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Routers have been the hidden heroes of our modern life. With the Internet becoming an essential part of our daily lives, routers are becoming faster and more efficient as the time goes by. We will be taking a look at one of ASUS’ offerings, the 4G-N12 Wireless N300.
The unit comes with several accessories: one Ethernet cable, a power brick, warranty card and a quick start guide, and nano- and micro-SIM adapters for your SIM card.
Moving on to the unit itself. Located at the front are your usual LED status indicators with an LTE signal indicator. At the back are one WAN/LAN Ethernet plug, three LAN plugs, the power switch, and two antennas.
The setup of the router is incredibly easy. You would only need to plug the Ethernet cable from your modem to the WAN/LAN port of the router, and from there, you can plug your devices via an Ethernet cable. Of course, you can setup the router to become a Wi-Fi hotspot via the browser GUI.
The highlight of the 4G-N12 is its support for LTE. You can plug in your SIM card at the SIM slot at the side of the device and set up the LTE capabilities through the browser GUI. You can even send text messages on the GUI, too.
As a router itself, the 4G-N12 did not disappoint. Connecting to the Internet was easy and fast. Depending on your area, LTE might or might not be available. The speed and data allowance would also be a dependent on your preferred carrier.
In theory, the 4G-N112 is a