Product Comparison: Linksys MR8300 vs Linksys EA8300


General Specifications
Brand
Linksys
Linksys
Model
MR8300
EA8300
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Upgrade your home WiFi and get extremely fast wireless speeds with the Linksys MR8300 AC2200 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router. Perfect for households that thrive on entertainment, this Tri-Band router delivers superior speeds of up to 2.2 Gbps throughout your home.
Upgrade your home Wi-Fi and enjoy exceptional wireless speeds with the Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 MU-MIMO WiFi Tri-Band Router. Ideal for households with heavy WiFi use, this tri-band router delivers combined speeds of up to 2.2 Gbps for lag-free entertainment and productivity.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
2200 Mbps
2200 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
4
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys MR8300 Tri Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router
  • The range and speed is excellent, the app works very well for configuration and monitoring.
  • Great Wi-Fi speeds. Great router.
  • The speeds and signal were far superior to my previous setup.
  • Been up and running for nearly a month and had no problems. Internet speed has been as advertised.
  • Impressive WiFi performance across the entire house and garden / garage. Perfect speeds everywhere.
Linksys EA8300 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router
  • The speed is crazy fast. I used to have to use a wifi extender for the second floor of our house and with this router that is not a problem anymore.
  • Download speed was at 67 Mbps and upload speeds where at 54 mbps. Nice Router, I like it.
  • Download speeds are a little faster than Apple Timecapsule and the range is moderately better.
  • The speeds have been great, signal strength has been great.
  • The max speed I get with this band is around 35 mbps.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
2.16 in.
2.15 in.
Width
8.41 in.
8.41 in.
Depth
6.37 in.
6.37 in.
Weight
1.34 lbs.
1.34 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - AC
Wireless - AC
Ethernet Standard
10/100/1000
10/100/1000
Number of Antennas
4
4
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
Linksys MR8300 Tri Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router
  • I'm very happy with the router, it was easy to setup, performance is very good and the reliability has been spot on!
  • Once everything was connected and configured I got excellent coverage, fast transfer speeds and reliable connection.
  • There was no problem with the internet connection.
  • The app is simple as you don't need to login on a computer to change settings.
  • Mesh technology is a new universal way for full home Wi-Fi coverage.
Linksys EA8300 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router
  • This thing doubled if not tripled my 5ghz range and speeds tremendously.
  • Good Router with a decent range!
  • The range on 2.4ghz is great. Good router.
  • Very good signal strength and range.
  • I tested WiFi range around the apartment, and found that there was almost no improvement.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2—PSK
WPA/WPA2, 64/128-bit WEP, WPA2-Personal, WPA2-Enterprise
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Guest Access, DHCP, MAC Address Filtering, 128 bit AES link encryption, Dynamic DNS
Auto Firmware Update, SPI, DoS protection, Advanced Beamforming+ Technology, Airtime Fairness, Smart Wi-Fi Cloud Management
What customers say about "Security"
Linksys MR8300 Tri Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router
  • This is great for accessing the system and configuring an additional security password.
  • Great features to protect your network.
  • I like that I can secure my network in many ways.
  • This router offers good network security options.
  • Satisfied with this router and security methods.
Linksys EA8300 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router
  • This works great, there are some great options for security.
  • Love the quick and secure set-up.
  • Packed very secure and everything worked great.
  • Security options are turned on by default, which is a good thing.
  • The guest account is setup and turned on by default during installation. This is a security issue for me.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
199.99 $
229.99 $


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