Router is a necessary device for sharing Broadband Internet. But recently the price of routers has come down so buying a router is now very easy. A list of 2021 routers price in Bangladesh (BD) and some tips for buying are given below.
What kind of router to choose?
Wired routers connect computers directly via wires. It provides stable connection.
Wireless router connects via Wi-Fi technology so no cable connection is required. Typically the wireless router operates at a frequency of 2.4 GHz but some modern routers support Dual Bands which means they can operate at a frequency of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz simultaneously. Some Wi-Fi routers are small in size, battery operated and has 3G / 4G SIM slot.
What is the range of the router?
The range of the wired router is 300 meter. The signal from the WiFi router can reach up to 300 feet in the open and up to 150 feet indoors. WiFi signals will reduce power to break through obstacles such as doors, walls, glass, etc. So if you want WiFi coverage for the whole house, you need a repeater. If you want to extend the wireless network to 1 km or 2 km, you need to use an outdoor router.
What is the maximum speed of the router?
Home router speeds range from 150 Mbps to 300 Mbps. More high speed routers are available in the Bangladesh market such as the Gigabit router can deliver speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second.
What should be the feature of gaming router?
Gaming routers should be fast, low latency which is a must for some online games.
How many antennas work best?
Nowadays, routers available in the Bangladesh market have multiple antennas and are available at very low prices. The more antennas there are, the more connections the router will be able to handle perfectly at once.
How many devices a Wifi router support?
A wireless router usually supports up to 32 devices for each band so for dual band it will support 64 devices. But Access Point is better for reliable networks and more users.