This morning, Xiaomi officially announced the Xiaomi router AX1800. The pre-sale will open at 10 a.m. on May 15 and the price will be 299 yuan ($42).
The Xiaomi router AX1800 has the following highlights:
- The first Qualcomm 5-core enterprise chip IPQ6000, 4-core CPU + independent NPU;
- Fast WiFi6, OFDMA, MU-MIMO and other technical advantages;
- 4 independent signal amplifiers, supports multiple Mesh networking;
- Optimized for smart home, 256MB large memory stable connection for up to 128 devices;
- Tencent online game accelerator in-depth customization, free 3 months membership.
The Xiaomi router AX1800 debuted Qualcomm’s 5-core enterprise chip. This enterprise-grade chip, used in home routing, is always online at all times. It has a 4-core 64-bit A53 CPU + independent NPU module, surging computing power. So the processor can handle any task. There is an independent NPU, coming to handle network traffic, multi-application concurrent without pressure, and coming with a faster data processing capability. This chip uses a 14nm latest generation process technology, which has a higher integration and lower power consumption.
As a reminder, Xiaomi has previously released the Wi-Fi 6 router AX3600. So it turns out the AX1800 is Xiaomi’s second Wi-Fi 6 router.
Xiaomi Router AX3600 Features
It is reported that Xiaomi AIoT router AX3600 has 7 external antennas. They include 1 IoT device antenna, 2 2.4GHz antennas, and 4 5GHz antennas.
The Xiaomi AIoT router AX3600 has excellent performance in signal, coverage and software. 2 + 4 antenna design (2.4GHz up to 574Mbps, 5GHz up to 2402Mbps), a full set of external signal amplifiers, and a dedicated IoT antenna (also supports 2.4GHz / 5GGHz dual frequency, the theoretical maximum rate is 150Mbps + 433Mbps).
By the way, the dedicated IoT antennas avoid interference with other devices and serve various smart home products. Open the Mijia app to discover the uninitialized Xiaomi smart device nearby, and easily access the network with one click.