Linksys releases Velop WiFi 6 system to Mesh product portfolio | Very recently TP-Link and Google announces its new line of Wi-Fi products to the market. Yesterday, Linksys unveils its new Wi-Fi 6 compatible product called Velop. Google’s Wi-Fi product doesn’t support Wi-Fi 6, but TP-Link supports. Linksys joined along with TP-Link to dominate Wi-Fi 6 product market.
As you aware, Wi-Fi 6 is also called as 801.11ax Wi-Fi which has enhanced speed, coverage and more capacity than its previous versions. If you are an ardent streamer of 4K/8K or gamer with high resolution cloud platform capabilities, than you may need to invest in Wi-Fi 6.
Linksys Velop Wi-Fi 6 features simultaneous 4K/8K streaming, online gaming, social media, high intensity apps support with enhanced speed, coverage, and consistency for homes with umpteen devices.
It covers the range of 3000 square feet per node. Easy to set up with Velop mesh system using the Linksys mobile app for iOS and/or Android.
From the press release, Kannan Varadarajan, Director of Product Management at Linksys says
Linksys has pioneered wireless connectivity for more than 30 years and we are thrilled to be advancing and evolving our Intelligent Mesh product portfolio with Linksys’ first WiFi 6 Velop Mesh system. With the growing adoption of WiFi 6 devices, as well as increased popularity of mesh WiFi networks, the Velop WiFi 6 system addresses an inflection point where users are going to need more bandwidth, more range and seamless Internet connectivity.
New product line ups
- Velop WiFi 6 – Linksys’ debut WiFi 6 mesh system available in 1-pack or 2-pack options
- MR9000 Mesh WiFi Router – Linksys’ newest mesh router
- MR8300 Mesh WiFi Router – mesh router
- Velop Tri-Band – Tri-Band mesh system available in 1-pack, 2-pack, 3-pack options
- Velop Dual-Band – Dual-Band mesh system available in 1-pack, 2-pack, 3-pack options
- Velop Plug-in – plug-in nodes to fit wall sockets/eliminate cords
Velop WiFi 6 will be released on Nov 11, 2019. You can check it out at Amazon to pre-order.
1 pack of Linksys Velop WiFi 6 Mesh Router (WiFi 6 Mesh WiFi System for Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Network) MX5 Velop Ax costs you $399
2 pack will cost you $699 which is not available at this time of writing. Once it is available, you can check in Amazon or Best Buy.
Features of Linksys Velop WiFi 6
- Wi-Fi Technology:
AX5300 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Gigabit, 1147+2402+1733 Mbps
- Key Features:
- Easy Setup
- 4x Better Performance than an AC Router
- Tri-Band Dynamic Backhaul
- 4×4 MU-MIMO
- 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
- Next-Gen OFDMA Technology
- Advanced Security
- USB 3.0 Port
- Control from the App
- Four Gigabit Ethernet Ports
- Network Standards:
- WiFi 4 (802.11n)
- WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
- WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
- Wi-Fi Speed:
AX5300 (1147+2402+1733 Mbps)
- Wi-Fi Bands:
2.4 GHz + 5GHz (x2)
- Wi-Fi Range:
- Number of Ethernet Ports:
- 1 Gigabit WAN
- 4 Gigabit LAN
- Other Ports:
- USB 3.0
2.2 GHz Quad-Core
Flash: 512MB; RAM: 1GB
- Wireless Encryption:
up to 128-bit
- Easy Setup:
Simple and secured App based set-up
- Required for set-up: (1) Internet connection with Modem. (2) Mobile device with Android 4.4 or iOS 9 and higher, Bluetooth preferred.
- Dimensions (LxWxH):
4.5″ x 4.5″ x 9.6″
- Security Features:
WPA2 / WPA3 Mixed Mode
- Power Supply:
Input: 100-240V, 50-60Hz; Output: 12V/4A
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