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TP-Link Deco M5 Whole-Home WiFi System (3-pack) vs. TP-Link Deco M4 Whole-Home Mesh WiFi System (3-pack) + 7

Google Nest Wifi Router and Point

Google Nest Wifi Router and Point

3.6

£189.00

Free delivery
Asus ROG Rapture GT-AX11000

Asus ROG Rapture GT-AX11000

4.2

£375.90

Free delivery
Google Wifi (1-pack)

Google Wifi (1-pack)

3.5

£90.99

Free delivery
Netgear Orbi RBK50 Kit (2-pack)

Netgear Orbi RBK50 Kit (2-pack)

3.5

£258.94

£259.99 Incl. delivery
TP-Link Archer AX6000

TP-Link Archer AX6000

2.9

£239.00

Free delivery
Asus RT-AC86U

Asus RT-AC86U

4

£124.99

Free delivery
Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack)

Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack)

3.2

£360.86

Free delivery
Communication protocol
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
Standards followed
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11ax
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11ax
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11ax
Support for Jumboframes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Support for mobile broadband
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Mobile broadband type
4G (LTE), 3G (UMTS)
4G (LTE), 3G (UMTS), HSUPA, HSDPA (turbo-3G), 2G (GSM)
Type of support
USB modem
Throughput WAN-LAN
653 Mbit/s
941 Mbit/s
938 Mbit/s
VoIP (SIP)
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
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)
400 Mbit/s
300 Mbit/s
400 Mbit/s
1148 Mbit/s
400 Mbit/s
1148 Mbit/s
750 Mbit/s
574 Mbit/s
5GHz
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (5GHz)
867 Mbit/s
867 Mbit/s
1733 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
866 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
2167 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
External antenna
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Detachable antenna
Yes
Yes
MIMO
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Beamforming
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
MU-MIMO
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of antennas
4
2
4
8
6
8
4
6
Supported bands
Dual-band
Dual-band
Dual-band
Tri-band
Dual-band
Tri-band, Dual-band
Dual-band
Dual-band
Tri-band
Total data transfer rate (theoretical)
1267 Mbit/s
1167 Mbit/s
2200 Mbit/s
10756 Mbit/s
550 Mbit/s
1266 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
2917 Mbit/s
6579 Mbit/s
Wireless security
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK
WPA, WPA2, WPA3
WEP, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, TKIP, WPA3
WPA, WEP, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, TKIP, WPS
WPA, WEP, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS
WPA, WEP, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
Support for alternative firmware
Communication mode
Half-Duplex, Full-Duplex
Half-Duplex, Full-Duplex
Half-Duplex, Full-Duplex
Full-Duplex
Number of LAN ports
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
4 ​
1 ​
3 ​
8 ​
4 ​
3 ​
Number of WAN ports
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
USB
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB version
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 2.0
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
Built-in DSL modem
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Features
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
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network
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
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
No
Management interface
Web/network
Web/network
Web/network
Web/network
Number of units
3 ​
3 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
Target audience
Home users
Home users
Home users
Home users
Home users
Home users
Home users
Home users, Company
Home users
Release year
2017
2019
2019
2018
2017
2016
2019
2017
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
15 W
9 W
8.6 - 11.3 W
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Router security
VPN, DMZ
DMZ
DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN, DMZ
VPN protocol
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN