There are new AC2400 (AC2350) class routers that have been recently announced.
Specifically looking at both Netgear (R7500) and Linksys(E8350) options.
Apart from improvements in multiple radios and good bandwidth, the file sharing has reportedly got good performance (and eSATA port_. This will mean I can access media from my tablet/media player without having a computer on. The N16 is just too slow for this sort of thing ... never been able to get more than a couple MB/sec in either direction.
Linksys seems more attractive, since the likelyhood you will be able to install openwrt at some stage, but I don't want to write off the Netgear as I have seen good reviews.
Has anyone got an opinion which company has better operating reliability and flexibility, based on their more recent (AC1900) routers?