At this week's CES 2020 in Las Vegas, TP-Link announced that it has expanded its Wi-Fi 6 product line with two new AX6600 tri-band routers (Archer AX90 and Archer GX90), a new AX3000 PCI-Express Network Card (Archer TX3000E) and a new AX1500 range extender (RE505X).
“Our innovative lineup of Wi-Fi 6 systems represents the next leap forward for networking products,” commented Louis Liu, CEO of TP-Link USA. “These groundbreaking systems deliver the most robust and reliable Wi-Fi experience available on the market at competitive price points. They are the perfect choice for consumers that demand the highest performance and want to take their Wi-Fi experience to the next level. With numerous products and pricing options, there is a TP-Link Wi-Fi 6 solution for every taste and every budget.”
A description of each new product, per the company, is as follows:
Archer AX6600 Triband Wi-Fi 6 Router (Archer AX90)
"The new Archer AX90 Wi-Fi 6 Router delivers ultra-fast AX6600 tri-band Wi-Fi at speeds up to 6600Mbps (1201 Mbps @5 GHz_1 + 4804 Mbps @5 GHz_2 + 574 Mbps @2.4 GHz). The router’s powerful 1.5GHz quad-core processor ensures fast transmission speeds and ensures that all devices and applications run smoothly. Featuring a 2.5 Gbps WAN/LAN port, a 1 Gbps WAN/LAN port, three Gigabit LAN ports, and both a USB 3.0 and a USB 2.0 port, it offers ultra-fast and flexible connections from the router to your home devices. Additionally, its eight high-gain antennas equipped with beamforming ensure vast coverage. Wi-Fi 6 OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology delivers data to multiple devices simultaneously with less lag, and WPA3 reinforces Wi-Fi encryption for improved security. The router also offers premium anti-virus and IoT security through TP-Link HomeCare Pro, available with a monthly or annual subscription."
The Archer AX90 has an MSRP of $299.99 and is expected to be available in April 2020.
TP-Link Archer AX6600 Triband Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router (Archer GX90)
"The Archer GX90, known as the brother of AX90, is designed for serious gamers. A game-centric design and UI defines its style and has been perfected for the needs of gamers. A dedicated gaming band speeds up to 4804 Mbps to ensure the best gaming streaming experience. Game Accelerator prioritizes gaming streams so your gaming stays immersive, and Game Statistics show you connection statistics so you can easily stay on top of real-time latency, game duration and system performance with just a glance. Premium anti-virus and IOT security is also available on this model through TP-Link HomeCare Pro, available with a monthly or annual subscription."
The Archer GX90 has an MSRP of $329.99 and is expected to be available in late Q2 2020.
TP-Link Archer Wi-Fi 6 AX3000 PCI-E Adapter (Archer TX3000E)
"Utilizing the Wi-Fi 6 foundation, Archer TX3000E is designed to liberate your gaming from cables and fully optimize your game play. The 1024-QAM and a 160 MHz bandwidth deliver powerful, continuous Wi-Fi to fully unlock the potential of your Wi-Fi 6 router. The Archer TX3000E also allows you to achieve speeds three times faster than standard AC Wi-Fi, powering your PC to peak performance so your setup keeps pace with your gaming skills. The Archer TX3000E is also compatible with the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology, so you can connect as many devices as you want, including game controllers, headphones, and keyboards, to enjoy a faster and smoother experience than ever before."
The Archer TX3000E has an MSRP of $49.99 and is expected to be available in January 2020.
TP-Link Wi-Fi 6 AX1500 Dual Band Range Extender (RE505X)
"Finally, the TP-Link RE505X is a Wi-Fi 6 AX1500 dual band range extender that can bring Wi-Fi coverage to your existing dead zones. It also supports access point mode letting you create a new Wi-Fi network, adding to your wired network. It also features TP-Link OneMesh so you can create a Wi-Fi 6 mesh network throughout your home when you pair it with compatible TP-Link Wi-Fi 6 Routers. Additionally, the TP-Link Tether app enables easy set-up and keeps you in control even when you aren't home."
The RE505X has an MSRP of $69.99 and is expected to be available in March 2020.
TP-Link’s Wi-Fi 6 solutions will be on display during CES, January 7-10 at Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Level 2, Booth #42742. For more information visit www.tp-link.com/us.