Consistently Praised for Networking Excellence!
“Highest Customer Satisfaction with Wireless Routers in the U.S”- J.D. Power*
ASUS achieved the highest scores in 6 study factors: Reliability, Wi-Fi range, Security, Capabilities, Speed of upload/download file, Restore connection easily, and Variety of features. >>Learn more.
Readers’ Choice, 5 Years Running! (2012-2016)
“With a Readers' Choice Award win every year since 2012, Asus seems to make a different router for every budget and need. Respondents continue to be very satisfied with what the company has to offer.” – PC Magazine >>Learn more.
The Most Consumer Recommended Router Maker of 2015!– PC Magazine
Super-fast Wi-Fi: 802.11ac
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC1200HP faster wireless speeds than N technology. At 2.4 GHz, it reaches 300 Mbps, while on the 5GHz band it blazes to 867 Mbps. The upgraded bandwidth has the higher capacity you need to increase Wi-Fi enjoyment at home. With notebooks, desktops, pads, and smartphones now all Wi-Fi-reliant, it’s time to upgrade to the next generation to expand you connectivity now and in the future.
Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance
2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at
up to 300Mbps and 867Mbhpps, respectively, RT-AC1200HP has a total combined bandwidth of up to
1167Mbps. Perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on
the 2.4GHz band,
while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support
online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the
clearer 5GHz band.
Load Balance can increase your internet bandwidth. If you have two internet connections (from DSL, cable or 3G/4G wireless adapter), you can load balance them to provide more bandwidth to the devices on your home or office network. This can be very useful for downloading torrents and playing online games at the same time. Fail over can provide backup internet connectivity. If the primary internet connection goes offline, the second connection automatically takes over the control of the network. This can make sure your transmission is always on connection status and good for playing online game.
No more dead zones with 150% the coverage
Powerful two-way transmission improves Wi-Fi range by 150% compared generic routers, ensuring far-reaching coverage. The unique design of RT-AC1200HP means a connection you can always rely on.
Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network
With built-in USB port, connect external storage, printers, and other devices to RT-AC1200HP and share them throughout your network at once.
Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT
With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. On top of 30-second setup,multi-device detection, and flexible settings that make the most of your network performance, it’s been upgraded with quick scanning of USB storage connected to routers to verify data integrity and drive health. Dual WAN enables having two connections/ISPs on one router, with load balance and failover mode for added stability and redundancy to ensure uninterrupted internet access.
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC1200HP has Quality of Service (QoS) standards that let you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your Web usage in a clear graphical interface. Try it
Easy 3-step setup
Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps1. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.
Step1: Open web browser.
Step2: Enter ID/Password.
* ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
VPN server enabled
Easily set up a VPN server
to browse the web and access data with MPPE encryption— no
matter where you are.
ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demand
ASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service* and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser. Even better, the new Router-to-Router Sync function allows you to synchronize your stuff with storage devices connected to other compatible ASUS routers— it’s as simple as choosing a sync folder. Sharing with friends and family is now easier than ever! Learn more.
* Works with select Web storage services only.
Powerful online multitasking with 300,000 data sessions
Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC1200HP has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.
Download and stream anywhere
Download Master and enhanced media server let you download and play multimedia files stored on router-attached USB storage on a wide range of compatible devices such as PC, pad, PS3, Xbox, and smart TV. Download Master can also download files while your PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.
Wi-Fi for your visitors
Share your internet
connection with your guests with no need to share your personal password or
network resources. ASUS Guest Network supports
up to three separate guest networks, each with its own usage limits and
password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected
Keep Up to Date!
Remember to always keep your device’s firmware up to date so you can benefit from the very latest service and security enhancements — and get exciting new features! Learn more about updating new firmware.
* ASUS received the highest numerical score among wireless routers in the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Router Satisfaction Report, based on 2,716 responses from 8 companies measuring satisfaction with wireless routers surveyed November-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com