Wednesday, April 14

Xiaomi unveils a new Wi-Fi 6 router with a speed of 9 Gbps

Xiaomi unveiled on Monday in China a new Wi-Fi 6 router, the AX9000, capable of increasing up to a speed of 9 Gbps.

The Xiaomi AX9000 router

The Xiaomi AX9000 router // Gamesdone: Screenshot

This Monday, Xiaomi is organizing a big conference in China. The opportunity for the manufacturer to unveil a slew of new smartphones, but also its new Xiaomi Mi Band 6 bracelet. The manufacturer also took advantage of the conference to present a new Wi-Fi router, the AX9000.

The Xiaomi AX9000 is, as its name suggests, compatible with Wi-Fi 6, therefore allowing a theoretical speed of 9 Gbps to be reached. Concretely, Xiaomi has planned a speed of 1731 Mbps for devices connected on the 2.4 GHz band, a speed of 2402 Mbps for those connected at 5 GHz and a speed of 4804 Mbps allocated specifically for video games.

A router equipped with twelve Wi-Fi antennas

The router also integrates 12 antennas to ensure optimal coverage of the home, as well as 12 signal amplifiers. It must be said that the AX9000 looks like a small robot, like most routers of this type oriented towards video games.

To manage the flow of data passing through the Xiaomi AX9000, the Chinese manufacturer has integrated a Qualcomm chip with six cores, including four for the processor and two for the neural engine, used for artificial intelligence. The AX 9000 also has a USB 3.0 socket.

For now, the Xiaomi AX9000 router is only planned for marketing in China. It will be offered at a price of 999 yuan, or approximately 129 euros.

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