TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless-N Nano Router

The Good The TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router (TL-WR702N) is really small, affordable, and flexible, and provides good performance.

The Bad The TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router doesn't work as a router out of the box, which potentially could make it hard to access its Web interface. The router, for now, doesn't support IPv6.

The Bottom Line Tiny and affordable, the TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router makes a great companion for mobile users needing to share their hotel room's Internet with wireless clients.

Editors' Rating
  • Setup 6.0
  • Features 9.0
  • Performance 7.0
  • Support 7.0
7.3 Overall

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Review

TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless-N Nano Router

You should really watch out for a choking hazard with the TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router, model TL-WR702N. This may well be the tiniest Wireless-N router you can find.

Despite its tiny size, the Nano router offers more wireless functions than many regular-size routers. It can be used as a router, an access point, a range extender, or a media bridge. Its best, and default, use is as an access point for those wanting to quickly add wireless clients to an existing wired network, such as that of a hotel room. That plus the ultracompact size makes the router a useful companion for mobile users.

That said, the Nano Router is obviously far from perfect and lacks many things you can find in a full-size router. Considering its current street price of just $21, however, you won't go wrong with it.

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Specs / Prices

  • Brand TP-Link Technologies
  • Type wireless router
  • Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Form Factor desktop
  • Data Transfer Rate 150 Mbps
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