Update: Best Wi-Fi Routers For 2020


WI-FI ROUTERS: What holds your phone stronger is the unsung hero. Ranging from gaming to wi_fi 6, the best that has been tested so far.

The arrival of wifi 6 in 2019 had come with it’s faster, more efficient performance. Now in 2020, there’s a growing number of new, secknd_gen mesh router options that are worth paying attention to as well particularly since so many of them are so much less expensive than the systems that came before them.

This means that folk looking for the best upgrade options this tear has a surplus of interesting new wifi router options to choose from.

This is very good especially with people staying at home because of this Corona period.

There are growing numbers of routers that came up in 2020, there are more routers you could ever imagine.

Just keep expecting regular updates to this article as you will be getting it back to back.

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As it is known, wifi 6 is the latest and fastest version of wifi expecting to see lots of good models that are supportive in 2020.

If you want to be smart too, you can upgrade to wifi 6 router from a budget router now to get the faster and more efficient WiFi performance from a connected device that supports the new standards.

. Obviously, WiFi 6 is backward compatible, so your older device will still be able to connect, too.

The iPhone SE and the Samsung Galaxy S20 are two high profile wireless device that are examples.

This AX6000 leverage at a price of $350, but it’s currently down to o $300, and it is seen that it marked down as low as $270.

The price isn’t cheap even if you catch it on sale. This is a worthy way to upgrade to the wifi 6 router.


Mesh router is the wireless speed, simple with fast and helpful, easy to use app controls, Google WiFi was the top mesh router pick for the past three years.

Noted that it is the second gen follow up, nest wifi and faster router, more affordable too.

In this router, it enables Google assistant smart speakers now coupled with a new design that comes in multiple colors, aimed at getting you to keep these things out in the open, where they will perform better.

This router doesn’t support router 6 and nest range-extending satellite device to don’t have Ethernet ports, this means that you can wife them back to the WiFi does not add in a couple of nice, current_gen upgrades, including support for new WPA3 security standards and also 4X4 MU_MIMO connections. This provides speeds for devices that use antennas.

All of that helps Nest’s mesh router punch above its weight and outperform most other mesh routers with similar specs.

At $269 for a two-device setup capable of Wi-Fi coverage up to 3,800 square feet (a claim that checked out when we tested it in both a small home and the 5,800-square-foot CNET Smart Home), the dual-band Nest Wifi is the most well-rounded mesh router on the market right now, and the first one I’d recommend. 


This router isn’t fully featured as systems like Neat WiFi, and the app controls you will use to set everything up aren’t nearly as slick.

$150 can go for a two-device set up with the WiFi router and a single range WIFI extender. It is not expensive as a mesh network gets and it kept up with both Nest and Eero in our speed test. Seemingly, it sells less for $130.

Netgear Orbi clocked in with the fastest average top of these three system.


The WiFi 6 version of Netgear Orbi is far more expensive than the dual-band version. It is also more powerful with a second 5GHz band serving as a dedicated backhaul for system transmissions between the router and its satellites_ at full WiFi 6 speeds.

To be exact, the system returned average speeds of 289Mbps when I spent a few days testing the speeds and signal strength in various rooms at my home, where I have a fiber internet plan of 300Mbps. That’s a near perfect result, and one that no other mesh system I’ve tested has been able to match.

Its speed performance worth $700 and it is faster, easier, clicker, and more credible.


This one is not as speedy as the. Net gear Orbi AX6000, but the Asus Zenwifi AX mesh router was close and at $450 for a two-pack.

The price tag is a lot easier to swallow. You get to benefit after getting a free Netgear router, including a multi gig WAN port and a dedicated backhaul band to keep transmissions between the router and the satellite separate from network traffic.

This is seen that $450 is still a lot of money, but the Easy to use Asus router system proved to be highly capable and reliable in their performance test.

Having a large home demands that you will benefit from having a mesh with more than one extended, you might also consider Eero pro 6 another triband mesh router that supports WiFi 6.

It doesn’t have to be a multi jack gig and it is not as expensive as Asus.


For die-hard gamers, Gaming routers promise high performance and low latency, and it isn’t uncommon to find them selling for $300 or even $400.

At about $250, the Asus RT-AX86U dual-band router isn’t inexpensive either, but it’s a strong value relative to routers like those — and the performance it delivers is flat-out great.

The RT_AX86U offers full support for wifi 6 with strong, stable speeds and good range.

That checks off all of the boxes that most people want from a good gaming router, and it gets you there at a price that isn’t too painful for us to recommend. Even if you aren’t a gamer, this is still one of the best Wi-Fi 6 routers you can buy right now. Read our list of the best gaming routers.

These are the best routers in 2020 so far as it is recorded.


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