Product Comparison: Linksys E900 vs Linksys E1200


General Specifications
Brand
Linksys
Linksys
Model
E900
E1200
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Enjoy reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home with the Linksys N300 Wi-Fi Router (E900). This wireless Internet router offers Wireless-N speeds of up to 300 Mbps, allowing you to create a reliable home wireless network for music and video streaming.
Enjoy reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home with the Linksys N300 Wi-Fi Router (E1200). Four fast Ethernet ports allow you to connect game consoles and other devices directly to the router, while enhanced security protocols keep your network safe.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
300 Mbps
300 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
4
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys E900 Wireless-N Router
  • It was really that easy. Very good signal strength and streams perfectly.
  • Quick easy set up and reliable connection. Great speed.
  • This is a fast router as I'm getting fantastic speeds on wireless throughout my house.
  • This Router is really easy to use. No problems at all. It was fully set up in about 15 minutes. It provides amazing speed of Wi-Fi connection.
  • Connected via the wireless the connection speed was horrible.
Linksys E1200 Wireless-N Router
  • Solid router, good performance.
  • Easy to set up, works perfectly. Great number of LAN ports.
  • Works very well and very easy to install. I recommend it. Very fast and in perfect condition!
  • I purchased this router for improved connection speed in my home/home-office. Installation and setup went fairly easily, and the speed-tests showed excellent performance.
  • I just installed this router. While it was great and simple to install due to the new interface, it is severely lacking in internet speed.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
1.23 in.
1.23 in.
Width
5.97 in.
5.97 in.
Depth
7.43 in.
7.43 in.
Weight
0.45 lbs.
0.55 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - N
Wireless - N
Ethernet Standard
10/100
10/100
Number of Antennas
2
2
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
Linksys E900 Wireless-N Router
  • Good router, can install DD-WRT software which makes it a very powerful router.
  • Works great with DD-WRT and WiFi range is really far better than I expected.
  • This is a nice router with basic N speeds. Seems to be very stable if you update to the latest firmware.
  • The router was very easy to setup and when plugged in directly to the router it was at full speed that was available directly from the cable modem.
  • No real complaints. The unit is cool looking too, and pretty small.
Linksys E1200 Wireless-N Router
  • Easy to set up, I managed to do it without guidance which is saying something, small, neat and inconspicuous. Highly recommended.
  • MIMO antennas give fantastic reception and bandwidth on the edge of this routers range.
  • The signal strength and connection speed are fantastic.
  • The router is really good. It was easy to set up.
  • Even with QoS turned off, it was still slower than my ancient router I had before.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2—PSK
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2—PSK
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Dynamic DNS, MAC Address Filtering, SPI and NAT firewall, VPN support, DMZ, UPnP, DHCP
Dynamic DNS, DHCP, SPI and NAT firewall, MAC Address Filtering, Guest Access, VPN support, DMZ, UPnP
What customers say about "Security"
Linksys E900 Wireless-N Router
  • The DMZ is highly customisable along with clear logging to look at if need be.
  • Super easy and plenty of configuration options.
  • Has standard features such as DHCP reservation/traffic management which is exactly what I needed it for.
  • Installing DD-WRT was so easy. VPN works as expected.
  • Wanted a solid wireless connect with good speed and security features - Got it.
Linksys E1200 Wireless-N Router
  • Great looking router with a lot of security features. Easy to setup.
  • Excellent simple router - I bought this to set up a an additional VPN connections and it worked perfectly.
  • The setup was super easy, and the features on the admin page plentiful.
  • Super easy to hook up with a CD - and security is top notch.
  • This router was super easy to install, setup security (WPA settings), and is very reliable.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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