This adapter will be useful for people who need connection on-the-go and are ready to compromise some connection stability.
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Pro The price is very competitive
This Comfast adapter only costs $10, making it one of the cheapest options on the market.
Pro It's great for carrying around
This adapter is the size of a small USB stick, without any antennae sticking out. You can easily fit it in a bag or your pocket and take along to a coffee shop, for example.
Pro Internet connection speed is decent
This adapter supports the latest 802.11ac wireless protocol that is the fastest to date. As long as your computer is also compatible, you should get a decent connection. Another contributing factor is that it's a dual-band adapter, so you can connect your computer to a 5GHz network to alleviate some of the Wi-Fi congestion.
Con You migh lose signal if you're far from router
Compared to adapters with external antennae, this little dongle is not as reliable when it comes to maintaining an internet connection between several walls or floors. It's best to make sure that you are close to the router,
Con There are much faster options for newer computers
If you own a newer computer that has a USB 3.0 port, you could get a much faster connection if you invest in an adapter that supports the same standard. In fact, USB 3.0-enabled adapters can transfer 640MBps, more than 10 times the top speed of USB 2.0.