At the Xiaomi Mi 11 launch conference today, Xiaomi also unveiled the first high-end new router that supports “Wi-Fi 6 Enhanced” technology called the Xiaomi Router AX6000.
The Xiaomi router AX6000 has a wireless rate of 6000 megabytes. It is the highest rate in the current Xiaomi router series. It adopts a new generation of “Wi-Fi 6 Enhanced Edition” technology. So, it can support 4×4 160MHz high frequency bandwidth. At the same time, it is also the world first to support 4K QAM technology, with higher transmission data density. It can increase network speed by another 20%.
In addition, the Xiaomi router AX6000 also has a 2500M full-speed network port, 6 independent signal amplifiers. It also supports Xiaomi Mesh networking, Xiaomi Changkuai connect, exclusive acceleration for Xiaomi devices, etc. Moreover, it supports both Tencent and NetEase game accelerators, giving away value about 180 yuan ($28) for game acceleration members.
Xiaomi Router AX6000 Speed
As a new generation of Wi-Fi standard, Wi-Fi 6 has a significant improvement in transmission rate, signal coverage and data delay compared to the previous generation of WiFi 5. Especially in scenarios where multiple devices are connected at the same time, with the blessing of MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology, it can increase the maximum speed of each device. It can also transmit data to multiple devices at the same time, with faster speed and lower latency.
The technology and configuration of the WiFi6 enhanced version, 4K QAM, and 2500M full-speed network port adopted by the Xiaomi router AX6000, enable it to bring a speed experience that is different from previous Wi-Fi 6 routers. First of all, Wi-Fi 6 enhanced technology further supports 4×4 160MHz bandwidth. It can make the network speed of the Xiaomi mi 11 and other terminal devices that support this frequency band. Compared with the current mainstream Wi-Fi 6 4×4 80MHz bandwidth, it’s once again doubled. You can also enjoy the high speed brought by 160MHz frequency.
Secondly, the Xiaomi router AX6000 is also the world’s first to support the most advanced 4K QAM high-speed transmission technology to date. It can further compress the data density and increase the amount of data transmitted at the same time by 20% compared to the previous generation of 1024 QAM. Using the Xiaomi router AX6000 with devices that support 4K QAM such as the Xiaomi Mi 11, the network speed can be accelerated by another level.
Xiaomi Router AX6000 Ports
In terms of ports, the Xiaomi router AX6000 also has a 2500M full-speed network port. The current household broadband has a trend of surpassing Gigabit. Compared with the Gigabit Ethernet port of traditional routers, the 2500M Ethernet port can better meet the needs of users for broadband upgrades in the next few years. At the same time, the network port also supports WAN/LAN switching. When using the LAN port mode, it can be combined with a NAS high-speed home private cloud disk. It can also play high-definition videos smoothly with a high-speed Wi-Fi 6 network.
Xiaomi Router AX6000 Coverage
It not only has a faster network speed, but the Xiaomi router AX6000 also has excellent signal coverage and stability. Through 6 independent signal amplifiers and Xiaomi Mesh networking, it can cope with various complex house types and achieve full house coverage without dead ends. The router dedicated chip from Qualcomm can provide a more stable network environment.
The 6 independent signal amplifiers built in the Mi Router AX6000 can effectively enhance the signal transmission power and improve the signal receiving sensitivity. It will make the signal of the router pass through the wall better and cover a wider area. A single router can also easily cover a large three-bedroom apartment. So every room has a good signal.
In the face of multi-layer houses, the Mi Router AX6000 supports Mi Mesh networking. It can easily handle various super-large houses and upper and lower multi-layer houses. The device can automatically roam between multiple routers seamlessly. So you can walk and play without getting stuck.
Xiaomi Router AX6000 And Xiaomi AIoT
As the network hub of the smart home, the Xiaomi router AX6000 can also bring a convenient experience unique to the Xiaomi AIoT ecosystem. The Xiaomi router AX6000 is equipped with 512MB of large memory and supports simultaneous access of 248 devices. The independent AIoT antenna and the blessing of Xiaomi’s easy connection technology enable users to open the Mijia app and click on the “+” in the upper right corner to automatically discover the Xiaomi smart devices around them that are not equipped with a network. You can configure access to the network without entering a password. After the router changes the WiFi password, the new password will also be synchronized to all Xiaomi smart devices that support the Xiaomi ChangKai Connect function. The devices use the new password to automatically connect to the router without resetting the network configuration one by one.
AX6000 Game Accelerators
Faced with the usage scenarios of gamers, the Mi Router AX6000 supports both Tencent and NetEase game accelerators. It gives 108-day and 90-day premium memberships respectively, full coverage of multi-terminal games such as consoles, handhelds, PCs, and smartphones, and double acceleration guarantee. The exclusive e-sports mode of the national server mobile game, enjoy the ultra-low latency of e-sports. It supports the global node coverage of foreign service, the stable acceleration of the proprietary IDC computer room. It also supports the faster PK battle. In addition, the Xiaomi router AX6000 can also intelligently identify Xiaomi/Redmi smartphones. It can enable exclusive acceleration channels in gaming scenarios, which significantly reduces game delays and freezes.
Pricing and Availability
The Xiaomi router AX6000 has opened an appointment today. It will go on sale on January 8 through all channels. The configuration is greatly upgraded. The official retail price is 599 yuan ($92).