Product Comparison: D-Link COVR-2202 vs NETGEAR Orbi AC2200 (RBK23)


General Specifications
Brand
D-Link
NETGEAR
Model
COVR-2202
Orbi AC2200 (RBK23)
Origin
Taiwan
China
About the Product
Welcome to the next generation of Wi‑Fi in your home. Covr blankets every square inch of your home with seamless, reliable, fast Wi‑Fi. With two Covr Points, you can bring Wi‑Fi access to a massive 550 square metres.
Orbi by NETGEAR is a Whole Home Wi-Fi System that delivers AC2200 Wi-Fi up to 4500 square feet. FastLane3 provides better 4K HD gaming & streaming, no matter how many devices connect. Circle with Disney Smart Parental Controls let you easily manage content & time online on any device.
Key Specs
Kit Contents
2x nodes, 2x power adapter, Ethernet cable
3x power adapter, Ethernet cable, Router, 2x satellites
Designated Areas
Up to 550 sq. ft.
Up to 4500 sq. ft.
Max. Wi-Fi Speed
2134 Mbps
2132 Mbps
What customers say about "Key Specs"
D-Link COVR-2202 AC2200 Tri‑Band Whole Home Mesh Wi‑Fi System
  • Great WiFi connection all round my house. Recommended for big house!
  • An elegant solution to effectively extend your Wi-Fi coverage, recommended.
  • I decided to buy this product because of the very low Wi-Fi speed and coverage in my place. The purchase exceeded my expectations, perfect coverage!
  • The amplifier of this product widens our internet connection’s coverage more than 500 square meters. Incredible!!
  • It showed great coverage and we didn’t have any problems with the connection. Extremely cool and amazing, so we’re giving the COVR-2202 two thumbs up for its performance.
NETGEAR Orbi AC2200 (RBK23) Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System (Up to 4500 sq ft Coverage), Tri-Band (2.2 Gbps)
  • Performance is excellent with whole house coverage never dropping below -60dBm and internet access speeds similar to wired connection.
  • Although the router and satellites are all located on the ground floor, upstairs coverage is good.
  • All in all if you are debating about buying this just do it, it will not disappoint, and the coverage and increase in WiFi speed is amazing.
  • Top of the range. Easy to install and customize, much much better seamless reception.
  • Cable connection with it is more than twice the speed I had before, connecting directly with the router.
Size & Weight
Height
7.87 in.
6.6 in.
Width
3.94 in.
5.6 in.
Depth
3.54 in.
2.4 in.
Weight
1.52 lbs.
1.05 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
D-Link COVR-2202 AC2200 Tri‑Band Whole Home Mesh Wi‑Fi System
  • The product itself is very stylish and quite discrete. It is a premium device crafted with high quality materials and this is noticeable also from the weight of the units.
  • Quality made and lightweight, looks great! Awesome signal range increasing!
  • Very nice size and weight, also nice coverage! Highly recommended guys!!
  • Lightweight, pretty design, reliable and good coverage! Such a good purchase! Fits well in my interior!
  • I was looking for a whole house wi-fi solution but didn't like the size of the single wifi routers so settled on these as a mesh system.
NETGEAR Orbi AC2200 (RBK23) Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System (Up to 4500 sq ft Coverage), Tri-Band (2.2 Gbps)
  • The Orbi hardware is on the large size, but its design is unobtrusive with an attractive 'soft' finish to the off-white housings.
  • I’m not complaining but I know some people won’t like the size.
  • Easy to set up, as you might expect to get the power you compromise on size.
  • It’s worth nothing they are VERY large units - the size of a reasonable flower vase. For the size they are, you’d expect them to work very well as they’re obstrusive.
  • The units are large (vase sized) but look pretty good and at least discrete.
Network Specifications
Wi-Fi Technology
Tri-Band
Tri-Band
Wi-Fi Bands
2.4Ghz + 5GHz + 5GHz
2.4Ghz + 5GHz + 5GHz
Wi-Fi Standards
802.11a/g/n/ac
802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Encryption & Security
WPA/WPA2, 128-bit AES data encryption
WPA/WPA2-PSK, Guest Wi-Fi network, Circle Smart parental controls
What customers say about "Network Specifications"
D-Link COVR-2202 AC2200 Tri‑Band Whole Home Mesh Wi‑Fi System
  • I can definitely say that this COVR is a powerhouse. It has sorted all the network issues I had and now I can rely on a stable and broad Wi-Fi connection with no dead spots.
  • The best things we have this COVR are that we won’t have to memorize usernames and passwords for each network which is extremely convenient.
  • The D-Link Covr-2202 is a two-piece mesh system that performs well, but lacks some key features of its competition.
  • An easy to use mesh Wi-Fi system that provided stable performance throughout my large semi-detached house. It is priced competitively and offers the same level of performance as other well reviewed competing products.
  • The access points have provided strong enough signal that I am now getting my full 150mb Virgin Service across the whole home without any drops in speed or latency.
NETGEAR Orbi AC2200 (RBK23) Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System (Up to 4500 sq ft Coverage), Tri-Band (2.2 Gbps)
  • I now have a router and one satellite working (the third will go in the extension when its completed) and yeh, full signal everywhere and full fibre speed.
  • Works great fron one floor to the next with 5m high cealings.
  • Now I have an amazing internet connection, with the same speed guaranteed all over the entire house.
  • Previously used a mess of Powerline adaptors but I have been able to simplify all of this and vastly improve the reliability and speed of my WiFi. Usual great Netgear quality.
  • I have seen a massive improvement on speed and range/coverage throughout my house and garden (especially WiFi cameras that were cutting out). Recommended.
Features
Interfaces
2x WAN/LAN
WAN/LAN (in router), 2xLAN (in satellites)
Easy App Controls
Yes
Yes
Processor
Qualcomm IPQ4019
Quad-Core 710MHz
Memory
16MB RAM and 256MB storage
256 MB flash and 512 MB RAM
Power Source
AC (power cord)
AC (power cord)
Extras
Covr Wi-Fi, Auto-configuration, Wireless roaming, Wireless band steering, Wireless Air Time Fairness, Web-based setup wizard, Smart Backhaul, QoS, MU-MIMO, WPS
Works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant, Quick & easy setup with the Orbi app–Pause WiFi, Works with all major Internet Service Providers, Sleek, contemporary design
What customers say about "Features"
D-Link COVR-2202 AC2200 Tri‑Band Whole Home Mesh Wi‑Fi System
  • It was very easy to setup; all I had to do was download the app from the Playstore and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Installing COVR has been a piece of cake. The D-Link Wi-Fi app has detailed step by step instructions.
  • Work great. Easy setup when using the app. Improves to Wi-Fi through out the house and get the much better speeds.
  • QoS: it allows me to decide which devices have to be given priority in case many devices are connected to the network.
  • Password sharing: keeping the Wi-Fi app opened on the iPhone I have tried to connect other devices to the network and the app did the job for me.
NETGEAR Orbi AC2200 (RBK23) Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System (Up to 4500 sq ft Coverage), Tri-Band (2.2 Gbps)
  • The app is slick and remarkably quick.
  • I'm not a techie, but I found these devices easy to install (just download the app and follow step by step the instructions).
  • The app is basic but does the job.
  • Connecting the mesh network is App based and simple to do if powered on instructions followed to the letter.
  • Admin app is shoddy and hides far too much functionality.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
FCC, IC, CE, RCM, IDA, CB, RoHS, LVD
CE
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