Product comparison Linksys EA8500 .vs E8350


Two of the finest consumer grade wifi routers available

Features EA8500 E8350
Smart Wi-Fi Yes No
Dual Band Yes Yes
CPU Processor Dual Core 1.4 GHz Dual Core 1.4 GHz
Wireless Technology 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi chipset 5 GHz Qualcomm
2.4 GHz Qualcomm
5 GHz Quantenna
2.4 GHz Qualcomm
LAN Ports 4 x Gigabit ports (1 x Gigabit WAN) 4 x Gigabit ports (1 x Gigabit WAN)
PHY Data Rate Up to 800 Mbps/1733 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps/1733 Mbps
IPv6 Yes Yes
USB Port 1 x USB 3.0
1 x Combo port SATA-II /USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x Combo port SATA-II /USB 2.0
External Antennas 4 x External detachable antennas 4 x External detachable antennas
Beamforming Technology Yes Yes
MU-MIMO Support Yes No
Wireless Repeater and
Wireless Bridge support
Yes (Both) Wireless Repeater-No
Wireless Bridge- Yes
Power Adapter 12 V 3.5 A 12 V 3 A
Guest Clients Up to 50 Up to 10
Guest Network Dual-Band 2.4 GHz only

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