Belkin N150 Wireless Router (F9K1001)

Belkin N150 Wireless Router Review

Belkin N150 Wireless Router

Many huge networking companies have joined the race of making N150 series of routers, however, most of these devices from major brands have fallen short of what they promised to do.

Now, Belkin as come up with a truly efficient router called the Belkin N150 with their unique minimal design.

It is reported to bring out the best performance from any slow internet connection even with multiple users connected at once.

The only feature missing in this amazing device is an in-built modem, apart from that it has all the basic features and options expected from an N150 router.

 

 

What We Liked?

  • It has a simple user interface.
  • Unique standing router design.
  • Economically priced.
  • Pre-set Security Settings.
  • A Three year warranty.
  • Outstanding speed with G technology

What We Didn’t?

  • Connectivity Problems may arise if the firmware is not updated.
  • Only one status indication light.
  • No USB Ports

 

Some Features and their Benefits

 Belkin N150 Wireless Router
  • Streaming and Gaming: This router from Belkin is consider ideal for streaming HD videos and supporting gaming over the network as it comes equipped with the Qos feature, this lets the users prioritize their traffic according to their preferences.
  • Wireless Speed and Range: The device has been recognized as the fastest N150 at long ranges by many leading tech websites and magazines. The router was seen to deliver optimum speeds at 30 feet from the connected device which is quite impressive for a N150 router, the Multibeam feature also helps in provides the maximum signal coverage.
  • Bands: The Belkin N150 Wireless Router works on a single 2.4 GHz band, however, it is known to deliver great speed for older wireless device that work on the G standard and even on the 802.11n networks.
  • Self-Healing Option: This is a very useful feature which allows the user to schedule the router to reset after losing the connection. This function refreshes the connection and acquires a fresh wireless channel, it can also be set to regularly check for firmware updates
  • Multiple Ports: Like any other well-equipped router this device too has some three high speed Ethernet ports and another port for the modem.
  • Smart Apps: The Belkin Company provides its user with some useful smart apps to give enhanced networking for some common tasks, few of the popular apps are Print Zone, Torrent Mate and Memory Safe for backups.
  • Easy Setup: Setting up the network is a breeze with this device, the simple interface guides the users through three simple steps and gets the network running under three minutes.

 

Technical Details of Belkin N150 Wireless Router

Brand Belkin
Dimensions 9.13 x 2.69 x 7.5 inches
Speed 150 Mbps
Color black
Standard 802.11 bgn
Model number F9K1001
Operating System Windows 7, 8, Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, or Linux
Weight 12.8 ounces
Connectivity Wi-Fi

 

Belkin N150 router Review

Compare BELKIN N150 WIRELESS (F9K1001) Vs

TP-LINK TL-WR841N Wireless N300 Home Router, 300Mbps, IP QoS, WPS Button vs Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Wireless-G Broadband Router vs NETGEAR RangeMax Wireless Router

Name of the RouterBELKIN N150 WIRELESS (F9K1001)TP-LINK TL-WR841N Wireless N300 Home Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Wireless-G RouterNETGEAR RangeMax Wireless Router
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Editor Ratings (3.7 / 5) (4.1 / 5) (3.9 / 5) (4 / 5)
Price$49.99

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$38.29

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$79.99

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$24.99

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Data Transfer Rate 150 Mbps300 Mbps54 Mbps150 Mbps
Wireless Comm Standard 802 11 BGN802 11 BGN802 11 BG802 11 BGN
BandsSingle BandSingle BandSingle BandSingle Band
SecurityWPA2/WPA (mixed)WPA2/WPA (mixed)WPA2/WPA (mixed)WPA2/WPA (mixed)
Wired Ports4444
Parental ControlsYesYesYesYes
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Some Reasons to Buy the Belkin N150 wireless router

  • Belkin N150 Wireless Router has been made specifically to handle home based usage like web-surfing, emailing, HD streaming and even gaming, the setup process is quick and can be done by anyone. Further, with this device people can also enjoy better speeds with some of the older 802.11g networks because of the exclusive G technology feature that promises twice the speed compared to most routers. So if you have are looking for a truly efficient router for moderate home usage with extended features, this device could be the perfect choice for you.
  • So if you have are looking for a truly efficient router for moderate home usage with extended features, this device could be the perfect choice for you.