Just like 5G is the new network usual, there is moreover a new generation of Wi-Fi tech called Wi-Fi 6. Wi-Fi 6 brings upgrades in speed (9.6Gbps against Wi-Fi 5’s 3.5Gbps) and far more. Today, Xiaomi announced its initial Wi-Fi 6 router, the Mi AIoT Router AX3600 alongside the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro.
The Mi AIoT Router AX3600 is a flagship router powered by Qualcomm’s IPQ8071A chipset and paired with 512MB of RAM and 256MB of memory. The cpu has 4 Cortex-A53 cores and is clocked at 1.0GHz. It Furthermore has a 1.7GHz dual-core NPU for network acceleration what is why it is marketed like a 6-core chip. Xiaomi says up to 248 devices can be connected to the router.
The router has 7 high-gain antennas. One of the antennas is an IoT device antenna, 2 are 2.4GHz antennas and the remaining 5 are 5GHz antennas. Devices could connect via 2.4GHz or 5GHz networks. Xiaomi says the AIoT antenna In addition supports dual-frequency and provide speeds of up to 150Mbps for IoT products. When in comparison to the Mi Router AC1200, the fresh router is 155% faster.
The router In addition supports OFDMA tech (Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access) which will allow the router to send information, to multiple terminal products using only one transmission. Other routers that don’t support OFDMA have to send data via multiple transmissions which is less efficient. Regrettably, the terminal gadget has to support OFDMA too.
The Mi AIoT Router AX3600 works with the Mijia app and setting it up is easy. The device automatically detects IoT devices about you and permits you to set up a one-click configuration for easy connection. You can Additionally use the dedicated WiFi App what has presently been updated to version 5.0 that brings new attributes such like real-time notification whenever a product connects or disconnects from the network.
The router supports WPA3 security protocol and IPv6. It has four ethernet ports on the back and ships with a 12V 2A power adapter
The fresh router has a price tag of ¥599 (~$86) and ships in black. It is out there for reservation on Mi.com however there is with no info on after it will begin shipping to owners.