TP-Link Deco X68 (AX3600) home mesh router system has been launched, with tri-band Wi-Fi 6 connection support. The new router system is an upgrade to the existing TP-Link Deco X60 launched last year. Unlike earlier models that integrate 5GHz and 2.4GHz frequency bands, the Deco X68 grid system provides an additional 5GHz frequency band as a “strong backhaul” between Deco units. TP-Link Deco X68 claims to provide speeds of up to 3600Mbps and allows Internet connections for up to 150 devices.
TP-Link Deco X68 (AX3600) price, availability
The price of the TP-Link Deco X68 (AX3600) mesh Wi-Fi router system is US$279.99 (approximately Rs 21,000). It will soon be sold through Amazon in the United States. However, details about the price and availability of TP-Link Deco X68 in India have not been disclosed.
TP-Link Deco X68 (AX3600) specifications
The TP-Link Deco X68 (AX3600) mesh Wi-Fi router system provides tri-band support and Wi-Fi 6 coverage on the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands. With two Deco units, the mesh system can provide up to 5,500 square feet of connectivity. However, users can use three Deco units to extend the coverage to 7,000 square feet.
TP-Link provides its artificial intelligence-driven grid technology, which is touted to intelligently learn the network environment, thereby providing an ideal Wi-Fi connection for all the devices in your home. It also comes with the HomeShield security service, which is said to help protect connected devices.
The Deco X68 grid system supports OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology to provide Wi-Fi connections in dense environments.
In terms of speed, TP-Link claims that the new mesh system can provide speeds up to 3,600Mbps. This is the same function as on Deco X60. But the new model has a dedicated 5GHz frequency band that helps eliminate weak signal areas by acting as a backhaul between Deco units. Each Deco unit also has two Gigabit Ethernet ports and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU.
Just like the early TP-Link Deco grid system, Deco X68 can be set up on the home Wi-Fi network using the company’s proprietary application. The system is also designed to be used with existing Deco models to form a wider mesh network.
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