Linksys today announced the availability of the latest additions to its Smart Wi-Fi portfolio. The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1200 and AC1750 are available immediately and the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1600, model EA6400, is planned for availability in late May. The new Smart Wi-Fi routers can be installed from virtually any device through browser based set-up and with Linksys SimpleTap, consumers can easily connect new devices to the home network through innovative ways, such as scanning a QR code or NFC tag. All new models feature industry-standard beamforming technology that significantly helps improve router speed, overall performance and wireless range in the home.
New LinkSYS Smart Wi-Fi Routers with 802.11ac Technology:
- Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1600 Video Enthusiast, EA6400 – The dual-band AC1600 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.
- Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1200 Advanced Multimedia, EA6300 ($149) – Offering up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and up to 300 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band, the dual-band AC1200 is the ideal fit for a small home with three to five connected devices such as a PC, smartphone and Smart TV.
“The increase in smart devices has created a strong demand for smarter Wi-Fi solutions that can keep up with all of today’s technology needs,” said Mike Chen, senior director of product management, Linksys. “Our new, more powerful Smart Wi-Fi routers not only deliver unprecedented speed and range, but also game-changing Smart Wi-Fi tools and apps that allow users to do everything from manage kids’ screen time to centrally store and stream music and video, all through their smartphone and tablet, from anywhere around the world.”