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TP-Link Archer C3200 vs. Huawei WiFi Q2 Pro Mesh (3-pack) + 7

TP-Link Archer C3200

TP-Link Archer C3200

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Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack)

Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack)

£349.00

Free delivery
Asus RT-AC86U

Asus RT-AC86U

£119.95

Free delivery
Asus RT-AX58U

Asus RT-AX58U

£131.58

£139.99 Incl. delivery
Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (1-pack)

Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (1-pack)

£208.99

Free delivery
Asus RT-AX86U

Asus RT-AX86U

£230.39

Free delivery
Communication protocol
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Multicast, Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6, Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6, Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Data link layer
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Support for Jumboframes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Support for mobile broadband
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Type of support
USB modem
USB modem
Throughput WAN-LAN
821 Mbit/s
938 Mbit/s
1600 Mbit/s
VoIP (SIP)
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Wireless network
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
2.4GHz
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (2.4GHz)
600 Mbit/s
574 Mbit/s
750 Mbit/s
574 Mbit/s
574 Mbit/s
400 Mbit/s
861 Mbit/s
400 Mbit/s
5GHz
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (5GHz)
1300 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
2167 Mbit/s
2402 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
867 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
867 Mbit/s
External antenna
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Detachable antenna
No
Yes
No
Yes
MIMO
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Beamforming
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
MU-MIMO
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of antennas
6
6
4
4
6
4
4
8
Supported bands
Tri-band
Dual-band
Tri-band
Dual-band
Dual-band
Tri-band
Dual-band
Dual-band
Tri-band, Dual-band
Total data transfer rate (theoretical)
3200 Mbit/s
6579 Mbit/s
2917 Mbit/s
2976 Mbit/s
6579 Mbit/s
1267 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
2134 Mbit/s
Wireless security
WPA, WEP, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, TKIP, WPS
WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WEP, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise, WPA3, WPA3-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise, WPA3
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA2-Enterprise
Support for alternative firmware
DD-Wrt
Communication mode
Full-Duplex
Full-Duplex
Full-Duplex
Half-Duplex, Full-Duplex
Number of LAN ports
4 ​
2 ​
3 ​
4 ​
4 ​
3 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
Number of WAN ports
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB version
USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 2.0
Built-in DSL modem
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Features
Built-in printer server, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, File Server via USB
Support for mesh network, Support for backhaul technology
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, Support for backhaul technology
Built-in printer server, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, File Server via USB
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, Support for backhaul technology
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network
Built-in printer server, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, File Server via USB
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, Support for backhaul technology
Active cooling (fan)
No
No
No
No
No
No
Management interface
Web/network
Web/network
Web/network
Web/network
Web/network
Number of units
1 ​
3 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
3 ​
1 ​
3 ​
Target audience
Home users, Smaller offices
Home users
Home users
Home users, Company
Home users
Home users
Home users
Home users, Smaller offices
Home users
Release year
2015
2019
2017
2019
2020
2017
2020
2018
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
24 W
8.6 - 11.3 W
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
No
No
No
No
No
Router security
VPN, DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN protocol
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN