Product Comparison: TP-LINK Archer MR400 vs D-Link DWR-953


General Specifications
Brand
TP-Link
D-Link
Model
Archer MR400
DWR-953
Origin
China
China
About the Product
For those who want some flexibility in their broadband contract, live in a rural area with no existing fibre cables or just for those who want something a bit different, 4G home broadband could be an excellent option.
The DWR-953 Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Multi-WAN Router allows you to switch to a 4G LTE mobile internet backup network when your broadband internet goes down, with download speeds of up to 150 Mbps, so you can keep using the internet without interruptions.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
1200 Mbps
1200 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
3
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
TP-LINK Archer MR400 Dual Band 4G Mobile Wi-Fi Router
  • This router did the job. I get great O2 service and the speed is also great.
  • Very easy to set up. Very fast router.
  • Excellent 4G Router, fast speed of this one.
  • Works great boosted my signal. Router is really fast.
  • The mobile signal was excellent so got a good deal from EE and now get up to 20mb. We also take it with us in the caravan and can stream Tv.
D-Link DWR-953 Dual Band Wireless Routers
  • I would recommend this product, getting speeds up to 92mbps.
  • I had decent speeds (30dl,20up). Good router.
  • Gets around 70 mbps speed. Works well with Vodafone 4G Network.
  • Good speed and easy setup. Worked out of the box, no configuration needed.
  • Decent speeds recommended and a bargain at this price.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
1.32 in.
3.14 in.
Width
7.95 in.
6.69 in.
Depth
5.55 in.
7.08 in.
Weight
1.32 lbs.
0.88 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
10/100/1000
Number of Antennas
4
2
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
TP-LINK Archer MR400 Dual Band 4G Mobile Wi-Fi Router
  • Connectivity wise, wireless range seems okay.
  • Got 20 feet away and still had connectivity, which is more than enough.
  • Seems fine through drywall and floors. I live in a city, so 4G is easy to get. Hasn't dipped below 4G yet. Good range.
  • Its a good range, and fast connection.
  • Very responsive, low ping, easy to manage, great range.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
WPA/WPA2, 64/128-bit WEP
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, Access control, Local Management Control, DHCP, UPnP, DMZ, Dynamic DNS, NOIP, OpenVPN, IPsec, DoS protection, SPI
NAT support, SPI, Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, DHCP, Dynamic DNS, DMZ
What customers say about "Security"
TP-LINK Archer MR400 Dual Band 4G Mobile Wi-Fi Router
  • Worked really well better than the broadband i had previously. Very secure.
  • Easy to setup/configure, good at picking up mobile network signal, good secure of this one.
  • Everything as promised, works well. Good secure features.
  • Works really well as an alternative to the standard 4G router! Great settings and features.
  • Good product, reliable and easy to install. A lots of secure features/settings/options.
D-Link DWR-953 Dual Band Wireless Routers
  • WPA2 wireless security is available. Great router.
  • Inbuilt firewall and plenty of your standard options there to customise how it works.
  • Including the router's IP address, admin username and password. Good secure setting and options.
  • Easy to install good signal network and WiFi very happy with it. Very secure. Nice features. A lots of options.
  • Router locks up frequently so no 4G access, no Wifi access, no Ethernet access and no WiFi authentication.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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