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Linksys Introduces Sleek New E-Series Home Routers

The new good-looking Linksys routers for the home come equipped with Cisco Connect, which eases setup, as well as parental controls.The prices on the routers range from $60 to $180.

Linksys Routers Feature Sleek New Design For The Home

Cisco has revamped its E-series routers with a sleek new design and prices to meet every budget. The company revealed a total of seven new products, four routers, three switches, some of which replace earlier E-series versions. It also updated its flagship E4200 router. The new routers feature the latest version of Cisco Connect, which eases setup, includes an Internet Speed Test. All routers feature parental controls, too, which allow parents to restrict access by time of day and set domain blocking.

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Cisco Unveils a Linksys 802.11n Wi-Fi Router For Every Budget

Linksys E1200 Wireless-N Router

MSRP: $59.99
Band: Single band 2.4 GHz
Speed: 300 Mbps
Transmit/Receive: 2 x 2
Amplifiers: Integrated On-chip
Ports: 4 x 10/100

Linksys E1500 Wireless-N Router

MSRP: $79.99
Band: Single band 2.4 GHz
Speed: 300Mbps
Transmit/Receive: 2 x 3
Amplifiers: External Off-chip
Ports: 4 x 10/100
USB? No

Linksys E2500 Advanced Dual-Band Wireless-N Router

MSRP: $99.99
Bands: Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Speed: 300 + 300Mbps
Transmit/Receive: 2 x 2
Amplifiers: Integrated On-chip
Ports: 4 x 10/100
USB? No

Linksys E3200 High Performance Dual-Band N Router

MSRP: $159.99
Bands: Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Speed: 300 + 300Mbps
Transmit/Receive: 2x3
Amplifiers: External Off-chip High Power
Ports: 4 x Gigabit, USB

Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band N Router

MSRP: $179.99
Bands: Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Speed: 300 + 450Mbps
Transmit/Receive: 2.4 GHz: 2x3, 5 GHz: 3x3
Amplifiers: External, Off-chip, High Power
Ports: 4 x Gigabit, USB

Linksys SE1500 5-Port 10/100 Switch

MSRP: $29.99
Ethernet Ports/Speed: 5 x 10/100
Sleep mode? No

Linksys SE2500 5-Port Gigabit Switch

MSRP: $54.99
Ethernet Ports/Speed: 5 x Gigabit
Sleep mode? Yes

Linksys SE2800 8-Port Gigabit Switch

MSRP: $74.99
Ethernet Ports/Speed: 8 x Gigabit
Sleep mode? Yes

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