 countries or you can use your own VPN service. It protects your privacy using VPN and Tor and also blocks malvertisements. It supports Windows, Mac, Android and Linux platforms, its available for iOS and Android devices. It works at the router level; doesn't need any software installation on your devices to get started. Pre-order: $280.

Flter Privacy and Security Router

Turrisomnia: Turrisomnia is a hi-performance and open-source router that works as a home server, NAS, print server and has a virtual server built-in. It comes with 1 GB DDR3, 8GB storage, 5 Lan Gbit ports, Gbit Wan port, 2 USB 3.0, 2 minipci express and more. It also features SIM cardslot, RTC with batterybackup, crypto chip for secure random number generation, pin headers with GPIO, I²C, SPI and more. Buy Now.

Turrisomnia open-source router

INFi Marvel Smart Wireless Router: The INFi Marvel Smart Wireless Router uses PLC technology that transmits Wi-Fi signals through power line instead of network cable. It provides stable Wi-Fi signal by bridging the wireless network through thick walls. It consists of tow devices - oval shaped that works as a wireless router, and the rounded works as a Wi-Fi rangeextender. Its simple plug-and-play; just plug the oval unit into the wall socket and connect its network port to the existing Ethernet port. Then plug the round unit into the wall socket where you need the Wi-Fi signals. You can connect maximum of 7 round units to a oval unit using your home's power lines, which means you got most of your home covered. More info.

INFi Marvel Smart Wireless Router

Torchgigabit WiFi Router: The Torchgigabit is a smart router designed for families to let the parents keep their kids safe online. It lets you filter out what you don't want your kids to see, pause the Internet, set customizable bedtimes, provides you insights and more. It comes with 6 antennas and provides up to 4000 sq ft super-fast Wi-Fi (1 Gigabit-per-second speed) coverage. You can also create profiles for your kids. Buy Now: $249.99 + 9.99/month.

Torchgigabit WiFi Router
Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi Router: The Nighthawk X8 AC5300 smart Wi-Fi router provides you with wireless speeds up to 5.3Gbps. It features four external antennas and four internal antennas for better Wi-Fi range. It comes with six-gigabit Ethernet ports for all your devices. Its app enabled, features Readycloud USB access, Readyshare USB access, DLNA, Readyshare Vault and Readyshare Printer. Buy Now: $348.99.

Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi Router

Veiltower: Veiltower is a smart router that gives you protection at home, mobile networks and public hotspots. It connects wirelessly to your modem, just needs power, 100% plug-and-play, because of its unique design and its 11 antennas can be placed anywhere in your home for great coverage and range. Its app manages all the connectivity of your smart devices, switches between mobile data and Wifi, automatically setting up the VPN and display information about the quality of the connection. More info.

Veiltower smart router

Keewifi Router: Keewifi Router isn't just another router; it makes connecting devices to Wi-Fi easier. All you need to do is simply hold your Wi-Fi enabled gadgets close to the Keewifi syncing panel, and it will authorize it in seconds. It requires no password or configuration, it works right out of the box. It features the latest wireless standard 802.11ac and enterprise networking technology to ensure that your Wi-Fi signal is strong, stable, and fast. The device uses proximity technology, supports simultaneous dual-band transmissions (2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz) with Wi-Fi speeds up to 867Mbps. It uses Beamforming technology to boost signal strength in the direction of your WiFi devices. It also features a Zenbutton that allows you to resolve common WiFi issues. Its Keewifi app supports both iOS and Android. Buy Now: $39.99:

Keewifi Router

OnHub: The OnHub wireless router from Google makes it easy to manage a fast network. The Google On app lets you see who's on your network, troubleshoot at home or away and control your network from anywhere. Its 13 high-powered antennas provide better Wi-Fi coverage in more directions in your home. Its auto updates let you have the latest features and security upgrades. You can prioritize a device for fastest Wi-Fi, run a network check, has 4GB of storage space and uses a dimmable light ring that uses one of the four color indicators to give you feedback. It supports both 2.4 and 5GHz frequencies, Bluetooth® Smart Ready, 802.15.4 and Weave. Buy Now: $143.05

OnHub wireless router

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