Product Comparison: TP-LINK TL-WA850RE vs TP-LINK RE200


General Specifications
About the Product
The TL-WA850RE extends your network's Wi-Fi and delivers reliable N300 wireless coverage to hard-to-reach areas in your home. You can also use the Ethernet port to connect smart TVs, game consoles and computers to a reliable connection. An intelligent signal indicator helps you quickly find the better location to install the range extender. The free Tether app enables you to manage your network settings from your phone (Android, iOS).
TP-Link AC750 Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, Repeater, Access Point w/ Mini Housing Design, Extends WiFi to Smart Home & Alexa Devices. Frequency Range: 2.4GHz & 5GHz; Interface Available: 1 x 10/100M Ethernet Port (RJ45); Protocols Supported: IEEE802.11ac IEEE 802.11n IEEE 802.11g IEEE 802.11b; System Requirement: Microsoft Windows 98SE NT 2000 XP Vista or Windows 7 8 10 Mac OS NetWare UNIX or Linux.
Brand
TP-LINK
TP-LINK
Model
TL-WA850RE
RE200
Origin
China
China
Key Specs
Type
Plug Based
Plug Based
Wi-Fi Technology
Single-Band
Dual-Band
Speed
2.4GHz: up to 300 Mpbs, LAN: up to 100 Mbps
2.4GHz: up to 300 Mpbs, 5GHz: up to 433 Mbps, LAN: up to 100 Mbps
What customers say about "Key Specs"
TP-LINK TL-WA850RE N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • My room is in the attic, the router is downstairs, and it has boosted my PS4 speed from 8gb to 30gb!!! It even has a very handy app!
  • I performed a few internet speed tests with SpeedCheck Pro and wow... my internet speed had increased from about 3-5Mbps to 20-30Mbps.
  • I can wholeheartedly recommend this device and although nowhere do they advertise that it increases internet speed, in my case it certainly has.
  • Vastly better than devices using our house's (modern) wiring, both in terms of ease of setup and signal strength/ speed.
  • Using an online speed test I measured an increase from 26mbps to 97mbps so has proven to be very effective.
TP-LINK RE200 AC750 WiFi Range Extender
  • To my surprise not only did the TP-Link boost the signal to the 2nd floor as desired but it also increased my signal strength in the basement on my primary PC.
  • As for the speed of the connection via the extender, it is the same as directly via the rooter. I was expecting a speed decrease but no.
  • I was getting sub 3 mbps download speeds. After installing this baby it throttled to 56 mbps.
  • With the extender, its a solid 30mbps with perfect signal. Given our internet speeds the extender is operation 100% perfectly.
  • The show loading speed is never immediate but is quicker than it has been.
Size & Weight
Color
White
White
Weight
0.2 lbs.
0.2 lbs.
Height
4.3 in.
4.3 in.
Width
2.6 in.
2.6 in.
Depth
3 in.
3 in.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
TP-LINK TL-WA850RE N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • Great product nice size and looking item, easy to set up.
  • I like the space-age look and small size! I would recommend to everyone.
  • I have no criticisms of this unit - small, discreet and perfectly functional.
  • Great factor is the fact it's small and not bulky, it fits flush with my wall and you can hardly notice it!
  • Easy to install, postioned in the kitchen now I have WiFi in the garden. Small compact unit.
TP-LINK RE200 AC750 WiFi Range Extender
  • The unit itself is nice and small with NO WIRES! Due to it's size, I am easily able to hide it behind a storage rack and still have the quality signal I expect from my internet.
  • The device is TINY! It's the size of a stinking night light!
  • It is small and unobtrusive - I had one member of my family convinced it was a nightlight for a minute or two - and yet it is a powerful tool.
  • It's small and unobtrusive and looks great!
  • It's small and when plugged in looks something like a night light or air freshener.
Features
Number Of Antennas
2
3
Encryption & Security
64/128/152-bit WEP, WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
64/128/152-bit WEP, WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
Interfaces
Ethernet port (RJ45)
Ethernet port (RJ45)
Indicators
RE LED, Wireless LED, Power LED, Signal LED, Ethernet LED
2.4GHz, 5GHz, Signal LED, Power LED, RE LED, Ethernet LED
Power Supply
AC (directly in a wall outlet)
AC (directly in a wall outlet)
App Controlled
Yes
Yes
Extras
Flexible placement, Plug and Play, Ethernet bridge, Built-in access point mode, Smart signal indicator light
High speed mode for maximized performance, Smart signal indicator, Ethernet connectivity, Universal compatibility, Trusted brand
What customers say about "Features"
TP-LINK TL-WA850RE N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • Excellent product. Easy to configure with the "Tether" app. Just follow the instructions on app as you go.
  • I had to use the app on my phone to synce it which wasn't a problem.
  • If you don't have a cable, an App on your phone should allow you to perform a step by step setup.
  • Blue lights do shine very brightly at night which is a bit annoying.
  • Interestingly the TP-Link app sometimes says the signal is weak between the router and extender, and at others says it's perfect, even though neither has moved or is obstructed.
TP-LINK RE200 AC750 WiFi Range Extender
  • The Tether app that comes with it lets me see if anything needs to be tweaked for the best overall performance.
  • Website/app: easy to navigate, easy to use features and good design.
  • Through the Tether app I know which devices connect through the Range Extender and which go through the primary router.
  • The setting process is fast and easy, the app is so amazing, everything works.
  • This range extender is easy to set up with WPS and has a strong signal with great range. The Tether app is great.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
3
2
Certifications
CE, RoHS
CE, FCC, RoHS
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