Xiaomi has never failed to amaze us with new, premium and yet affordable tech every time. It’s really amazing to see Xiaomi understands the Indian market and they keep bringing affordable technologies every time.The Chinese giant is back with a router – Xiaomi Mi Router 3C.
The Mi 3C router was launched a couple of weeks ago is already making noise. Let us quickly look at its specifications
Mi Router 3C Specifications
- Wi-Fi Protocol: 802.11n
- ROM: 16 MB Nor-Flash
- RAM: 64 MB DDR2
- Number of Antenna: 4
- Operating Frequency: 2.4 GHz
- Interface buttons: 1x reset buttons
- Ports: 2x LAN port, 1x Power port, and 1x RJ45 WAN port
- Total Power Consumption: 5W
- Warranty: 1 year
The 802.11n technology is known to provide a speed of up to 300 Mbps.
The router is a must for small offices and homes.
The Router 3C is fairly well designed keeping simplicity in mind. In addition to the presence of basic router settings in the app, the Mi router also incorporates certain Plug-ins. These plug-ins might prove to be pretty useful and handy.
For example, there is a plugin for Wi-Fi timer. You set a time limit and the router will be automatically put to shut down after the expiry of the timer. There is also a feature called Wi-Fi boost. You must have experienced that congestion in channels can slow down a router. With Mi Roter 3C, click on Wi-Fi boost and it will search for the least congested channel and then route your connection through it!
- Like any other Xiaomi product, affordable
- Good software and support
- The range is good.
There is no major con. However, only two ethernet ports is a little disappointment.
Xiaomi has priced the Router 3C at Rs 1199. At this prices, the 3C seems definitely worth the price tag.
The Router 3C has established a new standard for cheap routers. The competition to the router is not even close. The limitation to two ports may pose a problem to some users. However, a lot of users simply use the wireless connection so that should not be a problem.
Overall, the router seems good and anyone looking for a cheap and good router, this is the one they should opt for.