Product Comparison: Linksys RE6400 vs Linksys RE6500


General Specifications
Brand
Linksys
Linksys
Model
RE6400
RE6500
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The AC1200 BOOST EX is compatible with all Wi-Fi routers, including your existing unit or those from service providers. There's no need to modify your router's settings when installing the extender--you won't have to touch your router at all.
The RE6500 eliminates dead spots and delivers speeds up to 3x faster than wireless-N extenders. The RE6500 lets you quickly and easily extend the range of your existing wireless router to create a strong Wi-Fi signal.
Key Specs
Type
Plug Based
Desktop
Wi-Fi Technology
Dual-Band
Dual-Band
Speed
2.4GHz: up to 300 Mbps, 5GHz: up to 867 Mbps, LAN: up to 1000 Mbps
2.4GHz: up to 300 Mbps, 5GHz: up to 867 Mbps, LAN: up to 1000 Mbps
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys RE6400 Gigabit Wi-Fi Range Extender (AC1200)
  • It works well and with good speed.
  • Excellent WiFi signal extender, accomplishes its mission.
  • Fast speeds and dual bands. Amazing unit.
  • The speed and coverage was surprising.
  • Works well and easy setup, speed is very good on both band.
Linksys RE6500 Universal Dual Band AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • Needless to say, it works with quite a good speed. Really pleased.
  • I'm very impressed with the speed and the signal strength.
  • It provides a much faster speed and bigger coverage than the cheaper Netgear box it replaced.
  • Download speeds seem decent enough, signal is consistently good and the streaming has so far been trouble free.
  • Very poor signal strength and no access point mode makes this device pretty useless.
Size & Weight
Color
White
Black
Height
4.76 in.
1.18 in.
Width
3.42 in.
6.06 in.
Depth
2.36 in.
4.29 in.
Weight
1 lbs.
0.35 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Linksys RE6400 Gigabit Wi-Fi Range Extender (AC1200)
  • Ideal size for home and office. Easy to install and set-up.
  • Small size and great performance.
  • Great performance, nice design and great size.
  • It is too big and stands out on the wall.
  • It will take up a lot of space near the outlet.
Linksys RE6500 Universal Dual Band AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • It looks smart and compact and works extremely efficiently, speeding up browsing time and streaming.
  • This is a small, unobtrusive, black plastic box, pleasantly styled and a little bigger than half the size of a paperback.
  • Very easy web interface set up. Nice and compact unit.
  • Small compact with a good area coverage and streams music to a HiFi.
  • Very impressed with this item, with its small form factor and 4 ethernet ports it is a very good network device.
Features
Number Of Antennas
2
2
Encryption & Security
WPA / WPA2
64/128-bit WEP, WPA / WPA2
Interfaces
Ethernet port (RJ45)
4 x Ethernet port (RJ45), 3.5 mm jack
Indicators
Indicator LED
Indicator LED
Power Supply
AC (directly in a wall outlet)
Power adapter
App Controlled
Yes
Yes
Extras
Works with any wireless router, Spot Finder Technology, Cross-Band Technology, Beamforming Technology
Cross-Band Technology, Works with any wireless router, Spot Finder Technology, Beamforming Technology
What customers say about "Features"
Linksys RE6400 Gigabit Wi-Fi Range Extender (AC1200)
  • Very easy to install and fast when used with the right modem.
  • 5 Ghz and 2.4 Ghz frequencies have great performance.
  • The signal strength is good in the house. Easily set up for seamless signal.
  • Very easy to install and very useful to place in those corners of the house where the signal does not arrive at all well, even to connect an online game.
  • WiFi coverage throughout the house is excellent.
Linksys RE6500 Universal Dual Band AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • The wired ports at the back are great for connecting to wired devices such as my Foxsat Freesat box.
  • Really easy setup. Just a case of selecting your existing WiFi network and entering the passcode.
  • The audio capability works well and could count as a nice bonus if the RE6500 is in the same room as your phone or PC.
  • The cross-band technology works well and it's a great way to add 5 GHz wi-fi to an existing 2.4 GHz system.
  • Configuration is easy and straightforward. Great signal.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Manufacturer warranty
1
1
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
99.99 $
89.99 $


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