In addition to the IFA 2019 presented budget Wi-Fi router with Wi-Fi 6 technology, the Archer AX50 (AX3000) brings TP-Link in North America even under the small brother Archer AX10 in the trade. With reduced Wi-Fi performance of gross 1.2Gbps (5GHz) and 300Mbps (2.4GHz), the Wi-Fi 6 model is expected to cost $ 70.
A clone of the Archer AX50 with reduced Wi-Fi performance
The TP-Link Archer AX10 (AX1500) is in the router range of the manufacturer with Wi-Fi 6 as “ultra budget-friendly“Classified and waits according to the price-oriented concept with a few special features. Nevertheless, the Wi-Fi router with the support of Wi-Fi 6 should offer the advantages of not yet finalized wireless technology. Among other things, OFDMA, 1024-QAM and a channel width of 160 MHz for the increased requirements in the smart home. A large number of connected clients should benefit from higher parallel data throughput. TP-Link promises to achieve up to 1.5 GBit / s in the Archer AX10 with the addition AX 1500 as a dual-band model via radio via four permanently installed, external antennas in parallel.
The gross data throughput of the even cheaper TP-Link Archer AX10 Wi-Fi 6 router is also split between the two standard 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz frequency bands. Via 2 × 2 MU-MIMO, OFDMA, 1024-QAM and a bandwidth of 160 MHz, the Archer AX10 can peak in and under optimal conditions on the 5 GHz frequency compared to the Archer AX50, which is also in the budget segment halved transmission speed of a maximum of 1.2 Gbit / s reach. On the 2.4 GHz band, MU-MIMO additionally allows up to 300 Mbit / s in the radio network, which also corresponds to a value of about half that of the AX50. However, TP-Link does not reveal which antenna configuration the Archer AX10 uses for this purpose. The basis is a processor with three cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and 256 MB RAM. The operating system has 16 megabytes of flash memory.
Also with voice control via Amazon Alexa
The TP-Link Archer AX10 is just like the bigger brother Archer AX50 in terms of features no force, but can equally well four Gigabit LAN ports, a WAN port for connecting to the Internet – installed are all ports on the back of the with dimensions of 260 × 135 × 38.6 mm (W × D × H) already known from the Archer AX50 case. Smart speakers connected to the Wi-Fi network of the TP-Link Archer AX10 also let you control certain features using Amazon Alexa.
Price and availability
In North America, the TP-Link Archer AX10 is expected to trade as early as next week at $ 69.99 (pre-tax). If and when when the cheap Wi-Fi 6 router will reach the trade in this country, is not yet known. The recently also presented new big brother Archer AX50 is expected in Germany in December with an EIA of 159.99 euros. In North America, the launch is also expected to begin next week. Before taxes, the TP-Link Archer AX50 will cost $ 129.99.