New Linksys Smart Wi-Fi solutions revolutionize home wireless
Cisco Linksys Tuesday launched three new 802.11ac powered Smart Wi-Fi Routers, a new compact 802.11ac USB adapter, new features and new Smart Wi-Fi Apps to give consumers a smarter way to control their wireless home network and connected devices.With the new Smart Wi-Fi Routers, consumers will enjoy fast Wi-Fi speeds with vast in-house Wi-Fi coverage, Cisco Linksys said. It said the routers could be easily installed in a matter of minutes.
The routers offer new tools for home network monitoring and control, and new mobile apps for anytime, anywhere remote access of files, photos, videos, music and more, the firm said, adding that the new Smart Wi-Fi Routers and compact USB adapter are expected to be available later in the year.
"Today’s smart homes and smart devices deserve a smart home network," said Brett Wingo, Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Linksys Home Networking.
"With the introduction of our new powerful Smart Wi-Fi routers that deliver unprecedented speed and range, and include game-changing Smart Wi-Fi tools and apps for simple management of today's smart home, Linksys once again is leading the category with innovation, quality and simplicity. As the router becomes the hub of the smart home, these products allow for simple control of kids' screen time, delivery of top-quality video, and easy ways to centrally store and serve up music and video, all controlled from your smartphone or tablet wherever you are."
Linksys' latest additions to its Smart Wi-Fi Router portfolio include the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1200, AC1600 and AC1750. All three of the new dual-band Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers are equipped with the latest 802.11ac technology, offering fast wireless speeds—up to three times the speed of Wireless-N, excellent range and backward compatibility with existing wireless 802.11b/g/n devices.
Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC1750 HD Video Pro, EA6700 is the most powerful Smart Wi-Fi Router in the Linksys portfolio, the AC1750 is designed for today's power users with 10 or more connected devices and streaming HD in the home. The dual-band AC1750 delivers Wi-Fi speeds up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and up to 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band. This router also offers broad compatibility with the latest devices including smartphones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, game consoles, Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and wireless cameras, among other devices.
Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1600 Video Enthusiast, EA6400 is a dual-band AC1600, which is an ideal option for homes with five to seven connected devices. This router has Wi-Fi speeds up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and up to 300 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band.
Finally, Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1200 Advanced Multimedia, EA6300 offers up to 867 Mbps on 5 GHz band and up to 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz band. The dual-band AC1200 is the perfect fit for a small home with three to five connected devices such as a PC, smartphone and Smart TV.