Product Comparison: TP-LINK TL-WN821N vs TP-LINK TL-WN823N


General Specifications
Brand
TP-Link
TP-Link
Model
TL-WN821N
TL-WN823N
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Wireless N USB Adapter TL-WN821N allows you to connect a desktop or notebook computer to a wireless network and access high-speed Internet connection. Comply with IEEE 802.11n, they provide wireless speed up to 300Mbps, which is beneficial for the online gaming or even HD video streaming.
Enjoy wireless online gaming, voice streaming and watching HD videos with TL-WN823N 300Mbps mini wireless N USB adapter. TL-WN823N is small and easy to transport.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
300 Mbps
300 Mbps
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz

TP-LINK TL-WN821N

TP-LINK TL-WN823N

What customers say about "Key Specs"
TP-LINK TL-WN821N 300Mbps Wireless N USB Adapter
  • Has plenty of transfer speed. I recommend it.
  • Super fast speeds and good range! Would recommend.
  • Fast broadband speed is 60 Mbps - this product will work well for most.
  • I get great signal and internet speeds on this adaptor and have received upto 65mbps.
  • Holds a signal decently well, but the speed is disappointing.
TP-LINK TL-WN823N Mini Wireless Network USB Wi-Fi Adapter
  • Makes use of the full speed of my internet connection, 75Mbps down with 18Mbps up.
  • It connects very fast and the speed is excellent for the price.
  • Device works well with a strong signal and 150mps speed.
  • Worst internet connection/speed when using Tp-link.
  • I can confirm this unit suffers poor Windows 10 drivers it offers terrible connection speed.
Size & Weight
Height
0.4 in.
0.31 in.
Width
2.7 in.
1.54 in.
Depth
0.8 in.
0.72 in.
Weight
2.58 oz.
2.08 oz.
Color
Black

TP-LINK TL-WN821N

TP-LINK TL-WN823N

TP-LINK TL-WN821N

TP-LINK TL-WN823N

TP-LINK TL-WN821N

TP-LINK TL-WN823N

TP-LINK TL-WN821N

TP-LINK TL-WN823N

Network
Number of Antennas
1
1
Antenna Type
Internal
Internal
Interfaces
USB 2.0
USB 2.0
Wireless Standard
Wireless - N
Wireless - N
System Requirements
Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP, Mac OS X 10.9-10.13, Linux
Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP, Mac OS X 10.9-10.13, Linux 2.6.24-4.9.60
Extras
One Button Security Setup, Bundled CD for Easy Operation, MIMO technology, Ad-Hoc modes
High-Speed Performance, Extend Wireless Coverage, SoftAP Mode, One Button Security Setup, Easy to use
What customers say about "Network"
TP-LINK TL-WN821N 300Mbps Wireless N USB Adapter
  • The range on this was extremely good. Fast speed.
  • This adapter has much better range and speed than my old, so for the price it's very good value for money.
  • Excellent range and signal pickup from TP-Link Wireless Modem in all areas of the home.
  • Excellent, speeds reached 130mbs and the range on this is extremely good.
  • The range is terrible at about 15-20m all I get is 2 bars where as my laptop from the same distance has all its bars.
TP-LINK TL-WN823N Mini Wireless Network USB Wi-Fi Adapter
  • The range is good, I have my router downstairs and the pc is upstairs in the back room and the signal is max.
  • Works perfectly and better range than the built in.
  • It can pick up networks that my phone often can't even see so the range is fantastic.
  • Great price and WiFi range, quite surprised actually.
  • I connected manually by my access point, at a range of 3 feet. Range is very limited.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
What customers say about "Security"
TP-LINK TL-WN821N 300Mbps Wireless N USB Adapter
  • I now have the option of using my Ethernet connection or a nice secure fast wireless connection.
  • Purchased two of these. Good speed, range and secure.
  • Extremely happy with this product. Has great secure options.
  • It drops out and forgets the security password which is very annoying!
  • Only the XP driver worked, but even that complained about invalid security (for WPA2-Personal).
TP-LINK TL-WN823N Mini Wireless Network USB Wi-Fi Adapter
  • Gives a secure (WPS) connection.
  • The Edit box allows you to change the default password. Good secure options.
  • I typed in the security key and within seconds it connected to my home Wi-Fi.
  • Excellent Wi-Fi wireless adapter. Lots of options for secure.
  • It constantly loses connection with WiFi. Few useless settings for secure.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC, RoHS
CE, FCC, RoHS
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